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

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

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:53 am

HelenD wrote:Yes, 'tis the season for burst pipes :)

Half way along Victoria Road and the pressure warning light comes on. Reduce speed to a carefully paced waddle. Put all thoughts of bladder and toilets out of mind and proceed to St Enoch Centre...

I'd never noticed before that the place is the size of an aircraft carrier. :(

Yeah, and Murphy's Law dictates that the only gents (or ladies as the case may be) is the one on the top floor. 8O
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby RapidAssistant » Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:51 pm

You see a car you once drove (or your parent's generation drove) in the Transport Museum......
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:26 pm

You pull a muscle just climbing out of the bath.
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Fat Cat » Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:28 pm

Takes weeks to get over the flu (just not funny any more) :evil:
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby the researcher » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:43 pm

The Creeping Spleen wrote:You're having a wank and have to stop half way though because you're all out of breath, and by the time you've got your wind back, you're not in the mood any more.

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

Postby the researcher » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:57 pm

HelenD wrote:I used to have a shelf full of Tommy Vance Friday Rock Show recordings. I bought all the music on them and wiped the tapes. How I wish I hadn't.

Cue Dixie Dregs, "Take It Off The Top"...

i used to record the tommy vance friday rockshow every friday on cheapo cassettes and like you got rid of them and also now wish i hadnt
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Fat Cat » Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:28 pm

When your reading material has to be moved further away from your eyes just so you can see it (especially true of cooking instructions on packaging)..
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Delmont St Xavier » Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:24 pm

Fat Cat wrote:When your reading material has to be moved further away from your eyes just so you can see it (especially true of cooking instructions on packaging)..


No, it just means your arms are getting shorter....
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby pingu » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:34 am

when you describe a group of "wee lassie" then get accosted because theyre "21" :oops:
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Fat Cat » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:02 pm

Delmont St Xavier wrote:
Fat Cat wrote:When your reading material has to be moved further away from your eyes just so you can see it (especially true of cooking instructions on packaging)..


No, it just means your arms are getting shorter....


Are arms not like ears, getting bigger with age. 8O :wink:
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Gerry B » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:06 pm

When You Ordered A Lamb Madras, And A Pizza Arrives.... 8O Not Great!
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby banjo » Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:36 pm

you are 59.happy birthday oor robert pool. :D
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:52 pm

You work out you're old enough to be the female presenter on Blue Peter's dad.
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby Delmont St Xavier » Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:48 pm

When you have your first heart attack and think when's the next one?
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Re: You know you're getting old when.....

Postby banjo » Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:05 pm

your mates are going sober for October and you cannae remember september
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