How old are you?

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This was a thread in the old PFs, and I'd like to bring it back. So, everyone, how old are you?
 

Ben-CS

Old enough to know better!
 
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Originally posted by Tom
30
Yeah, you turned on Christmas day didn't you?
 
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'Fraid that's classified.
 
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I am 14, by the way.
 
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a fresh new 15 ahh smell that new age scent
 
15 and hating it. I just can't wait to grow old and tell adults to "Shut the **** up" without being told that i'm a little kid and should be respectful or being asked what my school is so they can complain about my obvious distaste for their "helpful advices on my moral code, etc".
 

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lovely 22
 

kyleb

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and wow mentat, i would have guessed you at least 5 years older than you are. just goes to show how little age has to do with anything.
 

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A quarter century old.

You can also check birthdays and ages of those members who listed them by going to the 'Calendar' up at the top of the screen.

Isn't PF3.0 great?!?
 

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30, a great age
 

damgo

23, about as old as I want to get.
 
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Just turned 70 ... And willing to get older
 
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33 in a couple of weeks



Nah, hopefully I'm a bit wiser now than I was years ago

Raavin :wink:
 

russ_watters

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27. And yeah, damgo, 23 is as old as I wanted to get too. Its not working out real well for me...
 
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Originally posted by kyleb
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and wow mentat, i would have guessed you at least 5 years older than you are. just goes to show how little age has to do with anything.
Thank you, kyleb. I have spent my entire life (seriously, this was one of my first conscious thoughts) trying to prove that the fact that someone was older didn't make them smarter. I have also learned that it doesn't make them wiser (no matter what anyone says), because wisdom = applied knowledge; so age doesn't bring wisdom, it just brings more chances to develop wisdom.
 
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Originally posted by Bubonic Plague
15 and hating it. I just can't wait to grow old and tell adults to "Shut the **** up" without being told that i'm a little kid and should be respectful or being asked what my school is so they can complain about my obvious distaste for their "helpful advices on my moral code, etc".
I agree (except for the part about telling them to "shut the **** up"). As I see it, a wise person would realize that age doesn't bring wisdom, but there are so few wise people.
 
I agree (except for the part about telling them to "shut the **** up"). As I see it, a wise person would realize that age doesn't bring wisdom, but there are so few wise people.
Yeah. There are those people, who just because they are above the age of 25, they think that all little kiddies like me must show 'em respect, then they start preaching all about how we must be good little kids, etc. But heck! I give respect only when the person earns it, certainly not because of his/her age.
 

kyleb

Originally posted by Mentat
Thank you, kyleb. I have spent my entire life (seriously, this was one of my first conscious thoughts) trying to prove that the fact that someone was older didn't make them smarter. I have also learned that it doesn't make them wiser (no matter what anyone says), because wisdom = applied knowledge; so age doesn't bring wisdom, it just brings more chances to develop wisdom.

you are very right; but rest assure, there will be many people telling you otherwise until you are nearly as old as dirt. some people are just not wise like that no matter how old they are. :wink:
 
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I just turned 32 march 10,so happy birthday to me!!!!!!!!!1
 
Originally posted by Mentat
I agree (except for the part about telling them to "shut the **** up"). As I see it, a wise person would realize that age doesn't bring wisdom, but there are so few wise people.
Fourty Seven years old!

Age may not bring wisdom, but it is only age that afford experiance, and it is only experiance that can be the soil for the rooting of wisdom.

Experiance, and practical learning, and BOOK knowledge, are really the Fast track to education that lends itself in a direction of being capable of wisdom, in the first place, as all true wisdom is really very, very, old knowledge!!
 
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Originally posted by damgo
23, about as old as I want to get.
You're speaking my mind. 23 as of February :(
 

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21. And this is as 'old' as I want to get too. I fear that by the time I figure out how to make my body maintain its age, I will already be too old, and so then I will need to find a way to make my body rejuvenate itself :frown:

Mentate and Bubonic, I too have spent my life marvelling at the stupidity of those old 'wise' people who have been so kind as to show me all the ways in which I will never allow myself to be.

I recall being around 15, and being frustrated at not being able to get into a pub or something like that, because I wasn't of a numerical designation that suited the law. The fact that I didn't want to drink alcohol nor smoke cigarettes, (and still don't) and the fact that I am most likely much more mature and intelligent than 90% of the people in the bar didn't mean anything.

(excuse the haughty nature of that paragraph, but its how I felt at the time, and still how i feel. I don't have much respect for people who actually go and hang out in bars drinking and smoking their lives away. I don't deny their right to do it, nor the fact that it is their own form of pleasure, while mine is something completely different, and that in its own right is OK...i still don't like it.)
(this probably has a lot to do with having grown up in a family where several family members and their friends are pretty much useless drunks 90% of the time. You grow up with that, and see if alcohol looks like a lot of fun to u.)
 

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at least we have members here appreciating their youth:wink:

seriously, i think if continue to learn and understand, "getting older" is not much of a concern...
 

RuroumiKenshin

Am I the youngest one here again!!?? Cool!

I'm still 13...I'll be 14 in a "few months" (7 months to go)
 

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