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View Poll Results: Did You Go to Your Prom?
Yes, I wanted to go and I had a great time! 21 38.18%
Yes, I wanted to go, but I didn't have a good time. 6 10.91%
Yes, I didn't want to go, but I had a great time! 1 1.82%
Yes, I didn't want to go, and I didn't have a good time. 3 5.45%
No, I didn't want to go. 13 23.64%
No, I wanted to go, and it has always bothered me that I didn't. 6 10.91%
No, I wanted to go, but it didn't matter one way or the other. 5 9.09%
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Old 01-30-2009, 08:22 PM   #21
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DH and I went to both junior and senior proms and loved it. We both decorated I did the, what were called bids and mush of the decorations..I remember my first dress was pink netting and second was a tomato red chiffon, shoes to match..out to dinner first, the first one was at my home and his mom and mine plus my dad waited on us hand and foot..Life was good then. I had a wonderful time

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Old 01-30-2009, 08:38 PM   #22
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Went to 6th grade graduation dance, and both the Jr/Sr Prom with the same little girl -- We had a good time -- I still can't get rid of her -

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Old 01-30-2009, 09:03 PM   #23
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I went to my prom. It was wonderful! I had a lovely time. It was 1985 and I wore a big hoop skirt under my dress, yes I did. I probably looked like Scarlett O'Hara but I felt like a princess.
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:00 PM   #24
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First prom we went and did the limo thing, then the city, stayed out all night ....

Second prom we were smart enough to realize we wasted our time and money the first time around, so ford escort instead of limo, zoo the next day , then to the beach in the hamptons instead of the city and had a much better time not trying to fit in to the " in crowd'
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:12 PM   #25
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She followed you home Uncle Bob?? lol

Paul was in Japan with the Marines so I didn't want to go and be a wall flower.
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Old 01-31-2009, 12:09 AM   #26
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We call it Grad up here not Prom but I went. I kinda had to as I was singing at the commencement and at the party! LOL.
So does the dance coincide with graduation? Here the Prom is usually a month or two before graduation and something else is done to celebrate graduation. Some schools have a trip somewhere, like Washington D.C. Our school had Grad Nite at Disneyland.

I love all the Prom/No Prom stories here!

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Old 01-31-2009, 07:30 AM   #27
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I voted no I didn't want to go, because I would have been laughed out of school. I didn't have any friends in school and I wouldn't have known about it being a 'formal' affair as well as not having anybody to pal around with. High School was not a good time for me.
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Old 01-31-2009, 03:51 PM   #28
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I know what you mean. We were new in town and I started a few weeks into the school year in 10th grade. Tenth grade was pretty much just a non-descript year. Eleventh grade was terrible. I was really shy (until someone got to know me) and I was lost in my thoughts so much that people thought I was stuck-up. A few kids started making fun of me so badly that I actually developed agoraphobia. Twelfth grade was much better. I had a few friends and a boyfriend, but I never got involved in school activities.

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Old 01-31-2009, 05:35 PM   #29
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The night of my prom started out good... My Mom and her BF (at the time) took pictures of us, and we went out for a really nice italian dinner. Then it decided to rain... downpour all night long. Our prom was held at a local ski lodge about 30 minutes outside my hometown. Trying to walk up wood stairs with heals in sheets of rain was horrible. I wasn't the only girl there who was soaked.

Once we got there, it just wasn't much fun... From what I remember, no one really danced or anything. We didn't stay that long.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:52 PM   #30
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I didn't go to prom I was a five percenter and we did not attend any high school events.

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