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I Miss the 70s

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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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    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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    A friend tagged me in this article on facebook.

    which triggered a few memories for me :) I'm not sure how I feel about it actually though. http://read.feedly.com/html?url=http%3A%2F%2Fflashbak.com%2F8-reasons-children-of-the-1970s-should-all-be-dead-323%2F&theme=white&size=mediumWow Funny, but I disagree with the idea that...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Jan 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I miss him so much. I am always thinking of him... I dream him at nights... Too bad everything is so complicated. If i please myself and give the relationship a second chance i...
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    The friend! Now I really need her! My best friend I miss but she'll not
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    my dad had a car accident the day of my birthday, I miss him more as time passes by.. it's been 4 years and I still haven't learned how to live without him
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    Still miss him!! My love changed me for some one else and that makes me mad and don't want to feel like this anymore I have to move on ..I need help!!!
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    My mom died in August and I miss her so much.She was my best friend now I feel so lonely.Each day is such a struggle for me but I know I will get through this somehow.
    velvetred57 velvetred57 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    it's been 5 months since my boyfriend broke up with me. it came out of the blue, and I still miss him terribly. He does not want any contact, as he says it will make it harder to...
    sohaki sohaki 46-50, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I was told it'd get better.. i'm still waiting for it to. I get high every night just to stop thinking about you. and you don't cross my mind once. you missed my birthday. but i'm...
    flawlxsskay flawlxsskay 18-21, F May 2

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    She said I miss Your kiss. I can't dismiss Your touch, I miss so much. My words dancing On your tongue He said. The kiss I miss, The thoughts I can't dismiss. Heightens my...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    your in my heart and in my soul.your my best friend.soul mate and once my lover.i dont understand why you left me.i miss how you held my hand or gave me a cuddle when i least...
    nessa88 nessa88 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I still miss this guy that I only dated a short time. I didn't realize that I still missed him until I saw him and all of those feelings came flooding back. I don't think he feels...
    Rae1983 Rae1983 31-35, F Apr 26

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    Honestly it's sad really. I mean I don't want people to miss me and be in pain because of me but I want to have added something to people's lives. I you see I never got this...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    I miss being a little kid and thinking anything was possible. just walking up to a playground asking someone if they want to be friends and playing in your imagination not thinking...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I really ******* miss you today. I just want to talk, I miss that. I want to talk about dad bods (you totally have one), I want to talk about how being funny and being good in...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 6 Responses May 6

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    I miss the way things used to be. The way we would talk all the time. Even when we had nothing to say we found something. Now it's like we are strangers. I miss the way we used to...
    JustWantItToWork JustWantItToWork 26-30, F May 6

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    I miss being with my family, I miss high school and all the trouble I got into. I miss the fights and the tears and the food and the fresh laundry, and I miss the dreams and the...
    Open114 Open114 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    despite the fact i feel sad that moment feeling like i am excluded and ignored . the only concelation that helps is the wonderful memories i have had with people I have met...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Wrote my experience on this topic already but I can't help but do it again. I miss my best friend a lot. I'm still not sure exactly why he stopped talking to me on my birthday...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 Apr 28

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    as it says I miss my grandpa, I miss when I you to stay at their home and he'd wake up very early I'd smell the coffee that was brewing and the food that was cooking, we would eat...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M 2 Responses May 1

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    Stop. Rewind. Play. Take me back to the time where you took me to the park, take me back to when we'd play outside in the dark. Take me back to when you would put me on a swing...
    MariosGirl95 MariosGirl95 18-21, F May 3

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    It's been over 5 months since we've spoken, but I still get these episodes, I call them, where it feels like a fresh wound, where I miss you more than ever. It is during these...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 4 Responses May 13

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    May 15 is the day. It will be two years since the accident. Two years since the phone call. Every single day has been a struggle. The day my mom died, my daughter Eva was 3 months...
    KarmaComedian517 KarmaComedian517 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I'm 22. My first love was when I was 18. I am currently with a man who would do anything in his power to make me happy. What's the problem, you ask? Well, I sometimes start missing...
    axclowngirl axclowngirl 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do miss you sometimes. I miss the way to made me feel. I was a lot immature at that time. where would we be. maybe you are meant to be together in an other life time. I lost you...
    yodaddy2 yodaddy2 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    A few nights apartTears at my heartI will miss himA game must be playedOne of deceitUntil I can have more of himA day is too long, an hour, a minuteWe are together in our hearts...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F May 1

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    Whether it is my dog or someone else, but I miss having someone to cuddle with. I keep dreaming of the day that I am able to get a dog, since let's face it the guy department for...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 2

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    Dear brother, I miss you, 3-5 yrs fml, sh*t man.. I have no one now, all alone in this f*cked up world. No one to accept me for the true me and never judge, no one to sit and talk...
    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    well I miss a lot of people actually, almost everybody I love is far away from me, in other countries, some of them aren't even on the same continent. but there's this person that...
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 3 Responses May 15

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    I'm 14.I'm missing that special person in my life.I thought he loved me.Turns out he likes his gang more than me.I'm missing him so much right now.The way he smiles at me holds my...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I miss him even after what he did to me I know it's wrong to miss him but I keep remembering all the good times and fun Times we had.I miss my daddy
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F a week ago

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