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I Put the Needle On the Record

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    These past four years I've bought equipment, mostly vintage stuff on eBay. Like the vintage Roland JV-1080 synth rack and the Supernova synth rack from Novation. And I've combined...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M a week ago

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    Ultimately, you can find sundry baggage and containers for Keeping knitting, yarns and needles. The popular food stuff for Older people is oak leaves, but they may also feed on...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    tease, annoy bedevil star bait star nag star taunt star pester star goad star irritate star quiz star hector star irk star tweak...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    My GAWD do I feel like I'm going too die!!!!!!! When the doctor comes in with a tiny box and then she opens it revealing the needle. That long tip that's suppose to enter your...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Like many, I am absolutely terrified of needles - something that people have described as both "pathetic" and "hilarious". A couple of years ago, I was very ill and had to have a...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I think police should have access to criminal records across state lines. I was arrested because we visited a state next to ours and the police had no way to check - to see I had...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 6

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    I am not at all afraid of needles or injections. Before I turned eighteen was given reign of my medical procedures, I was subjected to a very, very, very wide variety of blood...
    PatrickMoosePants PatrickMoosePants 22-25, M Nov 21

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    I only ever got one. I was sick with the flu, and what did the doctor do about it? Stuck a needle in my ***. Just one of the reasons I avoid doctors!
    Starrkya Starrkya 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I have to get 2 big needles every month
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    the smell of pine needles as per me is the best room freshner anyone could ever make ..its so refreshing ,,,so earthy smell lingers in your mind like a intoxidant..
    romell romell 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I just got up from the couch and bashed my knee because I forgot I had pins and needles.. My leg hurts so badly now.. Aaah xD
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F Dec 12

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    I also have a voice recorder where I make a radio station. I'm also thinking of making a movie using sound effects. all audio no visual. for that I'd use my cellphone.
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    There was that Stephen King movie with the typewriter that recorded dreams. I don't remember the rest of the movie but I always wanted that typewriter. My dreams can be crazy...
    strshn3375 strshn3375 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    It was last Friday. I had woke up in an alley a few blocks away from my school, night had already set and only a thin wisp of sunset laid in the canvas of the night sky. I could...
    Zancrispy Zancrispy 26-30, F Nov 22

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    Over time I've noticed, especially in times where I'm around friends, Sometimes I will be happy to help and some times I'm hesitant, but all the same I put others first. I'm...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    It's the way I was raised. Help others, serve others, my wants or needs will take care of themselves. Maybe that's why I am good at my job in customer service. But on a selfish...
    cocanola cocanola 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I just did... it feels so good!!!!! I was pouring myself some smirnoff ice in a glass and added some extra ice in it. Then I decided to put some in my ***. It feels like... omg...
    mypornstashers mypornstashers 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    If you've been a certain way for a long time and you're trying to change for the better, obviously the people that've been dealing with it for a long time will be frustrated over...
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    FYI: I am a kind and gentle soul who treats people with dignity and respect. I am upfront and honest, friendly and personable. That being said...I have had to put up with more than...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 50 Responses Nov 29

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    I try to be nice to everybody.... try not to hurt them... treat them like how i would want to be treated..but what i've found that while they're super nice and caring over text or...
    sana95 sana95 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Being as I am the kind of Man that believes , when you ***** away all the nicities , stock portfolios , plastic garbage and BS ... It comes down to two things : Your Bal*s and...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Dec 2

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    I was born on June 11, 1999, and I'm in my senior year of high school. I will be fifteen when I graduate. It feels insane. People always ask me, what are you doing here, you're...
    arabellababe arabellababe 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    putting. on my sexy girls songs. you know I'm rocking it .. **** stress... I'm queen. I got this
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I think we are putting the Christmas tree up tonight!🎄
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 7

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    its so easy to do! I just put on my headphones, and it's like everyone's gone.solitude in the air, coffee in my hand, with a breathtaking view, this is nirvana. and yet...their...
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Almost?? I NEVER put myself first. you need me to drive you half way across the country? Sure!! I can't drive but ill be happy to carry you. the ex wants to talk? sure! Im suicidal...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Whenever I feel bad or whatever mood I'm in I always put my headphones on and listen to music. It's my escape from reality, I totally love music !
    sweetiecake98 sweetiecake98 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    We have put up Christmas Lights last week 
    IwasCandyWhite26 IwasCandyWhite26 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    My pet chinchilla has to be put down tomorrow. I never thought I would feel this way about an animal because I never have before. Animals really get in your heart. :(
    Milkshakedrinker Milkshakedrinker 26-30, F Dec 9

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    well truthfully, I put my hand in other peoples' pants when I'm bored hah
    LanniLette LanniLette 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 10

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    i put my hands in my pocket and pretend i have no arms
    faithfulperson19 faithfulperson19 18-21, M Dec 10

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    If I have a fight with somebody, and I'm misunderstood. I dont care how much effort I have put, I always have to prove myself not wrong. Its a really sucky thing since you cant...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F Dec 13

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    I will put everything on hold if I can't find my headphones and God forbid they stop working.
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today I have to put my 7 year old dog to sleep. He has a bad form of Diabetes, he's lost 6lbs (hes a small dog so it isn't good) and we do not have the money to buy him insulin...
    sabrinasilveira sabrinasilveira 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    only listen to music and hang out in my room.tolerance for human speech has lowered, mind becoming antisocial, often questioning the point of socializing.
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    blocking the world out just isn't working anymore....parents are getting drunk again :'(
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I just got a shot yesterday , I thought it was gonna hurt because it usually always does but it felt so amazing
    Gloria8214 Gloria8214 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I just had a physical at my dr.s. I had to get a shot. I can tell from that that I will never be a heroin addict like my cousin.
    Phandom1234 Phandom1234 16-17, F Nov 25

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    Every time I go to the hospital or emergency room and they try to take my blood I have a panic attack
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Flu shots, IVs, etc. They don't bother me. I never had blood taken, so I don't know how that feels. But I've heard it really hurts.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 3 Responses Dec 11

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