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Where is everyone? (Original Post) frebrd May 2011 OP
Happy to be here. Sinistrous May 2011 #1
Here! JDPriestly May 2011 #2
I'm here. Can anyone tell me... Little Star May 2011 #3
This old timer is still hanging around. Paper Roses May 2011 #4
I asked that same question. It is coming. Thank god. Curmudgeoness May 2011 #6
I have no idea where I am supposed to be. Senior? Babyboomer? Loner? Yikes! Curmudgeoness May 2011 #5
I think the date that baby boomers call 'the beginning' was the end of WW11. Paper Roses May 2011 #7
I'm here DavidDvorkin Dec 2011 #8
What--admit you're OLD? Doesn't the commercial say "You're as young as you feel?" MADem Dec 2011 #9
I started getting offers from AARP when I turned 50. Now I'm getting offers from the Scooter Store. Arkansas Granny Dec 2011 #12
You too? Ha ha ha! MADem Dec 2011 #14
Me too. Also brochures for hearing aids. RebelOne Jan 2012 #32
Huh? What's that you say? MADem Jan 2012 #34
Present. GentryDixon Dec 2011 #10
I'm here. I guess there's an overlap with boomers and seniors. Arkansas Granny Dec 2011 #11
I think so Irishonly Dec 2011 #13
Hi to all frogmarch Dec 2011 #15
Are you having a laugh, or being mean? That's the key question. MADem Jan 2012 #35
Another Senior checks in. Graybeard Dec 2011 #16
Here! Lugnut Dec 2011 #17
HUbert Flottz reporting for duty... Hubert Flottz Dec 2011 #18
Here! JDPriestly Dec 2011 #19
I'm here dmr Dec 2011 #20
I figure if AARP wants to count you as a senior, you are a senior LOL Irishonly Dec 2011 #22
I found it as sub-topic of 'People" trof Dec 2011 #21
Here Bryn Dec 2011 #23
Here . . . and still kickin'! [n/t] Petrushka Dec 2011 #24
Hi. nt bemildred Dec 2011 #25
Here! Scottybeamer70 Dec 2011 #26
Me too. I will be 73 on the 18th of this month. RebelOne Jan 2012 #33
This 65 year old is checking in. Hi everyone! Little Star Dec 2011 #27
here glinda Dec 2011 #28
New to group mainstreetonce Dec 2011 #29
66 and I'm here..... onecent Dec 2011 #30
66 and I'm here..... onecent Dec 2011 #31

Little Star

(17,055 posts)
3. I'm here. Can anyone tell me...
Sat May 21, 2011, 09:39 AM
May 2011

what the difference is between seniors and Babyboomers? I had no idea there was a babyboomer group back on DU2.

Paper Roses

(7,469 posts)
4. This old timer is still hanging around.
Mon May 23, 2011, 06:43 PM
May 2011

Signed on for the continuation of this group.

Hey, where is spell check?

Curmudgeoness

(18,219 posts)
5. I have no idea where I am supposed to be. Senior? Babyboomer? Loner? Yikes!
Mon May 23, 2011, 08:21 PM
May 2011

Do I have to be retired to join this group, or just feel old?

Paper Roses

(7,469 posts)
7. I think the date that baby boomers call 'the beginning' was the end of WW11.
Tue May 24, 2011, 01:35 PM
May 2011

That makes me a pre-boomer, born in 1942. My sister, born in 1947 is a 'boomer'.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
9. What--admit you're OLD? Doesn't the commercial say "You're as young as you feel?"
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 02:10 AM
Dec 2011

Hee hee...!

Maybe they should change the name of this group to "AARP Eligible" and there might be a few more takers!

RebelOne

(30,947 posts)
32. Me too. Also brochures for hearing aids.
Thu Jan 5, 2012, 10:01 PM
Jan 2012

Everything else is going downhill, but I can still hear without a hearing aid.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
34. Huh? What's that you say?
Thu Jan 5, 2012, 10:37 PM
Jan 2012


I haven't gotten to the hearing aid point quite yet, either. I probably will, eventually.

I also get advertisements for these crappy Geezer-centric apartment complexes. I'd sooner cut my own throat!

frogmarch

(12,152 posts)
15. Hi to all
Fri Dec 9, 2011, 06:43 PM
Dec 2011

I just finished reading the TOS, and I am wondering why it is apparently not against the rules to ridicule the elderly. Race and gender bashing isn't OK, but I guess it's OK to make Depends jokes and whatnot about people in my age group. I'm almost 68 and don't wear Depends, but I still find nothing funny about the ridiculing of elderly people.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
35. Are you having a laugh, or being mean? That's the key question.
Thu Jan 5, 2012, 10:42 PM
Jan 2012

I think context is of utmost importance. I have an auntie in her nineties who sends all of us her MAXINE cartoons, which talk about sagging, pooping, farting, bad plumbing, pills and so forth, and we all get a good laugh from them. They joke about the unfortunate realities of aging. That doesn't make the jokes meanspirited. Laughing WITH is fine--at, not so much.

At least that's how I see it.

Irishonly

(3,344 posts)
22. I figure if AARP wants to count you as a senior, you are a senior LOL
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 11:15 AM
Dec 2011

I will be 59 in a few months. I have been on disability for quite a few years. I won the war I had with cancer but it left me with many battle scars. I relate to both groups.

RebelOne

(30,947 posts)
33. Me too. I will be 73 on the 18th of this month.
Thu Jan 5, 2012, 10:03 PM
Jan 2012

To repeat the old adage: If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.

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