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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #175 on: November 24, 2008, 06:15:34 am »
I'm 59 & 5'5''.

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #176 on: November 24, 2008, 07:14:24 am »
    In January I will celebrate the 20th anniversary of my 29th birthday.  Capricorn on the cusp of Aquarius.
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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #177 on: November 24, 2008, 11:34:51 am »
    I'm 55 and retired in September and I'm really enjoying my Kindle. I have all of these to do lists that I said I was waiting to do until I retired and then......I got my Kindle and the lists are still waiting! I retired from being a Laboratory Manager at a VA hospital and everyone told me that I would be bored when I retired, but haven't gotten bored yet and don't see it happening any time soon!  :D

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    « Reply #178 on: November 24, 2008, 11:52:52 am »
    I'm 55 and retired in September and I'm really enjoying my Kindle.

    ozicat - Congratulations on your retirement! Yea for you!

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    « Reply #179 on: November 24, 2008, 11:54:32 am »
    Thanks, I highly recommend retirement.....so many books, so much time!

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #180 on: November 24, 2008, 11:59:14 am »
    Very interesting question...as the answers have been as well.

    This year I reached the age where the tests doctors want to perform are far more intrusive than "how old are you?"  I alternate between early adapter (any Kaypro computer users still out there?) and intransigent Luddite (just got a basic cell phone THIS year).  And the Kindle has me giggling like a kid.

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    « Reply #181 on: November 24, 2008, 12:21:36 pm »
    Very interesting question...as the answers have been as well.

    This year I reached the age where the tests doctors want to perform are far more intrusive than "how old are you?"  I alternate between early adapter (any Kaypro computer users still out there?) and intransigent Luddite (just got a basic cell phone THIS year).  And the Kindle has me giggling like a kid.
    LOL, vague answer but I get where you're going with this  ;) Basic cell phone, eh??? My MIL finally got one a few years ago which we thought was great...now if she'd only keep the darn thing on we'd be in better shape  :P

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #182 on: November 24, 2008, 12:34:43 pm »
    Very interesting question...as the answers have been as well.

    This year I reached the age where the tests doctors want to perform are far more intrusive than "how old are you?"  I alternate between early adapter (any Kaypro computer users still out there?) and intransigent Luddite (just got a basic cell phone THIS year).  And the Kindle has me giggling like a kid.

    Welcome Vickikayak!  I love that you alternate between "early adapter and intransigent Luddite"!

    Do you also kayak?

    Come on over to Accessories and the Book Corner!  Good stuff happening.  Book Clubs, cool gifts for your Kindle, all sorts of stuff!

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #183 on: November 24, 2008, 01:08:23 pm »
    Welcome Vickikayak!! We are so happy you joined us and I look forward to reading more of your posts. Go to Intro/Welcome and introduce yourself, where you live, type of books you like? Guaranteed to receive a warm welcome!  ;)

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #184 on: November 24, 2008, 02:00:05 pm »
    I am 58 last August which is when I received my Kindle.  I guess, I will be able to keep track of its age, too.
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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #185 on: November 24, 2008, 02:29:38 pm »
    Very interesting question...as the answers have been as well.

    This year I reached the age where the tests doctors want to perform are far more intrusive than "how old are you?"  I alternate between early adapter (any Kaypro computer users still out there?) and intransigent Luddite (just got a basic cell phone THIS year).  And the Kindle has me giggling like a kid.

    I had an Osborne 1. My friend had a Kaypro.

    Welcome to the club, Vicki! Glad to have you here.

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #186 on: November 24, 2008, 02:30:17 pm »
    I am 58 last August which is when I received my Kindle.  I guess, I will be able to keep track of its age, too.

    Hi Jamjar, welcome! Glad to have you here...

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #187 on: November 24, 2008, 02:31:54 pm »
    I am 58 last August which is when I received my Kindle.  I guess, I will be able to keep track of its age, too.

