You know WHEN you are getting old.

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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Bsuds » Feb 1st, 2018, 9:27 am

Fancy wrote:I don't think so but they do have some sort of celebration - like bringing cookies etc.


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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Fancy » Feb 1st, 2018, 9:39 am

You know you're old when you learned to sew on this:
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And you still have it.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Catsumi » Feb 1st, 2018, 9:44 am

Fancy wrote:I remember toasting bread over the coals:
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I adore wood burning, old fashioned stoves like this, the more chrome (?) the better. Water heater in the side.

My Icelandic grandma in Sask could turn out bread loaves to swoon over, time after time. What a mystery, as how do you regulate temperature? :200: Just through trial and error and many years experience possibly.

What would I give for one loaf now?
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Bsuds » Feb 1st, 2018, 9:49 am

Fancy wrote:You know you're old when you learned to sew on this:
And you still have it.


We have the cabinet for a "White" sewing machine but no machine just the cabinet.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 1st, 2018, 10:04 am

Fancy wrote:I don't think so but they do have some sort of celebration - like bringing cookies etc.


You know you are old when peanuts were allowed in your lunch at school, and peanut butter cookies too.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 1st, 2018, 10:35 am

If this was the Family bathtub.
And the lovely process of taking turns in the same water.
Water heated on the wood stove.
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Pull the tub out once a week, drop it on the floor of the cold old mud room....
6-8 people have their baths....same water...

My Pap usually last...Never really thought about it till now...No wonder he hated bathing right to the end.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Fancy » Feb 1st, 2018, 10:44 am

There was a smaller one for the kids - you know the saying "don't throw the baby out with the bath water".
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Urban Cowboy » Feb 2nd, 2018, 3:04 am

You know you're getting old, when you pull up to a stop sign, and stay there waiting for the light to turn green. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Ka-El » Feb 2nd, 2018, 7:32 am

:135: I was wondering what's the hold-up?
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 2nd, 2018, 9:06 am

Glad I left early, sitting behind these two guys so long I forgot
where I was going.
What're they waiting for ? the flippin sign to change ?
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 2nd, 2018, 9:08 am

When....

You spend more time with Doctors than anyone else in yer life !
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Fancy » Feb 2nd, 2018, 9:11 am

Probably wasn't a stop sign - might have been someone holding this:

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There is a spot you could write your own message - guy probably wrote STOP and didn't flip it to read GO
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby Bsuds » Feb 2nd, 2018, 10:51 am

dirtybiker wrote:When....

You spend more time with Doctors than anyone else in yer life !


And an outing is going from the Doctor to the Lab, the Pharmacy and then home for a nap.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 2nd, 2018, 12:49 pm

Bsuds wrote:
dirtybiker wrote:When....

You spend more time with Doctors than anyone else in yer life !


And an outing is going from the Doctor to the Lab, the Pharmacy and then home for a nap.


Is that wrong?

You know that going to the lab after a fast in the morning, usually has a long line-up of others in your age group.
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Re: You know WHEN you are getting old.

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 2nd, 2018, 1:56 pm

You know that you are getting old when.....

A "screw" was just a screw.

Being "gay" meant that you were happy.

Pot was something you cook in.

Coke was just a soda drink.

Pop, was what you called Dad.

A buck was a male deer.

When you heard a gunshot on the back porch, you immediately started thinking about what we are going to have for supper tonight.
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