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    Calling All Thirty-somethings...

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by The Spartan, May 1, 2007.

    Assuming there are any. I have the distinct feeling I'm surrounded by teens. Which makes me feel old and wrinkled, not to mention about five thousand times more cynical and downright nasty than the average punter here.

    So, step forward fellow middle-aged people and declare yourselves:

    I'm Jon, 38, married with two kids. I'm lonely. I can't take too many more poems about fluffy bunnies.
     
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    try being 3 decades older than that, jon! [my only son's name, btw... and he's 8 years older'n you!]...

    fyi, most of my 18 [at last count] grandkids are older than the majority here, if that makes you feel any better...

    love and hugs, 'mamma'maia
     
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    I'm 26, is that old enough?
    And I refuse on principle to write anything about fluffy bunnies, unless they're about to go into the stew pot. Or my niece asks for a story about them. (She hasn't yet being only two, but I'll be prepared to bite the bullet if she asks me when she's older.)
     
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    I'm 15, and had my middle-aged crisis at 14 , does that count?
     
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    :) Ahh, aged people. Suddenly the mantle of misery is lifted.

    And no Ferret, sorry - but you'll never be a thirty-something - do the math: A mid-lifer at the tender age of fourteen means death at twenty-eight.

    Damn.
     
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    Fluffy Buffy he got shot.
    Fluffy Buffy in stew pot.
    Fluffy Bunny tender stew,
    some for me and more for you.
    Delicious Fluffy Bunny :)


    I'm 44. Any other questions?

    - Evelyn, who may not even want to live to be 88
     
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    AUSSIE! AUSSIE! AUSSIE!
    im 21 this year, i also am yet to write a poem about fluffy bunnies, im also yet to post a poem here, but im workin on one at the moment.
    a middle age crisis at 14 huh, i think it may have been put down to that, but in reality was merely a coctail of teenage confusion, hormones, society, peers, family issues creating one spun out teenager...weve all been there at some stage
     
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    Spartan I am afraid that there are a lot of youngsters here, but also a few odler members aswell.
    I fall into the early 20's category at the age of 23 and a now single mother of 2 angels.
    As for fluffy bunny poems, we have all written a poem along those lines at some stage....(sadly I have to say I am pretty darn sure I have)

    ~Torana
     
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    Im 14.
    Ive written fluffy bunny poems before.
    Some people say theyre some of my most disturbing :p
     
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    I'm another 30 something. I hate odd numbers though and hate my age even more. Mother of one teenager and another not far behind.

    Some of the youngsters here may be young in age but they more that make up for it in intelligence and maturity in my opinion.
     
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    Huh, I'm the same age as Frost.
     
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    I'm 17 and I once got my friend to write a poem about fluffy bunnies because all she wrote was depressing and monotonous. Have I won the internet? I think so. 8)
     
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    we were all the same age of Frost, at one time... unless he was born at the age of 69... in which case, i will be, come september... ;-)

    not all... i never have/wouldn't/won't!... though i did once write a fun-poem for one of my little ones about a rather 'puffy' stuffed dog i'd crocheted for him...
     
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    I once wrote a story about the Evil Killer Fluffy Bunnies From Mars for my school magazine...does that count?

    Also, I'm 13, and can't help but laugh maliciously at The Spartan's desperate plea for more adults in the community...

    The young'uns are invading. You can't stop us! If you try, we'll send you off to a nursing home! Geezer!
    Muahahaha!

    (No offense to all living in nursing homes!)
     
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    we used to have quite a few older, wiser members here
    *has flashback*..lewbear, zerobytes, robert..just to name a few..
     
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    Only 17, so I guess that puts me in the younger bracket, eh? I didn't know people were that old on here.

    *Puts on geezer-googles*

    Ah, that's better. Now, off for some shuffle board and tapioca pudding. :)
     
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    I think I am around the middle-not young-not old(although 30 is not old...just older than me)
    I am 23 but still feel like I am 16 trying to figure everything out in life.
     
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    I am 14 going on 15.

    I have a long road to walk. I think, to make that walk unforgettable, I'd like to live a wild life. Life on the edge.
     
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    Well I'm the ripe old age of 31 years old. I've seen more than most and done so much more apart from get a darned book written lol

    I'm army British Paratroop though at the time being I'm not as active as I was.
    But I'm sure with current affairs thats about to change soon enough.

    There are a few more of the good age here. But remember folks the forum is still relativly new compared to other forums out there.








    ~Raven.
     
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    Well I guess I also fall into the rather younger category of 16... to turn 17 in August. I can honestly say though that I have never, and have no intention of, writing a poem about "fluffy bunnies" :p
     
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    Crazy Ivan...is 13?
    Unbelievable.

    It could happen.
     
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    You aren't alone there wordwizard and yeah I feel the same really. Although people often tell me I only look 16......ah well.

    ~Torana
     
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    Exactly- Crazy Ivan is 13?

    I always assumed him to be older. Twenties, at least.
     
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    i speak on behalf of us "youngsters" being only fourteen and i say thank you, it's the first time i have ever been reffered to as intelligent. :D
    Heather
     
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    if referring to the poet robert frost [which i thought the comment did], it couldn't happen this year when i turn 69, since he was 89 when he died...

    however, all of us who are older than 13 were at one time, as old as s/he!
     

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