    Welcome, Jamjar!  Congratulations on your Kindle!

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    « Reply #188 on: November 24, 2008, 03:29:06 pm »
    I am 58 last August which is when I received my Kindle.  I guess, I will be able to keep track of its age, too.

    Welcome Jamjar, nice to have you with us. I look forward to reading more of your posts. Be sure and visit The Book Corner and Accessories.

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #189 on: November 24, 2008, 06:21:48 pm »
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    I am 58 last August which is when I received my Kindle.  I guess, I will be able to keep track of its age, too.

    Yikes, JamJar, we are long-lost identical twins!

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #190 on: November 24, 2008, 06:29:01 pm »
    I've been around the sun 46 times so far (wow, talk about frequent flier miles!), but I think my maturity level pegged out somewhere around trip #13 (just ask my wife). I'm old enough to remember Walter Cronkite's voice narrating the images of humankind's first steps on a world not our own, but I'm young enough to hope that we can reach out further in my lifetime.

    Our first computer was a Commodore 64 with a cassette tape recorder for storage, and the first program I wrote in school was in FORTRAN on punch cards (which did awesomely nasty things to the program interpreter when riddled with staples!). My first video game was Atari Pong on a Zenith black and white TV that lasted until there were more TV signals than stations on its manual tuner. When I started listening to music on the radio, the "oldies" songs were from the 1950s...<sigh>

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    « Reply #191 on: November 24, 2008, 07:01:21 pm »
    Turned 60 in July while vacationing in Kauai.  Celebrated by getting a tat of the Hawaiian Islands on my calf.  My daughter was mortified and my son thought it was cool.  I mostly feel like I'm still 28, but my body tells me differently. 

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #192 on: November 24, 2008, 07:04:55 pm »
    I'll never grow up...and haven't decided what to be if I do.

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    Re: How old are you?
    « Reply #193 on: November 24, 2008, 07:27:38 pm »
    I received my kindle for my 45th birthday.

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    « Reply #194 on: November 24, 2008, 07:52:52 pm »
    Showed my pastor my bible on Kindle.   Woo Hoo Hoo now during church he will think I am following along.   May be and may be reading a novel. ;)

    Dori...I'm a pastor and I use my Kindle to preach from...I just email my sermon to it.  I can see now that it would be dangerous if everyone in my congregation had a Kindle...I'd never know if they were listening or reading some novel!   ;)

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    « Reply #195 on: November 24, 2008, 07:55:00 pm »
    I'm 40 and a Taurus...stubborn, they say.   ::)

    Seems weird to be 40...my oldest daughter just started college this fall, but I can remember college like it was just yesterday!!

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    « Reply #196 on: November 25, 2008, 05:57:21 am »
    40 this past may.


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    « Reply #197 on: November 25, 2008, 06:24:11 am »
    Seems weird to be 40...my oldest daughter just started college this fall, but I can remember college like it was just yesterday!!

    Not so weird. My number 2 grandson started college this fall and, until I get a glimpse of myself in the mirror, I see the world through the eyes of a twenty-year-old.  :-\

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    « Reply #198 on: November 25, 2008, 06:45:07 am »
    Dori...I'm a pastor and I use my Kindle to preach from...I just email my sermon to it.  I can see now that it would be dangerous if everyone in my congregation had a Kindle...I'd never know if they were listening or reading some novel!   ;)

    I showed my pastor my Kindle before first use at bible study.  My 8 yr old gr8 nephew feared pastor would think I was playing games.   I don't actually use it  at church as all of the scriptures used are printed on a take home sheet.  I take Genie for the 8 yr old to read AesopsFables or Andersen's Fairy Tales during the sermon.


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    « Reply #199 on: November 25, 2008, 07:51:37 am »
    until I get a glimpse of myself in the mirror, I see the world through the eyes of a twenty-year-old.  :-\

    Glimpses in the mirror is my good part, it's the number part that doesn't agree with it  ;D
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