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    You know you're getting older when.......

    You plan more sprouts than spuds for the Sunday roast.


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    When you touch every radiator as you pass them

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    When you enter a room and wonder why you went in there.

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    When you hear things that last happened 30+ years ago (st mirren winning against Celtic) and instinctively think that’s the 70s or early 80s, then someone says naw, that was in the 90s

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    When you need a pee around 4am

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    You have very little joy trying to explain black and white tv existed to a teenager.

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    When you’re telling your 8 year old, Aberdeen supporting step son that they once beat Real Madrid to win a European trophy and he just laughs at you as he’s never heard anything so ridiculous in his short life.

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    You stop counting grey hairs and just accept they are there and they aren't going away.

    My daughter asked me the other day WHY I had grey hair. I don't think she believed me when I answered 'because of you'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HUTCHYHIBBY View Post
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    You have very little joy trying to explain black and white tv existed to a teenager.
    I tried explaining the speaking clock to my teenager a few months ago, he couldn't get his head around it at all

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    When you realise that you were born during an event they now teach in history classes. (Cuban missile crisis if you must know)

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    I opened this thread to add my contribution but now I can't remember what I was going to write.

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    When you describe someone on a TV show as “the old looking one” then look them up and realise they are younger than you.

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    When the local charity shop is basically your record collection recreated (although some tosser has added Robbie Williams to it)


    Do you think your security can keep you in purity, you will not shake us off above or below. Scottish friction, Scottish fiction

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    You talk to your son about a football game you were at and he tells you that was forty years ago.

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    As I drove my 16 year old daughter to school this morning, "Don't Stop me Now" by Queen came on the radio and she happily sang along (me too TBH!).

    I remember it's release in 1979 - 42 years ago!

    The equivalent for when I was 16 would have been to sing along with a song that came out in 1942 (eg. Vera Lynn - the White Cliffs of Dover).

    F*** me!

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    When you start calling players ‘son’ when shouting at them from the stands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by overdrive View Post
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    When you describe someone on a TV show as “the old looking one” then look them up and realise they are younger than you.

    Or when you fancy somebody on a TV show and realise that the person playing her Mum is the same age as you.



    Oh well, I suppose her Mum is quite attractive as well...


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    When you put your glasses on to look for your glasses.

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    When you read through this thread and recognise most of the posts as being actual issues rather than something your Dad jokes about.

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    I was speaking to someone who used to play rugby for Scotland on Saturday.

    He played in the same team as Bryan Redpath, and having one of his team-mates sons playing for the team on Saturday afternoon made him suddenly feel a generation older. It was quite funny, he was obviously affected by it.


    I'm pretty sure the last player to play for Hibs who was older than me was Shefki Kuqi. It's a bit depressing to know that nobody older than me will ever play for Hibs again.

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    When you get slippers at Christmas and are genuinely happy as Larry

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    When you have the cash to splash on the latest piece of high-tech gear but you convince yourself that you don't really need it.

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    When many of the futuristic Sci-Fi movies from your younger days are set in what is now the past.
    Blade Runner was set in 2019 and Back to the Future part 2 was 2015. 2001 also being an obvious one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pretty Boy View Post
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    You stop counting grey hairs and just accept they are there and they aren't going away.

    My daughter asked me the other day WHY I had grey hair. I don't think she believed me when I answered 'because of you'.
    Its when the grey hairs do start going away that you know you're knocking on..

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    Quote Originally Posted by J-C View Post
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    When you need a pee around 4am
    But you don't get up until eight.

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    When you can remember players' grandas playing 😳

    eg Jordan Holsgrove was mentioned on another thread. . Tom Hateley was another one.

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    When you realise it was 14 years this year since we won the league cup, and fourteen years before that would have been 1993. And you can remember 1993.


    Do you think your security can keep you in purity, you will not shake us off above or below. Scottish friction, Scottish fiction

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    When sleeping through the night is a huge achievement that you honestly can't quite believe. Well it happened once last year, not all that hopeful of another one though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HibbyDave View Post
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    When you enter a room and wonder why you went in there.
    Pretty much the reason why I lost my job as a fireman.
    "Play for the name on the front of the jersey and the supporters will remember the name on the back"

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