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Old March 3 2013, 03:00 AM   #646
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Re: Any old timers still around?

That's not old.

I turn 32 in a week. Now talk about old!
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Old March 3 2013, 06:51 AM   #647
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I time line it by telling people that JFK was alive when I was born, and that pretty much makes it ancient...
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Old March 3 2013, 07:20 PM   #648
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I was still a teenager when I signed up. Still check the site daily. Although my post count is now a shadow of it's former stratospheric level.
That's the thing that really blows my mind. I signed up when I was 14!

"Mom, get off the phone! I need to get on AOL!"
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Old March 3 2013, 07:41 PM   #649
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Re: Any old timers still around?

I was 26 going on 27 when I joined the board. I still had dial-up back then if I'm not mistaken.
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Old March 3 2013, 07:46 PM   #650
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I joined in 2000. I was definitely still on dial-up on my old school Macintosh.
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Old March 4 2013, 12:04 PM   #651
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I know. When I stop and think that babies that were born the month I graduated from high school are now approaching the legal drinking age I feel like drinking myself.
I know what that feeling is like ... as recently I've gone back to studying, and many of the other students just finished high school last year. One of the first persons that I met isn't 18 yet.
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Old March 4 2013, 01:23 PM   #652
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Hey it's my birthday and now I'm an old, old timer...call me 50
Congrats, oh venerable ancient one!
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^Congratz old man! -I'll be 49 in 17 days
Happy Birthday!!
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I just got back from eating breakfast at my favorite diner. They gave me the senior discount...and I didn't ask for it. I'm only (as of this May) 43!
They made a mistake. They surely meant to give you the regular customer discount and just hit the wrong key.


I'm so old that I remember when the first pocket calculators were invented. And Quartz clocks. And my dad had the 3rd PC ever in Germany
And when Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins flew to the moon, we were allowed to stay up late and watch the first two hop around on TV.
Oh, and I heard the Beatles live on radio. And saw the Blues Brothers movie premiere and the very first airing of TOS.
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Old March 4 2013, 02:46 PM   #653
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^I guess I'm lucky - at age 30 I still get ID'd in pubs and told I don't look over 20. I just thank them for the compliment and show them my ID card...
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Old March 4 2013, 03:49 PM   #654
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ah, just you wait. You'll get old soon enough
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Old March 4 2013, 05:51 PM   #655
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I always love the Eastwood line in the Unforgiven, "We all have it coming kid..."
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Old March 4 2013, 06:23 PM   #656
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I'm starting to get some silver ear hairs if that says anything.
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Old March 4 2013, 08:27 PM   #657
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You mean that similar to silverback gorillas, Trekkies get silver-eared with age?
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Old March 4 2013, 08:56 PM   #658
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Seems like it.

Although some of us started flinging our feces long ago.
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Old March 18 2013, 10:51 PM   #659
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Hi everybody. I used to post when it was PsiPhi.org. I haent seen any names that I remember yet. I remember that some of the writers like Christopher Bennett and Margaret Something used to post. Is it still run by David Henderson, or is this completely different now. By the way I really am pretty old.
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Old March 19 2013, 12:13 AM   #660
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^ Your last name isn't Taylor, is it?

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I just got back from eating breakfast at my favorite diner. They gave me the senior discount...and I didn't ask for it. I'm only (as of this May) 43!
They made a mistake. They surely meant to give you the regular customer discount and just hit the wrong key
The "regular customer discount"? I know of no such animal.

I think it's just whichever waitperson thinks I look old, they give me the discount if they feel like it.
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