Am I the oldest person in the CR. Anyone else nearly 50
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September 12, 2011 7:58 pm at 7:58 pm #599339
Anyone else pushing half a centurySeptember 12, 2011 8:14 pm at 8:14 pm #810372a maminParticipant
Reba: Do you actually expect us to give a way our age?????September 12, 2011 8:19 pm at 8:19 pm #810373gavra_at_workParticipant
There are many.September 12, 2011 8:20 pm at 8:20 pm #810374
Are you going to leave me to do this by myself???????????September 12, 2011 8:28 pm at 8:28 pm #810375bein_hasdorimParticipant
I believe Minyangal has said to be in your neighborhood.September 12, 2011 8:31 pm at 8:31 pm #810376
Is that a subtle way of saying she is close to my age? Are you volunteering someone else’s age for them?September 12, 2011 8:31 pm at 8:31 pm #810377givingitagoMember
More than you think…..September 12, 2011 8:34 pm at 8:34 pm #810378always hereParticipant
I always thought that I was the oldest female posting here, but in another thread Minyangal mentioned her age so I’m not telling any tales outta school.
I’m 60 B’H ka’h 😀 ….(this past Tammuz)September 12, 2011 8:37 pm at 8:37 pm #810379methinksMember
b_h-I like the way you phrased that! I think oomis has also said “to be in your neighborhood”…September 12, 2011 8:42 pm at 8:42 pm #810380
Yeah!!! Let’s hear it for age and experience……………..and fun!!!September 12, 2011 8:44 pm at 8:44 pm #810381chanieMember
Today’s 50 is like 20 years ago 40. My father-in-law who is in his early 70’s tells us from time to time how he feels like he is getting old. I tell him, “Tatty, you are middle age”. My husband always replies to me afterward, “70 is middle age? What is he, a tree”? My husband who turned 50 a few months says, it actually hit him that he is no longer in his 40’s. ?? ??? ?????? ???.September 12, 2011 8:56 pm at 8:56 pm #810382
Each new age comes with so much more experience. It opens up new worlds. I really enjoy being my age and am looking forward to a lot more ages.September 12, 2011 9:33 pm at 9:33 pm #810383bein_hasdorimParticipant
reba; Omein! Yeah I thought is was subtle.
Me thinks that “methinks” agrees. Thanks methinks!
I hope that doesn’t sound confusing.September 12, 2011 9:34 pm at 9:34 pm #810384bptParticipant
Since you asked (and I can never answer a question normally), try this and see how old you really are!
Google preventdisease.com and take the quiz to see how your lifstyle impacts your life expectancy.
I tried it once by choosing all the bad choices(Overweight, poor diet, no exercise, ect.)It added 5 years to my actual age, and projected a probable demise at around 71.
Then I recalculated the quiz with my real lifestyle, and came up with MUCH more encouaging results.
So, regardless what the calendar tells you, if you are as healthy as a teenager, you are ahead of those 10 years your junior if the yougsters cannot keep up with you.September 12, 2011 9:46 pm at 9:46 pm #810385nmamaMember
almost 60, BH, ad mayah v’esrimSeptember 12, 2011 9:51 pm at 9:51 pm #810386methinksMember
b_h: I think I got it!
Your welcome 🙂September 12, 2011 9:55 pm at 9:55 pm #810387ImaofthreeParticipant
forty nine, Boruch Hashem.September 12, 2011 10:21 pm at 10:21 pm #810388oomisParticipant
Sorry, but I am older than you (come to think of it, why should I be SORRY???? B”H I got this far)September 12, 2011 10:53 pm at 10:53 pm #810389gefenParticipant
BPT – i just went on that website and took the test. choices of answers could have been better. sometimes i wasn’t really sure how to answer ie: if they had another choice, i would have picked it. did you feel the same way?
anyway, it did tell me i am about 3 yrs younger than i really am and life expectancy is 84.
but i’m still not telling anyone here my real age 😉September 12, 2011 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm #810390gr82bagrandmaMember
I’m almost 61September 13, 2011 12:23 am at 12:23 am #810391aries2756Participant
Personally, I don’t believe it is anyone’s business. If you want to tell people your age, that is your choice but it is not nice to ask others to comply.September 13, 2011 2:38 am at 2:38 am #810392
Why do you think that 50 is “old”?September 13, 2011 2:49 am at 2:49 am #810393metrodriverMember
Abba bar Aristotle; If your moniker is your true Pedigree, then adding a Zero will only make you one Quarter of the True Chronological age.September 13, 2011 3:19 am at 3:19 am #810394
“Permission has been given to every human being, if he wants he can turn onto the road of Am’Ho’aretz’os and be a Am’Ho’Aretz like Aristotle”. [sort of the Rambam Hilchos Teshuva(5:1-2)]September 13, 2011 3:21 am at 3:21 am #810395
Although it should be said that Aristotle was mi’gayer bisof yomov and retracted all of his books of apikorsus.
