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UncleKnackers 01-11-2012 04:18 AM

I Hate Getting Old!
 
Gidday Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here.

When l'm not on the tools over the Christmas break l love hanging out with the kids doing boy's things. Unfortunately l'm getting older and just can't do what l used to be able to. It frustrates the ?/##** out of me! Here's an example of what l'm talking about. Read the intro and then watch the movie (the link is below).

Way to old..tick, 10kg over weight...tick, No helmet...tick, No protective armour...tick, Half a dozen beers under the belt...tick, Thongs (flip flops) on....tick, let's go racing!

Here's a classic example of when an old bloke (Me) tries to relive his youth and glory days and in the process gets his ambitions mixed up with his capabilities. Perhaps the few extra kilos may have contributed to the outcome. What are your thoughts?


Cheers,
Uncle Knackers :beer:

oldognewtrick 01-11-2012 08:19 AM

Well, well, well...uncle's back and he's been BMX racing. Outstanding!

Where you been hiding? Is it winter or summer in the land down under?

UncleKnackers 01-11-2012 01:22 PM

Yeah mate l'm back to see what you crazy guys from the other side of the world have been up to! As you can see l've been busy kissing the dirt! For the record, my shoulder still hasn't come good.

It's summer over here at the moment and thank god it's been a cool one! However it's only early days yet. There's still a couple of potentially stinking hot months to come. The trouble over here in summer is the bush fires. Man, we have real good one's. So far so good.

Check you all later,
Uncle Knackers

oldognewtrick 01-11-2012 05:34 PM

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Originally Posted by UncleKnackers (Post 66165)
Check you all later,
Uncle Knackers

Stop back anytime...we'll leave the light on for ya.

TxBuilder 01-12-2012 01:42 PM

That's a great video.

Glad to see you Knackers.

Blue Jay 01-13-2012 09:32 AM

Just remember Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional! Wife says I will never grow up.

TxBuilder 01-13-2012 10:04 AM

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Originally Posted by Blue Jay (Post 66282)
Just remember Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional! Wife says I will never grow up.

I hear the same thing all the time.

Being a man is pretty great.

BridgeMan 01-13-2012 12:11 PM

All things being equal, growing old is still far better than the alternative, eh?

inspectorD 01-13-2012 07:07 PM

yup
 
Way back when I turned ...ahem...40..:o
I wasn't 40 , I was 20 years old with 20 years experience.:D

TxBuilder 01-16-2012 10:10 AM

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Originally Posted by BridgeMan (Post 66287)
All things being equal, growing old is still far better than the alternative, eh?

Very true.


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