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QMPMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-07-07 07:10 AM
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109. What is it with parents and their hatred of long hair back in the day?
I had hair to my butt and when I was 4 years old my Mom had it all cut off short. I am still traumatized by that. I haven't had really long hair since.
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  - Thinkatron  liberaldemocrat7   Feb-06-07 10:51 AM   #31 
  - A Green Machine  Strawman   Feb-06-07 10:06 AM   #2 
  - I wanted one but didn't get one,  blockhead   Feb-07-07 07:02 PM   #131 
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  - They messed up VH1 classics  LynneSin   Feb-06-07 10:12 AM   #8 
     - Damnit...  Prag   Feb-06-07 10:13 AM   #9 
     - Oh and they have regular commericials now too  LynneSin   Feb-06-07 10:15 AM   #11 
        - Relating to the OP topic...  Prag   Feb-06-07 10:24 AM   #16 
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  - Jumping off bridges  taterguy   Feb-06-07 10:10 AM   #5 
  - .  johnnie   Feb-06-07 10:11 AM   #6 
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     - How awful!  youthere   Feb-06-07 10:54 AM   #32 
  - That Was Mine  ProfessorGAC   Feb-06-07 10:25 AM   #17 
  - I wanted a BB gun  Chan790   Feb-06-07 02:55 PM   #69 
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  - A scooter  Little Wing   Feb-06-07 10:27 AM   #18 
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  - Penny loafers  zanne   Feb-06-07 10:32 AM   #22 
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  - Jeans and pierced ears  Patiod   Feb-06-07 10:33 AM   #23 
  - This is why you should always listen to your mother:  ohiosmith   Feb-06-07 10:37 AM   #24 
  - a waterbed  Kali   Feb-06-07 10:39 AM   #25 
  - Oh my gawd...An unheated waterbed?!?!  Oregonian   Feb-06-07 10:50 AM   #29 
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  - Atari for the TV  Zavulon   Feb-06-07 10:44 AM   #26 
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  - Oh so many  1gobluedem   Feb-06-07 10:48 AM   #28 
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  - Clackers  merh   Feb-06-07 11:18 AM   #36 
  - I had a set of lime green clackers...  Prag   Feb-06-07 11:21 AM   #38 
  - I think that was what my parents were afraid of  merh   Feb-06-07 11:24 AM   #40 
     - Now that you mention it...  Prag   Feb-06-07 11:28 AM   #41 
        - you and me both  merh   Feb-06-07 11:37 AM   #42 
        - Sounds cool!  Prag   Feb-06-07 11:47 AM   #44 
           - Aww, that is the sweetest thing, thank you  merh   Feb-06-07 12:25 PM   #50 
           - I LOVED this toy!  Connonym   Feb-06-07 12:58 PM   #56 
           - ROFL!!!!! U-238!  XemaSab   Feb-06-07 09:27 PM   #93 
           - You have to wonder how many of the kids that got that toy  merh   Feb-07-07 01:08 AM   #101 
              - You'd be hard pressed to come up with a more inappropriate toy  XemaSab   Feb-07-07 01:14 AM   #102 
                 - It does look like a prop Saturday Night Live or Madd TV  merh   Feb-07-07 07:38 AM   #110 
           - We had this toy! We started out with the Creepy Crawler molds  QMPMom   Feb-07-07 07:03 AM   #108 
              - it was great fun  merh   Feb-07-07 09:12 AM   #111 
           - This is the other machine that I was talking about  merh   Feb-07-07 10:46 AM   #116 
        - They didn't explode  conscious evolution   Feb-06-07 04:29 PM   #76 
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  - Heh  lizziegrace   Feb-07-07 03:30 PM   #120 
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  - a minibike  Pool Hall Ace   Feb-06-07 11:45 AM   #43 
