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YOU THEN YOU NOW
« on: 15 Aug 2008, 14:40 »

So it's probably been done before, but it's always fun to do! Take a picture from a while ago (doesn't really matter how long I guess, a couple years) and take a picture from you now and viola! Comparison between you then and now

I really hated old me I was very angst and wounds do not heal blah blah blah.
 
Anyhow. 14 to 17


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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #1 on: 15 Aug 2008, 14:46 »

Me at 14 or 15


Me at 16



Now (18, though this picture was taken just before my birthday)



I think I made some pretty alright changes, even though I don't look any older.. just better.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #2 on: 15 Aug 2008, 14:46 »

The most marked improvement is I got a bit better at smiling it seems.


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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #3 on: 15 Aug 2008, 14:55 »

Then 14 or 15 I think




Now 18 at belladrum.




Not much has really changed. I have a bit more facial hair, don't skate and drink more.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #4 on: 15 Aug 2008, 14:58 »

This is me when I was I don't-know-how-old, probably 14 or 15 maybe.



And this is me being 17 on holiday this July.



The beard and such is because shaving is a real hassle while camping.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #5 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:01 »

13 or 14 or or something like that.


Most recent picture of me


I tried finding an even older picture of me from whenever I was like 12 and made a Skateboard Team web site, but I guess Google stopped indexing it or angelfire finally deleted it.

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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #6 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:13 »

Me, freshman year, I believe:



And me, this year:

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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #7 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:19 »

Trouble! (1952):


Teenage Angst (1963):


University Confidence (1968):


Family Man (1984):


New Life (2000):


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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #8 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:20 »

Man I hope this sounds as creepy as it isn't, I woulda liked to have met you in 1963
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #9 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:25 »

Me at 15



Me at a couple weeks ago

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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #10 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:29 »

In order to most accurately portray me, I have tried to recreate the same picture, with the same crappy webcam.

Me, freshman year of college, 2003



Me, today, two minutes ago, 2008

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« Reply #11 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:30 »

Paul wins!
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« Reply #12 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:32 »

Paul could have won this thing in his sleep, but he didn't, and the rest of us thank you for extending that courtesy.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #13 on: 15 Aug 2008, 15:46 »

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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #14 on: 15 Aug 2008, 16:45 »

Man, I am so ready for this. Last time we had this thread I missed it by a couple days, but now I have a photo album. Pictures are a little big, but I don't care.

Here is me as a little baby!


And as a cute little toddler at my 3rd birthday (this is one of my favorite pictures of myself).


Moving forward a bit, age 9 at a local park.


Aaaand my most awkward stage. This picture is laughable.


Just a few years ago, still in high school.


And me now! Still awkward, but this time with better hair and clothing!
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« Reply #15 on: 15 Aug 2008, 17:30 »

in this picture i am 16.



in this picture i am 18 and i have lots of piercings.



now i am 20 years old. clearly i have grown up a lot.

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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #16 on: 15 Aug 2008, 17:44 »


I think I was fifteen or sixteen and hanging out in Spain.


I am 21 and have a mouth full of garlic bread stick.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #17 on: 15 Aug 2008, 17:48 »

1984 or 1985


2002


2003


2007


Few weeks ago


I have grown my hair out to my shoulders 3 times trying to look like kurt cobain. i also gained 80 lbs since 2002 :-/
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #18 on: 15 Aug 2008, 18:15 »

OK kids.  Prepare yourself.

Me about 16 -
Me about 17 -
Me about 18 -
Me about 19 -
Me about 20 -
Me now -

Boy that was a trip down memory lane.  I have been doing this 'alternative' thing for a long time now it seems.
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« Reply #19 on: 15 Aug 2008, 18:31 »

Oh, I should have resized those I guess?  I just went on a clicking spree through my photobucket, so i didn't know they would be so huge!  Sorry guys, I am too lazy to fix it now. WHATS DONE IS DONE.

Also jodie at 17 has bad hair and glasses.
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« Reply #20 on: 15 Aug 2008, 18:44 »

(I tried to tell her she was hot at 17 and her hair was awesome, but nooooo)
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« Reply #21 on: 15 Aug 2008, 18:50 »

Alright, I'ma do this one time.

Me as a wee squirt:

Me at the tender age of 17:

Me at the stupid age of 19:

Me now (aged 25) :
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #22 on: 15 Aug 2008, 19:35 »

This thread is great!
What is making me feel old is that I remember most of everyone's teenage photos from when they used them in Photo Threads.

Finished highschool


2003ish


Mid 2005?


Mid 2006


Last month
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« Reply #23 on: 15 Aug 2008, 19:52 »


18! And angry.


20! And purple.  Also drunk.


21! a few weeks ago, still drunk. I seem to the only person who's hair is getting less cool as i grow older.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #24 on: 15 Aug 2008, 19:55 »

All the photos of me as a wain are back in the house in Ireland.

So...

Late 2003:


Mid 2004:


Mid 2005:


Early 2006:


Mid 2006


Mid to late 2007:


Recently:


NOW:
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« Reply #25 on: 15 Aug 2008, 19:55 »

Dominic, you probably get this a lot but in the last photo you look uncannily like John Lennon when he had short hair post-Beatles.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #26 on: 15 Aug 2008, 21:01 »

Here I am, very small (maybe 2?) and dressed as a tiny gay sailor.


Here I am again, I think about 15.


