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Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Post by Rush2112 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:34 pm

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I just got the Senior's discount at Shoppers (like our Walgreen's).

It was painful when the cute cashier asked me if I qualified (age is 55), but listen - I just saved $8.
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Post by Pruitt » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:10 pm

Rush2112 wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:34 pm
Pruitt wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:00 pm
I just got the Senior's discount at Shoppers (like our Walgreen's).

It was painful when the cute cashier asked me if I qualified (age is 55), but listen - I just saved $8.
Fucking boomers.
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Post by rass » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:42 pm

Was puzzling over the piped in music at the boardwalk amusement park I’m at going from Jewel (Who Will SAAAAAY-ve Your Soul) to Hey Jealousy and then realized they’re aiming right at the parents.

(311’s take on Love Song was next)
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Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Post by Johnnie » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:06 pm

I hit 18 years in service next week. But my rank doesn't really reflect it. I'm also not graying or balding. Also, everyone I supervise has kids. Plus I keep up with memes online, so I'm aware of the latest hotness.

So it doesn't hit me that I'm "old" until I bring up something about the 80s or go "Oh, yeah, you were in grade school during 9/11."
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Post by rass » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:21 am

“Johnnie you look great! What’s your secret?”

“reddit”
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Post by Johnnie » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:16 am

You're not wrong.

Maybe I'm born with it. Maybe it's Meme-beline.
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Post by mister d » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:21 am

Was explaining “1999” to my 3rd grader and how it wasn’t retrospective and when we looked up the date it came out we realized she’s 2+ years older now than I was at release.
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Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:59 am

"Talking Heads:77," "The Clash," and "This Year's Model" were albums that changed my life (or at least the course of my musical life) and they came out when I was around 13.

While the music on those albums is more relevant today than the equivalent music released in 1935 was in the late 70s, it is horrifying for me to think that they came out 40+ years ago. So me playing something off of those albums would be similar to my father playing Glenn Miller or Benny Goodman in 1977.
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Post by The Sybian » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:01 pm

Headed back to Boston today on a business trip. Reached out to a law school friend who lives in Boston, and realized that while we frequently email about our still living fantasy football league from law school, I haven't seen or actually spoken to him in 18 years since we graduated. Then I realized I started law school 21 years ago. Next year, the same amount of time will have passed from birth to first year law school, as first year law school to today. Fucking insane. It really feels like 5 or 10 years ago. Can't imagine how short today until 66 will feel. At least the sweet release of death will be around the corner to look forward to.
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Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Post by tennbengal » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:07 pm

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Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:01 pm
Headed back to Boston today on a business trip. Reached out to a law school friend who lives in Boston, and realized that while we frequently email about our still living fantasy football league from law school, I haven't seen or actually spoken to him in 18 years since we graduated. Then I realized I started law school 21 years ago. Next year, the same amount of time will have passed from birth to first year law school, as first year law school to today. Fucking insane. It really feels like 5 or 10 years ago. Can't imagine how short today until 66 will feel. At least the sweet release of death will be around the corner to look forward to.
Wait a minute, I started law school 21 years ago. Just, yikes. I am already feeling the weight of mortality and middle age as it is. Off to the depression thread.

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Post by The Sybian » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:26 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:07 pm
The Sybian wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:01 pm
Headed back to Boston today on a business trip. Reached out to a law school friend who lives in Boston, and realized that while we frequently email about our still living fantasy football league from law school, I haven't seen or actually spoken to him in 18 years since we graduated. Then I realized I started law school 21 years ago. Next year, the same amount of time will have passed from birth to first year law school, as first year law school to today. Fucking insane. It really feels like 5 or 10 years ago. Can't imagine how short today until 66 will feel. At least the sweet release of death will be around the corner to look forward to.
Wait a minute, I started law school 21 years ago. Just, yikes. I am already feeling the weight of mortality and middle age as it is. Off to the depression thread.
Sorry man, totally not my intent. Been wondering about how you are doing. Hope treatment has helped.

Forgot to mention, the reason I gave so much thought to this is because the only time we could meet up is tonight. My friend is teaching a class at BU Law, and invited me to sit in. Haven't been back to the school. They built a new building a year or two after I graduated, so curious to see it. Also going to be weird seeing my 1L study group mate teaching a law class. Happens to be on sex crimes. He worked for the innocence project after his clerkship at the US District Court of American Samoa (genius plan, and only chance in hell he could get a federal clerkship. Got to live for free in Samoa for 2 years), he got a guy out after serving 25 years of a life sentence for a brutal rape he didn't commit. Or something like that.
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Post by tennbengal » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:46 pm

Could not find someone so...just been gutting it out. Currently drafting a Complaint against a Diocese and others about a molestation involving my client when he was 11. Just stuffing my feelings with bread and starch, like a good midwesterner who doesn't really like drinking knows to do...

