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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby NimbusAConflict » Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:46 am

or go on killing spree's. Never underestimate the ability of highschool to induce violence.

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Dukayn » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:33 am

But I thought it was all the fault of rock music, Hollywood and video games.
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby gatlinggouf927 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:24 am

I came from the bottom, now I made it to the top. Newtype flow I'm the hottest on the block. Somebody tell these haters that I'm never gonna stop. Till I kill em all like a colony drop. I'm yellin out Sieg Zeon, Sieg Zeon

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby peglegpete » Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:24 am

33 here. i think my first may have been the space scooter too. my brother and i started with the space stuff. I quickly moved on to the medieval, and then pirate stuff. i had almost exclusively pirate legos for a long time.

i think my old blue bin full of legos may exist still somewhere...but it's pretty likely that my dad gave them to my step-siblings, and then were inherited by nieces and nephews.

i'm basically starting from scratch again, and i find myself in "old man yells at sky" mode when looking at the newer sets. "what's this? three different universes of scifi legos? in my day, we only had one! And we LIKED it!"
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Re: Age Confessions thread

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby The Hydromancer » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:11 pm

Not by any means saying its a good thing. I went to one of the bottom ranked schools in one of the bottom ranked states. Just saying experiencing the drama in high school better prepared me to deal with it in the 'grown up world.' You'd think people charged with defending the free world and ranging in age from 21 to 65 would be able to work alittle more professionally. And before you think that throwing some 21 year olds in the mix lowers the standards, the dirty old men with 20+ yrs in the military before going contractor are usually the worst offenders, second only to the catty cougars who like to hit on the young impressionable airmen.
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Soren » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:16 am

See, I would argue that's exactly the problem. The mentality J's describing boils down to "once I'm old enough to make the rules..." with the expectation, because older people have certainly applied it to you, that you'll be allowed to make any arbitrary-ass rule you like. I think that's independent of schooling, though, and more generational; Baby Boomers are conspicuously rotten when it comes time to hold up their end of a deal, especially when there's an opportunity to loot the societal till and have some fun (independent of political orientation, by the way; all sides do it, although they use different justifications.)
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Xero010 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:59 am

There is a pretty good reason for my anti societal behavior. Most people just aren't worth talking to, and I often wonder about some of my school mates and how they will end up functioning once high school. When you guys were in high school what was the average nerd(YES, I know what it actually means, just being stereotypical) like? I'm interested in knowing what went on before I was born. . .
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Re: Age Confessions thread

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby XGundam05 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:33 pm

- "I will not die here / I still have too much to do / And too much ammo" ~ Zer0
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby NimbusAConflict » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:00 pm

Well, lets see. I went to school in the 90's, so I got to be the guy who was wearing the black trench coat when that highschool shooting took place. That was fun.
Then of course, people thought it was fun to try and pick on the quiet guy with the book. or the MtG cards, hell, pokemon cards. But I also had the hall pass card and all the admin passwords to every computer in the building. and permission to carry cutting tools. It was rather miserable. The only thing that kept me from getting beat up was the fear that I was crazy and would stab someone, and the one time I told our quarterback he was going to be benched for his grades... He only sat for one game while the 'error' was fixed...

College though! Started my own Anime Club. College is where life picks up.

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby thunderclam » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:33 pm

I'm 26 and fairly well-adjusted. That's what Plo Koon tells me on our dates.

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Zero Revenge » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:35 am

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby gatlinggouf927 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:53 am

I came from the bottom, now I made it to the top. Newtype flow I'm the hottest on the block. Somebody tell these haters that I'm never gonna stop. Till I kill em all like a colony drop. I'm yellin out Sieg Zeon, Sieg Zeon

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Zero Revenge » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:18 am

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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby A YATES INDUSTRIALS » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:26 pm

well I will be 40 here in about a week... been playing with the bricks since I can remember.I am also a carpenter so I do a lot of modular building :D
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby HatRabies » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:40 pm

21 here. Been building with LEGO since as long as I can remember. I did have some random dark ages, MFZ actually brought me out of the latest one.
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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby PD2525 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:14 pm

turned 21 this month, still looking for a flask with a lego plate on the front.


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Re: Age Confessions thread

Postby Foghammer » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:37 pm

I am 25, will be 26 in November.

I remember getting Lego sets as... cereal prizes...? Froot Loops sticks out in my memory... and as McDonalds happy meal toys. Until MFZ came along, I thought Legos were all about minifigs, that the bricks were just there to build stuff for your figures to stand on. And now, some of you old codgers and whipper snappers are bricking up different versions of my designs! I think I've come a long way in the past several months thanks to this community.

I'm surprised at how young a few of you are! Thaddeus, Xero, Milt... Hats off to you for hanging with this crowd of brickmasters!
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