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Old 30th October 2017, 08:49 AM
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These youngsters are bringing the average down a bit - now 50.111 (including Dezzy for honorary reasons but ignoring Conan's mental age )
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Old 30th October 2017, 09:21 AM
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Mentally still a naughty kid who refuses to grow up, own cotton slippers (or sandals), read newspaper every day at the set time and all that old man stuff

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Old 30th October 2017, 09:22 AM
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44. Got my first D2 at 28 and was smitten. Had the current one for 2 years now, got the FE 1 year ago, and they appear to have made a couple of 2.8s between them...
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Old 30th October 2017, 10:22 AM
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Scraping in at just 49, although the 'big' birthday is only in a week or so. I've had an A8 for the last 11 years.
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Old 30th October 2017, 10:38 AM
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Big fifty.
The one I dreaded as it loomed was my thirtieth. Never did find out why!!!
Remember thinking that if I made 2000 I'd be an old man, so I guess I am now an Old Man Plus Seventeen.
Hmmm! Seventeen sounds pretty good like that.
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Old 30th October 2017, 11:12 AM
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Remember thinking that if I made 2000 I'd be an old man, so I guess I am now an Old Man Plus Seventeen.
Makes you realise how shockingly short life is when you break in down like that. When you consider that at 16 you're still just a kid and that 16 years is a very short amount of time ..

At 32, you've been 16 twice.
At 48, you've been 16 three times.
At 64, you've been 16 four times.
At 80, you've been 16 five times.

And, if you're lucky enough to make it past 96, you'll have been 16 just six times.
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Old 30th October 2017, 11:39 AM
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I celebrated the 31st anniversary of my 21st Birthday this year!
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Old 30th October 2017, 07:16 PM
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41 but had my first A8 at 34.
I always considered them to be an old mans car but 7 years on, there is no better way to munch the miles.
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Old 30th October 2017, 07:30 PM
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63. My 'crotchety old git' symptoms multiply like rings on a tree, but Jim wins with the best manifestation of this
We should get together and put the world to rights
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Old 30th October 2017, 07:31 PM
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41 but had my first A8 at 34.
I always considered them to be an old mans car but 7 years on, there is no better way to munch the miles.
Well, the average is now 48.78 so, as 45 is the new 35, then it ain't an old mans car. Just one for the discerning driver
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