Things that make you feel old

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kimangelis
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by kimangelis » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:16 pm

Turned 50....

My company BUPA medical contribution increased by 140%.
Started receiving emails for Viagra, Saga insurance and Rhine cruises.

Turned 55....

BUPA insist on 3-monthly medicals including the 'rubber glove' or.. no cover. Took the easy way out.
Emails arriving now for a (burial) plot.
Car and motorbike insurance plummet to £250 for both.

About to turn 60 (well.. next June)....

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Angela Merkel is looking particularly attractive.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by guydarryl » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:18 pm

Kimangelis,just two things:

Which was the "easy way out"?

For your own sake please get an eye test - even being nearly 60 is not any reason for finding that attractive :shock:
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by kimangelis » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:16 pm

Dropped BUPA. Eyes are fine... I meant Angela Besharah.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:51 pm

Looking at a picture of me when I was 19 yeas old. The lad sitting next to Bernie.

http://berniegrantarchive.org.uk/timeline/1960s/

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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by BillyBones » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:12 pm

I'm glad you cleared that up, I wasn't sure.
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by terrybooth » Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:22 pm

The Observer Albums of 2017. Well, how many do you have in your collection?
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Firebug1 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:35 pm

None :mrgreen:
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by CN211276 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:25 pm

terrybooth wrote:
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:22 pm
The Observer Albums of 2017. Well, how many do you have in your collection?
Makes me glad I'm getting on and was a teenager in the 70s. :grin:
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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:42 pm

Each generation says the same.

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Re: Things that make you feel old

Unread post by slinger » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:00 pm

That Jane Weaver album's not half bad.
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