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I Miss the 70s

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    Young As I Was, I Remember Them Fondly

    Lately, while doing housework, I have been listening to audio clips of radio talk-shows from  1970-76, complete with commercials and news reports, and just get taken back in time.I turned 10 in the late autumn of 1979, and the '70s was a great decade in which to be nurtured...
    londdragon londdragon 41-45, M Jun 22, 2011

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    The Best Of Times

    Do you remember when a loaf of bread was under a dollar? Orange, brown and yellow were the "it" colors? Disco was alive and well, and we didn't know what the 80's held for us? It was a really exciting time for many of us who were lucky enough to experience it! Lots of folks only...
    forever79 forever79 41-45 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Yep, Miss The 70's

    Born In 1962. Graduated 1981. The 70's were a time that was somewhat between past and inventing the future. Computer tech was kind of a mystery, yet it was really coming to fruition. The music and art of the time was always searching for the cutting edge, even if it was...
    skoorb1 skoorb1 46-50 Dec 19, 2012

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    It Was An Exciting Time!

    I was born in 1970 and as the decade progressed I have so many memories. In many ways I feel fortunate to have been a child in the 70s and a teen in the 80s. There are so many things I miss. The 70s get a bad rap and I don't understand why. The music (in spite of a lot of one-hit...
    rimbaud1970 rimbaud1970 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I Missed The 70's In The Worst Way,

    I wasn't born till 76 so I was still in diapers and being pottie trained...really wished I experienced that decade...I love the music, the laid back atmosphere, the free love...but really I don't know. Maybe the time I did grow up was better, you always want what you can't have...
    jcue1976 jcue1976 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    A Great Time

    I was 16 in 1970.I was buying good running cars for $25.00 and cheaper.People were actually giving me cars for nothing.Gas was around 50 cents a gallon.Things were alot cheaper.We just moved to Lowell,Indiana and i was starting to really run free.Running around with friends.The...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Days That Once Were

    Rock and roll radioLPs skippingFonzie's thumbs upFarrah's hair flippingDisco at Studio 54School House Rock songsGolden days of SNLand Cheech and ChongMetal lunch boxesand dials on phones8 Track tapesET Phoning homeLeisure suits galoreand tight bell bottom jeansMuscle cars...
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    I Wish I Was A Teen In The 70's

    I was born in 1970, so all of my memories of, IMO, the greatest decade ever, are through the eyes of a child. Whenever I watch an old movie (I watch tons of 70's cinema) or listen to classic rock (I've been to every KISS concert since 1979), I get a fuzzy feeling in my belly. My...
    FlamingYouth FlamingYouth 41-45, M Nov 18, 2012

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    High School

    they didnt call it HIGH school for nothing in the 70s. I am a bicentinial graduate drove a 68 camaro, yes kids muscle cars were cheap and plentifull, gas was 50 cents a gallon and congress gave me a raise from 1.60 per hr to 1.65. How could we possibly have any found memories.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    70s Were The Best Era

    Even though I was just a kid in the 70s I really miss everything about it. People were friendlier, I remember walking down the street and strangers said hi to each other.  The music was amazing, so much diversity from light hearted and happy sounding rock songs to crazy...
    Csparkly Csparkly 41-45, F 7 Responses May 23, 2011

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    I'm Stuck In The 70s & I Want To Go Back

    I was born in 1968 and I miss everything about the 70s, the "good old days." I miss the music, the hippies (my mother was so beautiful), the world before computers, iPads and cell phones! I miss "Happy Days", "Welcome Back Kotter", "Laverne and Shirley", "The Jeffersons", "All...
    michaelwsf michaelwsf 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I'm only in middle school and I miss my old life. I had two other friends that have moved on, we are all now in different social groups in school and sometimes I miss the old times...
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    Seriously, it's a good thing I no longer believe in signs. I've had a bizarre past few days... Day 1: Saw your youtube post and wondered, "could that be me?" I tossed it aside...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F Dec 17

