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Old 02-12-22, 06:37 PM
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Yeah. When you’re filling out a form, come to the part that asks “Sex?” and you write “not very often”.
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Yeah. When you’re filling out a form, come to the part that asks “Sex?” and you write “not very often”.
Worse yet….I remember that.
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I also hate the "Sir". I tell them, "Don't call me Sir!" Creeps me out.
I get what you mean but I just look at it as they realize I outrank them
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Originally Posted by Carbonfiberboy View Post
Or when you are told about it directly, as at our gym when a young woman told my wife and I, "You are the strongest ooooold people I've ever seen." Really drawing out that oooold. Yeah I guess we're old. Evidently look old, too. Almost everyone there is bigger than we are.

And maybe really old. because we're been using a printed "Day Ride" list for a couple decades. If we don't go down it just before we leave, we forget something for sure.

I also hate the "Sir". I tell them, "Don't call me Sir!" Creeps me out.
Sure beats “madam”.

On the other hand, I prefer, “sir, yes sir!”
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I know I've still got a couple, but I forgot where they are.
You should find them, clean them up and use them. The look on peoples' faces when they see this is
worth it. And,, I think they stimulate the brain. I could be wrong.

You know you are old when you go into Best Buy, and the kids in the blue shirts leave you alone.
You know you are old when a lovely young woman catches you looking, and you just don't care.
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You know you are old when you can quote from several Monty Python movies and just get blank stares. “The parrot’s not dead, it’s sleeping!”

And after reading another thread…When you can’t keep up with the slowest paced group ride.
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You know you are old when you can quote from several Monty Python movies and just get blank stares. “The parrot’s not dead, it’s sleeping!”

What I say to my wife when she sees I've been cut, She doesn't get it. She's 10 years younger...
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Yeah. When you’re filling out a form, come to the part that asks “Sex?” and you write “not very often”.
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Originally Posted by tkamd73 View Post
I’m old enough to know that you meant to type AFX Aurora, and probably older then you, as I have over 100’ of Aurora Model Motoring Stirling Moss HO slot car track, and cars. Model Motoring predated AFX, but we have some of those cars too. My son and I are still playing around with it.
You are correct: AFX. That wasn’t even a subtle typo! I intend to give mine to my grandson when he hits 4th grade. I have about the same amount of track and about 15 vehicles.

Then I have a couple hundred well used 60s and early 70s vintage Matchbox cars. As well as a their BP petrol station, fire station and garage. Right now he is almost 4 and in the big Tonka truck stage of life.

and you know you are old when after dinner you need a nap or a cup of coffee, or both!
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You are correct: AFX. That wasn’t even a subtle typo! I intend to give mine to my grandson when he hits 4th grade. I have about the same amount of track and about 15 vehicles.

Then I have a couple hundred well used 60s and early 70s vintage Matchbox cars. As well as a their BP petrol station, fire station and garage. Right now he is almost 4 and in the big Tonka truck stage of life.

and you know you are old when after dinner you need a nap or a cup of coffee.
With me it’s nap, coffee, or bourbon. Enjoy your grandson, they grow up fast, then again your probably old enough to know that too.
Cheers, Tim
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You know you are…..when the relief of taking a leak, rates just behind the big O.
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You know you're getting old when your co-workers start saying, "You must be thinking of retiring soon."
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When you start reading in the middle of a thread on BF and after reading several posts, realize you have already read them before. (If this happens more than once on the same thread - you are REALLY old).
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You know you are old when you are slowly slogging up a long hill in granny low, huffing and puffing. Then you hear "on your left" and an old guy in a walker passes you!!!
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You know you're getting old when you forget to do up your trousers after you've been to the toilet.
You know you're getting really old when you forget to undo your trousers before you sit down to the toilet.
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You know you’re old when someone complains they had to get up 3 times last night to go to the bathroom and you say “At least you got up”
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You know you are old when you are slowly slogging up a long hill in granny low, huffing and puffing. Then you hear "on your left" and an old guy in a walker passes you!!!
Last month I was riding my gravel bike up some gravel/mnt bike trail. I am working hard for my 2.5 to 4 mph. I see a jogger way down the hill. He kept getting bigger..... oh no.. I am not getting passed by jogger, pedal harder...... after a few more switches backs the bstrd caught me and passed me ha-ha

Next year I will probably get passed by a hiker, the year after then maybe the person with the walker.
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Last month I was riding my gravel bike up some gravel/mnt bike trail. I am working hard for my 2.5 to 4 mph. I see a jogger way down the hill. He kept getting bigger..... oh no.. I am not getting passed by jogger, pedal harder...... after a few more switches backs the bstrd caught me and passed me ha-ha

Next year I will probably get passed by a hiker, the year after then maybe the person with the walker.
i got passed by a woman on a comfort bike - twice! Quarter way up the big hill home she went by and then turned down a side road. Three quarters up sh popped back out from a loop and passed me again. I shouted "show-off!"
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You know you are old when you realize you know all the words to the songs on the oldie station….
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i got passed by a woman on a comfort bike - twice! Quarter way up the big hill home she went by and then turned down a side road. Three quarters up sh popped back out from a loop and passed me again. I shouted "show-off!"

I have been passed by almost every combination going up hill on the road. Getting passed by someone on two feet was humbling though. damn jogger... I am sure he had a good laugh. ha-ha
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Originally Posted by sean.hwy View Post
I have been passed by almost every combination going up hill on the road. Getting passed by someone on two feet was humbling though. damn jogger... I am sure he had a good laugh. ha-ha
In my 20s I was a pretty fair runner, but the highlight was passing a woman riding a bike up a long grade. It took about 10 minutes to chase her down and pass. She looked shocked as I ran by and breathlessly said, Hi. It was a first, and a last.

And now I know I am old because running hurts my back for days so it isn’t worth it.

I also know I am getting old when my dad is turning 91 in August and my mom turns 90 in two days.
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when you get back from the gym, at lunchtime, sit at your desk, & realize your polo shirt is on, inside-out! agh!
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when you get back from the gym, at lunchtime, sit at your desk, & realize your polo shirt is on, inside-out! agh!
Or worse yet; you have been walking around for half the day with your zipper down!
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Or worse yet; you have been walking around for half the day with your zipper down!
dunno wutz sadder, forgetting it down, or that no one noticed
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