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.
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.
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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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