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I Put the Needle On the Record

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Actually, I'm scared to hell of injections, but not from VC or IV needles or any needle used to draw blood outta my body. I know the needle will go directly to one of my veins. The...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Nov 7

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    People always say it's only a small pinch. It isn't to me, it's a bloody needle being stuck in your arm! I have emotional breakdowns around needles, today I had three breakdowns...
    PendalWitch PendalWitch 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Who else gets tense and defensive when they see a needle. I have fought a doctor and a nurse at the same time but when my parents joined in i screamed bloody murder and tried to...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    Tattoo needles=fine Any sort of injection/blood test=oh hell naww!! I work in a hospital and deal with needles every day so this is pretty lame :p
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    It's the only record I have. It's Laura Branigan Power of Love, with Spirit of Love on the B side. I don't even have anything that can play it. I have both songs on my iPod...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M Nov 2

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    When I was twelve I had to get a blood test and oh my god it was one of the most traumatising thing that has happened to me. I was at a children's hospital so obviously there were...
    Monique1996 Monique1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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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 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I got recorded doing something I wouldn't dare speak of. I feel like my life is over. Where are the people who say they're going to be here through hard times. If I ever get my...
    SunnyDHere SunnyDHere 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Well I used to anyway. Parent-enforced for four years. I still play it from time to time, but nothing is really written for it. I have three recorders, a tin whistle (well...
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F Nov 10

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    my record of getting blocked, 1 day 20 peoples blocked m e
    amazinglyyours amazinglyyours 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    im gonna start recording my stories and posting them in the story box instead of making people read a million words .
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 22 hrs ago

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    CCR - "I Put A Spell On You" I put a spell on you because you're mine You better stop the things that you're doin' I said, "Watch out, I ain't lyin', yeah" I ain't gonna take...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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     I read countless people's stories who put their beloved dog or cat to peace, as I'd like to say. Your own experiences have helped me get through. I too had to put my dog...
    Ceeceeexperiences Ceeceeexperiences 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Doing theatre in high school almost made this unavoidable. Other than for drama, I once put eyeliner on my ex husband. I couldn't get it to work on myself (I just started wearing...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Through out my whole entire life I always put others before my own needs; The reason behind why I do so is because I never had any one to fully support me or stand behind me. So...
    Lstill1976 Lstill1976 36-40, F Oct 24

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    I've always put you first. Since the beginning. Can't seem to stop apparently. Look where it's gotten me? I gave up everything just to spend time with you, and you won't cancel one...
    endofalldays endofalldays 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I put potato chips on my sandwich I call it a chip butty. I don't know about you Americans but putting crisps on a sandwich is very common here. In fact some restaurants go as...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The world is a horrible place. Finding your way in this world is hard enough without people putting you down at every turn. It costs people nothing not to be a decent human beings...
    touchofthereaper touchofthereaper 26-30, M Oct 22

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    i always put on my headphone to block out the world especially when i'm in a bad mood or just don't want to talk to anybody
    bryceobd bryceobd 18-21, M Oct 22

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    I know its stupid. To put a harm on your own body. But what if i never liked my own body? What if i really want to destroy myself. I know some people/my friends says i worth much...
    flamedoll flamedoll 16-17, F Oct 24

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    I hate being put down It's like being punched in the stomach :/
    ImmaUnicornBro ImmaUnicornBro 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I have put my twin nineteen year old daughters back in nappies after they were released from jail for drunk driving and poss ion of drugs. Both have being out of control and had no...
    StrictNewMom StrictNewMom 51-55, T 1 Response Nov 1

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    I'm putting my ep account on vacation. I need a break. Ep is starting to stress me out a bit. see yah in a few days or a few months...lol see yah
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I put on headphones whenever I'm running or have to ride public transportation. ..believe me it's best to avoid those conversations ... I hate talking to random strangers. This...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    When I put on those headphones and I start to listen to the music I feel at peace it seems that is the only way I feel emotions that everyone says are so great. The rock and role...
    jamin1227 jamin1227 18-21, M Nov 5

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    this happened when i was 19 in college i was put into a history class and we had a guest speaker it was a nun she was telling about god and the bible so i started disproving alot...
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I don't want people to look at my profile and say 'oh she's ________. Let's not put her through.' Or 'omg she's so young/old'. It's not okay to me coz that's discrimination and I...
    Ro5e Ro5e 18-21, F Nov 11

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    The snow will not dip this far south. Our version of the snow that was suppose to arrive is shooting pellets of white glass that bullet menacing against the windows and leaves a...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    I put a glory hole video for my wife. The girl in the video was playing with to rods poking through the glory holes. My wife is still very excited about the video and wants to...
    marvn5694 marvn5694 31-35 6 Responses Nov 11

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    I am put down a lot and I hate it
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just today again, I needed to be for myself and relax so I put my headphones on - there´s no better way to let everthing go than to the rusty voice in Ace of Spades or Overkill...
    SweetNatalie SweetNatalie 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm the opposite. I can fold clothes and put them away nicely but I s.uck at laundry. I don't wash my own clothes. If I do wash my clothes they would become small, white clothes...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    As a little kid I was terrified to get an injection. Now I am diabetic and inject myself daily.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response 3 days 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 15 hrs ago

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    Robbie Dupree - Hot Rod Hearts
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M Nov 7

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    Billy Joel - Piano Man
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M Nov 7

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    http://instagram.com/blastard_# If there are any vinyl enthusiasts out there, this is my collection so far.
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    1 day and 33 peoples are blocked my me,they are just useless *******
    amazinglyyours amazinglyyours 26-30, M 2 days ago

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