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Old 11-25-12, 11:32 AM   #1
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'True' age versus chronological age

this is nuts.

a year or so ago i saw a pop-up on my computer that offered, free, an assessment of my body to determine it's 'true' age. apparently there is a difference between chronological and umm, organic age.

i am a disaster . after all these lifestyle questions, the result was my 'true' (organic) age being 73; the chron age was 58 at that time.

here i thought i was just having a good time all these years and wearing things out a bit faster.

not sure what the point of the exercise (pun!) was. you might lose weight, but you can't turn the clock back to 18 again or reverse most of the damage. if i took it again my 'true' age would probably be in the upper 80s by now, snort ! i'm still having a good time even though i don't smoke, drink or use recreational drugs!

i keep checking walmart for cheap chinese-made knees that contain heavy metals. they do have large bags of peanut m&m's, though well, aren't peanuts good for you? the chocolate is just a skim.

wondering whether i have an eating disorder...
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Old 11-25-12, 01:25 PM   #2
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Ka0use, I love you to death, but I'm afraid that you have all kinds of disorders...

The first is mental!

You're hilarious!

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The first is mental!

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I always liked figuring out how old I was in dog years....

I gave up on the "organic" age a long time ago. I seem to recall I was running pretty close to my chronological age, but I figured I had it beat when someone told me to grow up and act my age.

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Old 11-25-12, 10:12 PM   #5
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Ka0use, I love you to death, but I'm afraid that you have all kinds of disorders...

The first is mental!

You're hilarious!

yeah,well, i'm kinda like a 3 year old car with 800k miles on the clock- the battery (heart) is good for 5 years, but the rest of the car (power/drive train) is shot.

saw a leanin' tree poster of a seriously wornout cowpoke leaning on a bar.
caption: i spent most of my money on whiskey and women. the rest i just wasted.

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I always liked figuring out how old I was in dog years....

I gave up on the "organic" age a long time ago. I seem to recall I was running pretty close to my chronological age, but I figured I had it beat when someone told me to grow up and act my age.

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I'm sure the pop-up was offering a magic elixir that could properly balance your chronological and "true" age.
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I always liked figuring out how old I was in dog years....

I gave up on the "organic" age a long time ago. I seem to recall I was running pretty close to my chronological age, but I figured I had it beat when someone told me to grow up and act my age.

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Last time i got told to "act my age" it was by someone who didnt know that i was only 21 (at the time) .... that was a fun week i think i was hung over for a month
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I'm sure the pop-up was offering a magic elixir that could properly balance your chronological and "true" age.

howja know? i didn't buy any- i was/am beyond redemption. fountain of youth wouldn't work, either. fountain of middle age might, but i'd suck it dry trying to get back there.

the questionnaire covered bmi (body mass index. was off the scale), medical history, family medical history, etc. anonymously, fortunately or they'd-a been on to 911 most rickey-tick.

i can see it now-

911: 911, how may i direct your call?
pop up: we need an ambulance or coroner's wagon.
911: is he dead?
pop up: well, no, not yet, but he's likin' to be, d'rectly. you maybe should send both.
911: we can't send both. you need to pick one. choose wisely.
pop up: which is cheapest? and bill him.
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Last time i got told to "act my age" it was by someone who didnt know that i was only 21 (at the time) .... that was a fun week i think i was hung over for a month
there ya go.

that phrase only applies to the young- if i were to act my age i'd be dead. much better to act younger.

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Last time i did a test like this i was 7 years younger than my theoretical age. But since i learned that doing too much exercise and pollution can shorten the life so I'm pretty sure that these kind of tests shouldn't be taken too seriously at least some of them.
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Last time i did a test like this i was 7 years younger than my theoretical age. But since i learned that doing too much exercise and pollution can shorten the life so I'm pretty sure that these kind of tests shouldn't be taken too seriously at least some of them.
indeed. diet root beer, popcorn and a remote control in moderation have their places.
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My bikes never act their age! Does that count for anything?
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I took this test and it said my life expectancy is 37.
http://www.livingto100.com/
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That is pretty ugly....

Mine is 90 which I can believe, I have had several relatives live well into their nineties, even though we have a family history of high cholesterol, but no heart disease...go figure, genetics at it is finest.

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