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    Default Death begins at 40

    3 days left. Scared. Panicky.

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    I wish I was turning 40 again. prime of life: wisdom gained, without most of the later aches and pains.

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    It starts way earlier than 40.

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    Getting old is way way better than not getting old. We all know people who didnít make it.

    I think having mates who are different ages really helps.

    40s were better than 30s for me.

    You never struck me as someone who was stuck on youth anyway Luka? Older is better for poets and mages.

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    I never have been but this one is getting to me

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    Craner said to me today turning 40 was the worst day of his life and that he still wasn't reconciled to it despite now being 43. He says it still feels gut wrenching

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    I think it is one phase ending and one beginning for sure. But thatís ok.

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    looking back, 40s were my best years. seriously, it's a time to explore and grow without the anxiety/immaturity of youth or the loudening ticking clock of later years. perhaps not as carefree as in the past, but that's life.

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    I'm quite a way off 40 and just thinking about it makes me nervous.

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    You never struck me as someone who was stuck on youth anyway Luka?
    I think everyone's stuck on youth. Nobody wants to see themselves age beyond a certain point. It's terrifying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by version View Post
    I'm quite a way off 40 and just thinking about it makes me nervous.



    I think everyone's stuck on youth. Nobody wants to see themselves age beyond a certain point. It's terrifying.
    Well maybe 80 I dunno. Stick around, kid.

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    of course, my comments are absolutely not an example of my denial of my own mortality and closer proximity to a grim death. can't speak for eden.

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    I intend to thoroughly enjoy the short time I have left before I am brutally rendered incapable of doing so by my own rotten biology.

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    One thing I've noticed is that people don't strike me as old until they hit their 80s these days. Bowie was 69 when he died and he never struck me as an old man, Trump's 73 and even with all the dodgy cosmetic surgery he still doesn't come across as old to me yet I was watching a clip of Don Rickles on Carson the other day and they both looked ancient despite being in their late 40s.


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