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    Senior Member dauphin's Avatar
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    Foo Forever and Ever...Amen

    Tonight, I officially renounced my citizenship in the 50+ forum. I finally realized that 50+ is quite the snobbish clique. Unless you are 50+ and spend 99% of your time there, you are persona non grata. I might be 53, but I don't care to discuss AARP...retirement...aching knees...kidney stones....prostate exams...the freaking flat bar vs. drops debate.... I live in Northern California...that leaves me with two spots on BF that I really enjoy...Norhtern California..and Foo...MOSTLY FOO. I like to think of Foo as home. I figure we have it all...young, old, men, women, whatever...and you guys are the best on BF...anyways..I like it here.

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    automobile gravitron BLIMP's Avatar
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    Associating with old people is one of the leading causes of aging. Friend of mine is your age (read: 30 years older than I) and one of the coolest people I've ever met. His trick? Refuses to acknowledge he can't hang with the boys like he used to, but tries like all hell while giving us youngsters wisdom. Hope he lives to be 100.

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    Senior Member dauphin's Avatar
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    good point. I can ride a lot of young people into the ground...and I intend to keep at it until they run me into the ground.

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    Hmm. This thread just prompted some severe anxiety. Aging really is a thing, isn't it?

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    I notice there's actually a thread in 50+ entitled "50+'rs - How to Avoid Getting Foo'd"

    Anyway, glad to have you here, dauphin

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    Senior Member dauphin's Avatar
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    Glad to be here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb View Post
    I notice there's actually a thread in 50+ entitled "50+'rs - How to Avoid Getting Foo'd"
    For the record, I am not an admin. I don't know where he's getting his info...
    "Real wars of words are harder to win. They require thought, insight, precision, articulation, knowledge, and experience. They require the humility to admit when you are wrong. They recognize that the dialectic is not about making us look at you, but about us all looking together for the truth."

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnamb View Post
    For the record, I am not an admin. I don't know where he's getting his info...
    I didn't read it very closely, so not to worry

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Welcome to the fold


    (from one 50+ to another)

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    growing old is inevitable, growing up is an option. Or at least thats what my grandma always says.
    In the words of Einstein
    "And now I think I'll take a bath"

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    That's what you get for cheating on us. Welcome back home.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Welcome Home Dauphin. And remember, 50 is the new 40.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    What the hell do you think you were doing over there anyway? We laid claim to you ages ago. You belong to us, the Foo collective. We laid our claims loud and clear - Dauphin is ours!!!!!
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Oh my.
    '13 Felt Z3 - '08 Jamis Aurora Elite - ('07 Giant OCR C2)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Welcome to the fold


    (from one 50+ to another)
    DanG - you all are old! <runnings, hides and puts on armour...> hmmm, I am 48.

    I will admit I do better in foodom than in the 50s group. Seems okay but really, I don't feel there is anything holding me back at my age and physical fitness.

    I had such a wonderful experience a week or so ago. I took our furniture maker out to one of the farms to review some trees to be cut. We were going to cover about 240 acres. I asked if he wanted to use horses or just walk it. (he is in very good shape) - well, our mechanic who has been on one of my death marches told him - "Take the horse, he will kill you walking - he did me!"

    He took the horse.

    Nice to be my age and scaring people 15 years younger than you.

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