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“Me age 7 with the creepiest Postman Pat I have EVER seen. Maeve, Kent, England.”

(submitted by IG @maevebeard

Ferbie Starter

“This was our first family photo session. I had cut my own bangs and was told to bring a toy. The picture is a result of this.”

(submitted by Katie)

Denim On Denim

This is me in 1997/98 school photo, the mushroom cut with the Canadian tuxedo picture has followed me ever since.

(submitted by IG @thetomshow13)  

Good Grief

“Reckon it’s around 1982 and this guy’s meant to be Snoopy!! I was a mega fan so clearly love is blind.”

(submitted by IG @theadventuresofcharlieandjoy)

Leather Weather

“I went to a harvest festival with some friends from school and took a picture with the giant pumpkin I came home with. Little did I know that the scarecrow behind me looked like it was wearing a mask made of human skin.”

(submitted by Steve)

You’re Velcome

“I was in 5th grade and had just permed my hair for this family portrait with my dad, step-mom and step-sister. If it isn’t obvious, we all wore velour for this photo shoot.”

(submitted by Andrea) 

Joyride

“This is a photo of my daughter and her father riding the Tennessee Tornado roller coaster at Dollywood. When we saw the photo at the sales kiosk, we laughed so hard we just HAD to buy it!”

(submitted by Jennifer)

Glamour Grams

“My grandmother and great grandmother around 1992 or 93. According to my grandma, ‘We went to one of those photo places in the Palm Desert mall and they duded us up like floozies. We howled when we saw these pictures.'”

(submitted by IG @jillisol

When Laura Ashley Attacks

“This is a photo of my mom, younger sister, and me visiting my mom’s parents in Scottsdale, AZ in 1989. My grandmother, an old-school WASP, ordered these matching Laura Ashley dresses for the occasion. There’s no good explanation of my modified bowl-mullet hairstyle, however.”

(submitted by Emily)

 

Candy Cigarettes

“Easter 1967. The Easter Bunny brought two baskets — one with candy for me, one with Tareyton cigarettes for my father.”

(submitted by L.A.)