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    I am me, I don't follow the crowd, I will not be told what to do the only toss I give is the obvious one! Ppppfffftttt! :D
    BackToTheCoitusSorry BackToTheCoitusSorry 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I miss so many beautiful things so I just thought I would take a moment to remember & appreciate them. *I miss taking hour & a half long showers. *I miss raving all night and...
    giaasaur69 giaasaur69 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    i miss what we had, i miss the memories, i miss the hugs, i miss the kisses, i miss cuddling, i miss calling you babe, i miss holding you when youre sad, i miss hearing you laugh...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I miss her. My heart is lost. She still carries it. I miss her face. I miss her smiles. I miss the way her eyes sparkle. I miss the way it feels to hold her and be held in return...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Summer 2014. I swear that was the best summer ever <3 I know we only dated for a month and a half but I miss your hugs I miss your kisses I miss your cuddles I miss your piggy...
    Haylee13xo Haylee13xo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I miss being able to trust for someone to be there for me, no matter what. I miss the warm happiness that would just take over my whole body. I miss the intimacy that would swipe...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    There are so many things I would like to say to you. But we have already said and done enough to each other. Still I would like to tell you so much more. How much I'll miss you...
    Brownie27 Brownie27 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Do I miss you? I don't know But Im missing your lovely smile When my heart is hurt & tears flow down Its not here today to comfort me Do I miss you? I don't know But Im missing...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Dear "You", (the culmination of my past, my experiences, and my feelings of true love and loss.) Holiday blues? Well...no. Christmas/New Years depression? Nope, in fact, the...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I miss my gran and all the fun times we had together I miss when my nan could do things for herself and was happy I miss my parents being together and the carefree life I had...
    woodyemma2013 woodyemma2013 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I think about you at least once a day. I wonder how you are doing and if you are happy. I wonder if you think of me. I miss your smile. The way your eyes looked at me with such...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F Dec 12

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    I know I'm still young and I'm the reason we broke up, but I still miss him... He was my everything and still is. I just hope one day we'll get back together. I miss him because...
    Chaserness56 Chaserness56 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Lost in a song, missing you. Each strike of the lyrics singing in a harmony making me reminisce about each friendship I've held and lost. Though I can't reach out and contact, I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    The love of my life broke up with me 3 days ago and seems happy already. They told me that they dont miss me and never will and that if they did ever miss me it would be because...
    GhostGirl97 GhostGirl97 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    Ok, so me and my sister are really reallyyy close... We do everything together and stay up late all the time and just always have eachother there. But about 3 months ago she moved...
    jessica1010 jessica1010 16-17, F Nov 27

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    I wrote a post not to long ago...here is what I found waiting for me... When a sky lantern landed in this father’s driveway the words on it touched his heart deeply. Now he is...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    The mornings are quiet. I fight the solitude of not having you here. Wishing I had the chance to say, hello. I miss you. You are my friend and my confidant. Someone I looked to...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Once again I stop in Wesson,Ms. to pay my respects to my parents on my way back to Tenn. and just sat at peace knowing they're near me with heavy heart tears flowing! Truly a...
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    It feels terrible without my boyfriend, it's like, I just lost connection and interaction, it has been almost 2 weeks I have last contacted, I feel that there may be problems when...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Dec 12

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    The affair is over, the door has been closed. But I am still missing him. After nearly 2 years of sneaking around, lying to my family (which I will say I'm glad is over) I can't...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Home. Finally. This house is warm. Unlike my new one. There’s my room in this house. Just like in my new one. There are people waiting for me. Unlike in my new home. I am...
    vintervandraren vintervandraren 18-21 Dec 18

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    Yeah it's true that I do miss him but what's critical for me to differentiate is who he actually is and who I remember him as. There's a lot of hope that's clouding my vision of...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    i actually miss her so much. She was the best best friend anyone could have. We told each other everything, her parents were fighting and she even told me she knew her dad was...
    cristinaluciana cristinaluciana 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Tyler... baby i miss you when you text me i freeze. my heart drops to the floor alone with my crying face screaming i miss you but telling myself i'm ok with out you but i'm not i...
    lovemedearly lovemedearly 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I miss him so much. There's not one day that goes by that I don't miss him. I can usually cope rather well, but lately I've just been missing him like crazy :/
    MonsterRrR MonsterRrR 16-17, F Nov 27

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    I'm in mess and so do my life. Everything seems to be so dark and tasteless. I miss my love so much, I miss his smile, and I always wonder how is he right now. I meet new people...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I miss that connection to another person. That bond a couple has (or should have). I miss that jump to my system whenever I see or hear him. I miss that sense of completion.
    giggles78758 giggles78758 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    The Back-story: Almost 3 years ago I met this woman, a couple years older than me, at work. We hit it off instantly, and eventually became truly friends. At the time of us meeting...
    mperez4855 mperez4855 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 5

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    So..we're talking like how we used to after a month of no contact. A friend of our connected the two of us again. Im now dating a guy but i dont feel anything towards him. I still...
    Jellybunny Jellybunny 22-25, F Dec 7

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    Today marks the 5th month since you passed. The more times passes, the more I miss you. These holidays without you is hurting me deeply. The only thing keeping me going is our...
    DeeplyLoves DeeplyLoves 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    Is it possibleto have a crush on someone you've only been around for a day? I've only seen him face to face once, spent whole day around him, but after that I've only seen him in...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F