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Memories of Doomed Astrodome Flood Twitter

The plan to renovate the Astrodome didn't pass muster with the voters last night, but that hasn't stopped people from being heard in another way.

The rejection of the $217 million plan makes it more likely than ever that the Dome gets turned into a parking lot. And so Houstonians have taken to Twitter to mostly mourn and remember the Eighth Wonder, under the hashtag #astrodome memories.

Some highlights:

Roman Petrowski @RomanPetrowski #AstrodomeMemories being jacked to see monster jam for a month when I was little and getting sick and throwing up through the whole thing

Josh Varela @iAmJoshV #AstrodomeMemories Yelling "Alouuuuuu"

Danny Isom @dannyisom Seeing Darryl Strawberry hit a speaker in center field during HR contest in 1986 All-Star weekend #AstrodomeMemories

Vanessa Olivares @vaolivaresTV

Taking a look back as a child #AstrodomeMemories of events that I went and especially seeing Selena #LaReina for the last time #priceless ;(

Kyle Mays @KMays10 my very first Astros game. the 1986 Mike Scott no-hitter. i was 2 months old & wearing a Cabbage Path doll Astros uniform #AstrodomeMemories

Landon. @HelloLandie #AstrodomeMemories Remembering the debt that Harris County still owes on it.

ShockerBOB @ShockerBob7 @Nick_Mathews loudest game ever. Oilers v Bills 12/27/92. Childress breaks Jim Kelly's leg. Romp 27-3 qualify 4 playoffs #AstrodomeMemories

Ashley Alderman @ashleyalderman Y'all's #AstrodomeMemories are making me laugh and cry. Thank you for sharing.

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