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I Remember Polaroids

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    Doctor Land's Genius.

    From the old B/W ones you had to separate from the backing and coat with plastic to the fantastic SX-70 (I had a NOS one I found at a yardsale, and used it for years till they stoped making the film) and the old fifteen dollar "one-shot". ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    Polaroid "La"nd Camera

    Was there a Polaroid Sea Camera? A Polaroid Hubble Space Camera?
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 May 24, 2009

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    I Actually Have One I Inherited

    It got left by my ex's roommate who stole his checkbook and wrote a ton of bad checks. LOL I have to laugh at him for trusting someone he knew just got out of jail.  Anyway I had to do all the work of getting rid of his stuff so I kept it someday I'll see if film can be...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 19, 2008

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    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I Still Have One!

    Yes, I do...I still have a Polaroid camera...and it works.  Great for taking naughty photos.  Polaroid cameras are a classic.  And I'll age myself a bit by also sharing the fact that my grandmother actually took Polaroids of the birth of my first son. ...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F Feb 13, 2008

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    Of Course I Do :)

    I always wanted to have one.. Never got one, though. But they once made a pic of me with a polaroid. I was sitting on an elephant's back at a circus :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 13, 2008

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    I Heart Polaroids

    it's such a shame that they're on their way into extinction. i absolutely love polaroids! i still have one, in fact, and i can honestly say it's the best camera i've ever used. you can't beat the quality of the pics, and i still have fun watching the instant pics develop...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    Sure Do

    Still have one that works, it opens up and the lens pulls out , it was used in a nightclub to take pictures of customers to sell to them. I also remember the Brownie Box camera, my first camera.
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 1 Response May 24, 2009

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    Another Childhood Icon Moves Into History

    My father can raise one eyebrow way up his forehead in one abrupt move.  This is the reason, in all the Polaroids of my childhood, it seems my brother, sisters, and I are always laughing. I remember Polaroids when they were part of the domestic landscape--when every picture...
    mejaka mejaka 41-45, F Feb 12, 2008

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    My Mom Had One

    She was always complaining because I remember the picture cartridges were really really expensive for those things! Everyone always shakes the picture too, what's up with that? LOL
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2011

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    Shiznit

    Polaroids were so cool, Just take a pic and wait for it to develope. Good times, what ever happened to that concept, it was kick ***.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Mar 3, 2010

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    My First Camera

    I was in grade school when polaroid cameras were popular. I got one in about third grade, for christmas, I remember. I used to love to watch the photos develop, right before my eyes.
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F Dec 8, 2009

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    Still Own One!

    Before digital cams... Polaroids were the going thing. I still have mine, that I got for a present at age 12. When digital cameras came out, I didn't bother buying one! I had not planned on sharing my picture online, EVER! But then, I wanted to share my pic with my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    If It Weren't For Polaroids...

     How many memories of people here involve the Polaroid Instant Camera? Too many to count, I venture.  If not for the qualities of the developing film, one of Peter Gabriel's more famous album covers wouldn't exist. The cover for his eponymous album with "Games...
    Quadrophenic Quadrophenic 36-40, M Feb 12, 2008

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    Little things, silly things. I remember that in grade nine, I took his binder and fixed all of his crinkled papers and organized everything. Why would I have even done that? What I...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Nov 24

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    November 21, 1973 Jeffery and I were under a blanket in the back seat. We were pretending not to be there. Jeffery’s parents, George and Darlene, were in the front seat. They...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 24

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    Well this story ; I sometimes happen to think whether it's a bad or good quality for me that i remember people, who are even a bit close to me. As of know i am fine and glad that...
    ProjectXPune ProjectXPune 18-21, M Nov 30

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    I can't remember much of what went on between us, though lately flash backs have been happening slowly. Like I just remembered today, I was terrified to join the Valentines Court...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Dec 3

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    Recently, I became sick and my brain started shutting down to save my organs. As a result, I have memory loss and I cannot remember some of the details of my life. Sometimes for a...
    4getmenow 4getmenow 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I don't want to remember Bill. I don't want to remember my dad calling me a skit. I don't want to remember my husband had an affair. I don't want to remember I did the same thing...
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    It's pretty upsetting. Even when I hint people nobody remembered. I got three texts, no calls, and that's all. Thank god that one person who "remembered"--off Facebook--told two...
    waiting225 waiting225 22-25, M Nov 23

