What age is a good age to act your age in this age

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by chuck norriss, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Inactive

    Jan 20, 2011
    I decided last night that I'm going to start acting my age - this applies to outside of work only.
    When i was a child i acted like a child.
    I have to start wearing top siders and dress like heizenberg & BE old.
  2. I'm confused. How you act at a certain age today has been re-defined.

    For example, a grandma in the 1950's was just supposed to rock in a chair, wear mumu s, bake cookies and tend to the grandchildren.

    We have different terms and expectations for grandma's today (no need to elaborate):D.
  3. BenBL


    Jun 25, 2012
    Why would you wish that on me?
    I never want to act my age

  4. William James answered that question in the nineteenth century: thirty.

    Despite this dating back two previous centuries, humans haven't changed enough to alter the answer.
  5. bluesblaster


    Jan 2, 2008
    thats an age old question
  6. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass

    Apr 10, 2009
    I just act and happen to have an age. Fair enough? :ninja:
  7. slobake

    slobake resident ... something

    I won't, I won't, I won't, I won't
  8. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass

    Apr 10, 2009


  9. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Hey Chuck. How old ARE you?

    I got started a little bit late on having kids. I was almost 40 when the first was born. And at 42 they are 4 and 1 1/2. Oddly enough, they keep me YOUNG. Nothing is more fun than running around in the pouring rain with a 4 year old girl just giggling the whole time. At 35 I would have never dreamed of running around in the rain. We blow straw papers at restaurants. We race shopping carts in grocery stores. We're just freaking silly. I love it. So, having children has actually made me LESS mature. Who would have thought?

    My partner in crime.....and her baby sister.

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  10. slobake

    slobake resident ... something

    Children are great, now I get to do these things with my grandson. Also the the ages in my band range from 16-years-old to 60-years-old. And that 60-year-old bassist likes to have fun with the kids ,
  11. I firmly believe that everybody continuously realize that they were so childish and immature a few years before, we continuously mature and change, and evolve.

    This means that technically we are never the old and wise people we think we are, we are just a bit older and wiser than the previous year or decade.

    Which means that you could spend your life not acting your age, because your present you is always going to be a clueless childish you, compared to the future you.
  12. SoVeryTired

    SoVeryTired Endorsing nothing, recommending much

    Jul 2, 2011
    Milton Keynes, UK
    I'm acting the age I was when I didn't used to act my age.
  13. You sir are lucky, and wise!

    I don't think you should ever 'act' your age. Be as youthful as the situation will allow.
  14. I am not sure what acting your age means.

    You will always act your age whether you realize it or now.
  15. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Don't go getting all literal on us. Here we are trying to have a deep meaningful conversation with total strangers about life and the meaning of it. And you jump in with the whole "If you are 42 then you are acting 42 crap." Go be literal in a thread about the tone differences between stainless steel and chrome ashtrays, will ya? :D
  16. Rooster009


    Feb 27, 2008
    The age I act is dependent on the age of the groupies at my show. :)
  17. Biggbass

    Biggbass Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    Act my age? I'd be happy just to shoot my age on the golf course!
  18. slobake

    slobake resident ... something

    YEAH ! and act your age too! Why I oughta ...
  19. the answer? NEVER.
  20. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    meh....I'll decide when I'm "old". Right now I'm having too much fun