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Rottweiler Dog and Pony Show from Portland, Oregon
Dog and Pony Show
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:22:07 PM

This will be a fun way to see when each of us grew up.

I'll start. I'm nostalgic for emperors.

“Love is the eternal law whereby the universe was created and is ruled.” — St. Bernard
KCK Can I KCK it? from In your closet
Can I KCK it?
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:23:54 PM

Hi, Rottweiler!

I'm nostalgic for home-cooked meals.

There's no justice in the world and there never was~
Rottweiler Dog and Pony Show from Portland, Oregon
Dog and Pony Show
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:24:34 PM

[up] Hi KCK!

I'm nostalgic for those too.

“Love is the eternal law whereby the universe was created and is ruled.” — St. Bernard
RocketDude Face Time from AZ, United States
Face Time
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:25:08 PM

When cars were still relatively boxy.

Not boxy like the Nissan Cube, but boxy like they had an 80's-esque aesthetic.

Tumblr | "Hipsters: the most dangerous gang in the US." - Pacific Mackerel
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:54:42 PM

I'm nostalgic for THE LION KING AND TOONAMI. The cartoons on Boomerang too.

RocketDude Face Time from AZ, United States
Face Time
Mar 14th 2011 at 11:59:35 PM

^That too.

Tumblr | "Hipsters: the most dangerous gang in the US." - Pacific Mackerel
Kentok Earth-Pig Born from Upper Iest Relationship Status: You can be my wingman any time
Earth-Pig Born
Mar 15th 2011 at 12:07:22 AM

Pushing a wooden hoop down the street with a stick.

You can get what you want and still not be very happy.
annebeeche watching down on us from by the long tidal river
watching down on us
Mar 15th 2011 at 12:07:46 AM

-resists urge to be nostalgic for things from ancient Europe-

BOULDER DASH ON THE COMMODORE 64.

Banned entirely for telling FE that he was being rude and not contributing to the discussion. I shall watch down from the goon heavens.
CentralAvenue Her Royal Highness from my imagination
Her Royal Highness
Mar 15th 2011 at 12:33:44 AM

Elementary school, as odd as that may sound. Something about the environment—I dunno, I didn't like it when I was there, but now, I wish I could be there again.

Reality has never been an obstacle for me before!!
Mar 15th 2011 at 12:42:23 AM

Ancient, ancient version of Space Invaders I used to play on my first computer.

Mar 15th 2011 at 12:43:19 AM

Windows 3.1. I blame this video.

CentralAvenue Her Royal Highness from my imagination
Her Royal Highness
Mar 15th 2011 at 12:47:11 AM

The worst kind of nostalgia is nostalgia for things you can't ever experience again.

When I was in Kindergarten, there was a Kroger store on Robinwood Avenue in Whitehall. It was an old, like, 1950s-era store, and sometimes I would hang out with this other kid from school in the front part of the store while our parents shopped.

A few years after we moved, they tore it down and built a new Kroger on East Broad Street. There's a Target now where the old one used to be.

For some reason, I also remember there being an empty store next door with a Rite Aid labelscar. (It's weird how my mind retains such pointless details.)

Reality has never been an obstacle for me before!!
RocketDude Face Time from AZ, United States
Face Time
Mar 15th 2011 at 1:03:48 AM

They used to have a store called Desert Valley or something like that here in AZ, but they were apparently bought out.

Tumblr | "Hipsters: the most dangerous gang in the US." - Pacific Mackerel
pvtnum11 OMG NO NOSECONES from Kerbin low orbit Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
OMG NO NOSECONES
Mar 15th 2011 at 1:49:54 AM

I'm also nostalgic for '80's boxy cars.

Mmmmm, GM G-body - Buick Regal, Olds Cutlass Supreme, Pontiac Grand Prix, Chevy Monte Carlo. Aerodynamics were for crap, but they had actual chassis still and were gold old fashioned rear-wheel drive. Ah, gone are those days.

Happiness is zero-gee with a sinus cold.
RocketDude Face Time from AZ, United States
Face Time
Mar 15th 2011 at 1:52:41 AM

Oh, and those old, boxy Mercedes-Benz cars.

Tumblr | "Hipsters: the most dangerous gang in the US." - Pacific Mackerel
Mar 15th 2011 at 5:26:37 AM

...Why am I imagining Charlie as baby? And why is that image is Sinistar with diapers?

It's not exactly naive. And it can happen. But it's tough. And definetly worthwhile.
Jace Atypical masculinity. from the Great White North
Atypical masculinity.
Mar 15th 2011 at 6:41:01 AM

I miss recess and hanging out after school.

Biophilic bookworm by day, gentleman adventurer by night.
AlirozTheConfused Bibliophile. from Daz Huat!
Bibliophile.
Mar 15th 2011 at 6:49:18 AM

I miss the days when you could sleep in the back of your parent's car, knowing that when they were driving it, you were absolutely safe and had nothing to fear.

I miss the days when you only had to shower once a week, and mud and dirt were fun, and not to be feared.

I miss the endless summer days, filled with running and getting dirty.

Never be without a Hat! Hot means heat. I don't care if your usage dates to 1300, it's my word, not yours. My Pm box is open.
Tangent128 from Virginia Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Mar 15th 2011 at 8:50:10 AM

I miss the Zany Brainy stores...

Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
Morven Nemesis from Seattle, WA, USA
Nemesis
Mar 15th 2011 at 9:15:59 AM

I miss the blue-and-grey British rail of the 80s, imperfect though it was. It's the trains I grew up with.

A brighter future for a darker age.
Landstander God Of Cake from Somewhere else
God Of Cake
Mar 15th 2011 at 9:26:40 AM

I miss this really cool bookstore in St. Louis that a kids section shaped like a castle with a little funhouse mirror room for some reason. And the travel section was built like a train station, and it had the coolest cafe ever. And even when it was turned into a Borders it still kept all the cool, funky elements. And then my senior year of high school they changed locations and it turned into a carbon copy of every other goddamn Borders out there.

Emperor Wu liked cake, but not exploding cake!
CentralAvenue Her Royal Highness from my imagination
Her Royal Highness
Mar 15th 2011 at 9:39:43 AM

I miss the children's section at the main library in Downtown Columbus. They had it set up like a playground, almost, but with places for you to sit and read. It was fun just to go and climb around while Mother plucked books off the shelf.

(Incidentally, I'm probably among the oldest group of people who can be nostalgic for this, as it only opened in 1990, the year I was born.)

Reality has never been an obstacle for me before!!
Landstander God Of Cake from Somewhere else
God Of Cake
Mar 15th 2011 at 9:46:16 AM

Oh man, there was this library that had these cool cushioned bathtubs in the kids section, I thought it was just the coolest thing ever.

I am also nostalgic for the 70s nostalgia of the 90s.

Emperor Wu liked cake, but not exploding cake!
CentralAvenue Her Royal Highness from my imagination
Her Royal Highness
Mar 15th 2011 at 9:51:28 AM

My first kindergarten classroom had a cushioned bathtub. And that's really all I remember about that classroom.

No, wait, there was a toy cash register, too. And when we would play "store", this one girl was always the cashier, and she would refuse to ring me out because I was "fat" or something.

Reality has never been an obstacle for me before!!

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