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How old is old

Post by W.Miguire » Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:18 pm

I read some post about how old you are . Just wondering how old is old. I am a young 77 :lol:
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Re: How old is old

Post by longbow joe » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:12 pm

54 not old but it scares the hell out of me seeing how bad my back was during my sciatica event.
Fine now but all l did was lift a little giant ladder in a truck .l lift heavy stuff at work all day.
I see me slowly slowing down and not liking it.
Although my stamina through this hunting season is on par with my younger years so far.
I now have 2 of the daughters boyfriends to help drag a carcass too. What the heck l feed them every weekend.!
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Re: How old is old

Post by mr meat » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:35 pm

I’m a toddler at 58 :lol:
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Re: How old is old

Post by xcaliber » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:56 pm

I’m 58, and I can’t keep up with you Bill.
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Re: How old is old

Post by Boo » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:15 pm

I'll be 66 this year. Getting old sucks but it's a matter of expectations. I expect more and better!
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Re: How old is old

Post by IronNoggin » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:41 pm

60. Who ever would have thought this bloody Redneck would make that??
Certainly NOT me! :lol:

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Re: How old is old

Post by paulaboutform » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:44 pm

At 50 I understand the saying that youth is wasted on the young! :eusa-doh:

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Re: How old is old

Post by nchunterkw » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:50 pm

53 here....and this whole slowing down thing stinks. Because in my mind I'm still 20 something
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Re: How old is old

Post by papa bear1 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:54 pm

I'm same as you W. M. 77 and hopefully next year I can get back at it, not hunting is for the funny sector, :lol:
at least I found out what they mean when they say,,,, The Golden Years,,
the doctors get all the (gold) you saved all those years..... :x :cry: :thumbdown:

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Re: How old is old

Post by ko4nrbs » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:41 pm

68 here. Still going strong!!
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Re: How old is old

Post by xcaliber » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:50 pm

All of you youngsters inspire me! If I didn't get sick, my plan was to hunt way into my 70's. I'm still holding onto that plan thanks to you folks, I hope you pups hunt for many, many years! :thumbup:
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Re: How old is old

Post by Bcxbow » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:50 pm

So you know the saying “you’re only as old as you feel”? At 59 I feel like I’m 75. :wtf: :thumbdown:
And most of us were told this was coming and we just shrugged it off and said “not me” :eusa-doh:
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Re: How old is old

Post by janesy » Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:30 pm

I'LL SAY THIS LOUD SO YOU GUYS CAN HEAR ME OK... I'M 37.

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Re: How old is old

Post by ThunderXB » Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:59 pm

I think I have some hunting socks that are 37!

I'm 66, 6' 7", 285 lbs, 2 knee replacements, 2 hip replacements and a 12" surgery scar on my back.

I'm still out there pounding it, dragging my own deer, and a few other peoples, and keeping up with or outdoing others.

WHY? Because I choose to do so.

You have to strive to live your life and do things, if you do, you can.

With that said, I have always lived my adult life based on the big dog theory: "big dogs don't last as long as little dogs", and based on that, I have tried to cram as much in as possible.

And yet I know people around the age of 60 that act and look like they are 85, if you think the power of your will and mind to do things doesn't work, you're missing the boat.

Get out there and live your life before it's gone.

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Re: How old is old

Post by Riflemanz » Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:15 pm

I’m 64 and feel pretty good and hope to hunt until the body gives out.
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