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Got My First "You're Old" Moment

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GLWyandotte, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. GLWyandotte

    GLWyandotte Señor Member

    We were at Oktoberfest last weekend having a ball. Beer was flowing, everybody happy; great food and music.
    The band was rocking, and on their break I went up to chat gear with their guitarist, whose tone was excellent.
    The band launched into a polka, and as I'm walking back to my table, a 30 year old hottie asks me if I like to dance. I'm thinking, yeah I still got it.
    I confidently said "you betcha".
    She says "great, my Mom's been wanting to dance all night"


    "I would be delighted to dance with your Mother".

    And I did.
  2. Jay9928

    Jay9928 Buddy Revell

    Jan 19, 2009
    Phoenix, Az.

  3. GLWyandotte

    GLWyandotte Señor Member

    For 60, not bad!

    God, I AM old.
  4. Shinytop


    Sep 5, 2012
    I checked my phone for text from my wife while checking out at the grocery store. The teenager at the register said that it was cool that someone my age texted. I was programming computers when her parents were teenagers.
  5. Lady walks by me the other day at the Mercedes dealer and says, "I just love your hair." I'm thinking, cool, let the flirting begin, then she says "I just love grey hair on men, can't wait till my husband is old enough to get some grey."
  6. Indianashooter


    Aug 16, 2012
    Every damn weekday morning when that alarm goes off at 6:30 am :countingsheep::steamed:
  7. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

    May 16, 2005
    Where the buffalo roam
    I play in a bar band on the weekends and during our break, I made my way to the bar through the dancefloor and heard a gumsnapper yelling into her cellphone over our break music, "...just some old guys playing **** I never heard of." :faint: HH
  8. OGW


    Aug 23, 2004
    N.W. Lower Michigan
  9. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

    Dec 16, 1999
    Went to Dr. with torn tendon. Ask him what I can do to prevent this from happeneing again. "act your age, don't lift heavy stuff as often. Just because are strong enough is not enough. Your mucles are strong then tendons...."
  10. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    Doc, what are you putting that glove on for?
  11. What were you playing?
  12. jp3975


    Nov 13, 2008
    Texarkana, Tx
    Should have told her that she could see you on the side and have the best of both worlds. If she looks intrigued, have fun, if not laugh it off like you where kidding.
  13. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

    May 16, 2005
    Where the buffalo roam
    Bass. HH
  14. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

    Apr 8, 2004
    SWPA sticks
    Mine was actually a couple months ago. I'm at a concert with the Mrs and all the sudden somebody is jumping on me giving me a hug. I see blonde hair, I look and see tanned legs wrapped around me..... She jumps down and I realize it's my best friends niece. The actual only baby I have ever held in my life. We chat for a minute about how she just graduated HS and is starting college.....
  15. SunsetMan

    SunsetMan Deplorable Lifetime Member

    Jan 8, 2005
    I'm 50 and working on lifestyle changes and getting in shape. I'm taking it real easy.

    I had my left shoulder MRI'd for moderately annoying chronic symptoms with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis and some tearing with nothing really to be done to repair. This sucks. I want repair, not pain meds that will let me injure it more. I had some hyaluronic acid injected, but it doesn't seem to have helped much. My new ortho doctor isn't keen on platelet rich plasma therapy. He seems like a good doctor and we will be working on options.

    I have a great family doctor now. Did all kinds of blood tests. My testosterone was low. I'm one month now on Androjel and it has done wonders for my mood and energy. My old doctor knew my T was low and did nothing. Don't settle on mediocre, do nothing doctors.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2012
  16. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

    Jan 12, 2007
    the narrow way
    I've been getting AARP stuff in the mail for a while ... but the first one I received made me go, "wow... I'm officially old now."
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2012
  17. Dr. Leaky

    Dr. Leaky Know-It-All

    Mar 11, 2005
    Middle of Arizona
    Sorry, guys. It's a (hopefully) long slide and you just have to get used to the fact that hot young women just aren't interested. Get over it. But if you look around and pay attention to the real world, you will find yourself in the middle of a garden of wonderful ladies (probably close to your own age) who totally understand and appreciate everything that's important to you. God has provided what you need - grow up and enjoy your life.
  18. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

    Mar 26, 2003

  19. M1a65


    Sep 26, 2006
    Atlanta Ga.
    Good advice Dr Leaky!
  20. LoadToadBoss

    LoadToadBoss IYAAYWOT

    Apr 24, 2008
    Northwest Louisiana
    For me, it happened when I was 38 (I'm 53 now). I was a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) in the USAF. I needed to investigate a mishap and went to the base photo lab to pick up a photographer to video document the mishap. He was an 18 year-old Airman Basic just out of Tech School. As we chatted in the truck he told me that his father was a 38 y/o Senior Master Sergeant. All of a sudden things got dark and sort of tunnel visiony.

    Mrs. LTB and I never had any children, so I never felt like I was getting old watching them grow up.

    My second big event was just this past week when my mother told me that a younger cousin that I baby sat when I was a teenager and she was an infant is going to be a grandmother. Good grief!
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2012