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Answering Interview Question:
AOL on 56K, 1989

Do you remember when "You've Got Mail" was the hottest thing to hear?

Location:
City and Locale:
Toronto Canada
Memory Category:
Computers and Internet
Memory of:
timco35
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From (Memories in Time: 1980 - 1989)
Original Memory Interview Question

AOL on 56K, 1989

Do you remember when "You've Got Mail" was the hottest thing to hear? What types of things did you do on the internet when it first came out?


His Response:

yes. and i also remember AOL giving out free disks to use to log on. I only used it for
a short while, and only for eMail.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

Rank:
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Add CommentNo Comments...No Media Uploaded... Posted On: September 28, 2012 - 02:02 AM

Answering Interview Question:
Where did your parents come up with the name that they gave you?

Location:
City and Locale:
Toronto Canada
Memory Category:
Your Parents
Memory of:
timco35
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From (Early Life)
Original Memory Interview Question

Where did your parents come up with the name that they gave you? Who chose that name and why did your parents say they chose it.


His Response:

I was named after an Uncle of mine and also for a "war buddy" of my Dad from the British 8th Army Regiment that he had served with in WWII.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

Rank:
"Story Teller"

Add CommentNo Comments...No Media Uploaded... Posted On: May 31, 2008 - 02:30 PM

Memory: The Stolen Sweater
Date:
Summer of 2002
Location:
Windsor
City and Locale:
Windsor Canada
Memory Category:
Inebriated Decision
Memory of:
TheMemoryCrawler
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One night I brought out my friend Michelle and my Best Friend Nick out to canada. At this point they had hung out a little and were even dating for a bit. my friend Michelle thought he was really cute, but he just wasnt her type or something.

Anyway, so we all go out as minors over to Canada and it was a totally wild night.

  • Michelle ended up peeing on a tree in a church lawn!!
  • She borrowed Nicks Sweater and never gave it back (Having Kristen give it to him at U of M)
  • And just some crazy times at the bars. I think we were out until 4 AM.


Maybe you two can give me more insight by giving your recollection of the night. Love you guys.
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Name:Dave

Hometown:
Waterford, MI

Memories:282

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Memory: Toronto Bush Concert
Date:
Spring of 2001
Location:
CN Tower
City and Locale:
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Memory Category:
Inebriated Decision
Memory of:
zoomzoom
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Dave Renne wanted me go to a Bush concert in Toronto with himself and Dave Klingon. Dave and I were XC teammated at OU at the time and I believe that it was the summer before my 4th year of college.

So on one Saturday morning in May the 3 of us crammed into Dave's tinny Susuki and drove to Toronto. Canada is such a weird place. It is just like the US, except with a Canadian accent and Kilometers. I am pretty sheltered and haven't been on too many trips anywhere. So I was just amazed by the city and everything else in Toronto. After checking into the hotel in Downtown we got something to eat and I even bought a cool shirt for $3. We left for the concert shortly after. It was at the Molsen Ampatheater. Mapquest directed us to take a ferry to an island just out of downtown. None of this made any sense. There was no crowd waiting to get over to the island. Some idoit working at the ferry dock told us that the Molsen Ampatheater is like 30 mile out of downtown. We didn't end up going to the concert but later found out. That the venue wasn't on an island or 30 miles away, it was in downtown, right around the corner.

So we said "Fuck the concert, lets live it up in Toronto." We went to the tallest free standing structure in the world, the CN Tower. Then we picked up some alcohol and did some preparting in the hotel. We took the subway to the club district. We just bar hopped all night, but 75% of the places we went to wouldn't let us in wearing running shoes. We finally found a cool place and stayed there for a while. By this point in the night, I was fucking waisted. On the way to the bathroom, one of the bouncers took me aside and told me that I was walking a little funny and I needed to stop drinking or else I would get kicked out. I told him I am done drinking and meant it at the time. So about 10 minutes later I was so drunk that I totally forgot about what the bouncer told me and bought a beer. As soon as I paid for it, I noticed 2 large men standing on either side of me. At this point, I knew the jig was up and did the only thing I could think to do. I grabbed the beer and started chugged it as much of it as possible until they grapped it from my hand and litterally dragged me out of the back door of the club. I asked on the way out if I could at least let my friends know that I had been kicked out..... their answer was no. This was before everyone had a cell phone, so there was a problem. I waited outside the club for a while, but didn't see them.

So here I am out on the streets of Toronto all alone probably around 2:00 or 3:00 am, don't really know how to get back to the hotel, the subway is closed, don't have a key to the hotel even if I find it, hungry, and cold. There are all kinds of bums sleeping on the side walk and I am pretty scared. Somehow in my drunken haze, I am able to wonder back to my hotel after walking around for a few hours. I just try to fall asleep in the hallway outside the door of my hotel. So a few hours later Dave and Klingon show up and find Billy curled up in the featal position passed out and crying.

So we went to bed and Klingon and I woke up with the worst hangovers in the world. Dave however woke up feeling like a million $. I just wanted to stay in bed all day. Instead, I had to sit in a car for a 5 hours as Dave drove us back to Detroit.

It wasn't what I expected when I set out on this trip, but it was a fun weekend that I will never forget.
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Name:Bill

Hometown:
Auburn Hills, MI

Memories:3

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Add Comment View Comments View Memory MediaPosted On: January 27, 2007 - 11:42 AM

Answering Interview Question:
What do you remember from High School Football games?

Location:
the history of an awful friend
City and Locale:
surrey Canada
Memory Category:
School
Memory of:
sscout
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From (High School Days)
Original Memory Interview Question

What do you remember from High School Football games? Were you in the band or were you a cheerleader or a football player or a spectator? Was there glory or defeat on your home turf?


His Response:

i pushed the tackling sled into the bushes
broke one window, imagined one fire, smoked a bunch of cheap cigars

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UserName: sscout
Name:sscout

Hometown:
surrey, CAN

Memories:10

Rank:
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Add CommentNo Comments...No Media Uploaded... Posted On: July 17, 2007 - 10:43 PM


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