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Last Time you felt "wow am I so old?"

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What was the last time you had the "I'm so old?" Effect. For whom who don't understand, the "I'm so old?" effect is an effect when you look at something and realize how old you are.

My last time when KSP 1.2 was released (AND DON'T BOTHER SAYING IT'S NOT A LOT OF TIME).

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about 2 seconds ago. i was reading the internet, and someone brought up the subject of age.

Edited by Nuke

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My first time was when I was 7, reading a pop-science book about elementary particles (for adults, not childish), sitting in the classroom, looking at other pupiils screaming and catching each other.

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Replaying and old Need for Speed title from 2004 (Underground 2). Before EA went south, one of the last good NFS games.

I played the game as a child on the PS2 and it was so frustrating sometimes! I never finished it, mostly because my console gave up. Now I played through the entire game on hard difficulty in 4 days with barely any problems.

Runs surprisingly well on a modern machine.

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I always remember Serpent Riders series (Heretic, Hexen) and feel like it was several lives ago.
(In my heart I'm still there, their locations are where I would like to live).

Edited by kerbiloid

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When I recently yelled at a kid for listening at music loudly on his phone... :(

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[movie] Coming in 2020!

That is just mind-boggling, how there are movies being made now that will come out in 2020, because 2020 is next year.

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When I started seeing grey in my beard....

Also, they played a song on the radio they called ‘vintage,’ which I still consider new(ish), but I don’t recall the title 

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When one of the kids that was a teenager in youth group while I was a youth sponsor just sent her oldest off to college.

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Whenever I go to a museum and see toys and household items that I remember as everyday things when I was young.  Mind you, at my age I see things every day to remind me of the passage of time.

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49 minutes ago, StrandedonEarth said:

Also, they played a song on the radio they called ‘vintage,’ which I still consider new(ish), but I don’t recall the title 

"Here's an oldie from some weird alt-rock group named Nirvana called 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'." 

That was my first "THAT'S NOT OLD YA KID GET OFF MY AIRWAVES" radio moment, and that was maybe five years ago. "Nevermind" is 28 years old.

 

8 minutes ago, benzman said:

Whenever I go to a museum and see toys and household items that I remember as everyday things when I was young.

I was going to post an image of the styrofoam McDonalds boxes I found on display in the Smithsonian, but Imgur doesn't want my business anymore so you'll just have to imagine it:

<insert mental image of two styrofoam quarter-pounder and filet-o-go-fish boxes here>

 

In other "wow am I so old" news, I remember when Imgur still allowed you to upload images without using their app. 

Edited by Cydonian Monk

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1 minute ago, Cydonian Monk said:

"Here's an oldie from some weird alt-rock group named Nirvana called 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'." 

yeah, it was something from that era/age/epoch, probably a little newer than that (not much). I'm sure it was on one of the "Big Shiny Tunes" CDs that were popular back then

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I can remember in year 1 (primary school) thinking about all the days, months, and years, and now that's been nearly 10 years...

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When a new coworker this past week brought up the exact same topic, and I pointed out to him I had underwear older than he was. 

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"I haven't washed longer than you live!"

Edited by kerbiloid

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each time i'm watering the plant and back pain strike back, or climbing the stair and knee pain is there as well.

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On 7/25/2019 at 10:40 PM, StrandedonEarth said:

When I started seeing grey in my beard...

I got my first gray/grey hairs in puberty.

Seeing my grandfather I will be completely white but keep all my hair up till my late 70s at least.

 

And yeah, I always feel old when I relate to younger guys somewhat and realise I am almost twice their age already ...

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I always thought that 30 years is far. But now I'm 29. :D

Sometimes I notice that my life changes and my interests are different. For example, I don't listen to SOAD for hours like in 14.

100 years of life doesn't sound scary, but 5000 weeks does. The week is a very small amount of time, and we have only 5000 in our life.

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5 hours ago, Luch said:

100 years of life doesn't sound scary, but 5000 weeks does. The week is a very small amount of time, and we have only 5000 in our life.

For me, I feel like there's a pretty good chance I'm either 1/5 - 1/4 through (if I live a long healthy life) or 1/2 through (if I die on Mars).

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5 hours ago, cubinator said:

For me, I feel like there's a pretty good chance I'm either 1/5 - 1/4 through

Suddenly had same feeling, being a student.

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Three words:

Fortnite World Cup.

<Insert 'man shakes fist at cloud' gif here>

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Posted (edited)

When started reading "The Song of Ice and Fire" (after watching the series).

Edited by kerbiloid

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