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Old 03-17-2012, 09:12 AM
 
Location: the middle of no where
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One of the signs of getting older is becoming cynical. I used to be a very open, trusting
person, not anymore. I used to listen to politicians, and believe them, not anymore. I
find as I get older, I'm drawing in, my circle is getting smaller of people I deal with. At
the bottom of me, I'm still the same person, but I guess as we pass through this life,
experiences with people who let us down make us a little bitter.
So very true!!!! I find myself less willing to waste my time with toxic people.
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Old 03-17-2012, 12:36 PM
 
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So very true!!!! I find myself less willing to waste my time with toxic people.
I think getting older makes us realize just how precious time is and more unwilling to waste it on non-sense unless we want to be nonsensical
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Old 03-17-2012, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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You know at any given moment how far away the nearest bathroom is.
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Old 03-18-2012, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Schertz
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My mind knows and thinks I'm the age I'm supposed to be but sadly, my body says otherwise.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:12 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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You work and work to make the mouse pointer move until you realize your cell phone is not your mouse.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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You work and work to make the mouse pointer move until you realize your cell phone is not your mouse.
Ha ha, thats a good one, ya know I was sending a text message from the phone last night and then tried to edit it with the mouse. Sorry Charlie, that won't work.

Heres my contribution. Ya know when you sign up for a new email or something and you have to put the year you were born, and then scrolling and scrolling down to find your year. Thats when ya know you're getting old.

I would say getting older makes us realize just how precious time is. We think of the time lost, worry about the amount of time left, and hope the decline will be as gradual as Jack LaLanes.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:55 PM
 
Location: home...finally, home .
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Unfortunately, I no longer get asked for my "Senior Pass". Especially with young people, I just get waved in.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:01 AM
 
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Nose picking... I see allot of old people dig in their nose without care of whose watching. Now it is typically old men but occasionally it's an old gal.
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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The first time a sales clerk asked me if I was eligible for a senior discount, I knew I was "getting older". And what made it so bad was that I had not yet reached that store's eligibility age.
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Old 03-20-2012, 12:14 PM
 
Location: England
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When Judy and I go to the cinema, I always say "two senior tickets please." The sixteen
year old kid selling the tickets just glances at my white hair, and does'nt even look at my
OBVIOUSLY too young face........ Judy stands well away from me, as she says we'd never
get away with it, if the kid gets a look at her. "Oh yeah" I mutter very, very quietly under
my breath............
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