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catmandu57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-12-06 04:15 PM
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122. I'm riding the crest of the boom
49. 1957 was the crest year for the boomers, it's been one hell of a ride so far.
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  -How old are DU'ers? Bicoastal  Nov-11-06 08:02 PM   #0 
  - i'll give ya a kick, we need to do this every now and then  AZDemDist6   Nov-11-06 08:04 PM   #1 
  - Welcome to New Mexico...  phusion   Nov-11-06 08:47 PM   #32 
     - thanks! we're loving it here so far  AZDemDist6   Nov-11-06 08:50 PM   #37 
  - Would be good to find out how old we all are  GoneOffShore   Nov-11-06 08:05 PM   #2 
  - And a hearty, "Boom Shama Lacka Lacka, Boom Shama Lacka Lacka" to you GoneOffShore  gbrooks   Nov-11-06 08:48 PM   #34 
  - Sometimes we are very mature...  ret5hd   Nov-11-06 08:05 PM   #3 
  - I know you are, but what am I? nt  mycritters2   Nov-11-06 08:06 PM   #5 
  - I'm 28 and before the Daily Show, there has always been the BBC  AIJ Alom   Nov-11-06 08:06 PM   #4 
  - I still remember the day Nixon resigned. nt  mycritters2   Nov-11-06 08:07 PM   #6 
  - I still remember breaking up with a boyfriend over Nixon.....  tpsbmam   Nov-12-06 06:28 AM   #87 
  - For the record, I'm 24  Bicoastal   Nov-11-06 08:08 PM   #7 
  - 26 here!  UofAWildcatJoanne   Nov-11-06 08:09 PM   #8 
  - Humm I still rember the day the cou d'etat took place here 22 Nov 1963  sce56   Nov-11-06 08:10 PM   #9 
  - I'm old enough...  bliss_eternal   Nov-11-06 08:11 PM   #10 
  - Way to skirt the question there Bliss... LOL  reliberalation   Nov-12-06 09:38 AM   #97 
  - 28 here nt  Red Right and BLUE   Nov-11-06 08:12 PM   #11 
  - Will be 28 on Monday. nt  Dem_4_Life   Nov-12-06 11:53 AM   #107 
  - I'm 26...  Scooter24   Nov-11-06 08:12 PM   #12 
  - I still remember when Nixon resigned, but I'm only 20...  originalpckelly   Nov-11-06 08:14 PM   #13 
  - I 'm just guessing, Saturday night may not capture the under 18 to 30 demographic.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-11-06 08:18 PM   #14 
  - Not me--  Bicoastal   Nov-11-06 08:20 PM   #15 
  - No, it brings in the "loser and don't have a date" 18-30 crowd...  originalpckelly   Nov-11-06 08:46 PM   #28 
  - 62 A pre-baby boomer. Born a socialist and moved left.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-11-06 08:27 PM   #16 
  - "Don't mess with me - I survived growing up during the Nixon era"  tnlefty   Nov-11-06 08:31 PM   #17 
  - and Reagan  Mabus   Nov-11-06 11:08 PM   #68 
     - Just had to bring him up didn't you? lol  tnlefty   Nov-12-06 05:33 PM   #125 
  - 54 and loving it  bonito   Nov-11-06 08:33 PM   #18 
  - I'm 58...  agingdem   Nov-11-06 08:35 PM   #19 
  - Will be 58 in January.  Beam Me Up   Nov-11-06 09:34 PM   #53 
  - 22 1/2  Ringo84   Nov-11-06 08:37 PM   #20 
  - Six more days till 55, and through my personal experience  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-11-06 08:41 PM   #21 
  - 61  williesgirl   Nov-11-06 08:41 PM   #22 
  - Proud ditto, williesgirl!  Seabiscuit   Nov-11-06 08:45 PM   #27 
  - I'm 25.  scarlet_owl   Nov-11-06 08:42 PM   #23 
  - You mean actual age and not how old I act, right? - n/t  porphyrian   Nov-11-06 08:44 PM   #24 
  - Objection: Obama can't hold a candle to JFK!!!  Seabiscuit   Nov-11-06 08:45 PM   #25 
  - 52+ years More decidedly liberal now.  cadmium   Nov-11-06 08:45 PM   #26 
  - 74 and getting younger by the day.  asjr   Nov-11-06 08:46 PM   #29 
  - 61 and envious! Congrats!  Seabiscuit   Nov-11-06 08:47 PM   #31 
  - the 60s not at all hazy to me  jeme   Nov-11-06 08:46 PM   #30 
