You know you're getting old when.....

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You know you're getting old when.....

Postby RapidAssistant » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:09 am

You know you are getting old when...you see buildings in Glasgow that were built when you were a kid get knocked down again within your lifetime!

Anyone have any other ideas?
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby tombro » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:56 am

... when they have a Grandparent's Day at the school you teach at and you're the oldest person in your class room !

... you end up teaching the children of someone you taught !

... (worse still) you end up teaching the grandchildren of someone you taught !

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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Mori » Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:16 am

RapidAssistant wrote:You know you are getting old when...you see buildings in Glasgow that were built when you were a kid get knocked down again within your lifetime!


I seen this one getting built an gave it a 30 year lifespan in the late 70s. :D

Yep know exactly what you mean RA

13/01530/DC | Demolition of existing school and erection of replacement school campus with associated parking, access(es), landscaping and sports pitch. | Glendale Primary School 120 McCulloch Street Glasgow G41 1PD

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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Vinny the Mackem » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:17 pm

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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby pingu » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:03 pm

when (in summer) you see a half naked young thing (20ish) and instead of thinking ~WOW you think to yourself...why did her mother let her out dressed like that

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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby busdriver » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:51 pm

When you contribute to forums that begin "You know you're getting old when....." :wink:
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Sharon » Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:47 pm

When you look lovingly at your collection of stilettos, but pop on your trainers instead.
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Josef » Tue Aug 13, 2013 7:28 pm

pingu wrote:when (in summer) you see a half naked young thing (20ish) and instead of thinking ~WOW you think to yourself...why did her mother let her out dressed like that

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Particularly at 1 a.m. on a January Saturday night in Sauchiehall Street.
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Sharon » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:58 pm

Good god, what 20 year olds mother would even imagine still being able to exert an influence! ::):

I do often think "you'll catch your death" (my mother may have used that phrase)
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Lawman » Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:55 pm

That is something I am yet to experience, but I can remember the engineers at work telling me they thought they felt old when they were modernising stuff they put in 30 years ago till some of the buildings were getting replaced, then they really felt old :D
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby RapidAssistant » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:20 am

You are buying booze at the self checkout machine, and when the assistant comes to approve it, he/she hits the "customer is clearly over 25" button without even looking at you! :oops:
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Dexter St. Clair » Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:30 am

Time for Sharon to tell us once again the tale of she and her sister buying bottles of wine.
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby sandabound » Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:03 pm

You start keeping fridge bean containers saying this'll come in handy for something
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby The Egg Man » Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:09 pm

sandabound wrote:You start keeping fridge bean containers saying this'll come in handy for something


What's a fridge bean container?
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby sandabound » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:02 pm

The Egg Man wrote:
sandabound wrote:You start keeping fridge bean containers saying this'll come in handy for something


What's a fridge bean container?


A plastic jar of Heinz beans, called fridge pack.
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