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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2017, 12:33:47 AM »
When I turned 45 I went to have my eyes checked and found out I needed bifocals and these are the ones with the lines

same for me...  I have progressives though.

My optometrist said 99% of people will need to move to bifocals when they are in their 40's.

Sad part is I used to always rib my wife for her bifocals, don't have that trump car anymore.

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« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2017, 05:22:49 AM »
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well happy BD SATX (wudda tryin' to do, catch up with me.....?)
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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #22 on: November 03, 2017, 05:58:59 AM »
Happy birthday to you Satax and all you other Scorpios. My 65th will be on the 15th and I retire for the second time on the 22nd. Can't friggin' wait.
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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #23 on: November 03, 2017, 09:47:57 AM »
OLDSPY,

One thing is certain: I like being able to "TUNE OUT" people who are "fussing", given my >30 year rifle range hearing loss.

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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #24 on: November 03, 2017, 10:19:56 AM »
OLDSPY,

One thing is certain: I like being able to "TUNE OUT" people who are "fussing", given my >30 year rifle range hearing loss.


isn't that called "selective hearing" ?  my Wife says she suffers from my having that affliction  :icon_wink:
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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #25 on: November 03, 2017, 02:09:09 PM »

isn't that called "selective hearing" ?  my Wife says she suffers from my having that affliction  :icon_wink:

Sounds like a malidy Many of us could develop. ;)

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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #26 on: November 03, 2017, 02:48:12 PM »
Tango,

NOPE. = It really means that unless I'm interested enough in hearing the "fuss" (and I seldom am interested in hearing an ugly spat)  that I don't bother to listen carefully and/or "read faces".
(I have significant HIGH & LOW frequency losses due to shooting & tracked vehicles. = The 106MM RR didn't help either.)

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« Reply #27 on: November 03, 2017, 03:36:15 PM »

..The 106MM RR didn't help either

did you know that the M40 gun was actually a 105mm ?  Got to shoot it a number of times (never in anger tho) - liked firing it's mounted .50cal spotting rifle also

my hearing loss and this god-awful tinnitus I got thanks to flying - got two high-blown hearing aids from the VA but I hate wearing them, and don't  :th_KO:
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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #28 on: November 03, 2017, 04:10:02 PM »
I'am right there with Y'all as  all that crap has been catching up with me for years.
The way it sounds I think we need a senior sub forum for us old guys LOL.


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« Reply #29 on: November 03, 2017, 05:42:29 PM »
308nato,

YEP and THANKS.

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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2017, 02:08:30 PM »
I spent the first 25 years of my life living on the ragged edge, doing things that should've killed me. I have wished for the last 28 that it did.
Not really, I have a great life. But my body aches 24 hrs a day.

It's just the price you pay growing older!

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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2017, 04:46:24 PM »
it does suck getting old, but even knowing what i know now, i'm pretty sure i wouldn't change a thing!

some are memories that i can sit back and laugh at now, and some have me shaking my head wondering just how did i survive all that crazy stuff i did when i was younger.

as my father always says, any morning you can still crawl out of bed, is still a good day!

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Re: Sucks getting old
« Reply #32 on: December 06, 2017, 07:08:00 PM »
I love the color here by the way Shipwreck! Thanks for designing it , but I just turned 50 and im fixing to be in the same boat you are with the watches!