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Old 10-03-2005, 07:27 PM
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What? Yet another Doper picture thread? (Then & Now)

Sure! Only, in this one, post a then and now: A picture from your younger days, and one of you currently.

How far back? As young as you like. How current? Within the last year or two.

So:

Then:
Here I am in my 30s, during a visit to a friend living in Paris, in a photo taken for a carte d'orange -- a public transportation pass.

Now:
Taken last summer, with my Thoroughbred Ben, before our first class at a dressage show.
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Old 10-03-2005, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by EddyTeddyFreddy
Sure! Only, in this one, post a then and now: A picture from your younger days, and one of you currently.

How far back? As young as you like. How current? Within the last year or two.

So:

Then:
Here I am in my 30s, during a visit to a friend living in Paris, in a photo taken for a carte d'orange -- a public transportation pass.

Now:
Taken last summer, with my Thoroughbred Ben, before our first class at a dressage show.
Great, permissions needed to see either. Thanks for not sharing.
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Old 10-03-2005, 07:35 PM
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Great, permissions needed to see either. Thanks for not sharing.
Shit, really? Lemme get some usable links up.

Here's then.

And here's now.

Do these work?
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Old 10-03-2005, 07:44 PM
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Then - High School


A couple of weeks ago.
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Old 10-03-2005, 11:31 PM
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Freshman in High School

Freshman in College
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Old 10-03-2005, 11:58 PM
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1963 Korea

The real me
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Old 10-04-2005, 12:28 AM
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Getting ready for 8th grade graduation with my Scooby

Freshmen year of high school

Me the other day with my, like, super punk rock purple bit of hair *

*Ok, it isn't punk rock at all, but that is as punk rock as my lame ass gets.
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Old 10-04-2005, 12:30 AM
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I should note that the first picture was June of 2000, the next was June of 2001, and the last was, oh, a month ago?
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Old 10-04-2005, 12:33 AM
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Baby me

"Nice clothes" grad picture

The now-ubiquitous recent picture
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Old 10-04-2005, 12:38 AM
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Hey, this is fascinating to see how much people change and how much they stay the same over time.
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Old 10-04-2005, 02:26 AM
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OK. here we go:

me, at 7 or there abouts ( i'm on the right )

my favorite photo taken, erm, 15 years ago !? nah, couldn't be ...

most recently, in Germany


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Old 10-04-2005, 03:05 AM
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About 13 years ago


About 2 years ago
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Old 10-04-2005, 04:08 AM
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This is me at 17. It's not very old, but it's the oldest picture I had online. I had to link to the whole page, because Tripod hates when I don't.

And me earlier today. I'm 25.

Trivia: I'm wearing the same sparkly dress in both photos. I love that dress.
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Old 10-04-2005, 04:11 AM
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I just need to add that I haven't given up on dyeing my hair - it's actually streaked blue in that pic, but it's faded so much. You can still see hints of it, though!
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Old 10-04-2005, 04:20 AM
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I do believe I may have the "What? That's YOU?" award in the bag.

Here's me yesterday...

...and here's me in 2nd grade.

That was 1992. That picture alone tells you everything you need to know about how popular I was in elementary school and, indeed, beyond.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:19 AM
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About 10 years old. I'm the short one.

Now, about 20 years crankier and more surly.
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Old 10-04-2005, 10:17 AM
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Ellen at 13 c. 1976

With my little sweetie and a friend last May
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Old 10-04-2005, 05:22 PM
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This is me during Christmas freshman year of high school

Colorado, high temps were in the teens, and I was used to lows of the 40's... I was rocking four layers, nice and cozy infront of the fire!

This is me as of a week ago, after my hair cut

Imagine me with a little more messed up hair, and thats how i normally look.
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Old 10-04-2005, 05:32 PM
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Here is a before and after that is much more recent, and one that I'm rather proud of.

