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AGE is a tricky subject.. A polite question

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GabbyLoggon Thu 06-Jan-11 12:44:24

I know a lot of us are sensitive about our age, so I will ask a polite question of the REGULARS on Mumsnet.....

Are you over or under 40 years of age?

Me...well over. cheers "Gabby"

BaroqinAroundTheChristmasTree Thu 06-Jan-11 12:47:30

- ok it's pretty uncontroversial subject........

but why in Politics??

(I'm 31 - nearly 32 btw)

GabbyLoggon Thu 06-Jan-11 13:07:08

Barogin....good lord, almost a baby.

A lot of women find age tricky. (you can lose your job at the BBC (allegedly)

Pensions is political...so is almost everything...HMG like dabbling in our lives. cheers Gabby

GabbyLoggon Thu 06-Jan-11 14:33:40

From what I have seen of MN posters. I would guess the main age group was 25 to 55

bibbitybobbityhat Thu 06-Jan-11 14:34:59

8 years over.

I am one of the seniors, I think.

throckenholt Thu 06-Jan-11 14:35:52

I am 44 - would probably rather be less but since there is nothing I can do about it I rarely think about it (to the extent I have forgotten how old I am and have to work it out !).

GrimmaTheNome Thu 06-Jan-11 14:36:24

I've just turned 50.

We've already deduced the OP dates from the Victorian age on another thread. grin

MassiveKnob Thu 06-Jan-11 14:36:35

46

Besom Thu 06-Jan-11 14:37:02

Under (by the skin of my teeth)

LovePinkBitsOfMyHorse Thu 06-Jan-11 14:38:05

I am going to be 40 very soon, end of Jan.

Hassled Thu 06-Jan-11 14:38:30

44. I'm seldom conscious of the fact I'm one of the oldies on MN - although I've registered recently that there are some posters who are younger than my older DCs, and that's a bit alarming.

coatgate Thu 06-Jan-11 14:40:03

51

MassiveKnob Thu 06-Jan-11 14:40:36

Gabby - you have not mentioned your age???? grin

GrimmaTheNome Thu 06-Jan-11 15:03:11

Well, we deduced from this that he and his DW were talking to their lawyer before 1868, so he must surely have been born sometime prior to 1848 - therefore well over 160 grin

Ewe Thu 06-Jan-11 15:07:32

Under your age brackets, just, at 23.

ByTheSea Thu 06-Jan-11 15:09:29

47

GabbyLoggon Thu 06-Jan-11 15:37:27

Massive...Older than any mentioned here...by a lot(but the brain still works)

Throck...my parents used to forget their age(I would work it out for them)

EWE 23...wow, it takes me back many years

GentleOtter Thu 06-Jan-11 15:46:10

50 plus VAT.

slug Thu 06-Jan-11 15:51:07

45

Gentle Otter, is that the old VAT or the new rate?

GooseFatRoasties Thu 06-Jan-11 15:54:06

32

OldLadyKnowsNothing Thu 06-Jan-11 16:00:30

48

bibbitybobbityhat Thu 06-Jan-11 16:03:59

Oooooh, snap OLKN. I wonder who is the more senior out of us two? (clue: my birthday is in September).

GentleOtter Thu 06-Jan-11 16:20:42

both, slug. wink

DurhamDurham Thu 06-Jan-11 16:23:18

I was 40 last October, enjoying it so far! Have never been embarrassed about my age and hope I never am.

OldLadyKnowsNothing Thu 06-Jan-11 17:10:32

You're a whippersnapper bibbity, I'm 49 in May.

[smug]

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