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ken webb 09-12-2010 10:04 AM

Age
 
I'm curious about the ages of RCU users. Some posts suggest young kids while others seem older. No offense meant to any age group. I'm 64 yrs. young and trying to get back into the hobby.

andy_mk3 09-12-2010 10:06 AM

RE: Age
 
I'm 18, I have been with R/C cars since I was about 8, I am now just starting to to get into R/C planes :)

Ron Olson 09-12-2010 09:01 PM

RE: Age
 
58 on Friday, much younger mentally. :D
We seem to be an older crowd but we do attract the younger ones slower than us geezers.
I just rolled in from a race in Hobart, IN and a lot of the townfolk showed up to watch us race. I talked to people of all ages there from teens to quite a few that were born before me. Many were interested in getting into RC boating but no hobby shops nearby.

amax 09-13-2010 08:05 AM

RE: Age
 
43 going on 23,,;):D[8D] Your only Old if you Believe your old..

Hydro Junkie 09-14-2010 02:01 PM

RE: Age
 
Damn, are we getting personnal or what:D
I started building R/C boats almost 30 years ago while I was a student at the now closed naval training base in Millington TN, plastic models prior to that. That should put you in the ballpark;)

Ron Olson 09-14-2010 10:40 PM

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It wasn't so bad until a little over a week ago when I got a haircut and found an old man under all of that hair!

Hydro Junkie 09-14-2010 11:59 PM

RE: Age
 
I'll never be that old. I've got too much going on to take the time to get old:D

Boatingcop 03-08-2011 09:21 AM

RE: Age
 
I'm 26 and getting back into boating after spending some time away while going to school. Can't wait to get another boat!

blizard05 03-08-2011 04:28 PM

RE: Age
 
All I'm going to say is, me and dirt share the same birth day

ryan_t888 03-08-2011 04:37 PM

RE: Age
 
^^But I saw more.:D It's just a number.

My posts suggest approximately 14 years of age but I'm 23 on paper. Started RC many moons ago, but not as many as others.

Ryan

rcguy1411 03-22-2011 10:46 AM

RE: Age
 
seems like im runnin to 40 real fast one of those scarry ones lol

Rich404 04-06-2011 01:58 PM

RE: Age
 
Hi Ken,

I'm thirty something... http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/f...wink_smile.gif

-Rich.

BUDMAN27 04-29-2011 12:20 PM

RE: Age
 
one month younger than our president. He was born in August and I in September 1961. Unless someone proves otherwise He was born in Hawaii, I was born during Hurricane Carla in Houston Texas. ;)

Apismelifera 04-29-2011 06:20 PM

RE: Age
 
Hi Ken! Fifty something, I think. :eek:

Jackal1983 04-30-2011 02:45 AM

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28 and the spelling of a 15 year old........ its all fun and games!</p>

buzrow4 06-05-2011 05:18 AM

RE: Age
 
I like ice cream!

Justaddwata 06-07-2011 07:14 AM

RE: Age
 
I am not 40 yet.... And not ready to be either.

Ron Olson 06-07-2011 07:49 AM

RE: Age
 
I was OK at 40, 30 was the one that got to me. At that time is was "I'm halfway to dead if not closer", "What have I done the first 30 years of my life?" and all kinds of other weird thoughts. It's not exactly like you have to give up the jeans for Sansa-belt pants.

Justaddwata 06-07-2011 08:55 AM

RE: Age
 
I have to laugh - I too got stuck at 29 and kept it for a few years. I also had a good excuse - I was flying to Australia to see family and the best airfare deal happened to be one where I would lose my 30th birthday in the date line as I went. So as I saw it - I did not have a 30th birthday (or cake - it really does not count without cake!!). So I stayed 29 a few more years - until it started sounding creepy.

My problem with turning 40 is that I remember both my parents 40th birthdays well (I was 17 or so at the time) where my son will have just turned 1 before my birthday. Guess thats what happens when you start so late.
I am just not in the mood for a big surprise party - be better to save it and see if I reach 50.

At least I get the bonus of fireworks and a party where ever I happen to be on my birthday - each and every year!! (One advantage of being born the night that everyone stays up late drinking and partying!!) ;)

Ron Olson 06-07-2011 09:14 AM

RE: Age
 
So, you're saying that you're not going to turn 30 until you get some cake? [sm=lol.gif]

blizard05 06-07-2011 12:11 PM

RE: Age
 
I don't want any b day cake,it's a fire hazard, all I want is my fathers day cake

Tombsy 06-08-2011 03:16 PM

RE: Age
 
Yikes I'm 53 and haven't grown up yet either:)



Ron Olson 06-09-2011 05:22 AM

RE: Age
 
When somebody tells me to act my age I don't know how as I've never been this age before! :D

blizard05 06-09-2011 06:48 AM

RE: Age
 
They say "age is all in your mind" now where did I put it? lost it years ago

joseywales 06-09-2011 06:28 PM

RE: Age
 
I do not look my age and I love it.


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