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I think I went.. I can't remember for sure.
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I reluctantly went to my prom because I got nominated for "KING" and was very afraid it would turn into a "Carrie" moment if I won. The fact is, it was 1967 and I don't think that book had even been written yet but...I've digressed. I was what I felt to be a nerd and a nobody in school. I thought my nomination for KING was a joke, making me think twice about going. I went anyway and was, to my surprise, crowned KING with no pigs blood or anything. It was a great night and I still don't believe it happened to ME!
I think, therefore.."I-M".
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Dated a girl a year older, so I went to her Senior Prom. Next year, we went to my Senior Prom. New girlfriend was a year younger, so I went to her Senior Prom. Three years in a row. Not one was memorable. That was all over a decade ago.
like chaos, only more echoey...
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Earl Wajdyk wrote:Went to my Jr. Prom ... OK. But went to two Sr. Proms w. Ladies I knew. One OK, one great!
Summary: Mine wasn't worth it, so skipped the Sr. Bunch of elitist slobs. One of the others was a local gal, one I'd played hop-scotch with! No one had asked her, and she was a really good kid. Had fun.
Other was a close friend, and we had a blast. Drove 90 miles afterwards to go to N.Y., got there as everything was closing, but we had a great trip! 'Nuff Said!
Junior Prom - went with my girlfriend; sucked. Broke up the next day.
Senior Prom - went with a girl who I was friends with; awesome! Had a great time.
With the girlfriend it was built up to be something romantic. Lollypop Guild. With the friend, it was about hanging out with all our friends and having a great time. Deluxe!
Timing is everything - especially when wOOting!
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I was always too shy to ask a girl - you know, the typical Band Geek, good grades, science club, blah blah blah until my Sr. year (oh god... 30 years ago) when I had a great GF and we had plans to go. Well, I had the opportunity to try out for a Drum and Bugle Corps...and got in!
So, while my classmates were at Prom, myself and two others were 700 miles away at a rehearsal weekend camp thingy ... heh.
GF was totally cool with it.
Generally more random than you ever though possible.
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olperfesser wrote:As a 16-year-old super nerd senior, I was too busy getting ready for college to worry about a prom. And I still don't miss it.
Going off to college at 16 I'm sure was much better then any prom could be. You're obviously very intelligent. I hope you went far with your education and life in general.
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