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Post by brian » Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:21 pm

This world is a comedy to those that think; a tragedy to those that feel.
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Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Post by The Sybian » Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:53 am

tennbengal wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:46 pm
Could not find someone so...just been gutting it out. Currently drafting a Complaint against a Diocese and others about a molestation involving my client when he was 11. Just stuffing my feelings with bread and starch, like a good midwesterner who doesn't really like drinking knows to do...
Don't give up looking. I used to use that as an excuse to avoid getting help. Looking for a therapist or psychiatrist seemed like an overwhelming task, because depression makes everything seem difficult and not worth the struggle, but a good therapist can make a world of difference. There must be some groups for people working closely with victims, who can share their burden with others who understand. It really is amazing how talking about it takes the invisible pain and gives it shape and works it out of your system. Can't explain it, so I hope that makes sense.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:29 am

I am not vouching for it, only posting it because I have heard ads for it on a couple podcasts and out may be a useful option, bengal. Talkspace.com - an online/mobile therapy company.
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:28 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
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I am not vouching for it, only posting it because I have heard ads for it on a couple podcasts and out may be a useful option, bengal. Talkspace.com - an online/mobile therapy company.
I will look into that as I order meundies

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:30 pm

tennbengal wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:28 pm
DSafetyGuy wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:29 am
I am not vouching for it, only posting it because I have heard ads for it on a couple podcasts and out may be a useful option, bengal. Talkspace.com - an online/mobile therapy company.
I will look into that as I order meundies
And Bombas. And Warby Parker glasses.

Also, a google search turned up a discount offer for Talkspace on their website.
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Post by The Sybian » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:23 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:30 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:28 pm
DSafetyGuy wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:29 am
I am not vouching for it, only posting it because I have heard ads for it on a couple podcasts and out may be a useful option, bengal. Talkspace.com - an online/mobile therapy company.
I will look into that as I order meundies
And Bombas. And Warby Parker glasses.

Also, a google search turned up a discount offer for Talkspace on their website.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:56 pm

I won't wear dress socks that aren't Mack Weldon (used to also be their underwear), and Tommy John for underwear (see previous parenthetical.)

I absolutely at look into the products sold on my favorite podcasts and if they are reasonably priced, I'll give them a shot.
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Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Post by mister d » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:41 pm

I'm about a week from buying spike strips to stop the fucking UPS trucks from flying down my one block street.
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Post by Ryan » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:07 pm

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I'm about a week from buying spike strips to stop the fucking UPS trucks from flying down my one block street.
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Post by Pruitt » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:39 pm

Sciatica, amirite?
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Post by mister d » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:59 pm

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Post by rass » Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:01 am

rass wrote:
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Offically own reading glasses.
Oh shit! I have an eye exam next week.
20/20 and 20/25

Can’t really see right now, dialated. Kind of fun.
That was from January. The doc had given me a rx for reading glasses (+1.00 lenses) but I never did anything about it. Last week while waiting for my wife and kids to complete a shopping trip in Staples I tried on a pair of off the rack glasses and holy fuck did my phone pop. Going to pull the trigger this weekend, I think.
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Post by Ryan » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:46 pm

NO JUST BUY THE GLASSES DUDE PEOPLE LOVE YOU
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Post by rass » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:10 pm

Ha!

Done. Got two pairs because they were buy one get one 50% and someone upthread suggested a pair for each place you might need them.

Using them now. Need to take them off to look up at the TV. Do they make bifocals where part of the lens has no magnification? Because that would have made sense. Maybe when I’m slightly older.
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Post by sancarlos » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:15 pm

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someone upthread suggested a pair for each place you might need them.
I need them for reading, but I lose them and break them regularly, so I have purchased so many of them over the years. I have them laying all over the house.

These are a big help in not losing them. They fit in a compartment stuck on the back of my phone's case.
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Post by sancarlos » Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:32 pm

Like a lot of you, I watch Jeopardy semi-regularly. I used to think I could be a competitor on the show, but in recent years that has changed. Because, as I watch the show nowadays, many times I'll know I know the answer, but just can't spit it out as quickly as I used to be able to do. I know that regression is because I'm aging.
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Post by Pruitt » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:30 pm

sancarlos wrote:
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Like a lot of you, I watch Jeopardy semi-regularly. I used to think I could be a competitor on the show, but in recent years that has changed. Because, as I watch the show nowadays, many times I'll know I know the answer, but just can't spit it out as quickly as I used to be able to do. I know that regression is because I'm aging.
I'm still good with Jeopardy and that style of trivia.

But what makes me feel old is pop culture trivia, or trivia from baseball or hockey which I haven't really followed in 20+ years.
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Post by Square Rob » Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:12 pm

Growing my first beard in 10+ years. Bourbon chase was the last time I had a one, actually. It’s 90% white. So I’m 40, mostly bald, grey beard. Ugh.

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Post by Pruitt » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:30 pm

London Calling is 40 years old.

Christ all fucking mighty.

You have no idea how old this makes me feel.

But here it is, the sound of greatness...

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Post by EnochRoot » Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:22 pm

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London Calling is 40 years old.

Christ all fucking mighty.

You have no idea how old this makes me feel.

But here it is, the sound of greatness...

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Post by P.D.X. » Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:54 pm

Album has a better track list than most bands' greatest hits.

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Post by A_B » Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:56 pm

P.D.X. wrote:
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Album has a better track list than most bands' greatest hits.
That’s a great Friday music discussion topic.
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Post by Pruitt » Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:42 pm

P.D.X. wrote:
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Album has a better track list than most bands' greatest hits.
Nicely put.

Not a bad track on there, and at least a dozen that are awesome.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:59 pm

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Post by bfj » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:51 am

I’m going to a headstone unveiling for my 34 year old cousin that OD’d last year. My (gf at the time now)wife and I babysat for this kid from birth-10 and now I’m standing over his grave. That shit ain’t right. I feel old and sad today.
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Post by govmentchedda » Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:17 pm

So sorry to hear it, bfj.
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Post by mister d » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:20 pm

That’s awful, BFJ. Sorry.
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Post by Pruitt » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:49 pm

Horrible, just horrible.
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