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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I Miss Them 1. My children most of all. Nothing could top this list besides them. They're my heart and soul and the reason I still breath. They're my world I have no world without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I miss him so so very much. He lives 3,000 miles away from me. I have to wait 9-10 months to see him! But it's worth it because he is the love of my life, forever and always <3
    readytraveler readytraveler 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I recently moved away from my friends and family for a year for a job. It's been almost 3 months and I miss my bffs my only two best friends. But I am beginning to feel ignored and...
    Porcelian Porcelian 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mom seriously won't let me watch tosh.O Like.... I'm 14... Not 7.... -_-
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm missing my boyfriend soo much.. He's currently at bootcamp and I won't get to see him for another 5 weeks.. We've been together for 4 years and have always been together...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Its been a very rough couple years. The grandparents that took care of me and raised me...both died. My nana died of cancer...about a year later, my fiancee cheats on me and dumps...
    odjobb odjobb 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    Dear Jessie, I miss you, my moon. I miss the way things were when you held me close to you, whispering to me; reassuring me that I was safe. I miss the way you kissed my forehead...
    welcometomysociety welcometomysociety 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I miss the wasted hours playing Super Mario World on my SNES. I miss my Tamagotchi, even though it only lived for 24 hours at a time. I miss Keenan & Kel, people getting slimed on...
    ProfessionalCynic ProfessionalCynic 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Pappa... I miss you so much tonight.... I'm thinking of that morning when I woke up, stretched and then started crying from the pain when a nerve got stuck in my neck. You were...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I miss certain things not everything but specific things. I miss people that actually cared and listened. I miss my stuffed animal. I miss my dog. I miss when my mom wasn't so busy...
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I really am not sure why I am writing. Writing use to be such a passion of mine, especially on my favorite website, but now, it is as if that passion is gone, even though I get the...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 16

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      I have never missed someone as much as I miss you. Every time I think about you my heart feels like it's about to burst out of my chest. I miss your morning & goodnight...
    lmaoitslauren lmaoitslauren 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I was 14. I was in a Christian private school. One day, start of 9th grade maybe, a new teacher appeared, her name (changing it here) was Jackie. She was 30'ish, beautiful...
    somewearntme somewearntme 46-50, M Oct 1

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    So my fiancee and I just fought our way through our major differences. They'd been getting at us for some time, but she was too stressed in her previous job to allow proper time...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Nights like these make me miss her more than anything. I miss our late night phone calls and I just miss hearing her voice and her laugh. I wonder if she ever thinks about me and I...
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M Oct 14

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    It's been 2 weeks since it ended - not by my choice. I keep asking myself, do miss her or do I miss the way she made me feel (the addiction of being told how great I am, how much...
    itsmrwhiteyo itsmrwhiteyo 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 17

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    Someone who I once liked and cared for very much. I miss the way they used to make me feel, their carefree attitude, that voice that would say "It's ok, we can do this" when things...
    dunstanborough dunstanborough 41-45, M Oct 18

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    You know when you think of someone you used to know and then it feels like a slap in the face when you realize they are gone or left your life.... That's how I feel right now. I...
    Lilique Lilique 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I don't really know why but lately I've been thinking about you a lot, constantly.. And I miss you I really do. And it just sucks and the thing is that we are the same we were the...
    PaolaMP PaolaMP 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I lost my best friend about a year an a half ago over the stupidest argument one could ever have. And now she won't even talk to me. I miss her so much! Some days it's too hard to...
    basketballhope basketballhope 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    :: I miss the person who made ​​me cry this morning. I miss the person who made ​​me fall in love in just a few hours me recognize him. I miss the person who appear...
    MazelGriselda MazelGriselda 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    Some I miss and some I don't. I miss the Jersey accent. I also miss the Tennessee accent, and the Texas accent. I miss the guys who had those accents, sometimes. Mainly I miss them...
    ladybug76 ladybug76 36-40, F a week ago

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    To go from seeing someone everyday, spending hours of fun with them to suddenly not seeing them at all is pretty messed up. I dream about her every few days. She's my best friend...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Oct 1

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    I miss you dearly everyday, but its once a month that makes its way, Into my mind, soul, heart..my entire being. For this day, you do not allow me to concentrate on anything other...
    lavioletta lavioletta 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    It's funny, I've often wondered why I hold onto you so fiercely. So tenderly, so dearly. objectively, it could be something of misplaced affection. Technically speaking, you were...
    Ariadni8 Ariadni8 26-30, F Oct 5

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    My sister died not too long ago and it really damaged me. I never thought that it would hurt so much but it does. I loved her sooo much. She wasnt just a sister she was my best...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm 34 and my sister is 31. We've been best friends for as long as I can remember. We're so much alike it's freaky how we think the same goofy things. I'm somewhat of a hermit and...
    anewlifewu anewlifewu 31-35, F Oct 8

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    Sometimes I Prank call my ex. He doesn't know it's me because I don't say anything. I miss him. The only thing I got from me. He gave me a pair of ACGs. I always wanted them. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I miss being back in Virginia. I miss my old high school, I miss my old friends, and I miss being in marching band. I hate living in Beijing. I hate how my dad ripped me away from...
    SixteenthNight SixteenthNight 13-15, M Oct 11

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    I miss my friend. Her name is Linda, her and I used to be so close. I would go to her for everything and she would do the same. She was a best friend and a big sister to me. One...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I don't miss a lover, like many of the stories I seem to find on here. I miss my grandpa. I miss him terribly, and I am ashamed of my actions because of my youth. He died when...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 20

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    When I first started missing him I didn't know what to think. I never knew you could miss someone you never met. We have so much in common and we would have so many deep and...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F Oct 21

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    I miss my childhood When all was fun and games And life was going good Because nothing ever changed I miss my childhood When people lied to me And made things safe By keeping pain...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Oct 22

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    I miss being able to just call you when I have a nightmare or drive to your house when I'm missing you.. I miss staying at home to watch movies on Netflix because we're too lazy to...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F a week ago

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    I still think about you all the time. Ever since you came into my life I haven't been able to get you out of my mind. The way I felt around you was the must unreal thing I have...
    Danielt104 Danielt104 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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