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I Remember Buffums Department Store

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    Xemployee Of Buffums In Westminster, Ca

    In 1977 I worked at Buffums, Westminster, Ca and made several friends that I would love to find.  Unfortunately I don't have their names but, one of them was Sandy and her roommate (name?) sang at my 1978 wedding.  I was also good friends with one of my managers (don't remember...
    maymcc538 maymcc538 51-55 3 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    Santa Clause

    I remember Buffums Dept Store. Mainly because of Santa. I used to go and hang out with him and his pretty elves. I used to mainly hang out on the side-lines watching the other children sit on Santa's lap and request toys and other gifts for Christmas. Once in awhile when a young...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Young Careerist

    My first introduction to Buffums was as a member of Buffums' Young Careerist program while I was a student at Long Beach City College, approximately 1961-62. The purpose of the program was to introduce young people into careers in marketing - as a representative from LBCC, I...
    HLSmith HLSmith 66-70, F Jul 26, 2011

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    So I was walking around in this store and I had to pee. I went to the bathroom and all the toilets were out of order and the stalls were locked. I was going to just pee in the sink...
    starbucksbaabe starbucksbaabe 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Well I remember my mother catching is on our way out the door and made us eat breakfast and had a lunch packed at 8:00 am we wouldn't get home untill dark or after cause we were...
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 21 hrs ago

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    Why is it that when I look back at my childhood I can only remember sunny days? Of course there must have been rainy days, dull days, boring days, miserable days, but I can't...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 4 Responses Apr 12

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    ...(Stories of Loss and Leaving)...Tears are not always the first and most potent evidence of sorrow. And some people manage to stay with you long after they’re gone.1. A...
    mysteriouseverything mysteriouseverything 22-25, F Apr 11

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    Wal-Mart will go out of their way to keep their stores open (except on Christmas). There would have been contractor vans in the parking lots of the five Wal-Marts with work permits...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M Apr 22

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    99 cent stores are not 99cent It's over 99 cent
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 12

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    Sadly, they are getting harder and harder to find. Last week I scored when I found a bunch in the back of a thrift store. Made my day.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 16

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    April 18, 2015 Happy Record Store Day!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I was just driving back home from a trip out of town and had been caught in traffic. I was just dying for two things -- a cold drink and to take me shoes and socks off after a long...
    Freefeet4 Freefeet4 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    When we first really met. I was 16, I think he was 19. I remember the girl that held his hand, and how they loved each other like crazy. She was beautiful and tough and I recall...
    ReykjaviktoZurich ReykjaviktoZurich 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I remember when I was never told I had an enjoyable personality, when nothing I said had an impact. None of my opinions mattered and my values didn't mean anything to anyone. I...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    We met on a dating phone line. I remember sitting on my balcony and saw you come to my buzzer. i remember thinking i hope that's him. i remember him wearing an army coloured hat...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    Okay, so I am 19, and I did a few things in refrence to remebering my pastlife. I don't remember much, but I do believe I died in Jonestown. When I was around 5, my family and I...
    Deadpunk18 Deadpunk18 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Who remembers Stan Freeberg? Also remembered as "Cecil, the Sea Sick Sea Serpent"? He went to the great comedian in the sky. Guess I'll have to call "John & Marsha" and tell them...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I was a German pilot in World War Two. I flew the Messerschmidt jet fighter, the 262. I remember quite a few details, such as people, places, and events. I remember my death in...
    Aleksandar262 Aleksandar262 13-15, T Apr 17

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    Oh my that was a while ago. I remember playing text base games on an Atari....then the first computers with the dial up connections to AOL and some others. Anyone remember...
    Johngi77 Johngi77 70+, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    In fact I do remember you, yes it's been awhile and yes I haven't been consistent with my correspondence with you. I thought that was what friendship was about. When we we're going...
    MzOnceUponAtime MzOnceUponAtime 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I was in school pre-k I remember heading out with my class. We were heading out outside. I didn't know but today I do lol. My teacher rushed us out the room. If you didn't have...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    All I remember is that though my siblings and I were provided with PC, the access to internet was impossible; for our education was a major concern for our parents. At that time...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Yep lived my early life off 3 1/4. Vaguely remember 5 1/2.
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    i remember when i first started wearing pantyhose . i even went further and started to wear panties and skirts as well sometimes wearing makeup also it was a great feeling and my...
    palerider002 palerider002 51-55, M Apr 9

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    I remember it and i am a guy. it was my first child at about 4 months old boy did it hurt from cuddle to excruciating pain in 2 seconds flat. boy I don't know how you girls do that...
    peefun2528 peefun2528 56-60, M Apr 10

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    Who else remembers this show?
    toonfan4life toonfan4life 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I remember going through the rocky mountains by athabasca falls alberta, and seeing a pack of wolves cross the road infront of us, there was a black one, a white one and two grey...
    goodguybadreligion goodguybadreligion 18-21, M Apr 11

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    i really do remember my life without the internet :) playing in our yard with my sisters, biking.. i was a very active child. I also had this toy called Viewmaster and some films...
    missanonymouz missanonymouz 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I posted some really good responses but don't remember doing it!!
    FluffyKat FluffyKat 31-35, F Apr 12

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    Does anybody remember having a watch that actually had to be wound? And all it did was tell you the time? No date, day, pedometer, etc. Every morning when you get up to go to...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 7 Responses Apr 12

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    I remember visiting him and getting york mint patties from him. He was so kind to us. Unfortunately, all of my grandparents died when i was young
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Apr 15

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    I remember when they were actually a "music channel" rather than "bling my *** up" or "spoilt brat 16" or whatever the hell they show now. The last time I saw it and it has been a...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 16

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    I can still remember every bits of it. All those moments with you. Those long sweet messages. Talking til morning. Moments when one of us get jealous. Our love probably occured in...
    shrid shrid 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I was 16 and on vacation in the beautiful city of Morelia, Mexico. I was invited to a New Years wedding and was offered drinks everywhere I walked to. Who can say no to free drinks...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    I can't believe everyone have that one special and important person in their life that seems to walk out of our lives with so many reasons or one. I am a brokenhearted teenager...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Apr 19

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    I remember I couldn't wait for puberty because I was gonna go from geek to chic, like in the coming of age movies. I was basically waiting to be made pretty.
    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F Apr 19

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    It was my 16th birthday party and it was basically my first time drinking. Now I've drank wine a few times with my family, but at my party we played beer pong but with vodka and...
    16gsavino 16gsavino 18-21, F Apr 19

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    I remember as a kid mom would let us run through the sprinkler without any clothes on during the summer.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M Apr 20

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    I was at my parents house, my Dad was on a flight home from Boston, they had to land at the closest airport since the FAA told all the planes to land. He was able to find a place...
    jdamselfly jdamselfly 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 21

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    We were 14 and she was my first everything. I remember that it took me a long long time to make up my mind to kiss her. I was shy and didn't dare!
    3ronco 3ronco 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    Woooo I completely forgot hahaha but who cares, I've remembered now, betta get stared on my wish list 😋