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How old is everyone?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Williamsone46, Sep 14, 2014.

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how old are you?

  1. 20's

  2. 30's

  3. 40's

  4. 50's

  5. 60+

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  1. veedubtek

    veedubtek Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    1,616
    Location:
    Winston Salem, NC
    Ratings:
    +2,115 / 30
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    FSH
    Boat Length:
    19
    Couple more months and I'll have to change my vote, so just let this thread die, please. :p
     
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  2. Murf'n'surf

    Murf'n'surf Jetboaters Admiral Staff Member Administrator

    Messages:
    5,470
    Location:
    Naples Florida
    Ratings:
    +3,709 / 27
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2005
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    No worries man....there IS life after 40.....for about a year then it's straight downhill.
     
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  3. veedubtek

    veedubtek Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    1,616
    Location:
    Winston Salem, NC
    Ratings:
    +2,115 / 30
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    FSH
    Boat Length:
    19

    You still remember that far back @Murf'n'surf ? :p
     
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  4. swatski

    swatski Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    3,901
    Location:
    Saint Louis, MO
    Ratings:
    +3,391 / 30
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    People actually live that long???
    :D


    So, today at dinner one of my daughters says her new clarinet teacher "is REALLY old" (as I asked if she was younger or older). My wife then clarified that she is 31, I almost fell off a chair.
    Darn kids.

    --
     
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  5. Mainah

    Mainah Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    1,139
    Location:
    Chapin, SC
    Ratings:
    +1,167 / 7
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    So I turn 40 in a week and no it is not the end of the world. Sure my metabolism has been falling off but I have started eating better/less, cut out the salty/sugary snacks and am drinking less alcoholic beverages. Feels like normal when you make it a habit. The greys are more obvious and male pattern baldness has started but I am determined to just let it all go naturally.

    My goal is to complete a half and full Ironman this year so I am watching my diet even more closely and working out much more. It was time to get rid of the beer pouch I was starting anyway. Must say feels great to go to the gym and still have all the women look. There is also a retired guy there the same time I am that is in really great shape for late 60s and the women still look at him too. I also feel like I have more energy throughout the day after working out and don't even grab a cup of coffee most days now.

    Getting old sucks but you can mitigate it. Regardless make the best of each day you have.
     
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  6. rein

    rein New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Ratings:
    +13 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2015
    Boat Model:
    242 Limited S E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    When I turned 30 I was sure I knew everything, until I reached 50 and realized I was not very smart at 30, but now I knew everything. Sorry, just turned 70 and realized that I was not that smart at 50?!! Just bought a 242 Limited S and can't wait to try my new wakeboard. Still get to the gym 4-5 days a week and can still do bench reps at 225. I figure this might be my last boat so I intend to have a really good time with it. (And yes, there will come a day where you will need a blue pill) Yesterday is gone, tomorrow might not come, so get the most out of today.
     
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  7. Benny Sibbitt

    Benny Sibbitt Jet Boat Lover

    Messages:
    225
    Location:
    Winter Garden, FL
    Ratings:
    +149 / 1
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2015
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
  8. Bilmon

    Bilmon Jet Boat Junkie

    Messages:
    269
    Location:
    freeport il
    Ratings:
    +294 / 1
    Boat Make:
    Sugar Sands
    Year:
    2003
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    18
    Glad to see I'm not the only 70 yo kid on here :D
     
