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The tell-tale signs you're getting old


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Gave me a smile, anyway, and yes, I do order a cappuccino and I'm still on FB. No M&S underwear, though, I'm as Asda man down there.

I've shortened the article for this post, but if you want to you can read the full text here:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-9521811/The-tell-tale-signs-youre-getting-old-ordering-cappuccino-Facebook.html

 

The tell-tale signs you're getting old! From ordering a cappuccino to still being on Facebook, poll reveals the traits that are SO middle-aged according to Gen Z youngsters

  • People who order a cappuccino are officially old, according to a new survey
  • A poll of 2,000 British youngsters explored what pastimes were for old people
  • Found that 52 per cent said only 'ancient' people would purchase the beverage

The 25 signs you are 'past it', according to Gen Z Britons 

  1. You order a Cappuccino – 52 per cent
  2. Your underwear is from M&S – 36 per cent
  3. You watch Countryfile for the weather forecast at the end – 30 per cent
  4. You ask for 'milk and two sugars' in your tea - 30 per cent
  5. You still have a DVD collection – 29 per cent
  6. You ask for a 'Rachel Cut' at the hairdressers – 26 per cent
  7. You say 'funky' - 26 per cent
  8. You still send cheques for people's birthdays - 24 per cent
  9. You call trainers 'sneakers' - 22 per cent
  10. You make noises when you sit down - 22 per cent
  11. You wear comfortable shoes - 22 per cent
  12. You do not recognise any Love Island contestants - 21 per cent
  13. You struggle to work your TV remote - 20 per cent
  14. You plan a second route on a car journey just in case - 19 per cent
  15. You become obsessed with bin day - 19 per cent
  16. You move from BBC Radio 1 to Radio 2 - 19 per cent
  17. You still use a gas BBQ - 18 per cent
  18. You turn the music down when you park the car - 15 per cent
  19. You have never posted a video to social media - 15 per cent
  20. You do not know what a Youtuber is - 15 per cent
  21. You use hashtags incorrectly - 13 per cent
  22. You are still on Facebook - 13 per cent
  23. You worry about not being able to find a parking space - 12 per cent
  24. You ask for your steak well done - 12 per cent
  25. You add salt to your food before tasting it - 11 per cent
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4 minutes ago, nampla69 said:

When you close your eyes and can't balance on one leg for more than 3 seconds or even at all !!!

 

Obscure but try it ..... 

Just had a go on both left/right and did O.K, gave Google a go after and was surprised at what came back. Have never heard of that test before.

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When you still refer to recording stuff on Sky as "taping it" and refer to the remote as the "turner overer"

FWIW I still wear Brut 33 (it's got a new scent, but preferred the old one) and call a tissue a "Paper handkerchief".

It's great to be 107.

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7 hours ago, nampla69 said:

When you close your eyes and can't balance on one leg for more than 3 seconds or even at all !!!

 

Obscure but try it ..... 

f**k, I fell over and bashed my head, now in an ambulance on the way to hospital...

...only joking, lol!

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16 hours ago, nampla69 said:

When you close your eyes and can't balance on one leg for more than 3 seconds or even at all !!!

 

Obscure but try it ..... 

I can't do that with my eyes open. It might be old age or just that my health is f**ked. Otherwise 5, 14, and 15 apply. Plus l wish l had a porch l could sit out on and yell at incoherently at passers-by. 

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27 minutes ago, andycoll said:

I can't do that with my eyes open. It might be old age or just that my health is f**ked. Otherwise 5, 14, and 15 apply. Plus l wish l had a porch l could sit out on and yell at incoherently at passers-by. 

Do you wear tartan slippers, have

a biscuit barrel in the cupboard,

have all the Shadows albums in vinyl,

carry a linen handkerchief,

wear cardigans,

eat cheese and pickle sandwiches,

lust over DVD Box Set of "the Good Life",

wear pajamas to bed,

use Old Spice aftershave,

wear Y Front underpants,

use Vic vapour rub,

have a bottle of Emva cream sherry on the sideboard,

watch Coronation Street,

are a member of National Trust, Saga and rent an Alotment

and keep a tine of boiled sweets in the car glove compartment?

Some further tell tale signs 😊😊😊

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7 hours ago, Nightcrawler said:

Do you wear tartan slippers, have

a biscuit barrel in the cupboard,

have all the Shadows albums in vinyl,

carry a linen handkerchief,

wear cardigans,

eat cheese and pickle sandwiches,

lust over DVD Box Set of "the Good Life",

wear pajamas to bed,

use Old Spice aftershave,

wear Y Front underpants,

use Vic vapour rub,

have a bottle of Emva cream sherry on the sideboard,

watch Coronation Street,

are a member of National Trust, Saga and rent an Alotment

and keep a tine of boiled sweets in the car glove compartment?

Some further tell tale signs 😊😊😊

Oi, what's wrong with cheese and pickle sandwiches?!!

 

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13 minutes ago, Painter said:

Oi, what's wrong with cheese and pickle sandwiches?!!

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Fair enough, I'll change that to Heinz Sandwich Spread😊 although I prefer French Brie and Mango Chutney on a seeded Baguette with my Cappuccino 😊 being young at heart

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