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Old 12-16-07, 12:48 PM   #1
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Nostalgia Pictures ... Post em here

While we were at dinner last night, we were talking about how we looked in the past ... changing hair styles, geeky glasses, etc ... so l thought I'd post this thread. Post your old pics here, if you dare, so we all can have a laugh.
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Old 12-16-07, 08:08 PM   #2
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ah ha! all my old pictures are locked up in tin can and buried somewhere. You'll never find it. HAHAAHA. I'm almost glad I didn't grow up in the digital age, much harder to hide pictures.
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Ooo, man. I gotta break out the scanner for that.
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You first, Ron !
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Arrgh! That shirt! My Mom made them for the whole family. They look like the curtain material at a waffle house. And that signature crooked haircut by Dad. Woo! Good times! Good times indeed. I was riding my Royce Union with a banana seat during this era (about 1978).
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Oh, OK, since we're all friends here ...

Me, about 6 years ago and about 25 pounds heavier.



I wasn't riding back then. Obviously.
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Gotta break out the scanner ... plus, most of them are back at dad's place.
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Arrgh! That shirt! My Mom made them for the whole family. They look like the curtain material at a waffle house. And that signature crooked haircut by Dad. Woo! Good times! Good times indeed. I was riding my Royce Union with a banana seat during this era (about 1978).
I remember wearing similar shirts too.
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I remember wearing similar shirts too.
Guilty as well... My mom dressed us kids in the 70's Brady Bunch clothes too! But being that it was the 70's everyone else did too! haha!
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I don't have access to older photos as my sister has them up in Reno. However it was typical 70's stuff. Horrible multi colored t-shirts, tough skins pants, etc.

This is from 1990. A hard rock 'hair metal' style band that used to rehearse in Belmont. I was 19.



This is 1992 I think. A thrash metal band that used to rehearse up in Cotati Rohnert Park area. If bangs were good enough for Slayer, Anthrax and Metallica, the style was good enough for me. Or so I thought.

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Rock on, Ramon .... rock on!
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Check the avatar, yep, That's me.
Here's me in the days before helmets....
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Curtis, how'd that bike shift and stuff, w/ the drivetrain on the left side?
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Me in the middle, living the dream during my senior year of high school, 1974. This was taken at my sister's wedding, and those two were my dates. Yeah - two.

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Curtis, how'd that bike shift and stuff, w/ the drivetrain on the left side?
Well, i only went backward...

Really, my Dad scanned this from a slide he shot. I didn't notice until I'd posted it.
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Me in the middle, living the dream during my senior year of high school, 1974. This was taken at my sister's wedding, and those two were my dates. Yeah - two.
Now we know why he's called "big boss man"!!!! PIIIIIMP!!!
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Well I broke out the scanner and dug out the old photos and yearbooks.
Kind of apropos as I listened to Dan Fogelberg tributes on YouTube.

Preschool


7th grade before I got my first pair of (Battlestar Galactica framed) glasses.


9th grade


12th grade


The source of 4 years of teenage angst, unrequited love, and heart break.
We were best friends and she didn't want to ruin the friendship.
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have the story of my high school experience. ) I wish I had a role model like BigBossMan.

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Old 12-20-07, 12:05 PM   #19
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All these baby pics are sooooo cute!!!

Unfortunately, mine were lost during a move. A lot of our papers and such were in a large box (wasn't done packing it) and the movers thought it was garbage and got rid of it.

Didn't find this out till a couple of days later when the family was looking for it.
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The source of 4 years of teenage angst, unrequited love, and heart break.
We were best friends and she didn't want to ruin the friendship.
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You dated Kristi Yamaguchi?
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Good one, very similar. Nope, not Kristi, and nope, <sob>not dated<sob>... go ahead give me a paper cut and pour lemon juice in it .
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B.R. She was a beauty for sure. I was in the same situation. My sisters best friend was only a year older than me and man she was a peach I don't think I got over her for at least 10 years and even now I think AARRRRGGGGHH
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Henry, if I may ask, where'd you go to school (or where did you grow up)? I ask because I have pics that have sort of the same look and feel about them, and I'm wondering if it's a regional thing?

*Edit: nevermind, BR, I found an ancient thread about where we all grew up.

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B.R. She was a beauty for sure. I was in the same situation. My sisters best friend was only a year older than me and man she was a peach I don't think I got over her for at least 10 years and even now I think AARRRRGGGGHH
Yeah! I can relate. My sister's friend was a little less than 2 years older. I remember the weekend of my sister's wedding (she was a bridesmaid). I slow danced with her and that's the last time I ever saw her. I played the 12" single of the Smiths "How Soon is Now" at least 100x that weekend. It took me YEARS to get over her. To this day, I think of Cheryl every time I hear that song. Funny. Happily married now thank goodness.
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