  - Oh man -- I wanted a minibike so bad!!  driver8   Feb-06-07 09:15 PM   #90 
  - This is my answer too....  Phentex   Feb-07-07 04:51 AM   #104 
  - A baseball glove.  No Surrender   Feb-06-07 11:47 AM   #45 
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  - I remember watching Night Flight  LynneSin   Feb-06-07 12:01 PM   #48 
  - That would probably be "Save a Prayer"  WakeMeUp   Feb-06-07 09:19 PM   #92 
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  - Reebok Pumps  Reverend_Smitty   Feb-06-07 12:48 PM   #54 
  - (self-delete)  jakefrep   Feb-06-07 02:17 PM   #63 
  - I got an Easy Bake Oven  Ramsey   Feb-06-07 01:55 PM   #57 
  - I'm jealous  LynneSin   Feb-06-07 01:58 PM   #58 
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  - Chrissie! I had her, too!  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-07-07 03:43 PM   #125 
  - rrrrRRRRAWPower!  Aristus   Feb-06-07 02:10 PM   #60 
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  - I had Fun Flowers.  No Surrender   Feb-06-07 04:24 PM   #75 
  - Cable TV...  jakefrep   Feb-06-07 02:20 PM   #64 
  - A blacklight  mentalsolstice   Feb-06-07 02:51 PM   #67 
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  - LOL! I had a black light  hippywife   Feb-07-07 04:19 PM   #128 
  - Electricity and plumbing (n/t)  Oeditpus Rex   Feb-06-07 02:56 PM   #70 
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  - a real Barbie  Blue in Portland   Feb-06-07 04:10 PM   #73 
  - Rock 'em, Sock 'em Robots  classicfilmfan   Feb-06-07 04:14 PM   #74 
  - Sane parenting  Forkboy   Feb-06-07 04:30 PM   #77 
  - This...  ok_cpu   Feb-06-07 04:58 PM   #78 
  - sorry, but I think they did you a favor  tigereye   Feb-06-07 05:24 PM   #82 
     - Oh, it looks bad now  ok_cpu   Feb-06-07 05:30 PM   #83 
        - and it appears to be coming back.....  tigereye   Feb-07-07 10:36 AM   #114 
  - probably Barbie  tigereye   Feb-06-07 05:17 PM   #80 
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  - Saddle oxfords.  NC_Nurse   Feb-06-07 05:37 PM   #84 
  - ALL of them  Skittles   Feb-06-07 07:48 PM   #86 
  - Easybake Oven.  Revolutionary_Acts04   Feb-06-07 07:56 PM   #87 
  - Stretch Armstrong, and a 1952 Mickey Mantle...  gmoney   Feb-06-07 08:38 PM   #88 
  - Pierced ears. The minute, and I mean the minute  stanwyck   Feb-06-07 08:45 PM   #89 
  - A computer  Downtown Hound   Feb-06-07 11:37 PM   #97 
  - From what I've heard, MTV was better back then.  seawolf   Feb-07-07 12:47 AM   #99 
  - The powerwheels toyz....  petersond   Feb-07-07 12:49 AM   #100 
  - I wanted a G.I. Joe, but my parents...  Kutjara   Feb-07-07 05:03 AM   #105 
  - ...  Kali   Feb-07-07 03:24 PM   #118 
  - I still got the kung fu grip one,  petersond   Feb-08-07 03:24 AM   #132 
  - Lots of things.  Perragrande   Feb-07-07 06:09 AM   #106 
  - Easy Bake Oven and Candies backless slings  annonymous   Feb-07-07 09:22 AM   #112 
  - Parachute Pants  Scarlett17   Feb-07-07 09:26 AM   #113 
  - Easy Bake Oven and Snoopy Sno-Cone machine  dropkickpa   Feb-07-07 10:39 AM   #115 
  - I don't remember wanting any faddish toys...  InvisibleTouch   Feb-07-07 11:08 AM   #117 
  - MTV for me, too  Mad_Dem_X   Feb-07-07 03:26 PM   #119 
  - looking back...  MonkeyFunk   Feb-07-07 03:31 PM   #121 
  - white go-go boots. God how I wanted those boots.  redwitch   Feb-07-07 03:32 PM   #122 
  - Cabbage Patch Doll.  Marie26   Feb-07-07 03:43 PM   #126 
  - Six Finger!  bif   Feb-07-07 04:27 PM   #129 
  - A few things classified as "boy's toys"...  colinmom71   Feb-08-07 04:17 AM   #133 
  - I wanted the game Operation.  6000eliot   Feb-08-07 04:40 AM   #134 
 

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