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Old 05-24-2010, 02:42 PM
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What did you look like in high school?

Preferably, post your senior photo. Next in preference would be your yearbook photo from a different year. If you don't have that, then just post any photo of yourself from high school.

For me it was the '80s, so I looked pretty ridiculous. This is not the yearbook photo, but it is from the same photo session as my yearbook photo. If I find my actual yearbook picture I'll post it later.
Oooh yeah that's some '80s hair right there
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Old 05-24-2010, 03:14 PM
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Here's my senior photo. Just for poops and giggles, here's my senior prom photo, taken at his house. Know that I'm 5'9". We made an intimidating couple, tall and dark in a sea of electric blues and pinks.
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Old 05-24-2010, 03:16 PM
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Fabulous. Just fabulous.
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Old 05-24-2010, 03:30 PM
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Wow, this is a board full of hotties.

A couple of years ago I was looking through my parents' old photo albums. Damn, I was a stud muffin back then! Nothing to scan or show you guys though, as all of those photos are 1000 miles away.

My sister looked like a gumdrop, what with the Dorothy Hamill hairdo. She's definitely improved with age.
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Old 05-24-2010, 04:27 PM
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Oh never mind. Sorry. Maybe later.

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Old 05-24-2010, 04:54 PM
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I don't have my senior photo scanned, but here's my prom photo, which is actually 1991, but that was still the 80's and I looked the same anyway. Pastels were over by then and every single one of us wore black and jewel tones.

I was no good at hairspray, therefore no wall o' bangs, but I had a perm even though my hair is naturally curly!
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Old 05-24-2010, 04:58 PM
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I still have this sweater. That's my senior photo from 1977.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:27 PM
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Here I am.




There's some more pictures of a later me, I got on a bit of a roll and hated to quit.
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Old 05-24-2010, 05:37 PM
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Ok, it's been a while since I shared the photo of this studly Class of 1972 graduate.
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Old 05-24-2010, 06:23 PM
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/bellabrigido/4544746316/
Eighteen. I'm in blue and my stonewarshed denim.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bellabrigido/3670381132/
I was sixteen in this picture.

back a little further: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bellabrigido/4544766074/
I was thirteen there.
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Old 05-24-2010, 06:27 PM
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I'm in blue and my stonewarshed denim.
Hey! I had that skirt too!
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:02 PM
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Hey! I had that skirt too!
And me.
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:04 PM
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Here's my Sr. yearbook pic.
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:23 PM
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After all night in curlers and tons of hairspray, these curls turned to strings shortly after the picture was taken. The colors are less than accurate - the necklace was a crystal heart, and my eyes are hazel. Plus they erased the moles on my cheek. Oh well...
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:42 PM
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Wow don't have any pics to share but must agree with tdn about the attractiveness of the board members. also Misstake how tall was coolbreeze the there? Yikes!! you 5' 9" he must be some sort of giant,in a good way of course.
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:40 PM
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back a little further: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bellabrigido/4544766074/
I was thirteen there.
I'm guessing you were born in 1970(ish) because that picture could have been me. The hat, the hair, the sweater, the Duran Duran pics on the wall...so me!

Here's me at 17 in 1987.
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:02 PM
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This is my junior prom, so it would have been 1975.

I was so happy to have a prom dress that wasn't a hand-me-down from one of my older sisters -- and a Gunne Sax, no less! I would have been hot shit if it weren't for the fugly glasses. Huge frames were all the rage, but they hadn't made it to WV yet, so the closest I could get was men's oversized aviator frames.
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:14 PM
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Junior year: a classic 1985 slacker.
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:32 PM
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^^ Dude, your pupils are HUGE.


freckafree: love your date's yellow ruffles !


nyctea: You like purple, huh?

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Old 05-24-2010, 09:34 PM
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^^ Dude, your pupils are HUGE.
If the picture was taken any time after 3rd period, there was almost certainly a good reason for that.
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:18 PM
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nyctea: You like purple, huh?
Actually, it wasn't me who loved purple, but my boyfriend (seen in the purple suede pic). You see, he was a real douche (16-year-old me didn't "get it" at the time) and he was supposed to be my date to my senior homecoming dance and prom, so I bought purple dresses for each. However, at the last minute before each dance, he dumped me, so I went with other people. He was such a scumbag, but I was in *looove*
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:27 PM
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The only two from that time that I have digitized:

June 1995: I'm the one in the sweater (not sure why I was wearing a sweater in June).
Running cross-country, November, 1994: I'm in maroon. Of course, since I wear sweaters in June, I wear shorts and a tank top in November. This is a picture of a picture, so it's not real high quality.
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:31 PM
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The only two from that time that I have digitized:

June 1995: I'm the one in the sweater (not sure why I was wearing a sweater in June).
That girl looks just like someone I went to HS with, only in 1995 we were 21.
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:34 PM
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For me it was the '80s, so I looked pretty ridiculous. This is not the yearbook photo, but it is from the same photo session as my yearbook photo. If I find my actual yearbook picture I'll post it later.
Oooh yeah that's some '80s hair right there
Damn! Mmm mmm mmm!
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:38 PM
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Junior year: a classic 1985 slacker.
You look like Marky Mark there.
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:56 PM
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http://picasaweb.google.com/maryshar...64976228852338

I'm the one in the upper right holding the guinea pig.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:21 AM
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I don't have my senior pic scanned but I was 16 here: http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/l...youngin/me.jpg
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:36 AM
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Senior year, 1989: I'm the dude kneeling.

