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Old 01-12-2015, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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I am in my 60's and in high school we still had them. I wonder if any high school student today would know what they are?
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Old 01-12-2015, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Baja Virginia
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I'm turning fifty this week and I don't know what they are! LOL. I've heard of them but don't know what they actually were.
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Old 01-12-2015, 04:13 PM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-XQ26KePUQ
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Old 01-12-2015, 05:46 PM
 
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Nope, don't know what they are.
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Old 01-12-2015, 06:10 PM
 
Location: State of Being
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YES! They were still used at Beaux Arts/Debutante events as late as the early 70s where I grew up (the South).
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Old 01-12-2015, 06:13 PM
 
Location: Central IL
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People won't even RSVP these days - can you imagine filling out a dance card and then changing your mind and dancing with someone else? For EVERY dance?!
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Old 01-12-2015, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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While I've never used one, I certainly know what they are. Were?
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Old 01-12-2015, 06:33 PM
 
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I am 40. I have only heard the term "dance card" in movies, and it always used in the context of a woman who has been around the block or is loose/promiscuous.
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Old 01-12-2015, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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I was watching a PBS show and they had them, and I was reminded of them. In high school in the 60s I belonged to a sorority. We held dances and had dance cards. They were a booklet which served as a keepsake of the evening, and had lines where boys signed up to dance with the girls. Such a blast from the past.
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Old 01-12-2015, 07:18 PM
 
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Nope, sorry.
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