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(Buzzfeed)   Thirty-four things that happened in 2012 that will make you feel old   ( divider line
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24626 clicks; posted to Main » on 28 Dec 2012 at 9:47 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-12-28 05:05:06 PM  
8 votes:

cretinbob: "I woke up" suspiciously absent

"I woke up twice in the middle of the night to pee" is more like it for me.
2012-12-28 08:00:52 PM  
5 votes:
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Bob Saget was already tall. Why'd he go and have neck extension rings inserted?
2012-12-28 09:21:11 PM  
4 votes:
40 ish? Ike was president when I was born.

Hie thee from my greensward!
2012-12-28 04:58:10 PM  
4 votes:
35. Most of that list is things I was too old to notice at the time.
2012-12-28 04:46:52 PM  
4 votes:
"I woke up" suspiciously absent
2012-12-29 01:40:40 AM  
3 votes:
CSB: On a roadtrip with my 13-yr-old son last week we found an awesome radio station. Played all the really good stuff from the late 80s, 90s, and early 2000s. Even some of my old punk and new wave stuff. We were rocking out, he was really enjoying it  too. I even got to tell him all of the old trivia about the various bands we were listening to (that I learned from MTV news when MTV still did music). And then a commercial came on, telling us it was THE BEST OLDIES STATION in the region. :(
2012-12-28 11:27:01 PM  
3 votes:
I still think of U2 as a lame new band.
2012-12-28 11:20:17 PM  
3 votes:

Frozboz: DeathRaySanta: Fark this lame-ass list.

I'm 54. I don't recognize or give two shiats about two-thirds of these entries.

The rest don't really move me after realizing there's a whole generation that has never lived in a pre-MTV world.

Thanks for making me feel better!

I heard you on the wireless back in fifty two...
2012-12-28 09:53:00 PM  
3 votes:
My buddy's daughter is now 14, the same age as his little sister when we first slapped happy.

/he didn't appreciate the observation
2012-12-29 02:28:45 AM  
2 votes:
I am old now, but it doesn't matter because I'm rich and successful and I get all the 20y/o poon. When I was young I did everything that was possibly cool before it was cool (especially all the drugs)? And now all it takes is a puff of grass and I see pink triceratops running around my awesome den w/ 110" flat screen tv... because I'm reserved in my rock-n-roll twilight years but still just cool enough.

I'm 55 and this thread really reminds me of the sweet rides I used to take in my Aston Martin (when I wasn't being much cooler in my original model VW van)... I even raced Charlton Heston once (and won, which he never admitted to, but I didn't mind I'm pretty cool like that. Never been one much for bragging).

I remember when this stupid high school band Aerosmith was starting out, we taught them how to do drugs.

Go ahead, think of a band that was popular back then.
Got one?
Ok, catch this groovy wave; I saw them on their first night when they opened for that other awesome band.
Here is a picture of a ticket stub from google image search. Check. It. Out.

Now I'm ancient and old but I don't feel it. Maybe it's all the wake boarding I do with my 28y/o bisexual girlfriend whom with I have a totally open relationship? Maybe it's all the crazy sex I have with my 28y/o bisexual girlfriend and all the other hot college girls she brings over?

It's cool, none of them realize how disgustingly rich and awesome I am... I make sure they only see my beachouse (and they think it's my home!)... it's better for them.

Well, I have to get to bed. I can hear the 7 large breasted 20y/o children in my bedroom waiting for me to tuck them all in. I know, I'm a bastard, but what can I do? This is my real actual life that is really going on, I just have to put up with it.
2012-12-28 11:22:07 PM  
2 votes:
I have two secrets to feeling young:
First, I was born in a year ending with "0", which means it's easier to do arithmetic than it is to remember how hold I am. And since I hate doing arithmetic, I can't generally remember how old I am.

Second... wait. I forgot. Oh! I don't have a lawn. This is my secret to immortality. If I have no lawn, I will never tell kids to get off it. Hence, I can never be old.
2012-12-28 11:15:42 PM  
2 votes:
I may be a spry young pup, but I think you Farkers that feel old merely need to reframe your state of mind.

You could feel old...

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fark me, the Super Nintendo was released how long ago?

...or you could feel wise

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Now, grandson, let me reveal unto you the secret of the Konami Code
The choice is yours.
2012-12-28 11:14:06 PM  
2 votes:
I miss The Far Side comic. 1980-1995.

/boneless chicken farm
2012-12-28 10:50:18 PM  
2 votes:
My husband told me that when I turn 50 he was going to trade me in for two 20-year-olds; I asked him why he wanted to disappoint two women when he can just disappoint one.

/61 years old
//Don't mess with old ladies
//And stay off my lawn
2012-12-28 10:32:01 PM  
2 votes:

Diogenes: cretinbob: "I woke up" suspiciously absent

"I woke up twice in the middle of the night to pee" is more like it for me.

