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Old 12-03-07, 06:23 PM   #26
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Quit talking so fondly about retirement. I'm tired of hearing about it. I'm sure it must actually suck big time. I'm positive there are major problems. You are all lying. It's a plot. You're just saying all this stuff to sucker more people into retirement. It's the end of life. It's horrible, I'm certain of it. There can't be any redeeming qualities. It must be just a big club of losers looking for company. There's no way this is going to work out. How can you go off and leave me here still working. What am I going to do now. Wait, don't leave me here.

I'm getting lonely ;-|
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Old 12-03-07, 06:59 PM   #27
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Congratulations, I retired last December after 42 years of Government service, 21 years USN and 21 Years State law enfocement. Now I can't figure out how I ever had time to go to work before, ENJOY
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Old 12-03-07, 09:01 PM   #28
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You're just saying all this stuff to sucker more people into retirement. It's the end of life. It's horrible, I'm certain of it.
You can always trot out the urban legend that people die within 1-2 years of retiring.
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Old 12-03-07, 10:09 PM   #29
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Welcome to the Dark Side. Three years plus for me. Everything is perfect.
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Old 12-04-07, 07:25 AM   #30
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Quit talking so fondly about retirement. I'm tired of hearing about it. I'm sure it must actually suck big time. I'm positive there are major problems. You are all lying. It's a plot. You're just saying all this stuff to sucker more people into retirement. It's the end of life. It's horrible, I'm certain of it. There can't be any redeeming qualities. It must be just a big club of losers looking for company. There's no way this is going to work out. How can you go off and leave me here still working. What am I going to do now. Wait, don't leave me here.

I'm getting lonely ;-|
Don't worry, dbg. I'll be here working for another year.....maybe
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Old 12-04-07, 07:56 AM   #31
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If you need any pointers I have been retired seven years.I ride every morning and play with a rocknroll band all night when we can find a gig. It was hard but it took me about 24 hours to get use to not going to work.
Just enjoy it and stay off the couch.
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Old 12-04-07, 08:01 AM   #32
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You can always trot out the urban legend that people die within 1-2 years of retiring.
OMG, I must be dead!
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Old 12-05-07, 01:25 PM   #33
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Congratulations VeloDog, I have 26 days until my retirement day, Dec 31, I can't wait to join the club.
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Old 12-05-07, 01:47 PM   #34
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Welcome to the ranks of the "retired". Guaranteed you will be so busy you won't know what to do. Just make sure that you schedule lots of rides and do "what you want to do". My husband only knows of a couple of guys that couldn't handle being retired. Guess they just couldn't take the "I'm not important anymore, I'm just a regular guy". They got part time jobs, to each his own.
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Old 12-05-07, 08:35 PM   #35
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I'm with dbg - very jealous!
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I bailed the corporate rat race at age 56, started my own biz at home. Best thing I ever did.

I tell people I used to be retired when I worked at the company. Now I'm un-retired and going as hard as I can go, lovin every minute of life.
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Old 12-06-07, 05:39 AM   #37
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Quit talking so fondly about retirement. I'm tired of hearing about it. I'm sure it must actually suck big time. I'm positive there are major problems. You are all lying. It's a plot. You're just saying all this stuff to sucker more people into retirement. It's the end of life. It's horrible, I'm certain of it. There can't be any redeeming qualities. It must be just a big club of losers looking for company. There's no way this is going to work out. How can you go off and leave me here still working. What am I going to do now. Wait, don't leave me here.

I'm getting lonely ;-|
I'm still in there with you, dgb. But I'm into my 5 year plan. After that, you're on your own.
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Old 12-06-07, 06:00 AM   #38
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Quit talking so fondly about retirement. I'm tired of hearing about it. I'm sure it must actually suck big time. I'm positive there are major problems. You are all lying. It's a plot. You're just saying all this stuff to sucker more people into retirement. It's the end of life. It's horrible, I'm certain of it. There can't be any redeeming qualities. It must be just a big club of losers looking for company. There's no way this is going to work out. How can you go off and leave me here still working. What am I going to do now. Wait, don't leave me here.

I'm getting lonely ;-|
That's ok DBG.....We'll keep paying into Social Security so all the others can go play.
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Old 12-08-07, 12:59 AM   #39
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RETIRE, ? you bet, you will love it !

I retired a year ago Oct. 1, my employer said he was jelious when i told him , he showed it a few months later by dieing ! This is the next best thing to being young and at full throttle,(maybe better) my bike stable is growing, i am having a great time and driving the kids and grand kids crazy in process . still cant get in enough rideing time, but i am working on that !
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Old 12-08-07, 01:05 AM   #40
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Hey MaddMaxx, if you try this you are gonna find out the same thing did....yah whooooooo !!!
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