Feeling old?

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If you haven't seen this already: http://xkcd.com/891/

If you're 15 or younger, read the mouse-over text.
 

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I hate my life now.
 
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Wow, Shrek was 10 years ago. I actually felt a twinge of devastation reading that.
 
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If you're 15 or younger, read the mouse-over text.

You mean there are people aged 15 or younger who still know how to read?

Well, you learn something new here every day :rolleyes:
 
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I know what an 8-track was.
 
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my son is into transformers at the same age i was. even mario is pushin 30
 
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A child thinks that 25 cents or 25 years can scarce ever be spent.
 
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A child thinks that 25 cents or 25 years can scarce ever be spent.

A child also thinks 2x50p pieces are worth more than a £1 coin.
 
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<ignorance>100p = £1, right?</ignorance>
 
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<ignorance>100p = £1, right?</ignorance>

Yep.

Give them a pound coin and they're happy, give them five 20p coins and they're ecstatic.

Seen a few fights because one got "more" than the other in this way.
 
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And if you give an adult a gold coin that turns out to be chocolate wrapped in tin foil, they will be disappointed. If you give a child a gold coin and it turns out to be solid gold the child will be disappointed.
 
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Kramer Jr. is almost 40.
 
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George Jones
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It has been more than 38 years since astronauts last walked on the Moon.
 
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The last season of Gilligan's Island was in 1967.
 
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I explained what an LP is/was to the bf of my youngest daughter.
 
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The last season of Gilligan's Island was in 1967.

The last episode of Star Trek aired (for the first time) in June, 1969.
 
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I explained what an LP is/was to the bf of my youngest daughter.

You should have given him a copy of the Golden Record. The instructions for building and operating a device to listen to it are right on the record, itself.

Or, then again, having human youth prove incapable of deciphering something we intend alien life to interpret may just be depressing.
 
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You should have given him a copy of the Golden Record. The instructions for building and operating a device to listen to it are right on the record, itself.

Or, then again, having human youth prove incapable of deciphering something we intend alien life to interpret may just be depressing.

Forget about human youth. Even top human scientists back in the 1970's couldn't decipher the Golden Record; top scientists of today would probably have no hope whatsoever if they haven't seen it before.
 
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i feel terribly old when i realize has been ten years since the appearence of tom green on MTV... we were so young :cry:
 

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