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  #631  
Old 27th June 2018, 21:08
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^ I can remember No1, my sister got it for Christmas.
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Old 2nd July 2018, 00:06
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^ You can't be 81?!
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Old 7th July 2018, 00:47
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I turned 27 just two weeks ago. The day itself was a nightmare; I live on my own currently in a big house that is owned by my Mum, but she is off abroad earning money. Meanwhile my only skills are being a waste of space, a lazy so-and-so, and yeah that's pretty much my qualifications. We moved to Norway a few years back because a lot of family is here, and in Norway it's customary to put the Norwegian flag out on occasions like birthdays and the 17th of May (Independence Day in Norway). This year I was just gonna sod the whole thing. Honestly I had a much happier time the day after my birthday. I don't know why it's even a thing when you become this age. It's not, I guess. I just suppose it would have been nice to have family around - even though everyone pretty much hates me. Yeah... I'm just the freak show of the family. It's another year, and for me all I ever wish for each year is that it'll be my last.
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Old 7th July 2018, 23:10
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When you start referring to people in their 20's as "the young people"
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Old 14th July 2018, 15:00
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You get a letter from the doc about osteoporosis.
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Old 14th July 2018, 22:25
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When you remember the long hot summer of 76!
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Old 14th July 2018, 22:29
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You intimately know people who experienced the summer of '76
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Old 15th July 2018, 08:42
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

That I keep waking up around 8 o'clock on a Saturday and Sunday, what is wrong with me.
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Old 15th July 2018, 09:40
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^ I've been the same recently. Think it's how bright it is outside too
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Old 15th July 2018, 10:08
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Quote:
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You intimately know people who experienced the summer of '76
I remember it well
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Old 15th July 2018, 10:08
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I wish I could manage 8! My average lately is 5.30
Think I need some black out curtains in my bedroom, lol
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Old 15th July 2018, 10:21
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My problem is my son getting up at 5 for work, he's 22 and has finally started to get himself up for the last year but as soon as his door opens I'm awake and cant get back to sleep
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Old 27th July 2018, 16:15
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

When you suddenly need double the amount of coffee you did before to wake up in the morning.

When hangovers last two or three days.

When you're a zombie making idiotic mistakes at work over and over just because you got two hours less sleep than you need.

When you find your first grey pube.

When you start thinking everything was just better in the 80s/90s.

When a cup of tea and a bar of chocolate is infinitely more appealing than having sex.

When mostly everything that people under the age of about 21 say irritates the shit out of you.

When you become genuinely interested in Antiques Roadshow and going antiquing at the weekend.

When jazz and classical becomes the only music you can stick, everything else just grates and sounds dumb.
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Old 27th July 2018, 18:35
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Mm, I really need to move out of my dad's house before I find my first grey pube.
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Old 27th July 2018, 18:57
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Old 28th July 2018, 20:11
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When you can't remember how old others are, and worse , when you forget how old you are....this happened to me recently
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Old 13th August 2018, 12:36
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You try to sit cross legged (like school assembly) and your hips feel like they will pop out of joint!
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Old 13th August 2018, 22:19
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

Hairs grow on your face, nipples and belly button.
Your eyebrows grow wild more regularly.
Your toenails are harder to cut.
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Old 14th August 2018, 12:13
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When you're on your second day off work because you've put your back out.
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Old 14th August 2018, 17:52
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You oversleep because you stayed up too late shopping for fancy stamps.
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Old 17th August 2018, 16:30
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

Is complaining a thing you do when you old ? I never used to complain , but i’ve written about four ‘strongly worded emails’ in the last month .
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Old 18th August 2018, 15:23
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^ The 'strongly worded email' thing is definitely something that comes with age
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Old 12th September 2018, 16:11
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At last! A celebrity has died and I don't know who they were!
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Old 12th September 2018, 16:36
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^ Who's died?
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Old 12th September 2018, 17:33
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^ Is it the young rapper? I hadn't heard of him either.
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Old 12th September 2018, 19:31
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OH no, some old actress, at 99. Sorry, I don't know who the young rapper is either.
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Old 12th September 2018, 19:40
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^ Oh, well then that's two people you haven't heard of lol
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Old 12th September 2018, 19:49
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You are yawning your head off at 19.50.
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Old 12th September 2018, 20:18
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

You just come to accept all the aches and pains as the norm.
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Old 12th September 2018, 22:11
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Default Re: You know you're getting old when..

^ I'm already at that point

In my 20's I'd eventually try and get something sorted

Now I just tank up on painkillers and accept this is about it

It's all a bit grim this getting old malarkey.
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