So... How old are you?

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Sentry18, Nov 22, 2017.

  1. < 20

    0 vote(s)
  2. 20-29

    0 vote(s)
  3. 30-39

    5 vote(s)
  4. 40-49

    9 vote(s)
  5. 50-59

    25 vote(s)
  6. 60-69

    26 vote(s)
  7. 70-79

    5 vote(s)
  8. > 80

    0 vote(s)
  1. Sentry18

    Sentry18 Well-Known Member

    The how did you meet your spouse thread got me wondering about how old we all are. While far from scientific I decided a poll would give us a range of our regular members ages without actually have to give away your age. So I have set the poll to private. That way we can get a picture without violating opsec or without violating the delicate sensibilities of some of our posters. I know we have a lot of lurkers and members who peruse but rarely post and members who only stop in from time to time so I will not let this poll expire. So... How old are you?

  2. hashbrown

    hashbrown Peckerwood

    Like my Grandpa used to say " You're only as old as the woman you sleep with."
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  3. terri9630

    terri9630 Internet Princess

    The answer I give my kids when they ask is... 401. They think I'm a vampire.
  4. Flight1630

    Flight1630 Junior Member

    Well my wife says she is 29 and holding. Works for me lol
  5. Sentry18

    Sentry18 Well-Known Member

    When my wife turned 30 someone jokingly said to her "So is this your 2nd annual 29th birthday?". She got a serious look on her face and replied "Nope, my 30th and proud of it. Now I can complain about how vapid and vacuous 20-somethings are". :)
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  6. crabapple

    crabapple I sold my soul to the internet

    A man at a party announced His wife had just turned 40 year old & he was going to trade her for 2- 20 year old girls.
    All his friend laughed, then looked at the wife who replied, you can not keep up with 1 40 year old woman, what could you do with 2-20 year old women???
  7. Meerkat

    Meerkat Seeking The Truth

    Not really I'm older than my hubby. Not much but a little.:D
  8. Meerkat

    Meerkat Seeking The Truth

    I'm sure he was smart enough not to answer that one.:)
  9. sewingcreations15

    sewingcreations15 Hard working Aussie

    Old as dirt here :D , slightly older than my husband but not by much.
  10. mosquitomountainman

    mosquitomountainman I invented the internet. :rofl:

  11. Meerkat

    Meerkat Seeking The Truth

    I still try to have fun and work although I'm gettign close to 7th decade now.

    " What ever thou do do with all thy might, there is plenty of time for rest in the grave where thou goest...................." para-quote..
  12. SheepdogPRS

    SheepdogPRS Newbie

    70 is coming up fast but so far I am not slowing down for it. I plan to stay active building new things and continue learning. There are days when I feel older but it only lasts until I get up and start in on the first project of the day. I plan on living until I am 1000! I have the projects to keep me active until then too. ;)

    My grandfather on my dad's side is my hero. His wife died when he was 79 and he grieved for so long that we were afraid he was going to die of heart break. At 84 he got some younger girl friends and really started enjoying life again. At 85 he had three 19 year old girl friends. He outlived two of his three sons, which he did not like doing but he lived a good life and left having made the world a better place.
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  13. bacpacker

    bacpacker Well-Known Member

    I fall in the largest % so far. I alway tell the wife. I might old, but I'll never grow up. Never realized how hard that would be. LOL.
  14. bugoutbob

    bugoutbob Work in progress

    Chronologically I am 60, my mind still thinks it’s 20 and my body works like its 80 (its been banged around a few times), my grandchildren think I am 100 and my mom thinks I am about 12. My spouse and are are within a year of each other but not telling which if us is the older
  15. CrackbottomLouis

    CrackbottomLouis Winston Smith Sent Me

    Damn. Im a youngin' round here :)
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  16. fteter

    fteter Well-Known Member

    I'll give the same answer I gave a census work who knocked on my door recently. He asked for my age. I asked him what ages my neighbors, the Hill sisters, gave to him - explained that I was just a little older than the two of them. So he wrote down "older than the Hills."
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  17. Grimm

    Grimm There is a place in Hell for me...the THRONE.

    You and me both! But I bet I've got 5+ years on you.
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  18. crabapple

    crabapple I sold my soul to the internet

    But you look 10 year younger then you are.
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  19. musketjim

    musketjim Well-Known Member

    A few years ago I would have traded in my 40 year old wife for 2 20 year olds but I'm not wired for 220. Now I'm upper 50's.
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  20. camo2460

    camo2460 Supporting Member

    I'm old enough to know better, and to young to resist.
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