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    Portland Fred banerjek's Avatar
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    How to know when you're starting to age

    It's Friday, and until what seemed like very recently, I liked to kick off the weekend by going out with friends and hitting the hooch. As has been my past habit, tonight I drank throughout the evening.

    However, my tastes have changed -- I probably put down a quart and a half of milk. And the funny thing is that this is a normal Friday for me. At least I'll feel good for my training ride. Gotta wake up at 5, but that should be no problem.

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    You'll be the first to know when I start to age.


    I'll age with my heels dragging.
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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    When you have to tune into the "oldies" station to listen to "the music you grew up with"
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    When the hair dresser tells you that maybe you ought to consider a little "color".
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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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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    When you are older than your doctor.
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    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    When you're older than one of the guys running for President.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    I freakin' found a gray beard hair! Oh lordy...

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    ***** starts hurting for no reason.
    " The love you withhold is the pain you carry, lifetime after lifetime."

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    cute girls give you the "creepy" look when you smile at them.

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    When you think you're younger coworkers are nuts because they stay up until 11pm every night and wake up only 30 minutes before coming to work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    When you have to tune into the "oldies" station to listen to "the music you grew up with"

    the best of the 80's.....



    Hold on one bleepin' minute! The 80's weren't that long ago, I'm a kid at heart. It's my eyes and body that tell me otherwise. Oh and the kids...."Daddy did you watch Hanna Montana when you was a kid?"
    Harmony, Spirit, Way

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    Quote Originally Posted by black_box View Post
    cute girls give you the "creepy" look when you smile at them.
    You're 20 years older than the student nurses...Man this blows getting old. Still haven't heard hey gramps but I'm sure it's coming.
    Harmony, Spirit, Way

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    When you've had perfect vision your whole life, and next thing you know you can't read the print on a medicine bottle.

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    Everyone's ageing ...
    Health is the slowest possible rate of death.

    Good talk I watched yesterday:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irUQEG4BSK4

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    When my students accidently start calling me 'Grandma' on a regular basis...

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    when your favorite childhood shows start appearing on Nick at Nite

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    When you realize the women you're racing with are young enough to be your daughters.
    When my feet hit the floor in the morning, Satan shudders and says, "Oh, *****, she's awake!"

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    When you're 'droping the hammer', not wanting a pair of cyclists to pass you on the road - and when they do, you realize you're older than both their ages put together....young whippersnappers!

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    When you are older than your professors, and get called Professor in the halls at College.
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    When you are older than your doctor.
    this is true

    I recently had a cute 20-something nurse calling me sweetie, etc ("just get up on the table for me honey") - and it wasn't flirting. More like the way she'd speak to an old man........

    Kinda depressing, but it's been a while since a complete stranger called me sweetie, honey, etc, so I'll take it
    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    when the second thought that pops into you head after A nice looking lady walks by is: wait ,my daughter is older than her

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    This is why I refuse to get old....
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgoat View Post
    this is true

    I recently had a cute 20-something nurse calling me sweetie, etc ("just get up on the table for me honey") - and it wasn't flirting. More like the way she'd speak to an old man........

    Kinda depressing, but it's been a while since a complete stranger called me sweetie, honey, etc, so I'll take it
    Sounds like she was Southern.
    Hon, sweetie, darlin', are standard forms of address.
    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    When you have to tune into the "oldies" station to listen to "the music you grew up with"
    Could be worse, when it's only on NPR you are real old.
    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    When you start using hexidecimal notation to keep your age under 39.
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