The first pic of me was taken May 10th of this year, following my graduation from Purdue's branch campus in Indianapolis. It is also a month before I had my gastric bypass. Before

The second is me about 3 weeks ago, screwing around with my USB webcam. It's about 14 weeks after my bypass, and it's quite evident that I've lost 60+ lbs. After

Today, I had an official weigh-in at the surgeon's office, and I'm -70 lbs.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:37 PM
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Imagine me with a little more messed up hair, and thats how i normally look.
Houston is a lucky city.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:40 PM
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You look absolutely badass in that picture, Gus.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:49 PM
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This was taken in, I think, 1967 - so I was 9


and this was taken in May. And I've lost 30 lbs since then.
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Old 10-04-2005, 07:52 PM
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aww - baby you is SOOOO cute!!
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Old 10-04-2005, 10:03 PM
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Me as a child!

Oh, god ...what happened?
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Old 10-04-2005, 10:06 PM
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Mod Note:

I edited your thread title, EddyTeddyFreddy, to help distinguish it from the other photo thread floating about.
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Old 10-04-2005, 11:19 PM
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I edited your thread title, EddyTeddyFreddy, to help distinguish it from the other photo thread floating about.
Thanks!

So...... where's your then and now pix?
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Old 10-05-2005, 04:51 AM
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Wow, you kinda looked like Scarlett Johansson.
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Old 10-05-2005, 05:50 AM
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I don't have anything real old online, but here is me in Jan 2003

and me again in Dec 2004

I'm the tall one in the second photo

Some people say I look like I lost weight, but I don't see it.

In truth I lost about 175lbs between the photos, maybe a little more. I had been down 215lbs at one point (started at 425)

-Otanx
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Old 10-05-2005, 08:05 AM
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I do believe I may have the "What? That's YOU?" award in the bag.

Here's me yesterday...
<snip>
Goodness! Roland got HOT! You done growed up, boy! You suddenly rival Incubus for my Mrs. Robinsonesque Doper infatuations!

(OK, I feel like a dirty old woman now...)

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Old 10-05-2005, 08:21 AM
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Here's another pair for you:

My college yearbook photo. Hair down to my waist.

A couple of years ago, at an office party. I'd been photographing everyone else and then it was "It's your turn! Up against the wall!" No, those little brown things on my head are not antennas, they're hair clips.
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:17 AM
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I just need to add that I haven't given up on dyeing my hair - it's actually streaked blue in that pic, but it's faded so much. You can still see hints of it, though!
Great dress, you look like you could be sisters with Anastasaeon.
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:52 AM
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This is me at about 3 years old, playing with one of my father's underwater camera housings. 1977 or thereabouts.

This is me at Sun River, Oregon for a work conference a couple weeks ago. Same one I posted in the other thread, but this time on a server that wouldn't run out of bandwidth in thre minuites flat.
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Old 10-05-2005, 12:34 PM
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Halloween 1988
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Old 10-05-2005, 01:02 PM
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How ya doin?

There aren't many pictures of me that have survived the ravages of time. I'll have to see if any of cave paintings are still around.
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Old 10-05-2005, 02:11 PM
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Here is a before and after that is much more recent, and one that I'm rather proud of.

The first pic of me was taken May 10th of this year, following my graduation from Purdue's branch campus in Indianapolis. It is also a month before I had my gastric bypass. Before

The second is me about 3 weeks ago, screwing around with my USB webcam. It's about 14 weeks after my bypass, and it's quite evident that I've lost 60+ lbs. After

Today, I had an official weigh-in at the surgeon's office, and I'm -70 lbs.

WOW!! You look great, Bob! I'm so glad the weight loss is going well.

Sorry I can't add my photos to the thread. I don't have any "old" photos of me scanned in anywhere, and I'm at work to boot!
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Old 10-05-2005, 02:30 PM
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WOW!! You look great, Bob! I'm so glad the weight loss is going well.

Sorry I can't add my photos to the thread. I don't have any "old" photos of me scanned in anywhere, and I'm at work to boot!
Finally, somebody notices... Thanks for the compliments, Avarie.
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Old 10-05-2005, 03:27 PM
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Wee Lizardling here.

Picture of me from the other photo thread here.
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Old 10-05-2005, 03:28 PM
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PompaDoug, 1994

Doug the Dome, 2005

I weigh about the same now, but I had to lose 25 lbs to get back there.
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Old 10-05-2005, 03:44 PM
DiosaBellissima DiosaBellissima is offline
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How ya doin?
Not too bad at all.


