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Post: #48752 Andy Hamilton
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:10 am

As an antidote to everyone feeling old with the "you know you are getting old when..." post - You are young at heart when...

1. You still like to hide and jump out on people.
2. There is the occasional mud fight on your plot
3. With any spare pastry you make rude shapes out of them and serve them up with the dinner.
4. You laugh when someone farts.
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Post: #48757 Shirley
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:45 am

5. You really enjoy a good snowball fight
6. You get in there first and make the first snow angel before the kids get a look in.
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Post: #48763 red
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:26 am

7 you still enjoy scooby doo (they ruined it when they brought in scrappy)
8 you buy your son spirograph cos you want to play with it
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Post: #48764 glenniedragon
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:59 am

9. Puddles are fun
10, You make squelching noises when digging, child around to entertain or not
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Post: #48773 Millymollymandy
Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:42 pm

11. You see places in your garden which would make good dens.
12. You like to kick the fallen leaves around in autumn.
13. You still pick up conkers even though you have no intention of playing conkers and then you wonder what to do with them.
14. You still collect seashells whenever you go to the beach and take them home then wonder what to do with them.
15. You snigger when you fart yourself.

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Post: #48787 Shirley
Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:14 pm

16. You like some of the songs that your teenaged kids like! :headbang:
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Post: #48809 Milims
Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:39 pm

17 You go into Claires Accessories with your daughter and end up having to work hard to avoid buying those really funky boot laces, some huge dangly earrings and a glittery hand bag!!

18 You go into a book shop and make straight for the childrens section to look at Elmo the Elephant and the one with the glittery fish!

19 When its really windy you still play "how far can I lean into the wind?"

20 Your fave Video is Trap Door and you have the ring tone on your mobile
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Post: #48812 Shirley
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:12 pm

Milims wrote:18 You go into a book shop and make straight for the childrens section to look at Elmo the Elephant and the one with the glittery fish!


Ohhh yes, I love both of those.. the rainbow fish is my favourite.

20 Your fave Video is Trap Door and you have the ring tone on your mobile


Ahhh, and now you've got me singing that - it will take ages to get it out of my head. :mrgreen:
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Post: #48815 Martin
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:54 pm

21 - you 're actually rather pleased with the mp3 player your daughter got you for your birthday - and even more pleased that you've sussed out how to work it! :cooldude:
22 - you are to be seen quietly boogying in the mud of an afternoon's dogwalk (under the influence of the above!) :cheers:
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Post: #48816 Muddypause
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:23 pm

23. All the Winnie The Pooh books are still on your bookshelf.
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Post: #48820 Shirley
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:39 pm

Muddypause wrote:23. All the Winnie The Pooh books are still on your bookshelf.


:cheers: A man of Obvious Good Taste!
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Post: #48821 Martin
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:55 pm

Image :wink:
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Post: #49209 Jarmara
Tue Feb 20, 2007 12:18 pm

When you have the Bagpuss theme tune as your ring tone

when you still get excited by jelly and icecream

when you still rescue teddy bears and other cuddly toys etc from jumble sales and carboot sales even though you haven't got an inch of space spare
A true friend tells you what you need to hear , not what you want to hear!

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Post: #49227 the.fee.fairy
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:46 pm

I've got Poddington Peas as my ringtone...

when you can't resist kinder eggs, and the most fun is making up and playing with the toys inside...

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Post: #49301 Wombat
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:41 am

Milims wrote:20 Your fave Video is Trap Door and you have the ring tone on your mobile


Is that the one with Burk and the little thing called drut?

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