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Old 02-28-2018, 10:41 AM
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"You know you're old when . . ."

You know you're old when you see the toys you played with as a kid in an antique store.

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and they are a lot more than your parents bought them for
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You find during discussions at work you find people who have never seen some of the classic movies i.e. French Connection, Great Escape, Animal House!
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You put your back out when you rotate your tires. Do a search and find threads on other old guys putting there back out rotating tires and what they came up with to do it safer.
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Another thread from a few years ago, along the same line:

If You Remember These, You Might be an Old Fart
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Much of my once manly-man can do body management system has been aced out well into my early forties on my second go-around with Feet/Knee injections and ineffective allergy medications. Just got to where I could no longer pass phyisical fitness qualifications.

It just is. Life is like Mazda ... The commercial.

Zoom-Zoom!

Now, I sit here on my ass as a No-Go.

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You go out to work on the jeep and your beat when you get there it's only 30 feet. Some days are better then others
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You put your back out when you rotate your tires. Do a search and find threads on other old guys putting there back out rotating tires and what they came up with to do it safer.
damn, my shit is sore every time. ugh, i'll be 43 tomorrow!
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Soon———I might need a kiddy stool to climb into my Jeep
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you know your old when the tunes you grew up with are only on the classic stations - and your kids look at you funny when you try to describe a "Hair" band
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Few years ago me and the wife went to Vegas. Found a place called Pinball world hall of fame. Had all these old pinball machines I had played in the late 60's and 70's.
We spent over 6 hours there playing pinball. That was the best part of the trip...

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When ur wife has a 3.5” lift...ie 4+ and 35s. So you put a 2” and 33s on yours.


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you know your old when the tunes you grew up with are only on the classic stations - and your kids look at you funny when you try to describe a "Hair" band
ha, i just picked up Shotgun Messiah second coming album (CD) and both of my kids were laughing at me jammin' to it.
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I'll be 43 in June. It's amazing how fast age is starting to catch up....
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You know you are old when...you go to buy a new Jeep and consider a automatic because its easier on your sore, tired legs to drive.... Heading on 47 this year..
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YKYOW...

You consider taking lift out of your Jeep so it will be easier to get in.

You remember when it wasn't cool to wave to a Wrangler.. because they had square headlights and weren't real Jeeps.. haha..
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damn, my shit is sore every time. ugh, i'll be 43 tomorrow!
By 42, I realized my man-Warranty come to expire. 6 Month phyisical fitness test just got to where it ain’t gonna happen no-moh.

Its a revelation every one must come to realize.

At 62, my last Doctor’s visit concluded with, “YOU NEED TO EXERCISE MORE GARY(?)

NO-SHIT Doc!

You older Blue coller fellas know what I am talking about right? Work related injuries from lifting, hauling, concussion/s, let’s not get into the mental side of the issues.

We might scare the youth of today away from such work.
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By 42, I realized my man-Warranty come to expire. 6 Month phyisical fitness test just got to where it ain’t gonna happen no-moh.

Its a revelation every one must come to realize.

At 62, my last Doctor’s visit concluded with, “YOU NEED TO EXERCISE MORE GARY(?)

NO-SHIT Doc!

You older Blue coller fellas know what I am talking about right? Work related injuries from lifting, hauling, concussion/s, let’s not get into the mental side of the issues.

We might scare the youth of today away from such work.
Amen! I know all about the warranty running out. Had the shoulder done, just had hand/wrist done, and now waiting on elbow since the wrist didn't work. Oh an the shoulder is jacked up again...LOL. This blue collar older working gals body is feeling the strain.

As far as scaring the youth of today away...most want a button pushing job that pays great money, with little work involved. The ME generation that feels they are entitled.

With the new tariffs that have been imposed we may see some blue collar jobs come back....my question is who are they going to have to work them. Hard labor for the generation coming is not in most of their jeans.... And we that have been doing it, our bodies are telling us it's time to slow down a little....
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I hear you loud and clear Jeep41!

I enjoy watching Mike Rows Channel on this very topic. As a Californian, my own young generation family-wise DARES not labor. It is odd on so many levels. When America becomes involved in another war ... Who is going to BUILD the WAR Industry?

Much less drive the tanks...

With past generations of presidents putting emphasis on (every child deserves a university degree) Hogwash has hurt our beautiful country and her people.

I have deep abiding respect for those whom make their living working with their hands, sacraficing their Back Health, Neck, and feet standing on that hot concrete or steel.

