Things that make you feel old

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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by slinger » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:20 pm

I fell asleep whilst soldering once, in the early hours of the morning. It was years ago now but I can still remember waking to the delightful smell of barbecue...which turned out to be my arm.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by karatestu » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:27 pm

slinger wrote:
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:20 pm
I fell asleep whilst soldering once, in the early hours of the morning. It was years ago now but I can still remember waking to the delightful smell of barbecue...which turned out to be my arm.
Well i think that beats all of my accidents with a soldering iron. Still got a scar by any chance ?
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by slinger » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:03 pm

karatestu wrote:
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:27 pm

...Well i think that beats all of my accidents with a soldering iron. Still got a scar by any chance ?
A surprisingly small one considering the smell. :lol:
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:34 pm

Waking up and realising I ma not as young as in my dreams.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Colin Wonfor » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:56 pm

Waking feeling great then falling down the stairs again, bloody stupid leg, did it at ASDA on Tuesday, hit my head and woke up 1Hr 30Mins later and no bugger offered help, thought I was drunk HEY WORLD I DO NOT DRINK well orange and lemon and coffee I do drink.
What the hell wrong with this world when a old git falls over in a suit and tie with a walking stick, he is not normally drunk. Bloody staff also ignored me bastards, I had hell of a headache and bruising . Grrrrrr OK I am fine now got of my chest Grrrrr
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by karatestu » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:46 am

What ? You were laying on the floor out of it for that long and NOBODY helped. That is disgusting Colin, my faith in the human race was already at a very low level and this has just removed any that was left. :angry-screaming:
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by CN211276 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:04 am

I think it might be more to do with this country than the human race. I can remember people giving up their seats for me on public transport in Rome when I had a walking stick after breaking my foot.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by slinger » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:47 pm

Realising that upon waking every morning your first conscious thought is now "OUCH!" ...or even more often than that - "F*CK*NG OUCH!!"
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by CN211276 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:10 pm

Just been told that a second grandchild is on the way.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Chopsaw54 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:29 pm

Getting up for work and feeling shagged out after a ten hour day. I've been doing this and more for nearly fifty years and I never used to feel this tired!

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