  - Yeah, we sure could have used some blotter acid since 2000!  Seabiscuit   Nov-11-06 08:48 PM   #35 
  - If they weren't hazy for you, jeme, then you didn't get  sarge43   Nov-11-06 09:33 PM   #51 
  - yeah, me too  yorkiemommie1   Nov-11-06 10:54 PM   #65 
  - I am approaching 30  bigwillq   Nov-11-06 08:47 PM   #33 
  - 36 going on 15 (nt)  FatDave   Nov-11-06 08:49 PM   #36 
  - 37 just a few moons ago  jogi1969   Nov-12-06 01:30 AM   #79 
  - Every age here makes an important contribution  Danascot   Nov-11-06 08:51 PM   #38 
  - two score an' seven . . .  CrazyOrangeCat   Nov-11-06 08:55 PM   #39 
  - Hiya stranger!  fooj   Nov-11-06 09:09 PM   #43 
     - Aye, we did, lass . . .  CrazyOrangeCat   Nov-11-06 09:18 PM   #45 
  - I'm 51 . . . and YES  Penndems   Nov-11-06 09:05 PM   #40 
  - 21.  Akoto   Nov-11-06 09:06 PM   #41 
  - I remember Watergate.  impeachdubya   Nov-11-06 09:08 PM   #42 
  - Why do you have the different ages tied to different candidates?  Vadem   Nov-11-06 09:10 PM   #44 
  - 50, almost 51  DesertRat   Nov-11-06 09:21 PM   #46 
  - I learned the same thing from my grandma.  kath   Nov-12-06 12:17 AM   #72 
  - 26.  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-11-06 09:22 PM   #47 
  - The big 53 is coming up for me in a few days.  texanwitch   Nov-11-06 09:25 PM   #48 
  - Interesting, considering the 18-30 demographic had the most dems in polls...  Wheezy   Nov-11-06 09:25 PM   #49 
  - I'm 61 and  nevergiveup   Nov-11-06 09:33 PM   #50 
  - 45  Generic Brad   Nov-11-06 09:34 PM   #52 
  - Just about to turn 45.  lady lib   Nov-11-06 09:52 PM   #54 
  - Double Nickel  ovidsen   Nov-11-06 09:56 PM   #55 
  - Under 18  PatrioticLeftie   Nov-11-06 10:04 PM   #56 
  - LOL! glad to have you here, PL! nt  JudyM   Nov-12-06 02:56 PM   #116 
  - 63 and actually saw JFK in '61  notsodumbhillbilly   Nov-11-06 10:08 PM   #57 
  - 61 and saw JFK in '61  Lugnut   Nov-12-06 12:06 AM   #70 
  - I'm 63 and was a sideboy for JFK in 1962. (Less than 18" from him.)  TahitiNut   Nov-12-06 05:37 PM   #126 
  - Your Parentheticals Suck  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Nov-11-06 10:14 PM   #58 
  - Wow SWMBO! Nice bit of  omega minimo   Nov-12-06 07:48 PM   #130 
     - Far fuckin' out, as we used to say in my day  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Nov-12-06 08:32 PM   #132 
  - Member of Gen.Y-- age 21  WindRavenX   Nov-11-06 10:16 PM   #59 
  - I'm 6 seconds old  sweetheart   Nov-11-06 10:18 PM   #60 
  - I'm 49 and remember exactly where I was when JFK was  QMPMom   Nov-11-06 10:19 PM   #61 
  - 28 here. Eastcoastal.  reliberalation   Nov-11-06 10:27 PM   #62 
  - Are you the one who's at NYU too?  Bicoastal   Nov-11-06 11:05 PM   #67 
     - not yet, right now I'm a little further south at UNC!  reliberalation   Nov-12-06 09:35 AM   #96 
  - 20, born 4/28/86.  Odin2005   Nov-11-06 10:33 PM   #63 
  - Wow, I didn't realize we were so "mature." Fascinating. / nt  readmoreoften   Nov-11-06 10:54 PM   #64 
  - 71% of DU is over the age of 40.... interesting. A lot of wisdom here.  readmoreoften   Nov-11-06 10:55 PM   #66 
  - Only 81 responses so far  DesertRat   Nov-12-06 07:37 AM   #88 
  - 50 almost 51  libodem   Nov-12-06 12:06 AM   #69 
  - 52, graying temples and still hot  Ksec   Nov-12-06 12:07 AM   #71 
  - Very surprising...  Digit   Nov-12-06 12:19 AM   #73 
  - It surprised me also  Ksec   Nov-12-06 12:31 AM   #76 
  - 19.  deadparrot   Nov-12-06 12:26 AM   #74 
  - The best *** I ever had was with a 19 yr old when I was 21  Ksec   Nov-12-06 12:28 AM   #75 
  - 21 babes  Codeblue   Nov-12-06 12:34 AM   #77 
  - 46  bluedigger   Nov-12-06 12:48 AM   #78 
  - a related question that I've been pondering is the median age of . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-12-06 01:32 AM   #80 
