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Just curious about the average age of the c.com users.

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Noticed you didn't say how old you are! :lol:

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Old enough to know better, but young enough to do worse! Lol I am 22.

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Haha I think I'm just at old enough to know better...I'm 30, eeekkk...when did that happen!? 😝

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I'll be 58 next month. I was tempted to lie and say I was 68 so you could all tell me how wonderful I look for my age. :lol:

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Old as the hills and twice as dusty.

Somewhere between 50 and 60, I've lost track. :ph34r:

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28. I tried to think of something funny to accompany this information the way everyone else did, but I got nuthin.

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28. I tried to think of something funny to accompany this information the way everyone else did, but I got nuthin.

You can be in the old enough to know better group with me! Haha although....when I turned 30 a few months ago my friends coined it the "Dirty Thirty"...hehe so maybe it should be old enough to know better but has no regard for the rules?? 😝

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Old enough to know better, but young enough to do worse! Lol I am 22.

I am almost old enough to be your mother! :lol:

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28. I tried to think of something funny to accompany this information the way everyone else did, but I got nuthin.

...but your feet only look 26. :P

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I am almost old enough to be your mother! :lol:

And I think I am old enough to be YOUR mother! laugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

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And I think I am old enough to be YOUR mother! laugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

Hi, Mom. Keeping Razzle, your granddaughter, in line?

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I would say 29 but I have a 19 yr old so that would make my hub a child molester! :ph34r:

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Well, it's no secret since it is in my profile--58.

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My cat isn't celiac, but just in case you were wondering, she will be 13 next month - she was born on my birthday! And even though SHE is old enough to know better, she doesn't.

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I am 55 but my kids tell me I act like I am going on 25 ,lol

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Seems like a lot of older folk and a couple young'ns so far.

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46...... . . .. .. . ..That's about 42 American.... :rolleyes:

Equally interesting, for me, is everybody's weight. 61 kg here.....

Ha! Now that's ONE way, I'm guessing, to shut down a thread..... :lol:

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Hi, Mom. Keeping Razzle, your granddaughter, in line?

How did you know? Impossible, totally impossible to keep that girl in line! laugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

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56. Diagnosed at 49.

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I'm younger than Peter, yet older than Patti. And want to be free to act like I'm 13. :ph34r::P

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Seems like a lot of older folk and a couple young'ns so far.

Hey, you calling me "older folk," you youngster?

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Hey, you calling me "older folk," you youngster?

Hehe I wondered if someone would catch that! 😄

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I am almost old enough to be your mother! :lol:

Hey you said it not me, in the presence of all these witnesses and it is set in"online" which unlike stone, cannot be washed away.

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I am 51 years old.

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