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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:48 AM
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You know you are getting old when _____________.
You have to grunt to get out of the chair.

Fill in the blank.
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Indi Guy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:04 AM
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1. when ___________McCain looks like a whippersnapper!... n/t
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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:46 AM
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2. when you
no longer forgive the mistakes of youth
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:50 AM
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3. .... when your
kids start whining about their grey hair.
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:05 AM
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4. someone who was born when you were an adult became an adult herself
i.e. a dear friend's daughters, with my nephew close behind :age:
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spinbaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:22 AM
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5. When you notice your son is balding.
And, deep down, you still think the 21st century is the "future."
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Doc_Technical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 12:31 PM
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6. you notice that
the sunlight is getting weaker and
gravity is getting stronger.
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alsame Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:22 PM
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7. when you
worry that your dogs will outlive you.
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:05 PM
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8. And you can't sit back down again without heaving a sigh
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhh!!

:D
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Blue Diadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:14 PM
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9. when you realize your baby is going to be 30.
when you have to ask a younger family member to get down on the floor to get way to the back of the cupboard because if you get down on the floor it may take 15 minutes or so before you can get yourself back up.
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IndianaJones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:21 PM
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10. you can pull the skin on your scrotum over your own head. nt.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:47 PM
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28. scheduling IndianaJones for an immediate ass-kicking
no explanation necessary
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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:50 PM
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32. ...and that's the only hair up there....other than in your ears.nt
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:47 PM
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11. GET OFF MY LAWN, KIDS!
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:49 PM
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12. You wonder at quarter to 3 in the afternoon if it's bedtime yet.
:silly:
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:49 PM
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13. When you think of teenagers and twenty-somethings as 'kids'. (nt)
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dawgmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:04 PM
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18. Yup. That's the one.
I'm a big college basketball fan, but in the last few years, I find myself more and more thinking, "Oh, but they're just BABIES!!!"
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Dyedinthewoolliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:50 PM
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14. It doesn't work on its own anymore!
:)
You guys know what I mean?
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:48 PM
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29. no, but us gals sure do
:7
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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:51 PM
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15. You find yourself going to lots of funerals,..
...and you can't remember the last time you got invited to a baby shower.
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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:01 PM
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16. when you sit on the toilet and your nuts hit the water
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:14 PM
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20. Friend, there is a solution to your problem:
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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:18 PM
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21. oh gawd, I needed that laugh today. Good to know that there's hope for me in 30 years
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suninvited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:29 PM
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22. Boy, did I get an education today.
And I thought WE had problems with saggy breasts.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:01 PM
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30. oh jeez
:rofl:
THANKS!
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Lil Missy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:51 PM
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33. ROTFLOL!!!!
:rofl: :rofl:
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:02 PM
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17. You sit down on the floor and can't get up again.
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dawgmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:05 PM
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19. You realize you will never wear high heels again...
...nor do you ever want to. AND you see women wearing them, and think "Idiot."
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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:01 PM
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23. Bingo! eom
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monmouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:04 PM
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24. The President Elect is exactly the same age as your son...(sigh)....n/t
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:39 PM
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25. Not only are you older than every professional athlete,
you are also older than all the coaches.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:46 PM
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26. you have more money than you did when you were young
but you worry about it a LOT more
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plcdude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 04:47 PM
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27. When the offspring
of one of your former students takes your class and let's you know that you taught his/her parent. Not that that has happen to me or anything.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:08 PM
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31. You are older than the president of the U.S. and will be from now on.
McCain would have given me a very much unwanted reprieve.
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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:15 PM
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34. How I found out that I was getting old
Once I happened to be on some college campus on parents' day. I noticed that I was looking at the mothers more than the coeds.

Now, years later, I'd probably be looking at the grandmothers.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:23 PM
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35. You walk into the kitchen and stand there.
You pour yourself a cup of coffee.
But there was something else you were going to do besides get your coffee.
You look around for a hint.
Something?
Anything?
'What the hell else did I come in here for?'
You stand there for a minute.
'The hell with it. It'll come.'
You take your coffee back to the computer.
As soon as you sit down your wife says 'Honey? Did you get me a cup of coffee?'
'Oh. Yeah. Sorry. I'll get it.'
:eyes:

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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:24 PM
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36. When you're jealous of people who can walk into a room, and
actually remember why it was that they walked into that room in the first place.

(Though I've been that way for a LONG time, so it might not be an indicator of getting old.)

Redstone
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:25 PM
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37. You're getting fatter by the year
because of your back and knee problems, which make it difficult to get exercise.

Which themselves are caused by getting fat. :(
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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:29 PM
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38. You replace all your light bulbs with compact fluorescents
Not so much because you care about the environment, but because dragging out that ladder to replace a bulb is such a friggin' chore.
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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:42 PM
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39. --You stay home most Saturday nights, and you like it that way.
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 07:44 PM by ocelot
--You no longer give much of a shit if some people don't think you're sufficiently "successful."
--The toys you played with as a kid start turning up in antique shops.
--You've never heard of a whole lot of (apparently very popular) celebrities and musicians.
--College students look like kindergarteners (and you start thinking they act like them, too).
--Rowdy, drunken parties where you eventually wake up hung over on some stranger's couch wondering where some of your clothes are, don't seem like fun any more.
--You don't mind not having a relationship because you don't want anybody to see you naked.
--You have developed an adversarial relationship with gravity.
--You own more than two pairs of glasses, and sometimes can't find any of them.
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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 07:47 PM
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40. I had the perfect comeback to that line
but forgot it. :shrug:
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dgibby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:40 PM
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41. You wonder how that old bag in your bathroom mirror got into your house.
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DemBones DemBones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 09:11 PM
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42. "Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all." nt
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machI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 07:42 AM
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43. The sign at the Convenience Store says: 'We card everyone' and they don't card you when you buy beer
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 08:25 AM
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44. You remember when this was all fields and farms.
And I do.
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