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#4540177 - 10/10/20 12:04 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540180 - 10/10/20 12:47 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540182 - 10/10/20 01:12 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540183 - 10/10/20 01:30 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540184 - 10/10/20 01:41 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540186 - 10/10/20 03:15 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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So not a single member yet who is under the age of 30. I can't say that surprises me though.


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#4540196 - 10/10/20 06:13 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540199 - 10/10/20 07:00 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
So not a single member yet who is under the age of 30. I can't say that surprises me though.


There were some member with kids here, dunno if they left or are just not active.....mind you that was like 8 years ago......sheesh......

#4540200 - 10/10/20 07:15 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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Just look when most of joined....all in the early years of the 2000 decade. I was actually a member earlier than that but was rebooted. When we were all young the internet and computers were just getting going. Jeez I remember the first Burroughs 1100 desk PCs and my firm had an IBM 360 in Africa, one of the first. The point is it was all a new thing back then, now it's just another medium. Also the gamers themselves are not like we were. We were generally all war-gamers from the old SPI and Avalon Hill hex games or Flight simmerrs.

Now it's all shootemups. Not that there's anything wrong with shootemups. biggrin

We're in a new world now, and it's not a good one in many ways. Just saying....


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#4540203 - 10/10/20 07:22 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
I just turned 48 on October 3rd. People tell me I look younger than my age so that's good enough for me!



I meant to say happy birthday at our last mission! So....happy belated birthday!

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#4540204 - 10/10/20 08:26 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: Ajay]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
Even Facebook is fading now with the younger crowd. My 19 year old niece recently told me that FB is for "old people".
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My four children are only still on FB for our benefit they inform me smile

[quote=Ajay] for me, patience, a ton more patience.

From what I have witnessed viewing here on your modelmaking skill, precision and expertise, I wager patience is not much of an issue you have to contend with! smile
I envy you...I'm more of the "oh bollocks, that'll do.....no-one will see that bit anyway" school of craftsmanship.

I am a curmudgeonly old Scrote of some 70 summers. Healthy apart from old jumping, riding accident and sports injuries coming back to haunt me in these twilight years.



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#4540229 - 10/10/20 02:16 PM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540240 - 10/10/20 03:39 PM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.

Might need to change the numbers a bit but I think he was spot on.


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#4540242 - 10/10/20 04:10 PM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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This has been shortened over the years to simply: It's too bad that youth is wasted on the young!

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#4540261 - 10/10/20 06:20 PM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540300 - 10/10/20 10:04 PM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: bones]  
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Originally Posted by bones
Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
I just turned 48 on October 3rd. People tell me I look younger than my age so that's good enough for me!



I meant to say happy birthday at our last mission! So....happy belated birthday!

v6,
boNes



Thanks bones. I'll see you next week for some DCS flying!


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#4540326 - 10/11/20 12:55 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540327 - 10/11/20 01:08 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540328 - 10/11/20 01:36 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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#4540331 - 10/11/20 02:23 AM Re: Members ages ?? [Re: rwatson]  
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