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old git

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Quiet at work on night shift so thoughts turn to random stuff. As my user name might suggest I'm somewhat mature. I've been gaming for over 30 years, mostly GW stuff but with a smattering of other systems thrown in now and again. I still have the same enthusiasm as I did when I was first hooked and I'm now at the crusty old age of 57. Anyone else care to share?

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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'


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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'


This. I'm from '82
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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'


This. I'm from '82

As am I.
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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'


This. I'm from '82

As am I.

 

 

As am I.


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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'


This. I'm from '82

As am I.

 

 

As am I.

 

 

As am I.


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Goddamnit stop reminding me I'm younger than most people in this hobby at 27. I'm going to be 28 soon!


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Well would you look at the time, it's zombie o'clock!
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Goddammit Cryptix, stop reminding me that I'm not one of the youngest people in this hobby so some references and benchmarks don't make sense tongue.png  I jest, I jest. 

 

YEAAAAAAh, Born in the '80's!  The, uh, late 80's... the latest 80's... 29 here! 

 

Post Scriptum; I just didn't want to break that '82 chain.  But, I did get into the hobby when I was 7 (with Ultramarines, of course) so I still got more than 20 years experience.  


Edited by Vykes, 22 August 2018 - 04:58 AM.

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I’ll be 41 this Saturday coming

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Figure I'll be one of the younger ones here at twenty.



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I’ll be 41 this Saturday coming


I'll be 43 on Sunday :lol:
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I am ancient and terrible.

Which is to say, I'm 41 and I lose a lot.
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‘81er here.

Something I’ve also wondered is whether the B&C user base is older than the hobby as a whole? Are there younger hobbyers who just use Facebook/Instagram/Reddit?

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Goddammit Cryptix, stop reminding me that I'm not one of the youngest people in this hobby so some references and benchmarks don't make sense tongue.png  I jest, I jest. 

 

YEAAAAAAh, Born in the '80's!  The, uh, late 80's... the latest 80's... 29 here! 

 

Post Scriptum; I just didn't want to break that '82 chain.  But, I did get into the hobby when I was 7 (with Ultramarines, of course) so I still got more than 20 years experience.  

I'll catch up to you in a couple of months, does it depress you too that we will be 30 next year?


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Born in '94 (i.e. 23 years of age).


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I'm 34 on Friday.

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I came here thinking I was going to be an outlier so it's nice to see I am not the oldest! :)

I was born in '73, so 45 years old, but with the hair of a 75 year old... :)



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27


Disclaimer:

If my posts appear rude to you, I apologize. It's not meant to be rude in any way, it's just the way folks are in my country. It's really more about being direct than being rude. I know how it's perceived in the english speaking community and I already try to tone it down but I barely notice when it's too much since it's normal for me.


So yeah, I'm really not rude it's basically just cultural differences that act against me here. Again, I apologize.

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I'll catch up to you in a couple of months, does it depress you too that we will be 30 next year?

 

 

-looks around and thinks about the question and sighs- yeeeeees.  Reyner, dude, you know it.  Kinda scary, eh?  It's that point where everyone gets to ask, "The hell happened to the last decade?!" you do a quick bit of math and realize what year it is and suddenly things make a lot less sense than they did a few seconds before.  And being born in the 80's I still have that  "hah, 90's kids don't drive cars, I'm so much older and cooler than them"  Sorry Cryptix, Pearson, Dosjetka, sfPanzer, it's a hardwired petulant 80's response from junior highschool tongue.png  Sad thing is that my nephew is 2 years younger than me to the day, but I still feel the need to be able to lord something like this over him. 

 

Oh, and happy soon-to-be birthday Dragonlover!  And you too Aqui

 

Hmm, y'know NiceGuyAdi, I kinda wonder about that.  I mean I didn't get a cell or social media anything until I was in my 20's ( rural reception) and the soundtrack to my nightmares is still Jaws and dial up modems.  But I kinda wondered if I was more the exception. 


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No probs, Vykes. I very recently spent a weekend gaming with some B&C members and made sure they were aware that the youngest of them is a decade older than I am during the entire event. Fun times. :teehee:

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Hah!  Man, right on there Dosjetka!  I kinda know the feeling: one editor I had on a project was about a decade younger than me too.  I was simultaneously impressed, humiliated, and horrified that I had a minor in English lit, he had English AP from high school :P 


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Just turned 30 a month ago here.

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When someone asks me this in RL, I respond with 'What year is it?'

This. I'm from '82
As am I.

As am I.

As am I.

As am I. And my birthday was two days ago.




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