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  9. VONCE

    VONCE Active Member

    Messages:
    229
    Location:
    Dayton, OH
    Ratings:
    +92 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    21
    I'm still in my 20s. Unfortunately, this is the last year for that! I've been boating since I was a little pup. My dad had an old '78 Baretta 16.5 foot open bow ski boat. My parents taught me how to drive when I was young (boats, cars, golf carts, trucks, tow rigs, etc.). Once I turned 16 and started driving legally and on my own, I bought a Jeep Cherokee and dad let me take the Baretta out whenever I wanted. I'd gather a few friends and we would go out on the lake all day and ski and be mischievous any way we could. The Baretta was starting to fall apart, and I didn't want to mooch off dad forever, so I started buying my own toys. I've had motorcycles, Jeeps, cars, trucks, boats, jet skis, a little bit of everything. Dad somewhat donated the Baretta to me since he never really used it once I was old enough to take it out on my own, but the first watercraft of my very own was a 97 Yamaha Wave Runner GP760. I had to do a bunch of work to it to get it running. Once I did, I enjoyed it for a few months and then sold it for a nice profit. Next boat was a 95 SeaDoo Speedster. It was fast, fun, but falling apart. Next boat was a 95 Dynasty Elanti 17 foot open bow I/O 3.0 liter. I absolutely LOVED that boat. I recently sold it. Such a bittersweet day. The interior was completely redone. It was in really good shape. There was nothing wrong with the boat, but my friends convinced me it was time to upgrade to a boat we could attempt more watersports on. My wife and I wanted a boat with a bimini top. I was looking for an inboard wakeboard boat when I came across the AR210. I sent a few text messages, made a few phone calls, and did a lot of research all in the span of a day or two. Next thing I know, I drove over 3 hours away and picked up my Yamaha AR210.

    That sure was a long-winded answer to "How old are you?"
     
  10. arew~SX230

    arew~SX230 Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    221
    Location:
    19311
    Ratings:
    +174 / 6
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Saw this in the recent list and had to change my vote:(. 50, but I only feel old when I have to enter my birthday in an online form and I have to scroll scroll scroll to get to my birth year!;)
     
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  11. bronze_10

    bronze_10 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    1,934
    Location:
    Raleigh / Wake Forest Area..
    Ratings:
    +1,475 / 18
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Lmao!
     
  12. Shannon

    Shannon Jet Boat Lover

    Messages:
    218
    Location:
    Holly Springs,NC
    Ratings:
    +212 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR192
    Boat Length:
    19
    44
     
  13. T. Turner

    T. Turner Member

    Messages:
    85
    Location:
    Keller, Tx
    Ratings:
    +89 / 3
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    27, my younger sister was just reminding me the other day how I am in my "late 20's" and how old I'm getting. (She's 22 and still thinks 30 is old.) Lol
     
  14. jdonalds

    jdonalds Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    527
    Location:
    Redding, CA
    Ratings:
    +273 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    70. I have to start taking Required Minimum Distributions this year. If you don't know what that means it's because you're too young.
     
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  15. txav8r

    txav8r Jetboaters Admiral Staff Member Administrator

    Messages:
    6,273
    Location:
    Lake Ray Roberts, Texas
    Ratings:
    +2,860 / 18
    Boat Make:
    Boatless
    Year:
    NA
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    NA
    Old guys rule! I can relate and agree with you 70+ guys! Wisdom comes from having...been there, done that. And there is lots of life after 30, 40, 50, 60, and apparently 70!
     
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  16. jdonalds

    jdonalds Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    527
    Location:
    Redding, CA
    Ratings:
    +273 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    Hi txav8r, It's been a while. I've been boating as much as I can, just haven't been on these boards much.

    I see you built a new garage!
     
  17. Cobra Jet Steering LLC

    Cobra Jet Steering LLC Jetboaters Commander

    Messages:
    1,775
    Location:
    Florida
    Ratings:
    +1,633 / 34
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    Other
    I'm just 21 x3 plus 1.6 but who's counting, multiplying etc. just try to keep up with me on the water sometime.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2017
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  18. John McLaughlin

    John McLaughlin Member

    Messages:
    68
    Location:
    Ocean Pines Md
    Ratings:
    +60 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2011
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    I have decided to join the fold of jet boat owners and am now the proud owner or will be next week of a 2011 21ft Yamaha. Life begins at 72. Just remember "life is to short not to have fun" and keep smile on your face.
     
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  19. Bob S

    Bob S Member

    Messages:
    26
    Location:
    Fort Mill SC
    Ratings:
    +25 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2015
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    54 and hitting it 285+ off the tee. Can't wait for 55 to move to the seniors tee box. Oh this is the wrong forum. Anyway, feel good at 54 and thrilled with my first boat. I'm looking for many more boating years and golf.
     
  20. swatski

    swatski Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    3,901
    Location:
    Saint Louis, MO
    Ratings:
    +3,391 / 30
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    "...age is just a surrogate for aging..." That's from a discussion with a colleague who's spent his carrier working on "telomere" maintenance (a part of human chromosome responsible for aging - for non genetically inclined), so he should know.
    Lol, it made me think of this thread.

    --
     
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