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I Miss the 70s

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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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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    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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    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 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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    I miss so many things, that I am able to share with you and some I am not. I miss your laugh; as you tilt your head to the side, being shy of your beautiful smile. I miss you...
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    The fresh air, living in the middle of nowhere, sun around the clock in the summer, and complete darkness in the winter. I miss the ocean that I lived by, I miss the wildlife that...
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    I miss you. I miss the weird, fun, hyper times we shared. I miss being carefree, with you right there with me. I miss being able to confide in you, with everything, knowing it...
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    I allowed them to come very close to me. So close that i thought they were always gonna be there. So many times i told myself silently that i am lucky to have them in my life. We...
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    Oceans separate us, yet you are always on my mind My body yearns for you with no relief My heart feels empty without you near I'm missing you..... My days are long, time ticks...
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    I sit here wondering if I will ever get to see you again. Time with you is so fleeting and seldom, yet it's all that I find myself thinking about. No matter how hard I try to...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Ahhhh... I miss you too much! I miss seeing your name appear on my phone. I miss the way you laugh and the way you say 'Nada.' I miss everything about you! I'd give up anything to...
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    .... This could be a little rambly. Lately.... i've been feeling like i'm a different person. I'm not sure if i'm depressed, if i am i think i could be denying it, or if i'm...
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    I've been with my now ex-boyfriend for about 10 years ( on and off ). We broke up about 3 1/2 months ago. You would think that I would get use to breaking up since we've done it so...
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    It's been just over a year since my husband of 34 years passed away. I still miss my friend. It wasn't a perfect marriage but I still loved him so. We were so much alike. We were...
    hedda105 hedda105 51-55 1 Response Aug 21

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    When I say I miss him, I mean so much more than that. I miss his silly jokes and random knowledge, me thinking he's as thick as mince and making fun. I miss his arms around me and...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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