Last day of highschool, I would have been 18 here


Beginning of 2006, I think I would have been 19 here.


20 years old


Significantly more recent


And finally, a taste of things to come!
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #27 on: 15 Aug 2008, 21:09 »


When I was maybe 2 or 3? So either '92 or '93.


Who knows. I think I was 7 or 8.


2002. My rebellious phase was over quickly, thank God, and mostly amounted to me listening to punk rock and dying my hair red.


2005. Purple hair and a guitar necklace is as hardcore as I get, really.


And this was taken a few weeks ago.
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« Reply #28 on: 15 Aug 2008, 21:22 »

Chuck, when you were 19 you looked like a Backstreet Boy.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #29 on: 15 Aug 2008, 21:42 »

Jimmy, I love your tiny gay sailor outfit.  Also, when you are old you look Mexican.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #30 on: 15 Aug 2008, 22:21 »


Me at like, 10 or something.


This must have been me at like, 13.


Like, 2003ish


This is probably in like, 2006 or something.


Me a few weeks ago at a wedding, getting jiggy wit' it.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #31 on: 15 Aug 2008, 22:33 »

Me, in 1941



Me, in 1958




Me, in 2006



No real change, I'm just taller and hairier.
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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #32 on: 15 Aug 2008, 22:39 »

Hm, this will require some digging and a trip to the library.
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« Reply #33 on: 15 Aug 2008, 22:40 »

It's a great shirt.  I am the husband of a (retired) librarian and the father of a (non-retired) librarian, so it fits well.  I also bought one for my son-in-law, who is married to the (non-retired) librarian, and he likes it, too.

Plus it was a lot of fun to wear when I was doing FOSS library system installations.


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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #34 on: 16 Aug 2008, 02:20 »

Me at about, hm, maybe 5? I have no idea. With a bad fringe, but nice hat.


At 15, looking all uncomfortable because the photographer made me do weird things that wasn't very comfortable or "me":


On May 17th this year, at 21:


Basically I peaked at around 15-16, before I gained weight. And the weight (and length of hair) is pretty much the only thing that has changed since I was about 13, which is sort of sad :p
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« Reply #35 on: 16 Aug 2008, 08:31 »

Me around 4 or 5 (I'm the one with dark brown hair)-


Age 12-


Age 15-


The boyfriend and me at 16 -


The boyfriend and I at 18-


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Re: YOU THEN YOU NOW
« Reply #36 on: 16 Aug 2008, 08:58 »

Dominic, you probably get this a lot but in the last photo you look uncannily like John Lennon when he had short hair post-Beatles.

I have actually never heard that since i cut my hair. When i was 16, though, with long brown hair and round glasses, well, a certain group of people outright refused to refer to me in any way other than "John". I think that is because the stereotypical image most people have of John Lennon is either that of the early '60s or that of him with very long hair.

Unfortunatly I don't have a picture from that period.
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« Reply #37 on: 16 Aug 2008, 09:00 »

It's not the usual 'LOL sunglasses & long hair = Lennon' thing, you actually look a lot like him in terms of your facial definition.
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« Reply #38 on: 16 Aug 2008, 09:12 »

I used to have a picture of me in like 6th grade. I also have some pics from earlier but I can't scan them.

Anyhoo

8th grade around summer or so. So that dates this mid 2006. I'm fourteen here


Early 9th grade. Late 2006. Fourteen still.


Summer of 10th when I visited Spain. Sixteen here.
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« Reply #39 on: 16 Aug 2008, 09:20 »

Chuck, when you were 19 you looked like a Backstreet Boy.

This is so true.
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« Reply #40 on: 16 Aug 2008, 09:22 »

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« Reply #41 on: 16 Aug 2008, 09:27 »

I don't know how you do it, Katie. Somehow you just always know exactly what I wanted to say.
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« Reply #42 on: 16 Aug 2008, 10:14 »

At the end of sixth form - 18 years old? 1997, anyway. This is officially the worst photo of me, ever:



The wierd part is that I had a girlfriend then.

About five years ago, with ill-advised facial hair and bleaching:



and a few weeks ago:

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« Reply #43 on: 16 Aug 2008, 10:22 »

I kind of like the middle picture of you best.
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« Reply #44 on: 16 Aug 2008, 11:54 »

Chuck, when you were 19 you looked like a Backstreet Boy.

I'm afraid I don't understand what you mean here.
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« Reply #45 on: 16 Aug 2008, 11:59 »

Here is me in February 2002, I would have been 11, I believe.


Here is me in June 2008, a day or two after my 17th birthday.


edit: I just realised that the first photo is of the year I started high school. Fucking hell I remember thinking I was really old then, and I looked like that?!
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« Reply #46 on: 16 Aug 2008, 12:08 »

RobbieOC- You look older in 2003 than in 2006.
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« Reply #47 on: 16 Aug 2008, 14:10 »

I kind of like the middle picture of you best.

I liked that look, although (and you can't tell from that photo) the facial hair was really terrible. My hair is headed back in that direction, though; maybe I'll bleach it again.
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« Reply #48 on: 16 Aug 2008, 14:15 »

Thank God, no offense about your current do, but it is not NEARLY as flattering as the other one. You look good with bleached hair.
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« Reply #49 on: 16 Aug 2008, 14:48 »

RobbieOC- You look older in 2003 than in 2006.

Yep. Sure do. That's why I try to stick to short hair these days.
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