It takes GOOD men and women to make a great country—together.

I came in originally to add to the topic in here, and damnit, now I done forgot what I was gonna add!
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Or Yer Too Old to enjoy TEST driving this thing!!!
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You know you're too young when this threads seem funny and so far away from you that you think thats never going to be you. But im sure I will get there much sooner than expected

And I will have to agree about our generation (Im 22) is rather soft and entitled. But hey, that just means more jobs for the ones willing to do some manual labor.
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By 42, I realized my man-Warranty come to expire. 6 Month phyisical fitness test just got to where it ain’t gonna happen no-moh.

Its a revelation every one must come to realize.

At 62, my last Doctor’s visit concluded with, “YOU NEED TO EXERCISE MORE GARY(?)

NO-SHIT Doc!

You older Blue coller fellas know what I am talking about right? Work related injuries from lifting, hauling, concussion/s, let’s not get into the mental side of the issues.

We might scare the youth of today away from such work.
The cardiologist last week told me the same thing. But, he added that he knows where I work as he lives about a half a block away and there are nice areas to walk throughout my office complex. And, he added that he knows where I live and that there are nice areas to walk around my house (it's a small town).

The sad thing is that I have a full workout gym in my house - weight machine, bike, rower, treadmill, and other things - but it hurts too damn much to go up the stairs! Walking up and down stairs I can hear the grinding in my knees at age 60.

Back on topic - you know you're old when you sleep on the side of the bed closest to the bathroom so you don't trip over the bed when you go for your 3:30 and 5:00 am pees.
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You know you're too young when this threads seem funny and so far away from you that you think thats never going to be you. But im sure I will get there much sooner than expected

And I will have to agree about our generation (Im 22) is rather soft and entitled. But hey, that just means more jobs for the ones willing to do some manual labor.

Oh BOY!!!

I recall numerous moments of reflection in my come-upence thinking the exact same.

As was said to me in 1967 (?) by a wealthy farmer lady I worked for as a pre-teen kid?

Imagine what it will be like when the year 2020 come to be...

https://youtu.be/izQB2-Kmiic

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Regards opportunities — I’m jealous! You young folks have the whole world at your finger-tips. The world-wide web to research just about anything you want.

Use it
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You know yer old when you find yourself sitting under a patio cover commenting on WranglerForums in a rain storm. Wind

In your old worn out t-shirt and underwear
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The cardiologist last week told me the same thing. But, he added that he knows where I work as he lives about a half a block away and there are nice areas to walk throughout my office complex. And, he added that he knows where I live and that there are nice areas to walk around my house (it's a small town).

The sad thing is that I have a full workout gym in my house - weight machine, bike, rower, treadmill, and other things - but it hurts too damn much to go up the stairs! Walking up and down stairs I can hear the grinding in my knees at age 60.

Back on topic - you know you're old when you sleep on the side of the bed closest to the bathroom so you don't trip over the bed when you go for your 3:30 and 5:00 am pees.


Yup! Me TOO!

Working too damned many action career fields had caused me to have one large bedroom filled with professional Body Smith weights eqiupment. 200lbs Heavy canvas shit-kicker bag hanging in my backyard patio.

Specific eqiup just to keep forearms and hand grip strengthened for purpose of tighter handgun groupings with full blown duty ammo.

I still have one heavy grip hand exerciser on my home office desk with me looking at it like ...

“Yah—Right”

You just continue to lie right there. Maybe its there to remind me from which I came. Where it all led me, the ending. Every story has one. I used to keep sets in my Jeep and my daily commuter car.

Nowadays, I find myself stripping my key/s ring down to nothing. Couple of keys only for Jeep. Pickup, separate, least is best. Rest remains locked up in safe. It takes a village (Miss Hilerey’s Saying) here can result-in getting tossed in a parking lot— losing your watch,wallet, and keys as well. Look for home invasions following-up in the wee hours of the AM. There is no end to the thuggery going on.

The other day, every stop I managed via my Honey Doo list resulted in vagrants approaching me. I never say anything disrespectful or mean, responding with, “I’m sorry, I can’t help you”

Getting older makes me an altime mark I have come to discover. In many many ways.

Regards to having to pee, notice too not one but two LED nightlights being on so as to better guide the path to the Loue!!!

I stopped sleeping with my cocked and locked .45 under my pillow as well.

Years and years ago.
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You know your old when.....

You snag your balls on the side steps getting out your Jeep.....and don't know it til' your halfway in the kitchen......
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