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Symptoms of being over 25

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by deanym, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. deanym

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    I found this funny and some of it even accurate!!

    Symptoms of being over 25

    1. You leave clubs before the end to "beat the rush".

    2. You get more excited about having a roast on a Sunday than going
    clubbing.

    3. You stop dreaming of becoming a professional footballer and start
    dreaming of having a son who might instead.

    4. Before throwing the local paper away, you look through the property
    section.

    5. You prefer Later with Jools Holland to Top of the Pops.

    6. All of a sudden, Tony Blair is not 50, he's only 50.

    7. Before going out anywhere, you ask what the parking is like.

    8. Rather than throw a knackered pair of trainers out, you keep them
    because "they'll be all right for the garden".

    9. You buy your first ever T-shirt without anything written on it.

    10. Instead of laughing at the Innovations catalogue that falls out of the
    newspaper, you suddenly see both the benefit and money saving properties of
    a plastic winter cover for your garden bench and an electronic mole
    repellent for the lawn. Not to mention the plastic man for the car to deter
    would-be thieves.

    11. You make an effort to be in and out of the curry house by 11.

    12. Sure, you have more disposable income, but everything you want to buy
    costs between 200 and 500 quid. [I'm sure a lot more for people on these forums!!]

    13. You don't get funny looks when you buy a Disney video or a Wallace and
    Gromit bubble bath, as the sales assistant assumes they are for your child.

    14. Pop music all starts to sound crap.

    15. You opt for Pizza Express over Pizza Hut because they don't have any
    pictures on the menus and anyway, they do a really nice half-bottle of house
    white.

    16. You become powerless to resist the lure of self-assembly furniture.

    17. You always have enough milk in.

    18. To compensate for the fact that you have little desire to go clubbing,
    you instead frequent really loud tapas restaurants and franchise pubs with
    wacky names in the mistaken belief that you have to.

    19. While flicking through the TV channels, you happen upon C4's Time Team
    with Tony Robinson. You get drawn in.

    20. The benefits of a pension scheme become clear.

    21. You go out of your way to pick up a colour chart from B&Q.

    22. You wish you had a shed.

    23. You have a shed.

    24. You actually find yourself saying "They don't make 'em like that
    anymore" and "I remember when there were only 3 TV channels" and "Of course,
    in my day...."

    25. Radio 2 play more songs you know than Radio 1 - and Jeremy Vine has
    some really interesting guests on.

    26. Instead of tutting at old people who take ages to get off the bus, you
    tut at schoolchildren whose diction is poor.

    27. When sitting outside a pub you become envious of their hanging baskets

    28. You come face to face with your own mortality for the first time, and
    the indestructibility of the 20s gives way to a realisation that you are but
    passing through this life and if you don't settle down soon and have kids
    you'll have no-one to look after you when you're old and frail and
    incontinent and you can't go on p**sing your life up against a wall forever
    and think of how many brain cells you're destroying every time a swift half
    turns into 10 pints, and look at that, a full set of stainless steel
    saucepans for 99 quid, they cost as much as £35 each if you buy them
    separately, and you get a milk pan thrown in, ...
     
  2. Astaroth

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    Ok, so I am not too bad yet - only 9 apply and 7 of those would have also applied when I was 18 - guess I was old before my time but havent matured much since then
     
  3. Mr Cat

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    I only went clubbing when I was about 17-18.....
     
  4. Miyazaki

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    i just turned 25. Still love going clubbing though! :thumbsup:
     
  5. Ethics Gradient

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    'Bingo' does not count as 'clubbing'
     
  6. eviljohn2

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  7. overkill

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    I'm really losing it - 23 of them! :( However, at least 10 applied before I was 25 anyway............ :D
     
  8. Ian J

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    How could you do that to those poor seals :thumbsdow
     
  9. Miyazaki

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    bunch of old farts! :rotfl:
     
  10. Marc

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    well none of those apply to me yet (although i don't go clubbing often anymore cos i'm always too tired) but give it time.. just under 2 months till my 26th, do you reckon it'll happen over night?
     
  11. WhyAyeMan

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    i'm 26 but havent been clubbing for ages. Usually because i'm too drunk to go clubbing by that time :rotfl:
     
  12. shodan

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    Sod it, I'm officially an old git...
     
  13. Mr Cat

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    I think if we swapped the numbers around we'd be nearing your age... :rotfl:
     
  14. stealther

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    19 as well! Iam 26 in September so sure I can squeeze the other 6 in by then tho dont think ill ever like time team :)

    Havent been clubbing in nearly a year to loud to hot to busy to many chavs.

    Give me a nice quite local with me buddies and a lock in and Iam set :D

    What are you if you tut at old people and kids? Does that mean Iam difficult?
     

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