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Bub

Bub

Registration date : 2007-12-15

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PostSubject: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 6:06 pm

A few thinks come to mind:
1. Its hard to believe, but we put a man on the moon and I saw it on tv
2. While this is not my life, I did watch the Untouchables on tv
http://abcnews.go.com/2020/whitey-bulgers-feared-pals-now-geriatric-gangsters/story?id=19669485
3. I did watch This is Your Life
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Sean68

Sean68

Age : 52
Location : Berea, Kentucky
Registration date : 2012-06-21

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PostSubject: Music   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 6:40 pm

Tonight we were having a discussion about the difference between the earlier music of bands such as The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Rush and other such bands with what they were producing later in the 80's with the hopes of continued commercial success in the era of pop music. Most of the young men at the table didn't know the difference, and a few didn't even know most of the bands we were discussing. Granted, the conversion turned heavily towards Prog Rock and bands like ELO, Angel, Asia and ELP that are not such common names now. But this made me feel old.

When one asked "Who is Adam Ant" as he was being introduced on the Jimmy Kimmel show tonight I died just a little on the inside...
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NorthernLights

NorthernLights

Age : 38
Location : Toronto, Ontario
Registration date : 2013-07-12

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 6:51 pm

Little story. First, I'm not THAT old. However, I think this story fits well.

I was in teacher's college, teaching a chemistry class to grade 10s (15 to 16 yrs old in Canada). I decided to use a clip from the movie The Matrix to illustrate the value of chemistry. I played it in class, and no one reacted. "WTF?" I thought. Such a poignant movie. Why was no one reacting?

Because they were 2 when it came out. I was 17. You're now 28 ish, and they are 16 ish. You're an idiot. A very old idiot.

Their comments reflected it. "What is The Matrix?" "It's some old movie about how everyone's trapped in a computer program."

You've got to be kidding me.
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Mozjo33

Mozjo33

Age : 52
Location : Columbus, OH
Registration date : 2011-12-04

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 7:20 pm

My knees!
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 8:33 pm

OMG! A Sean68 sighting!!

Been wondering about you bro. Hope all is well in your world!

I love you 


Cheers,

RR

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i.keenum

i.keenum

Age : 30
Location : coast of mississippi
Registration date : 2011-06-12

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 8:36 pm

Ya I know the matrix at least. =) I did have to ask my younger brother what the hell a meme was the other day though.
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riff raff

riff raff

Location : Western Maryland
Registration date : 2011-05-24

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 9:15 pm

Sean68 wrote:


When one asked "Who is Adam Ant" as he was being introduced on the Jimmy Kimmel show tonight I died just a little on the inside...

Seeing Adam Ant the actor makes me feel old... (I still have that vinyl LP!)

Non-thematic Rush albums made me feel old... (first concert - Farewell to Kings...)

I'm in the chain restaurant business (30 years). Seeing children of the teens who once worked for me makes me feel quite old....

But, at 52, I'm not ready to cash out just yet!
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monbla256

monbla256

Age : 74
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 9:17 pm

LIVING Twisted Evil 
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Growley

Growley

Age : 45
Location : Fairhope, Al
Registration date : 2012-04-10

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 10:04 pm

Birthdays. I used to enjoy them. Now I'd just like to move on without any sort of fanfare.
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earl

earl

Age : 66
Location : Kansas
Registration date : 2007-12-22

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 10:33 pm

Mozjo33 wrote:
My knees!
I agree, when various body parts act up, tend to feel "my age." Earl
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Rad Davis

Rad Davis

Age : 70
Location : Foley, Alabama, USA
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 10:54 pm

When I first heard "The Temptations", "James Brown", Otis Redding", and "The Four Tops" on the "Oldies" station. Crying or Very sad 

Rad
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DrumsAndBeer

DrumsAndBeer

Age : 48
Location : Northern, CA
Registration date : 2012-04-04

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyTue Jul 16, 2013 11:03 pm

Mozjo33 wrote:
My knees!

Ha Ha... without a doubt My Back.
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Dutch

Dutch

Age : 55
Location : On the road.......
Registration date : 2010-11-06

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyWed Jul 17, 2013 11:22 am

When I go to the doctor and complain about a new problem, and the doctor just looks and me and says "It's normal for someone your age to be experiencing that." and then proceeds on with the appointment with no intention for any resolution.

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Fr_Tom

Fr_Tom

Location : Diocese of Southern Virginia
Registration date : 2013-05-29

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyWed Jul 17, 2013 4:39 pm

Mozjo33 wrote:
My knees!

Took the words out of my mouth...
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Andy Lowry



Age : 64
Location : Prescott, AZ, USA
Registration date : 2013-05-31

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyWed Jul 17, 2013 6:46 pm

When I realized I was eligible for senior discounts. Haven't used any yet, 'cause I can't get used to the idea.
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyWed Jul 17, 2013 7:38 pm

Don't feel old yet. I'll get back to you when I do.


sunny 



Cheers,

RR

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Bub

Bub

Registration date : 2007-12-15

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyWed Jul 17, 2013 7:54 pm

I went to a museum prior to a job interview and was asked if I wanted a senior discount.
p.s. No job offer
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jefe1037

jefe1037

Age : 38
Location : Mr. Pleasant, SC
Registration date : 2012-02-07

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 9:12 am

Carding someone to sell them a drink, seeing 1992 and realizing they are old enough.
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pepesdad1

Age : 76
Location : Tallahassee, Florida
Registration date : 2013-03-03

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PostSubject: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 10:25 am

I can remember back to a time when I took out a young lady (I was considerably older) and discovered that I had taught her mother in high school.  THAT made me feel old...and a little foolish.
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Ocelot55

Ocelot55

Location : Columbus, OH
Registration date : 2012-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 10:46 am

When I have to describe to kids what a VHS is, or what happened on 9/11.
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the rev

the rev

Age : 54
Location : Oak View CA
Registration date : 2012-10-08

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 11:19 am

when I make creaking and groaning noiseS when I sit, stand or lie down. When my arthritis kicks in. When my youngest daughter is talking about how she is the most responsible person at her job, and being looked at for management. When they play music from high school on the oldies station. But most of all its when I find myself thinking "kids these days"

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Bub

Bub

Registration date : 2007-12-15

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 11:47 am

Do you still have a phone with a cord?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/100846446
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williamcharles

williamcharles

Age : 69
Location : Indiana
Registration date : 2011-09-18

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 4:06 pm

Getting out of bed in the morning and having the pain hit full force. Gets the attention AND makes me feel ancient at 62. Of course, five heart attacks didn't help anything Smile
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Dave_In_Philly

Dave_In_Philly

Age : 39
Location : Philly
Registration date : 2011-08-18

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 5:08 pm

I won't pull the "I'm thirty and that's old" card here, but Amazon now lists the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam as Classic Rock. That hurts a little.
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: What makes you feel old?   What makes you feel old? EmptyThu Jul 18, 2013 7:35 pm

When I turned 40 it was supposed to be "over the hill". Never felt any different.

When I turned 50 it was supposed to be "all downhill from here". Never felt any different.

When I turned 60 I started getting the senior discount at the local barbershop. That was a little strange since I didn't consider myself a senior yet. Still didn't feel any different than at 50 or 40.

Age is just a number. Stay young my friends.

I'm no fool, no sirree
I'm gonna live to be a hundred and three
I play safe for you and me
'cause I'm no fool!

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Cheers,

RR

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