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I Wish Things Were Still As Well Built As They Were In the 70s

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    I Wish I Was As Well Built As I Was In the 70s

    I wish I was as well built as I was in the 70s!!!!! 120 pounds, small waist, firm flesh, perky boobs, no wrinkles, long brown hair past my waist......ah well........
    bleedingheartconservative bleedingheartconservative 51-55, F 1 Response May 12, 2008

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    Another Day At the Office.

    During 1976 I purchased a second hand fridge It was manufactured in 1970. That fridge served the family well, and was given to a friend in a moment of madness as my (ex) wife purchased a new one in 2004. Some of my stereo gear was manufactured during the seventies and still...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 11 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    That Is So True.

    I'm typing this atop a 70's era oak desk.  It's solid, level, the drawers open and close easily. And it's been doing it's job for 40 years or so.  I got it from a friend of mine who owns an insurance company.  An accountant of some sort has been manning this post, working at...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    You Can Still Get Things That Are Built To Last But They Cost A Bit More.

    Manufacturers today do not put a premium on quality. They compete for the largest share of the market which is the cheap end. This produces a race to the bottom with regard to quality. The cheapest item on the shelf is NEVER the best quality or value. If you want quality it is...
    will999 will999 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to want and be happy with the things typical society is content with. The vanilla banality of it all, it seems somewhat sweet in it's...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    I don't even know anymore. I'm just asking for help, from anybody. Can somebody please help me. Please. On February 19th of this year, I met the love of my life. He lives in...
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    I wish the world was a simpler place... No school no, no stressing, no worries about everyday life. Life shouldn't be being worried about things, or stupid things like your looks...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    I think they need to be............... but it sucks. Everything is free GREED ...............maybe I jump to conclusions but that sounds true.. everyone is nice but for a while...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm tired of living my life and I'm 18:( I had a series of unfortunate events leading up until now.. Now I own my own house at 18, have a puppy, and a boyfriend I'm on and off with...
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    I wish this everyday, every night. I just want to give up. I don't want to be here anymore. I can't be the cause of their pain and heartache. No matter what I do nothing ever fixes...
    JustWantItToWork JustWantItToWork 26-30, F 4 Responses May 9

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    I wish i had someone who would hug me and say "Everything would be alright, i know it's hard but you would be ok".
    Mary077 Mary077 26-30, F 8 Responses May 13

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    I'm not saying that I'm poor or rich, but I get stressed about money a lot. It's hard to have a huge wedding to plan and a 5-year-old girl to support while I'm just a bartender...
    vintagequxxn vintagequxxn 26-30, F May 15

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    I think relationships should be based on short term contracts, so both parties would have the option to extend it or get out of it.... Otherwise it gets too complicated once you...
    sophia31 sophia31 26-30, F May 17

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    I think the government should give women, free panties, bras, feminine products, etc...women spend way more money for things we need...only in my perfect world this will happen Lol...
    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sitting on my couch watching my baby girl dance to blues clues sing along thinking how proud I am of her.
    ashes1229 ashes1229 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    fun watching my wonderful husband play mortal kombat lol
    ashes1229 ashes1229 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Money - #onewordstory - the root of all evil, unless I have it.
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    UltraRunnerMom UltraRunnerMom 31-35, M May 17

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    I am 19 years old and don't have a television in the house. I haven't had one for years. I couldn't imagine sitting in front of a box like a vegetable for hours on end when there's...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think people should walk around with little them tunes like film that way you could tell weather to trust some one or knot
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I see a lot of deep experiences here, and while I love hearing and talking about such complicated matters, sometimes it's just good to just stop thinking and become simple beings...
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    A Beautiful Message Arthur Ashe, The Legendary Wimbledon Player, was dying of AIDS which he got due to infected blood he received during a Heart Surgery in 1983! He received...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    i wish thing could be different, i wish me and my love could be together happily ever after (as dumb and cheese as it sounds) i mean it i just wish things where different, that i...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    wish you were alive to hold tight to me like when we were growing up with each other wish your mother was alive like when we were kids and she gave us play time before she put our...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    NotHooray NotHooray 56-60, M May 8

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    Yes! Just because I don't shave...does not make me lesbian or a guy. It means I have eczema and shaving is painful! Just because ask 'are you the guy or am I?' Does not make...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F May 7

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    It sucks when you see potential in someone that you haven't seen in someone in forever. and they give up on you. both of you invested time just for things to end. they give up on...
    QMKJ QMKJ 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I wonder if it has ever occurred to anyone thinking this that they are desirous of someone else's sub-optimal existence in order to fulfil their own entertainment. They're lonely...
    merrygentry merrygentry 31-35, F Apr 27

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    my little 7 year old sis doesn't have any friend so every time i hang with my friend i bring her except for sleep overs and wen my friend and me are going to the beach but beside...
    supergirl4423 supergirl4423 13-15, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I hate hate hate being a boy. I wish and wish and wish i was born a girl or i can change my gender into a girl. I am a girl trapped in a guy's body which sucks. I hate life like...
    Pinkygir Pinkygir 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes it really feels like a torture..to not being able to hold you...to support..to protect and love you when you need it the most...but I guess that makes you even more...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M May 8

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    i seriously wish i could talk to her now, sigh. fml
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M May 8

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    I would be tohru Honda from fruits basket. It would be so nice to be around so many people that care about you and want to hang out with you.
    knittygurl23 knittygurl23 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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