Ready for a laugh? A few years earlier, at 14.
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:42 AM
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We didn't have cameras when I was in high school but I was incredibly handsome and I'm even more so now. Honestly.
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Old 05-25-2010, 04:45 AM
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Ready for a laugh? A few years earlier, at 14.
That's freaking awesome!

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Old 05-25-2010, 05:28 AM
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I have no photos.

That bad.

But I was painfully, painfully skinny--6 foot tall, & around 130 lbs.

Leftover from childhood asmha (sp?).
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Old 05-25-2010, 07:10 AM
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This is the best I can find. It was at the start of what Americans would call the junior year of high school -- though I wasn't anywhere near school, since I was in Germany on my way to spend the year in England. (I was enrolled in the New South Wales Correspondence School at the time.)
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:59 AM
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freckafree: love your date's yellow ruffles !
Yes, those were the days! Someone showed me photos from her niece's prom this year and I wept at the lack of such sartorial exuberance among the males.
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Old 05-25-2010, 10:05 AM
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Man, I was such a complete geek in HS, I don't think I even want to look at that picture again, not to mention scanning and posting it! Can't understand why my mom didn't make any effort to have me get a decent haircut or glasses...
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:38 AM
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Ready for a laugh? A few years earlier, at 14.
Sweep the leg, Johnny!

Here's my senior photo in the summer of 1996. This is just before I figured out what I could do with my curly hair.

Here's me at prom in the spring of 1997 (I'm in the middle, duh). Not sure what is up with my eyes in the pic. I think my scanner is dirty.
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:07 PM
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No senior picture, but here's me a couple years later. I was 20, and it was the early 80s but I was still sporting the Farrah Fawcett 'do.
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:17 PM
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9th grade: F
10th grade: C-
11th grade: C-
12th grade: B
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:17 PM
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I don't have too many photos of myself (or, heck, of anyone) from my youth, but luckily an old girlfriend posted our prom photo.

Damn, I was skinny back then.
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:18 PM
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This thread is a hoot! I wish I had access to my old photos but they're packed still. I was even beastlier than I am now.
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:23 PM
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I don't have my senior picture. I threw my yearbook away many years ago.

This picture was taken by my physics teacher, very early in 1997. I was a Junior at the time. We were doing something with static electricity which is why I had a balloon stuck to my chest.

Yes my pupils are also huge, but not for the same reason Hal's are huge I'm sure. I just naturally have massive pupils.

I had saved up about a month worth of paychecks and for my birthday (Jan'97) I treated myself to contact lenses and a haircut (about 15" gone). The next day, my teacher took this picture.

If I lost about 70 pounds, I'd look pretty damn close to this still.
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:48 PM
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I happen to have my senior year book picture already stored online, so here. That's 1996 hair for you, right there.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:01 PM
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Senior Picture, 1986: http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60...sBush/1986.jpg
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:41 PM
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This is me, out of focus and wearing a Boilermakers baseball cap at 15:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._2735000_n.jpg

All my hair tucked under the cap, it was about shoulderblade length and blonde.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:10 PM
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That's a bitchin' top, Katriona. I used to have one very similar to it!
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:31 PM
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I looked remarkably like Eric Forman from That 70s Show. Taller, darker hair, but hairstyle, clothes, and girlfriend all looked very similar.
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:41 PM
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This appears to be the only picture of me from high school where I'm not making some sort of stupid face. Not my senior picture, but I believe it's from senior year, so it counts.

The picture is from 2005, btw. Not a long time ago, but I do think I look noticeably younger.

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Old 05-25-2010, 06:22 PM
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Senior year, 1989: I'm the dude kneeling.

Ready for a laugh? A few years earlier, at 14.
The guy standing with the wisp o' mustache looks just like a I guy I went to high school with around that time...that plus the KOME sticker on your wall, you weren't at Berkeley High School by any chance?
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Old 05-25-2010, 07:05 PM
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Behold: me in December 1994, my senior year in high school. This was among the least memorable hair colors of the time, but didn't get pictures of most of them.
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Old 05-25-2010, 08:45 PM
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Just one more of millions of tragic failures at attempted 'stache in that time period: JRDelirious, Class of 79.

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