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    Well, here I am

    Down to the last couple weeks of being in my 20's. At the end of the month is my 30th birthday.

    My wife took me on a shopping spree for my birthday present, to "update" my wardrobe from nothing but T-shirts and jeans, and for the first time in my live, I bought a watch that costs more than $20. I have to admit, I love the watch, but still adjusting to wearing "grown up clothes" as my wife calls them.
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    Soon you will lose the trust of hippies, who "never trust anyone over 30!"

    So you bought a watch that costs $30, right? Maybe when you're 60 you can buy a watch that costs $60....

    I hope you have a happy birthday!

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    I'm still waiting to shop in the big boys section.
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    Happy Birthday in advance!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    So you bought a watch that costs $30, right? Maybe when you're 60 you can buy a watch that costs $60....
    Lol, I didn't think about it when it happened, but I bought a $300 watch. I think when I turn 60 I will take up your suggestion and get a $600 one.
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    The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.

    At communion, when the priest says "Body of Christ", I say "Thanks, I've been working out", then I grab the cracker and run back to my seat

    An amateur practices until he gets it right. A professional practices until he cant get it wrong.

    They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.

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    I'm waaaaay past 30, and I still wear T-shirts, tennis shoes and jeans!
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I'm waaaaay past 70, and I still wear T-shirts, tennis shoes and jeans!
    Tell the truth Keith.
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    Capt. , we're talking my age, not your waist size!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChesCopPodz View Post
    Lol, I didn't think about it when it happened, but I bought a $300 watch. I think when I turn 60 I will take up your suggestion and get a $600 one.
    At that price it will probably be capable of sending you back in time so you can be 20 again and go back to buying $20 watches!

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    Wait until you are older then most Interstate Speed Limits. Maybe you can use that as an excuse when you are stopped and tell the Trooper, "I thought I was only going 70."

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Capt. , we're talking my age and my head above the neck size!
    Old people get confused so easily.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    Renniger-Richards-Griswold-Owens

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