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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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    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 33 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    What an amazing sound.

    ..brings back a flood of memories...wow... Just setup my old record player...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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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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    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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    Every Friday, I go to a consignment store which sells used merchandise, and I always look at the records they have for sale. They have a very good selection, and I sometimes buy a...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    I ignore everyone when i put my headphones.and music make me feel that one day i could change the world. but then my parents yells at me being lazy bad child. or idk. and i am...
    mlplights mlplights 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't mind what you believe or are, I honestly couldn't care less because it's your life and I have nothing to do with it. If you believe in the Flying Spaghetti Monster or God...
    Shadowknightt Shadowknightt 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Its kind of odd but I have a phobia of needles. reason its odd is because I have MANY scares from needles of when I was in the hospital. That being said I guess I have one TOO MANY...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Being able to do crochet, hand stitched embroidery, afghan crochet and lace... There is nothing like it, such a soothing and long lasting career and skill.
    Childe0of0Anu Childe0of0Anu 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was bullied is school. I wish someone would put a end to it!
    sandralusk sandralusk 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I bought a vinyl record recently, only afterwards realising that I had nothing to play it on.
    Eerielie Eerielie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    where my heart rests. I get so emotionally attached to things to people that I forget to accept that which can not remain forever. Things will come and go and so do people. I have...
    serenityofcontemplation serenityofcontemplation 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    i dont do web cam,skype,instagram. i dont do photos please dont send me pics off your **** an balls there is no personality there im not really into 3 somes with my partner(yup i...
    snowqueenbunny snowqueenbunny 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    possession of marijuana, assault, trespassing, criminal damage to property, traffic violations, disturbing the peace, bench warrants, and oh my most favorite one "stalking" my own...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 5 days ago

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    Yeah -_- since I was born in a State known for highest crimes in the Country, so what else can I expect from myself? I still feel the great urges to do a crime, but i then think of...
    ConfusedPsychopath ConfusedPsychopath 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    When the school year is going to start I want to be honest, When I see posts on here about bullying it gets very emotional to see and I want to have some way to put a stop to it.
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I have difficult in recording a task-operation video for trymyapp but as the screen changes from horizontal to erect direction which makes the video into two parts after the screen...
    jessyung jessyung 26-30, F Aug 27

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    I kinda hate seeing people happy with others. As selfish or inconsiderate as it may sound it kinda makes sense and happens to most of us, Seeing others happy and kinda makes some...
    Setheras Setheras 16-17, M Aug 27

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    I put headphones in my ears as loud as I can bare the volume in my system - to block out the world so that for once I feel like I can be myself without hearing others peoples...
    Jaazz1987 Jaazz1987 16-17 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I do fold our laundry, but it sits on what is now dubbed "the laundry couch". When I do get time to put it all away, im asked repeatedly "who's coming over?"... Ugh. Sometimes I...
    Renewedspirit15 Renewedspirit15 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Lol he might kill me for telling this but yes once I put makeup on Jake for a skit for parents night at school. He also wore one my dresses.
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I most recently put makeup on my boyfriend. he actually asked me to do it, and I was thrilled. when I was done he looked really really cute. I kept kissing him in between doing...
    A1fie A1fie 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Been contemplating on whether to put an ad up looking for an older couple to play with. I love the idea, but it also scares me. You just never know who you're going to meet and if...
    tyota7 tyota7 26-30, M Aug 21

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    I did laundry Sunday and I am going to try to finish putting everything away today. Ugh ??
    NoteWorthyLady NoteWorthyLady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I wish there was a laundry genie to wash and put away all my laundry:/
    hinatahyuga809 hinatahyuga809 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    but leather is much more sophisticated
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 20

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    Was put back into diapers at 8 years old as had too many accidents in my pants sat in class, just kinda got used to it and saved parents from washing my clothes all the time...
    wizzboy121 wizzboy121 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I like to think of this literally. Yes, I will wash clothes all day long, but folding? Heh. I've actually tossed a few clothes at my dog and said,"just do your best, try your hand...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My dog was put to sleep today. He was eighteen years old and had an inoperable tumor. It's strange because I feel more upset by his death than most other horrible things that I've...
    CallMeSheogorath CallMeSheogorath 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    And then I want to follow Futurama's example and beam commercials directly into your brain!
    lindsayb1989 lindsayb1989 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    that would be so freaking cool!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 17

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    as if every word that comes out of their mouth is from God. i believe in reading the Bible if you want and know the truth for yourself. i just am in a very irritable mood, and i...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F Aug 16

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    Here are some notes on putting boys in dresses. The crucial variable is the child's age. The younger he is the easier it will be. Very young boys often enjoy dressing up in girls...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Just got in NIN's Year Zero and its remix album. Been waiting so long, it cost an arm and a leg, but it's finally looking like my NIN collection is getting meaty :)
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Always had a reverence for records, but never had the ability to play any... That is, until I found a turntable in the attic while we were moving! Been collecting since, it's been...
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    i have had a very rough few days.... first my girlfriend left to see her parents and i didnt get to see her for a while.... then someone stole my phone... then my little brother...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 11

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    To all the people who ever doubted me: thank you for the challenge of proving you wrong again and again and again! To all the people who talk **** about me and the people I care...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M Aug 10

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    There's just something about owning a huge record, with the pretty art, and dropping the needle on the record, watching it spin....that completely beats every other form of music...
    aliadele aliadele 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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