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Davyboy 11-01-2012 06:23 PM

Whats good about getting old
 
Here,s the deal we all complain about getting old. What do you think has got better. Here is a thought.


Advantages Of Age


Long ago when old men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it
was called witchcraft but today it's called golf.
Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your
age and start bragging about it.
The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line
for.
Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want
people to know why I look this way. I've travelled a long way and
some of the roads weren't paved.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth,
think of Algebra.
You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or
leaks.
One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it is
such a nice change from being young.
One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Ah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.
Old age is when former classmates are so grey and wrinkled and
bald, they don't recognize you.
If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything
to laugh at when you are old.
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Then you forget to
pull up your zipper, then .... Oh my goodness you forgot to pull
your zipper down!
If you jog in a jogging suit, lounge in lounging pajamas, and
smoke in a smoking jacket, WHY would anyone want to wear a wind
breaker?
Best of all, I don't know how I got over the hill without getting
to the top.
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Threetango 11-01-2012 06:44 PM

What's good about getting old ?

It's better than the alternative. :D

Car54 11-01-2012 06:51 PM

When I get kidded about my age, I laugh and tell the person, "when you get to this point, I can laugh at you because I've already experienced it".

If I could do it all over again, I wouldn't do as many stupid things to injure myself as I did when I was younger.

Good post Davyboy!

steve666 11-02-2012 12:53 PM

About 30 years ago a high school buddy of mine, who had gone on to attend law school and was an attorney at the time, and I attended our high school reunion. At the dinner we had assigned tables. As luck would have it we were seated with one of the class dorks, who had to ask the inevitable stupid question, "If you knew then what you know now, what would you have done differently?" My buddy, sitting there in his three piece lawyer suit, pipe in hand, looking all stuffy and dignified, looked him straight in the face and said, "I'd have done more drugs and gotten laid more often!" The look on the dorks face was priceless, I thought I would die from laughing so hard.

AIKIJUTSU 11-02-2012 01:04 PM

One good thing about being an old geezer is that bumps, bruises, cuts and burns don't hurt anymore - my nervous system is shutting down.
Another good thing is I don't have many more years to spend watching the United States become a 3rd world country.
I don't have to worry about having an embarrassing bulge when I see a good looking lady. Actually, when I see a good looking lady, I know there is some reason why I should get excited, but I can't remember what the reason is.
When I go to the range to shoot, I no longer worry about trying to hit the X ring, I'm happy if I can just hit the backstop.
Another good thing is poetic justice. The super-cute conceited girls who were too "sharp" to speak to me in high school are now nasty old crones as wide as they are tall, living alone after wearing out the bank accounts of their 3 husbands. They'd dearly love me now if I'd be stupid enough to agree to support them in the manner in which they'd like to be accustomed.

winds-of-change 11-02-2012 02:40 PM

What's good about getting old?

Grandchildren

"empty nest"

to name a few things. Also, no peer pressure, house payments done or almost done. As I get older I realize more and more what's important in life and what really isn't. I like where I am right now.

Davyboy 11-02-2012 05:21 PM

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There are a lot of good points

25-5 11-02-2012 08:44 PM

For some getting old is a son-of-a-bitch.
For me it's all about being a son-of-a-bitch.
I'm lovin it!

c3shooter 11-02-2012 10:10 PM

If we had known how much fun grandkids are, we woulda had them instead.:D

Sometimes the best revenge is having outlived that SOB.:rolleyes:

Getting old gives you the experience to know how few things are actually worth getting frantic or worried over.:)

And if had known I would last this long, I woulda taken better care of me.

:cool:

Marlinman 11-02-2012 10:19 PM

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Originally Posted by c3shooter
If we had known how much fun grandkids are, we woulda had them instead.:D

Sometimes the best revenge is having outlived that SOB.:rolleyes:

Getting old gives you the experience to know how few things are actually worth getting frantic or worried over.:)

And if had known I would last this long, I woulda taken better care of me.

:cool:

Ya and you've given this speach how many times in the past 3 centuries c3?????;)


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