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Old 09-08-19, 11:46 PM
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Every year you can claim to be the source of the candle shortage at the grocery store!
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Old 09-09-19, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Rollfast View Post
Every year you can claim to be the source of the candle shortage at the grocery store!
Instead of matches? Or is that a birthday reference, lol.
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Going to a sold out KISS concert wearing a KISS shirt seeing Grandpa and Grandma dressed up with their grown children and their grandchildren as KISS. Everyone having a blast watching KISS blow everything up etc etc. Not caring what anyone looks like for a few hours. Seeing 70 year old Gene Simmons spit blood and spew fire. Those old geezers dragging 40 pounds of costume around the stage. Older crowd been there done that no knuckleheads wanting to fight. Just there to have a good time buying overpriced adult beverages and being to buzzed to care. Went to the concert with 300 bucks looked in my wallet this morning and there was only 12 bucks! indicating you had had a great time. So what if I blew my new weed eater money on a KISS concert Yes, there is an upside to aging.
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Old 09-09-19, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by curbtender View Post
Instead of matches? Or is that a birthday reference, lol.
Every year you buy a new set...of course. Have you ever seen the stock of birthday candles in a grocery store?

Not really, I never could find a lot of them. They think you want those numbers.
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The upside of aging is that it's synonymous with living. Living is good.
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Originally Posted by Rollfast View Post
Every year you buy a new set...of course. Have you ever seen the stock of birthday candles in a grocery store?

Not really, I never could find a lot of them. They think you want those numbers.
Well seems to me that 60+ burning candles on a sugar frosted cake might be something of a fire hazard.

Now if it were pie...
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Old 09-11-19, 10:34 AM
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Actually, they are not. Some people live and learn quickly in just a short time. Other,s get old but don't get any smarter. Inf act, most people are mentally linked to adolescence and don't expand beyond that regardless of how old they get.
My not-so-inner-12-year-old agrees.

One advantage though, is my car/motorcycle insurance keeps going down.
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Old 09-11-19, 07:20 PM
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The wisdom it imparts The ability to see ahead long-term. Having lived long enough to know that thing that look good today, may not be so cool come tomorrow. Ref: tattoos in your 20s that you may regret in your 40s, 50s and beyond.
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Old 09-11-19, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by genec View Post
Well seems to me that 60+ burning candles on a sugar frosted cake might be something of a fire hazard.

Now if it were pie...
Doubles as a test for lung troubles as well. If the cake burns down, see a doctor.
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Originally Posted by KraneXL View Post
The wisdom it imparts The ability to see ahead long-term. Having lived long enough to know that thing that look good today, may not be so cool come tomorrow. Ref: tattoos in your 20s that you may regret in your 40s, 50s and beyond.
But ironically, 'long' term is not as long as it used to be
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