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I Put the Needle On the Record

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    Sweeet

    I've got a pretty sweet record collection, thanks to my love of all things vintage AND my mom giving me all her old albums she's had since high school. She graduated in 1969, so I have a lot of good ones.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    What an amazing sound.

    ..brings back a flood of memories...wow... Just setup my old record player...
    onomatopoeiaCA onomatopoeiaCA 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    The Right Way

    Sorry, I deleted my story.  Find me at www.chronimax.com
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    You Spin Me Right Round Baby Right Round

    I miss the crackling sound of putting that needle down on that spinning disc of Vinyl.  There was something Magic that happened.  To this day I still have some of my records, some that I will never part with even if I never planned on getting a record player again...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    With All the Skips and Hops.

    I remember playing the soundtrack from Grease on a vinyl 33 RPM record with all the scratchy noises in the background, but the first song I remember owning on vinyl was a song called, "Magnet and Steel."  Do you remember it?  I had it on an old 45 as I couldn...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 34 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    And Turn That Puppy Up

    well,my day is not complete without it,you might say.  When I was a pup I had a mickey mouse turntable and remember playing my parent's copy of Magical Mystery Tour-overandover,especially I am the Walrus,for some reason. then it was Piano Man by Billy Joel,but I won't...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 10 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    phobia does not even begin to describe it. i had been dreading this day for a long time now. all the calendar said was kids dr appt. my stepbrother had been teasing me saying i was...
    xoxokitty930 xoxokitty930 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I do so things wont fall in to it when nobody is using it. Do you put it down? How come?
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I wrote a piece about the comeback of vinyl records and the experience surrounding records. Please take a chance and read it. Would mean a ton. medium.com/substance/the-comeback...
    talhakopyan talhakopyan 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    It's mostly recorded on my old phone. Right after I wake up, I grab it from under my bed and narrate my dream. I usually try not to record the scary ones because they are...
    elliechickenface elliechickenface 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I seriously got shots the other day and wailed more than the two month old in the next room. Also I'm 17 I was screaming and crying and shaking I hate needles. Plus I had to get my...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Well I mean come on? Who really likes having a needle stab through their arms and insert things into them or steal your blood? I know I don't, they hurt and they're scary.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I have the worse fear of needles. When I get older, I have to take testosterone (shots) when I get older.
    Demonb524 Demonb524 13-15, T 1 Response Jan 2

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    My cat died the other night, & I'm heartbroken... I'm also traumatized by the botched euthanasia, he had to endure! Cubby was my best friend! I've never been so bonded to an...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Good pair of headphones are really cool when you don't have your private space/room. you put them on and then put a well-mastered music album, and you become in another world where...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jan 1

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    when I put on headphones I am deaf to the World and feel like im n a music video lls usually I just put them on whenever someone is urking me or when I dont feel like being...
    QueenofIceandRoses QueenofIceandRoses 18-21, F Jan 10

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    And I always find, yeah, I always find somethin' wrong You been puttin' up with' my **** just way too long I'm so gifted at findin' what I don't like the most So I think it's time...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And I always find, yeah, I always find somethin' wrong You been puttin' up with' my **** just way too long I'm so gifted at findin' what I don't like the most So I think it's time...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    when i put on my headphones...its like theres no one around...and the music flows all over me..and automaticlly i start singing.....and i feel free and light..like i have been...
    monishnair monishnair 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I put on my headphones and block out the world because my anger that has been pent up inside for so long after years of bullying in all formats through 13 years of educational hell...
    nighthawk56 nighthawk56 16-17, M Dec 29, 2014

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    when i am walking threw a store i put on ear phones so non of the staff walk up to me to talk
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    when im stressed out or have a lot on my mind i put my headphones on and just block everyone out
    Taylor031397 Taylor031397 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Yes like everyone else, I get lost in my own world and forget everything else. Just put on my earphones like nothing matters. Not caring about my problems, studies, fears...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I was put back in nappies for bedwetting
    NickNappy NickNappy 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Both our homes have been fixer uppers. The current one we underestimated and after 28 years it still needs some work. OK, the first one I knew practically nothing about home...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M Jan 7

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    Is there actually a way to put yourself up for adoption? If so, how?
    gemmynoday gemmynoday 13-15, T 1 Response Jan 10

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    highlighter applied, foundation on, bronzer and rouge put on, eye shadow looking good, eye liner and long mascara'd lashes done and now the lipstick. The finishing touch, the...
    nikkitran nikkitran 51-55, T 11 Responses Jan 13

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    i'm going to put my account on vacation,then soon cancel account,my heart not here anymore I've been thru 70-80 griends and I only have 2 left,i'm in the wrong place,this place isn...
    bluesky52 bluesky52 51-55, M Jan 14

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    Sometimes when I don't want to talk to people, I just put on my headphones (even though they're not connected to anything, and there's no music playing) and pretend I can't hear...
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    About 3 to 4 weeks ago, a 33 year old woman named Tabatha put a spell on me, a mermaid spell, i don't lie, i don't joke, this is real. It would be nice to have a supportive best...
    IIBreeaFothII IIBreeaFothII 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I put my headphones on at work, all day everyday, hoping that people will stop coming up to my desk to talk to me. Can you just leave me be? Please.
    CanIGetAWhitness CanIGetAWhitness 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    If you have every planned to do something with your life, while you are still young enough to enjoy having some good honest fun? What about a bucket list, it has occurred to me...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I just want to lock myself in my room like a child. listen to music. Forget about all my problems and get lost in my music..
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    i have to get my flu shot tomorrow. i am so scared. i think I'm going to throw up.
    xoxokitty930 xoxokitty930 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I would have to go for close to two weeks naked. I'll try for it next summer.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I want to comment further on my last post. Yes I am hurt. No I don't want anybody to say anything negative about him. I love him very very much and I'm absolutely sure we will sort...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    to Laur3n, my fellow funkateer. get your groove on girl :)
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I started collecting when I was younger and fell behind. Recently started back up again. There's nothing better than listening to some Zeppelin on vinyl. The sound quality is the...
    Moldedplastic1985 Moldedplastic1985 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Rememberance of kisses Soft and sweet Hot and hungry Angry kisses taken kisses of sublime surrender. Seductive kisses Liquid limpid soulwrenching earth shattering. kisses...
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Why do people always assume that cause you have a big belly, and rosey red cheeks that you are jolly!! That's profiling.. and profiling is WRONG!
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    **** you and your opinion. Really, I don't need your self righteous reign of narcissistic bitchiness right now. So please back the **** away before I lose self control and actually...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F Dec 26, 2014

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    When you read my words out loud Make me sound genius Make me sound special
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I feel like I have no right to burden others with my feelings. They're busy people with more important things to do then deal with me being pathetic.
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    When things are downhill, I let myself slip into world of music.
    turtlesama turtlesama 16-17, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I act happy and goofy. but inside I'm one emotional and pissed off person.
    drpepper1990 drpepper1990 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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