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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Sustain » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:26 am

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Sustain wrote:*blinks*
Got something in your eye?

Na not this time, but I do have glasses around that I don't really wear.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:17 pm

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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Amelie » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:36 pm

I feel old when I think about computers.

First one I used had 5 1\4 inch floppy discs and my monitor only displayed black and white. Of course, things like the Commadore64 were around at the same time, too. I was rigorously trained in basic computer langages from about 7 or so and modern computers are so detached from the reality of whats going through them that theres always a point when I think "I need to bring up the command pro-. Oh".

Yes, I could use Unix and almost literally travel back in time, computer wise.....

..... but then how would I play Farmville? :P
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Sustain » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:46 pm

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kid asks me how to play that disk... as she points to a record.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Amelie » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:50 pm

Sustain wrote:kid asks me how to play that disk... as she points to a record.


To be FAIR on the kids - they are disc shaped and are called "Record Discs". <.< :HEADHURTS:
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Sustain » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:54 pm

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Amelie wrote:
Sustain wrote:kid asks me how to play that disk... as she points to a record.


To be FAIR on the kids - they are disc shaped and are called "Record Discs". <.< :HEADHURTS:

Yeah but my kid is 15, and still doesn't realize it's not a CD.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Amelie » Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:56 pm

Sustain wrote:Yeah but my kid is 15, and still doesn't realize it's not a CD.


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and that'd make me feel old, too. lol
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:45 pm

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Sustain wrote:Yeah but my kid is 15, and still doesn't realize it's not a CD.
That's either defective genetic stock or shitty parenting. >:oP :-P
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Sustain » Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:53 pm

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Rodimus Prime wrote:
Sustain wrote:Yeah but my kid is 15, and still doesn't realize it's not a CD.
That's either defective genetic stock or shitty parenting. >:oP :-P


It isn't that bad. I don't own any records. To the best of my knowledge she had never seen any. I do have 8 tracks though. That was a fun explanation.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Rodimus Prime » Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:18 pm

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Sustain wrote:I do have 8 tracks though. That was a fun explanation.
Did it include the phrase "Back in the day..." at any point? :lol:
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Sustain » Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:03 pm

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Sustain wrote:I do have 8 tracks though. That was a fun explanation.
Did it include the phrase "Back in the day..." at any point? :lol:

Wouldn't be any fun if it didn't.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Burn » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:18 am

I was looking for something else and found this ... which is good timing considering what I realised today.

You know you are getting old when ... you realise you've had your tattoo longer than your office trainee has been alive.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Ironhidensh » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:13 am

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Burn wrote:I was looking for something else and found this ... which is good timing considering what I realised today.

You know you are getting old when ... you realise you've had your tattoo longer than your office trainee has been alive.
(She's 21)


*likes post* we so need a like button here.....

I've got a good one:


20 years ago, when I first started working for Coca Cola, one of my co-workers who became a good friend had this cute adorable little baby boy. Last week, I helped train a young man for his new role with the company. That young man was the cute adorable little baby boy of my friend. Never in my life have I ever felt so goddamn old as I did in that moment.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Cobotron » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:44 am

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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Stealth Claw » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:56 pm

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Ironhidensh wrote:....for old times sake, you dig out your N64, pop in goldeneye (after blowing on it :D ), and fire it up..... Only to turn it off almost immediately because the graphics suck so bad.

Then get sad because you remember when this game first came out and how mind blowing awesome the graphics were way back when. :-(


What makes you feel old?


I love the old blocky graphics of the N64, Love Banjo & Kazoie! (I play thought it every year as my own tradition) Im 24 but I feel a lot older when kids look confused and ask me what a n64 is. I also feel old looking a kids nowadays with their smart phones, I had my Pokémon card and my Gameboy, not some fancy new iphone, lol

but for me the biggest thing that makes me feel old is knowing I'm now married and trying to have kids, I want to have children that makes me feel old haha!
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Throttlebotsrevenge » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:49 pm

I feel old when . . .

. . . a IP that existed while I was growing up gets rebooted for the third time (looking at you, Batman movies and Ninja Turtles. Runner up: War in Iraq.)

. . . when people ask me where I was on 9/11 and are shocked to learn I was in university.

. . . whenever a milestone anniversary of a major event rolls around (Challenger explosion, death of Princess Di, etc. I remember both of those happening!)

. . . whenever I see kids buying into a new fad that the ardent insist are here to stay. I was there for snap bracelets, Pogs, Pokemon cards, Tamigotchis, heelies, the emo scene, planking, and water-bottle flipping. Thankfully, fidget spinners are finally dying off. Next year, people on Instagram will probably come up with some stupid challenge where they cram their mouth fulls of walnuts and then bash their face into a flat surface.

. . . when actors, actresses, and musicians that I loved in my childhood and early adulthood start dying.

. . . when I have to update my music or movie library AGAIN because a new form of media has come out. I'm really hoping we can agree to just stick with digital streaming for a while.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:56 pm

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Throttlebotsrevenge wrote:... when people ask me where I was on 9/11 and are shocked to learn I was in university.
Same here, I was in my first year, and I still remember everything I did on that day.
...whenever a milestone anniversary of a major event rolls around (Challenger explosion, death of Princess Di, etc. I remember both of those happening!)
I was just a kid when the Challenger blew up, but Princess Diana died on my birthday, so I remember that very well.
Next year, people on Instagram will probably come up with some stupid challenge where they cram their mouth fulls of walnuts and then bash their face into a flat surface.
As much as that would make me weep for the collective loss of human intelligence, I won't deny that a tiny part of me wants to see that.

I still listen to my CDs, and my car has a cassette player, and I use it.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby WreckerJack » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:51 am

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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby snavej » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:36 am

.... you have underwear older than some people at work. [Ooh, my posting status just went up to 'Fuzor'! Everyone celebrate! :D ]
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Psycho Warrior » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:53 pm

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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby WreckerJack » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:11 am

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snavej wrote:.... you have underwear older than some people at work. [Ooh, my posting status just went up to 'Fuzor'! Everyone celebrate! :D ]

I would be amazed with it's durability unless you work at a nursery full of babies. Underwear and socks always seem to get holes in them within a year or so.
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Ironhidensh » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:17 am

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WreckerJack wrote:
snavej wrote:.... you have underwear older than some people at work. [Ooh, my posting status just went up to 'Fuzor'! Everyone celebrate! :D ]

I would be amazed with it's durability unless you work at a nursery full of babies. Underwear and socks always seem to get holes in them within a year or so.



Maybe you should change them more often, then. >:oP


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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby Stuartmaximus » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:04 pm

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You know you are getting old when......Christmas is just another day!
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Re: You know you are getting old when......

Postby WreckerJack » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:29 pm

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Stuartmaximus wrote:You know you are getting old when......Christmas is just another day!

Or it's overly stressful. >:oP
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