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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, 01:53 PM   #1
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Did You Go to Your Prom?

Something said on "Eleventh Hour" last night got me to wondering how many people went to their prom. Some people assume everyone went, but I suspect the numbers aren't as high as some might think. So, did you go to your Senior Prom?

I probably would have gone if my boyfriend had asked me. His excuse was that he didn't want to drive down to San Diego. He liked driving, but he had a new truck, and goodness knows, that is all-important! It didn't bother me that we didn't go, since I can't dance, but it would have been nice to have been asked.

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Old 01-30-2009, 01:55 PM   #2
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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.
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:05 PM   #3
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Yes, I went. So long ago, I can't remember it.! LOL
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:09 PM   #4
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Nope. I wanted to go but nobody asked me so my best friend and I hung out and ate and ate and ate...... lol
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:21 PM   #5
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I intended on going. Dressed up, the whole bit. But instead, me and the girl I was with ended up in the woods with a bottle of champagne.
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:31 PM   #6
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I did not attend my own high school prom. I was kind of nerdy and nerds did not attend proms.

But I was asked by a mother of a girl who attended an all girls' Catholic high school if I can do the favor of being her date for her high school prom. .....sort of like an arranged marriage type deal... I kind of knew her and she was not my type. In fact, she was down right ugly.

In the poll above I checked: Yes, I didn't want to go and I did not have a good time.
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:42 PM   #7
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I went to a couple of proms but not my own. I was a high-school drop out and was busy changing diapers by the time my prom would have come around.
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Old 01-30-2009, 03:37 PM   #8
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Just say no to Prom!! ;)
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Old 01-30-2009, 03:55 PM   #9
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I went and had fun at the party but it took a decided down turn afterward. The guy that took me assumed I was going to go steady with him after that and it was really our first date. We had know each other for years but had never gone out before. He was older and already gradutated when he took me to my prom. Needless to say I had to fend him off on the ride home. Back then, tickets were only sold for couples. I know at my boys high school, they could buy a single ticket and groups of friends would go and not worry about dates. That's what I would have done if that had been an option back in my day. I checked the didn't have a good time because of the way it ended. Personally, I think American culture puts too much emphasis on prom.
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Old 01-30-2009, 04:08 PM   #10
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That said, my favorite prom movie is Carrie. A classic.
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