It should also be noted that Aristotle was really Jewish – from shevet Dan – he just didn’t know it.September 13, 2011 3:27 am at 3:27 am #810396farrockgrandmaParticipant
Note the name. I’ll admit to being middle-aged.September 13, 2011 8:34 am at 8:34 am #810397
What is wrong with asking others to comply. Noone has to respond if they don’t want to.September 13, 2011 9:02 am at 9:02 am #810398twistedParticipant
grandfather of three. The color in my beard is putting up quite a fight, but loosing to the silver.September 13, 2011 12:38 pm at 12:38 pm #810399Raphael KaufmanMember
Reba, you’re not even close. I’m pushing 70September 13, 2011 6:22 pm at 6:22 pm #810400
That’s wonderful. May we all have many many more healthy years until moshiach!!!!!!!!!!!!September 13, 2011 6:28 pm at 6:28 pm #810401
you guys can be my grandparents!September 13, 2011 6:31 pm at 6:31 pm #810402bptParticipant
“but it is not nice to ask others to comply.”
Oh, thats what all the 26 year olds say!September 13, 2011 6:36 pm at 6:36 pm #810403
mods can you change the title to CR not CF? thanks. Im not sure why but its making me nuts….September 13, 2011 6:47 pm at 6:47 pm #810404kapustaParticipant
mods can you change the title to CR not CF? thanks. Im not sure why but its making me nuts….
Any other requests?September 13, 2011 7:40 pm at 7:40 pm #810405aries2756Participant
bpt, ok, you got me. My oldest is 34 and yes I’m a bubby b”h. That is all I’m saying. YOU guys figure it out.September 13, 2011 8:02 pm at 8:02 pm #810406minyan galMember
Raphael K, we are of the same era. To those that thought I was in the fiftyish age group, I thank you very much – that was quite some time ago. My next “major” birthday (although I consider them all pretty major since my cardiac arrest) will be when I reach “three score year and ten”. I have been thinking of how some men celebrate the 70th anniversary of their Bar Mitzvah at age 83 by repeating their Haftorah (the second Bar Mitzvah). I think this a lovely idea and certainly a reason to celebrate, but I have been wondering why men don’t do this at age 70, as well.September 14, 2011 1:31 am at 1:31 am #810407cinderellaParticipant
Imaofthree- r u my mother?September 14, 2011 2:57 am at 2:57 am #810408BSDMember
ciderella- r u my sister?September 14, 2011 6:00 pm at 6:00 pm #810409
lol jewish geography again! we have one family here- now there’s another!September 15, 2011 4:05 pm at 4:05 pm #810410rabbiofberlinParticipant
actually, I am 96 and still going strong….well, if the Almighty gives me years !September 15, 2011 4:12 pm at 4:12 pm #810411TumsMember
96?September 15, 2011 4:12 pm at 4:12 pm #810412am yisrael chaiParticipant
Impressive! SO what do you attribute to your incredible longevity, besides obviously HashemSeptember 15, 2011 4:45 pm at 4:45 pm #810413ronrsrMember
not dying. that is the key to longevity.
People who don’t die early have many more birthdays than those who do. It’s a proven fact.September 15, 2011 8:03 pm at 8:03 pm #810414TumsMember
Was 96 a typo?September 16, 2011 2:33 am at 2:33 am #810416am yisrael chaiParticipant
LOL!!!! I mean really OL!!!!!September 16, 2011 4:31 pm at 4:31 pm #810417squeakParticipant
Aries2756, I dont get why you are being so coy about it. We all know your exact age already, you gave it away right when you got here.September 18, 2011 4:20 am at 4:20 am #810418therealmgamaMember
If you smoke till 120 you’ll live long.September 18, 2011 5:22 am at 5:22 am #810419ronrsrMember
I pushed 50 many years ago.
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