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I Put the Needle On the Record

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F Mar 22

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    >Today, we live in the world of computers and digital technology, and it’s becoming more complex with every passing day. Go back 10 years from now and hackers were only after...
    patrickjold patrickjold 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I am, and I'm not. I had to get blood work today at one of my doctors offices. (Nothing worse then surprise blood work by the way). There's just something about blood work...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    could you imagine a diabetic afraid of needles? I feel bad for them, I'm lucky, well not really, I'm still diabetic and that sucks, but at least needles don't bother me at all.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have inserted pens, pencils, toothpics, eyeliner pens and other makeup brush handles, and a finger tack (not thumb tack) in there. All you could see is the needle. I am trying...
    Prettyboy82 Prettyboy82 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 16

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    needles aren't the problem; its the swelling feeling of the injection.... did you know that in britain, instead of flu shot, its called a flu jab? that makes me wanna go right out...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response Mar 10

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    I have a huge fear for needles and injection. And for some reason every time i take an injection i HAVE to look at it, which makes things worser for me #FUCKNEEDLES.
    Rahat96 Rahat96 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I passed out the one time I've had my blood drawn, when I was about 16. As if that wasn't bad enough, I passed out again a couple of years later witnessing my mom get her blood...
    chilldude82 chilldude82 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    My sister is diabetic and used to chase me around the house with her needles. I get numb and almost pass out just knowing that I'm getting a shot or blood drawn. The only time it...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hate Needles, Terrified Actually
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Hate IV Needles they hurt
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    First of all, I limited this record to MMOs that at least have a taken of launching Runescape Gold in 2015; activities that are well-known but are definitely not going to make it...
    masonrychan masonrychan 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    It's not that I can't recycle or am too old or slow in the head to figure out how to. I simply choose not to. The apartment complex I live in does provide recycling bins or mixed...
    poopielizard poopielizard 31-35, M Mar 17

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    A blonde walks into a hairdresser with headphones on and says to the hairdresser "do anything with the hair but DONT take the headphones off" So the hairdresser starts cutting but...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 17 Responses Mar 5

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    I wish others would do the same. If wasn't born transgender and autistic and then had gotten scizoaffective disease and a brain injury. I don't know if I would have put my morals...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 6

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    Since I don't go to school anymore I don't have to deal with asswholes. when I would try an report things that one of the teachers was doing, that wouldn't get them in trouble that...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 11

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    i do this every time i get into any friendship. blame it on my family (lots to explain on that). i just feel like i can't ever trust anyone and i have lots of stress and stuff...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I wear glasses sometimes,especially when my eyes are tired and strained after a long day and when using the computer.Sometimes i will forget to put them on,or start typing because...
    snowgirl24 snowgirl24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    idk why but i always put "lol" , "haha" at the end of a txt so i dont sound so serious all of the time oops...lol
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    idk why but i always put "lol" , "haha" at the end of a txt so i dont sound so serious all of the time oops...lol
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F Mar 15

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    About two months ago I was in a town about an hour away and went to Macy's and when I walked by the makeup counter there was a beautiful woman doing a lady's makeup well I said ok...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 11 Responses Mar 23

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    I used to do just this. Then I experience failure. Picking up the pieces after failure is like trying to put a broken mirror back together. The mirror is never the same after.
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes, when I do things, I wonder why. I guess that the only people who never put their foot in their mouth are those who know everything. That's not me!!
    BluffCountry BluffCountry 41-45 6 days ago

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    Well, not exactly. Headphones can be used in order to tune what you hear. I use them to make sure I can hear my friends, but all that other noise is out of the way. I wish my...
    Reanou Reanou 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    can you please go at the back of the cue cause you just got here..... excuse me are you referring to me#putting back my headset back on
    Blackstallion007 Blackstallion007 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wake up, grab coffee put my headphones on and get lost in my "song of the day." Surely, I'm not the only person who has one of those. It's getting lost inside the lyrics, each...
    geekygirl2 geekygirl2 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I remember 7 or 8yrs ago when I was in grade 1 I was very sick nd got an injection tht did not hurt but the sickness I had did not reduce so I had to go to the doc again and get...
    Kristen1306 Kristen1306 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I hv a question why do they hurt &burn
    Kristen1306 Kristen1306 13-15, F Mar 11

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    More than anyone can imagine x_x I'm terrified of them. It ****** me off that I can't seem to get over it. They're the scariest things I've ever had to deal with. If I need to get...
    UmbrisZeal6 UmbrisZeal6 18-21, M Mar 11

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    where r antibiotic injections generally given
    Kristen1306 Kristen1306 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I am, and I'm not. I have been getting injections into my neck muscles every 3 months for 2 years because of a medical issue that I have. and it hurts, but I'm not really scared of...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I am not anymore.I think words can hurt more and do not benefit us in any way.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Noooo. Don't give me a shot. I hate those things, during your annual check ups and such. Don't judge me, but I asks the nurse to hold my hand with tears in my eyes.
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Really. Cant say why. But want to retaliate at blood draws.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I have a nurse practitioner who has taken over my medical care.(He has taken over everything from routine physicals to injections) He likes being in control and likes to lower my...
    viperatrox viperatrox 51-55 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I love looking for old vinyls.