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    It's been a few months now since the last time I heard from you, but I still think of you often. I hate that it was so easy for you to walk away from me, from us and the...
    Lyssak Lyssak 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hey Mark, I remember meeting you on here all those years ago. You struck me as a genuine gentleman who didn't want to hurt anyone, only make friends and find some light relief...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Dec 10

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    When you look over your shoulder Baby you can choose To remember me however you want to That's how I'll remember you
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    i remember using computers with green screens and those huge floppy disks. i remember when if you wanted to talk to someone you actually had to call them and if you wanted to write...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't remember most of my childhood. I tend to remember bits and pieces, usually the moments that made the most impact on me, sadly the ones that come back are pretty bad. I can...
    Blessedbyfae Blessedbyfae 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    Remembering all the veterans who gave their lives in order to preserve freedom and the American way of life in WW2. No special day, just a thank-you to all those who paid the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Well thank you to my brother who so thoughtfully reminded me that today is 8 years since my mothers death! Kudos to you for remembering and thanks a whole effing bunch for...
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I had lived in Eastern Europe up until I was about 12 and then moved to France with my parents. Growing up, western culture was not really a part of my everyday life, so I didn't...
    katarinagg katarinagg 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I will cross paths with thousands.interact with hundredscorrespond with more then I care.date many,kiss a bunch,sleep with a few,care for more than my heart can bear.laugh with a...
    ljjams ljjams 46-50, M 10 Responses Nov 26

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    I remember the last time we were together. It was the day you left. So strange to think about it now. It was morning. You must have known. How distant and cold you were. I...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I was 9 years old and chasing a golden dragonfly through the forest. At that time in my life I was living in a foster home with my brother in the countryside. My younger sister was...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M Nov 28

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    I remember my first crush.. What a big waste of my precious time.
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F Nov 30

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    I can also remember only having several channels on the TV (UK). Simple times.
    Scaroth Scaroth 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I remember playing first person perspective games on the Commodore 64 and not being called *F*, Dipshit, or any number of other names because there was not an online community of...
    djjak djjak 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I remember my first kiss with a female. I was 11 years old going to the 5th grade. I was going to a daycare at the time. I had so many good adventures compared to being a teenager...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F Dec 2

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    Another Daycare Adventures I remember my second boyfriend, his name was Ty. He was in 1st grade and I was in 3rd. He asked me to be his girlfriend. We would play together and he...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I am bawling like a baby! This was so me! I remember lying with my baby brother near my mom and her boyfriend's bed. And him taunting me and my brother. He kept laughing and asking...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 4

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    Who remembers this...... "Pack your cares away and worries for another day. Let the music play, down at fragel rock, down at fragal rock!" The good ole days....
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I remember standing in the snow, listening to the song I was planning to dedicate to you, a song of leaving, of you not being enough, even though it hurt to think about. It's sad...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Dec 5

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    I laughed so loud during reading period this morning remembering something my friend said, I forgot about the thing until I made eye contact with my friend and I cracked up so hard...
    savvy1998 savvy1998 16-17, F Dec 5

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    That dude was the man. Who remembers that show from when we were kids? On my Go Go Gadget Grind, rising above and finding a way. No special gadgets, just God
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Artagone was so beautiful, the planet was made up pink's, blue's and purple's, also there was city of the goddess that was gold even the surrounding area was gold in color, there...
    karaeto karaeto 22-25, F Dec 8

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    Today marks the day that John Lennon was shot down in front of his home. He always felt save to go out and be around the people and his fans who adored him, but then along came...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Dec 8

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    does anyone know of an online support group for those who remember past lives? thank you
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9

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    i miss more my all friends, i everytime remember this friend who everytime message me
    mitaly mitaly 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    From long long time i like old stuff( cars,guns,desert)And i am always atracted to redneck's....i mean their life.WHen i play PC games i always buy the old cars like 30's cars.And...
    doomster123 doomster123 13-15, M Dec 10

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