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I Remember Polaroids

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 28, 2014

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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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    I remember I remember the light of the summer sun, embracing my happiness, as I swung higher on the park swings I remember my grandmother, who made magical treats and loved people...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    I don't know, maybe my whole childhood is one big repressed memory. I don't remember hardly anything from when I was born to the time I was about thirteen. I'm currently only...
    SladePrince SladePrince 16-17, T 3 days ago

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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 May 4

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    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

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    First of all, I never had a girlfriend and I'm a virgin. I do have girls that were my friends. I remember them like a vivid dream. Aleah, Crystal, Vanessa, Breanne, Reyna, and the...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M May 19

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    I remember the Q&A section specifically because it was a bit chaotic. There were cool questions and everything but there was this one woman who was being so hilariously weird...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I hit me all of a sudden the other day while I was watching TV, this isn't something that was always reoccurring. I had this overpowering feeling/memory of when I was born. I call...
    rgudinas rgudinas 26-30, M May 13

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    In fact, being 75 years old, I even remember (dimly) the Second World War, and posted a paragraph about it a few days ago which was pulled by the EP robot police for reasons as yet...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 7 Responses May 9

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    I'm an Australian so young men and women get choices of ford falcons, fairmont, fairlane, Holden commodores all sorts of cars really but I remember my first car was a 1989 EA...
    thewhitetorana thewhitetorana 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Ah my first crush was in first grade...before I understood what the feeling was...I can't recall her name...she was in fifth grade and lived in the house directly behind mine...we...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M 1 Response May 1

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    Lol in kindergarten, he was also my first bf maybe kinda sorta :p We'd sit in the corner and I'd read to him and we'd kiss each other on the cheek when we left class and I remember...
    dysfnkshnal dysfnkshnal 13-15, F May 1

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    i only remember jumping on beds because i got my a** whooped for it ??
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 Responses May 2

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    I will remember all the loved ones I have lost including the ones I've never met. I love you all ... R.I.P
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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    I know I will always remember you n the beautiful, valuable sweet time we shared , I wish I lose memory..
    OxymoronAya OxymoronAya 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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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 May 6

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    I don't think I've ever known the true meaning of love until I gave birth to my children.  When I gazed into their eyes for the first time or held onto their precious little...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

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    My life feels like a jigsaw puzzle often (but then again; who's doesn't? right).... I just found a part of me that's been missing for a long time now. It came to my realization a...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M May 8

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    I wrote this group... and how stupid I was.. I normally don't remember much things. and try not to care about anything in the internet in general.. that's why I wrote this... but...
    JustCallMeDude JustCallMeDude 18-21, M May 10

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    Not only do I remember I still go to them. On the long weekends you can even catch 3-4 movies in one night. So much fun and relaxing at the drive in.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 1 Response May 10

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    Kindergarten, I had a huge crush on some boy...I just remember that we had to pull mats down on the floor at "nap time" and I would always lay mine right next to his haha... I'm...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F 1 Response May 11

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    I remember when I was younger and I learned about depression and anorexia and self harm and anxiety in health class and I would wonder how people came to that point and I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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    I may be "old enough" to remember what life was like before the Internet, but I'm also old enough to have all the usernames you want, but can't have. So nana-nana-boo-boo to you...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

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    I remember waiting all day to hear my favorite songs come on the radio. Also, waiting for CDs to come out.
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    I remember trying to record songs from the radio every week. In the end every song on my tape startes with a piece of a jingle and ended with the dj talking. Good times.
    Znookr Znookr 36-40, M 5 Responses May 13

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    Remember the annoying sound, trying to logon to the internet using your 14k4 dial up modem? Keeping tje phoneline blocked gor a whole day and swearing you would never do that again...
    Znookr Znookr 36-40, M 4 Responses May 14

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    I was called crazy and psycho a lot. That never bothered me, probably because telling a wall or locker that it got in the way doesn't sound normal. The one hurtful thing I remember...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 5 Responses May 14

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    I remember it like it was yesterday.... Wait.... .....It was
    Joshx0xWar Joshx0xWar 16-17, M 2 Responses May 15

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    Lol this is exactly how it went down when I was younger. My mom would go ham on my *** with a Wooden spoon or her belt or this one time she came at me with picture frame (yes a...
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 3 Responses May 15

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    I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 6 Responses May 17