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flashback Friday

A social media phenomenon in which older pictures (such as childhood photos) are posted on Friday with the phrase (often abbreviated "FBF") as an accompanying hashtag or caption. I'm going to post my second grade class picture for flashback Friday! Me at my senior prom! #flashbackFriday
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flashback

n. a memory of the past; a portrayal of the past in a story. Suddenly, Fred had a wonderful flashback to his childhood.
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Witt recommend that flashback arrestor users test the non-return valve, body leak tightness and flow capacity annually using Witt's special test equipment.
5 for exposed, 4 for those with flashbacks, 7 for those with wider symptoms).
It was from the vantage point that flashback two emerged.
Nicholas Gareth-Jones, prosecuting, said to the jury: 'Mr Mears says he doesn't remember what happened yet he insists he didn't assault this woman on the basis of not having any flashbacks.
I cannot concentrate on my school work because I suffer flashbacks to this incident.
The frame-story begins as a wryly humorous, metafictional first-person journal with the structural irony of abruptly shifting, alternating sub-sections of flashbacks and retrospective narrative that reveal in various lengths separated by three "x's," rather than specific dates, his childhood ambition to become a serious writer and his modernist literary aesthetic.
Like flashbacks, historical newsreels are interspersed with these images.
Kenzie's adult scenes are vague and unrealwin one scene, Kenzie worries that she is having alcohol blackouts, as she cannot recall any details of the immediate past--but her flashbacks are detailed in their pain.
We're also doing flashbacks, so there are origin stories of Megabyte and Hexadecimal, and the first meeting of Bob and Dot.
His sexual encounters, depicted in languid flashbacks, simmer with sensuality.
Flailing blindly, he encounters a ghostly figure who reveals to Hamlet in a series of flashbacks the king's death, his murderer, and events in the kingdom since then.
Flashbacks, which can occur years after the user has sworn off the drug, can be frightening.
After losing more than 100 pounds in a hospital weight-reduction program she had entered to battle severe obesity, Claudia experienced flashbacks of sexual abuse committed by her older brother.
The Cam Ne story was broadcast over and over again in the United States and overseas," Safer remarks in Flashbacks, his retrospective on his time as a Vietnam war correspondent and account of his 1989 visit there to make a CBS documentary.