Only twice? Lucky bastard....
2012-12-28 10:03:18 PM  
2 votes:
These movies:

Princess Bride
Dirty Dancing
Full Metal Jacket
Lethal Weapon
Wall Street
Lost Boys

Are all 25 years old
2012-12-28 09:52:38 PM  
2 votes:

Relatively Obscure: Blink 182 lady? I'd still hit it.

From the looks of it, she'd hit back.  Probably harder than you would.
2012-12-28 07:32:25 PM  
2 votes:
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Damn. Jodie Sweetin grew some hooters.
2012-12-28 04:48:53 PM  
2 votes:
I only needed one

/my last birthday
2012-12-29 12:18:29 AM  
1 vote:

JohnCarter: My kids have no farking idea what these things are

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2012-12-29 12:05:34 AM  
1 vote:

PepperFreak: Dear youth of the world,
enjoy it while you can. Eat good food, drink good beer, screw like bunnies.
One day, you will have aches and pains, your hearing won't be as good, you'll have a mortgage and taxes and some snot nosed punk submitting articles about the good old days when that ridiculously underpowered xbox 360 thing that grampa goes on about was released.

Have fun while you can. You will one day grow old and die and then poof. Your time in the universe is over.
Shine on, kids.

While I enjoyed the sentiment of your post, I must point out something you forgot.

Sunscreen. :)
2012-12-28 11:51:16 PM  
1 vote:
My kids have no farking idea what these things are

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2012-12-28 11:40:44 PM  
1 vote:

What_Would_Jimi_Do: duffblue: Turning 24 in a couple of weeks, scary to think middle school kids have no idea why we're in the middle east. I remember watching the towers for down from the GWB.

it goes back a little further than 24 years ago. anywho

I wasn't able to load the whole list on my magic telephone old man
2012-12-28 11:28:23 PM  
1 vote:

Paleorific: AlwaysRightBoy: All I needed was my birthday two weeks ago.

Dang youngin's born in the 60's they don't know squat...

The President and I were born months apart.
/at least someone did something with their life... and I'm not talking about myself.
/a slut to the trade of advertising.
2012-12-28 11:08:12 PM  
1 vote:

vudukungfu: As a 56 year old cross between Brad Pitt and Leo DeCaprio, I don't feel old.
When my 48 year old rock star neighbor and pal tries to hit on a 23 year old waitress and she rebuffs him, I don't feel old. When I go back for lunch the next day and she remembers me as the guy with no cell phone glued to his ear in a self important posture and didn't stare at her tits, and comes on to me, and I miss the pass, I feel old.

They were real, and they were fantastic.

Going in for lunch tomorrow, alone.
Fer chrissakes, she's 23, but adorable and has no idea how much I'm worth, so she's got that going for her.

I wish I had your imagination.
2012-12-28 10:56:18 PM  
1 vote:

Earpj: MaudlinMutantMollusk: I only needed one

/my last birthday

Yup. I just turned..(gulp)..42.

Ugh. I need a nap.

2012-12-28 10:41:10 PM  
1 vote:

zerkalo: The new Wendy's girl makes me feel old and new

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Mozzarella-laaaa-la la la-laaaa

/annoying commercial is annoying
//Fist of an angry god
2012-12-28 10:29:04 PM  
1 vote:

W.C.fields forever: Love those old stubs.It is art.

Framed on acid free backing.
/did all the acid back in the 70s-80s.
2012-12-28 10:15:47 PM  
1 vote:

Earguy: I wasn't the best at keeping my stubs

Crap. I've got stubs from Elton John when he was "experimenting" with women.
2012-12-28 10:14:35 PM  
1 vote:

had98c: I'd like to thank everyone in here that doesn't know who Blink 182 is for making me feel young. It's appreciated.

I saw them on the back of a matchbox.
2012-12-28 10:04:22 PM  
1 vote:
no Idea what blink 62 is and havent heard of those people except of course Lindsay Lohan.. I'm 62 and have NEVER owned a tv. I have been on the internet about 17 years
2012-12-28 09:59:00 PM  
1 vote:
The fact that the author of that article calls Janine "the Blink-182 lady" makes me feel older than anything.

/Blondage was a GREAT movie....
//I hear....from other people
2012-12-28 09:58:55 PM  
1 vote:
I was expecting them to mention that Pearl Jam's Ten turned twenty this year...
I suppose with all the little-old-men in this thread already it's a bit lame. But I turn thirty in two weeks, I'm  not so much looking forward to it.

2012-12-28 09:01:22 PM  
1 vote:
I remember getting my N64. My friend and I played it for 15 hours straight.


Earpj: Yup. I just turned..(gulp)..42.

Diogenes: 43 two Wednesdays ago. And get off my lawn.

You two Methuselahs better make sure not to slip and break a hip getting off your Rascal scooters.

2012-12-28 08:02:17 PM  
1 vote:
What makes me feel old is that I don't recognize most of those pop culture references.

2012-12-28 05:19:47 PM  
1 vote:
Blink 182 lady?  I'd still hit it.
2012-12-28 05:04:05 PM  
1 vote:

bingethinker: 35. Most of that list is things I was too old to notice at the time.

I'm with you, brother.
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