  - At the time I thought that the pardons were the  annabanana   Nov-12-06 09:03 PM   #136 
  - I've been 29 more than once. I seem to be stuck at 29- which is fine by me.  Kerrytravelers   Nov-12-06 01:35 AM   #81 
  - Me too!  LeftishBrit   Nov-12-06 08:07 AM   #94 
  - 20!  Luna_C_06   Nov-12-06 02:41 AM   #82 
  - most are hippie era  upi402   Nov-12-06 02:46 AM   #83 
  - i'm 51,  barbtries   Nov-12-06 05:21 AM   #84 
  - confession time, who is the 80+ DUer?  Skittles   Nov-12-06 05:29 AM   #85 
  - I want to know who you are too!! Come out! Come out! /nt  dist22dem   Nov-12-06 10:20 AM   #99 
     - Yeah, me too! nt  JudyM   Nov-12-06 02:58 PM   #117 
  - 41  mogster   Nov-12-06 05:53 AM   #86 
  - Hmmmf! Never ask a lady her age!  lonestarnot   Nov-12-06 07:44 AM   #89 
  - Funny poll  librechik   Nov-12-06 07:49 AM   #90 
  - 60's were definitely amazing  pecwae   Nov-12-06 07:52 AM   #91 
  - I'm 48, almost 49.  ladyVet   Nov-12-06 08:04 AM   #92 
  - 43 but inside I'm a grumpy old pensioner  TheBaldyMan   Nov-12-06 08:06 AM   #93 
  - 29 a few months from 30  GreenJ   Nov-12-06 08:09 AM   #95 
  - I'm under 18  NJ Democrats   Nov-12-06 09:40 AM   #98 
  - I started posting on DU at that age.  MATTMAN   Nov-12-06 10:29 AM   #102 
     - I started at 13 1/2  NJ Democrats   Nov-12-06 10:30 AM   #103 
  - I'm about to turn 29 -- for the ninth time. /nt  dist22dem   Nov-12-06 10:21 AM   #100 
  - 18  MATTMAN   Nov-12-06 10:24 AM   #101 
  - 51 year old ex hippie...the 60s ROCKED!  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-12-06 10:36 AM   #104 
  - 17 here.  FairVotes4all   Nov-12-06 11:47 AM   #105 
  - The '60's....  misternormal   Nov-12-06 11:51 AM   #106 
  - 32 - surely I'm not alone...  BleedingHeartRN   Nov-12-06 12:08 PM   #108 
  - A lot of baby boomers  treestar   Nov-12-06 12:26 PM   #109 
  - 15. I have never typed like that, unless I'm joking.  MiniMandaRuth   Nov-12-06 12:28 PM   #110 
  - You're 15 and have that many posts?! Pretty spectacular. nt  JudyM   Nov-12-06 02:59 PM   #118 
  - I'm 29 - but wait - my oldest is 25 - That's what's called "The Math"  AnotherMother4Peace   Nov-12-06 12:44 PM   #111 
  - I am 27  Faye   Nov-12-06 12:51 PM   #112 
  - 41 n/t  rainbow4321   Nov-12-06 12:52 PM   #113 
  - 24  StrongbadTehAwesome   Nov-12-06 12:59 PM   #114 
  - 25  Chovexani   Nov-12-06 01:02 PM   #115 
  - 29. n/t  GloriaSmith   Nov-12-06 02:59 PM   #119 
  - Turned the big 6-0 the end of September  Blue_In_AK   Nov-12-06 03:07 PM   #120 
  - 33, I like that number  petunia.here   Nov-12-06 03:28 PM   #121 
  - I'm riding the crest of the boom  catmandu57   Nov-12-06 04:15 PM   #122 
  - Kick n/t  AZDemDist6   Nov-12-06 04:47 PM   #123 
  - Thanks for this thread! I always wondered what the average  laugle   Nov-12-06 05:03 PM   #124 
  - 38  Laelth   Nov-12-06 07:22 PM   #127 
  - 48 and solid gray hair. I wish we had a place on our profiles to give our age if we wanted to.  Reciprocity   Nov-12-06 07:28 PM   #128 
  - also 48, but few white hairs  kineneb   Nov-12-06 08:38 PM   #133 
  - Interesting standard distribution curve...  StraightDope   Nov-12-06 07:33 PM   #129 
  - Turned 25 on the 6th  d_b   Nov-12-06 07:55 PM   #131 
  - Oh why not - 43  lukasahero   Nov-12-06 08:43 PM   #134 
  - 49...but I can't believe...  stillcool47   Nov-12-06 08:52 PM   #135 
  - Who is our Octogenarian?  annabanana   Nov-12-06 09:05 PM   #137 
  - How come so few under 30?  madmusic   Nov-12-06 09:13 PM   #138 
  - Child of the 80's  Jennicut   Nov-12-06 09:14 PM   #139 
     - Welcome to DU!  Laelth   Nov-12-06 11:25 PM   #140 
 

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