About Aging  

Goldenhairgodess 63F
471 posts
8/11/2005 11:57 am

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11/6/2006 1:12 am

About Aging

Perks of Being Over 50

...those of you who are under 50 must wait patiently
for these wonderful
perks which await you!!

1. Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

2. In a hostage situation you are likely to be
released first.

3. No one expects you to run -- anywhere.

4. People call at 9 PM and ask, "Did I wake

5. People no longer view you as a

6. There is nothing left to learn the hard

7. Things you buy now won't wear out.

8. You can eat dinner at 4 P.M.

9. You can live without sex but not without
your glasses.

10. You enjoy hearing about other people's

11. You get into heated arguments about
pension plans.

12. You no longer think of speed limits as a

13. You quit trying to hold your stomach in,
no matter who walks
into the room.

14 You sing along with elevator music.

15. Your eyes won't get much worse.

16. Your investment in health insurance is
finally beginning to
pay off.

17. Your joints are more accurate
meteorologists than the national
weather service.

18. Your secrets are safe with your friends
because they can't
remember them either.

19. Your supply of brain cells is finally down
to manageable size.

20. You can't remember who sent you this list.

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Goldenhairgodess 63F
396 posts
8/15/2005 6:53 am

I am posting this in the hope that I can lure someone else to post.
Few people like to be first sometimes. Or maybe they do not wish to
admit they are over 50? Either way, do not be shy. Under 50 is also

wanakissuallover 57M
411 posts
8/29/2005 9:39 am

Ha! I've got at least 4 more years and about half that list applies to me already. lol

Goldenhairgodess 63F
396 posts
9/10/2005 2:08 pm

Hi Wanakissu;
I also posted this in the magizine and got lots of under 50 responses. So you are not alone in that.

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