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Old 05-12-22, 06:04 AM
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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.
You know your getting (are) old when you call your pants trousers 😉
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Old 05-12-22, 06:40 AM
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You know your getting (are) old when you call your pants trousers 😉
And I thought you ('Muricans) were gong to ask what a toilet was.
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Old 05-12-22, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Monkey Face View Post
And I thought you ('Muricans) were gong to ask what a toilet was.
After posting that, it occurred to me you might have been from the creative birthplace of "The Wrong Trousers"
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Old 05-12-22, 09:53 AM
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when yer boss is almost 80 ... & you're only 14 years behind him ...
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Old 05-12-22, 11:11 AM
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When you look around at your fellow staff in the office and realize, you're the oldest of them.
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Old 05-12-22, 12:37 PM
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Be old is OK. Being inactive is not. I can still lift heavier than most ladies and even some guys at the gym, and I go faster at spin class too!!!!
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Old 05-12-22, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by obrentharris View Post
...when, one by one, all your old mountain biking buddies are buying ebikes.
Brent
Yep, and the road bike buddies also.. The older road bikers ride these e-bikes with no shame. Got passed by several last year on our Conquer the Coast Ride (65miles), too funny.

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Old 05-21-22, 08:28 PM
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... the other guys in your riding group call you Mr. [Lastname] while they refer to all the other riders by their first names.
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Old 05-22-22, 07:39 AM
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You know you are old when ...
... washing, clay barring, polishing and waxing the car hurts. When climbing the stairs hurts. When twisting the jar hurts. When wiping hurts. Or when the weekly "therapy" sessions with the gang results in the primary topics being comparing of scars and who's got the most aches and pains.


Yeah, well. Could be worse. Halley's Comet could "hang a right" at my street, next time 'round ... only 39yrs to wait for the next possibility.
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Old 05-22-22, 10:57 AM
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When any more than two drinks delivers a foggy and dim day-after.
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Old 05-29-22, 10:00 PM
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When any more than two drinks delivers a foggy and dim day-after.
Had another couple over two days ago for wine and dessert. I Ended up drinking three glasses of wine, and the next day I had about half the energy. It was a no-ride day. Need to follow your lead and keep it down.
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Old 05-30-22, 01:30 PM
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When you realize that every fart could be an adventure....
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Old 06-06-22, 10:03 AM
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You know you are REALLY old when women younger than 60 trust you….ouch
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You know you are old when people start holding the door for you (and call you sir). FTS
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Old 06-22-22, 04:41 PM
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You know you're old when you can't put on your socks standing up anymore.
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Old 06-22-22, 05:34 PM
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You know you're old when you can't put on your socks standing up anymore.
hah! I cant put my socks on sitting down!
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Old 06-22-22, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by swampyankee2 View Post
hah! I cant put my socks on sitting down!
just forget socks - slip on Vans !

lol
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Old 06-22-22, 05:53 PM
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Old 07-02-22, 07:37 PM
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When granny Clampet is looking hot
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Ewwwww
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Old 07-03-22, 03:20 AM
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Old 07-03-22, 06:14 AM
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When every one of us on the ride were discussing retirement in a couple of years.
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Old 07-03-22, 06:28 AM
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You know are old when you see expensive antiques and you remember one just like it, that you threw away.
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