:: Oblivious Diosa skips off ::
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Old 10-05-2005, 06:21 PM
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PompaDoug, 1994

Doug the Dome, 2005

I weigh about the same now, but I had to lose 25 lbs to get back there.
what? no hat?
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Old 10-05-2005, 06:22 PM
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Finally, somebody notices... Thanks for the compliments, Avarie.
*I* noticed - I just haven't been to this thread in a while


I'll be adding a "during" picture at some point
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Old 10-05-2005, 10:53 PM
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Cool, I can use the same link from the other thread: kind of a "history of Jenny." My face has changed very little in 34 years, except for getting gradually fuller...
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:41 PM
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I'll play, too, since I raided the photo albums and scanned all manner of things just for this purpose.

Strawberry blonde babe (about a year old)

At twelve (note my t-shirt)

Senior picture (I was sixteen, since we took our senior pictures in the summer)

Standard picture now, at twenty-seven
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:42 PM
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what? no hat?
I believe in truth in advertising.
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:45 PM
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I believe in truth in advertising.
You're cute, with or without (some of) your hair.

I'm slowly working through the pictures in this thread, due to a cranky connection.
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:55 PM
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GusNSpot - coolest. picture set. ever.

TheOnlySaneOne - I had to LOL - your smile is the same as when you were a kid

here's me at 5 or so covered in mud in the neighbor's driveway. It was originally a color pic - i'm not that old

here's me 2 years ago my weightloss "spread". I think now even tho I'm a little heavier I am ALOT more tone. My face is definitely thinner now.
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Old 10-06-2005, 12:00 AM
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You're cute, with or without (some of) your hair.
Bless your heart. (And no, I'm not a Southerner, so I mean that the nice way.) And you have a lovely smile and a melodious username. What is its origin?

Your saying that almost makes up for the meetup.com event I got lost trying to get to tonight. 38 years old and I'm driving around like a madman looking for a karaoke bar. And me a profesisonal musician. Dear Og, I need a life.
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Old 10-06-2005, 12:11 AM
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Bless your heart. (And no, I'm not a Southerner, so I mean that the nice way.) And you have a lovely smile and a melodious username. What is its origin?
Heh. I am Southern (though there are those that will argue about that), so I know just what you mean. Thank you, though. "Harimad-sol" is one of the names of the protagonist of one of my favorite books, The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley. I mainly chose it because "Harry Crewe" would have made people think that I was a guy, and "Angharad" was a bit too much altogether.

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Your saying that almost makes up for the meetup.com event I got lost trying to get to tonight. 38 years old and I'm driving around like a madman looking for a karaoke bar. And me a profesisonal musician. Dear Og, I need a life.
Glad to be of some service. I wouldn't think professional musicians get to karaoke bars that often. Did you make it, or give up? Lives, I find, are overrated, but if you find one, will you share a little with me? I'm probably about due for one. (would you like to natter with me by e-mail? seems a good opportunity, since I couldn't find a reason just to e-mail you randomly)

Smooth as ever, that's me.
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Old 10-06-2005, 12:42 AM
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I don't have any kid pics scanned in right now -- but there's a good one I need to scan from about age 10. Anyways:

This one is age 19 or 20, I believe

More recent (within the last year)
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Old 10-06-2005, 07:43 PM
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I don't have any from when I was *really* young online, but here's a few...

In this one, I'm about 19. Yes I'm in a cemetary; the name on the stone is actually Whorf, purposely partially obscured by my skirt 'cause I thought it was funny.

Here, I'm about 23. I played guitar for about 12 years, till I started working a second job and ran out of free time. Frankly, I'm a better writer than player, so it wasn't really going anywhere anyway.

My favorite photo of myself is from the 1998 NHL Awards; the disembodied arm next to me belongs to Sergei Samsonov. People who see the full photo and don't know who he is often see me in an off-white dress next to a guy in a tuxedo and say, "Oh, you were married?" Either that or that I look like Carrie Fisher, which I honestly don't see.

Most recent is this one from a Pow Wow that I went to last year - I'm the one on the far left. I've lost about 10 lbs since then and look a lot more like the third photo, except my hair is longer now.
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