Time and Turning 50

CubinNY
Hall of Fame
Posts: 22069
Joined: Fri Jul 09, 2004 5:52 pm
Location: Pike Road, Al
x 155
x 382

Time and Turning 50

Postby CubinNY » Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:59 pm

Next January I will be 50. I'm finding that time seems to be going by faster and faster. The year is 1/2 over already and I don't know where the time went.

I know there aren't a lot of older people who post here, but I'm wondering if anyone else is having this experience.
0 x

User avatar
Tim
Hall of Fame
Posts: 44378
Joined: Fri Feb 28, 2003 5:02 pm
Location: Naperville, IL
x 69
x 1943
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Tim » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:00 pm

whippersnapper.
0 x
Spoiler: show

Image

User avatar
Proven Veteran
All-Star
Posts: 2093
Joined: Tue Aug 03, 2004 6:47 pm
Location: Oakland, CA
x 694
x 152

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Proven Veteran » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:01 pm

As you get older time definitely goes faster.
0 x

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 57662
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 2005
x 6560

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:03 pm

Thought title was Tim and turning 50 and assumed you had questions for our leader's experience when that happened 10'years ago
1 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
Tim
Hall of Fame
Posts: 44378
Joined: Fri Feb 28, 2003 5:02 pm
Location: Naperville, IL
x 69
x 1943
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Tim » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:09 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:Thought title was Tim and turning 50 and assumed you had questions for our leader's experience when that happened 10'years ago

Not to mention how much extra I age on airplane flights.
1 x
Spoiler: show

Image

User avatar
Ding Dong Johnson
Crap Bag
Posts: 33153
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:42 am
Location: Durnsville
x 658
x 4712

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:09 pm

some day this site will just shut down. and it will be then when we realize everyone is dead
5 x
Image

User avatar
Tim
Hall of Fame
Posts: 44378
Joined: Fri Feb 28, 2003 5:02 pm
Location: Naperville, IL
x 69
x 1943
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Tim » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:12 pm

Who wants me to leave them the site in my will?
0 x
Spoiler: show

Image

User avatar
Cubswin11
Hall of Fame
Posts: 20399
Joined: Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:17 pm
x 3876
x 3403

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:14 pm

Tim wrote:Who wants me to leave them the site in my will?

We should have a site Battle Royal, last man standing gets it. Everyone must wear jorts as their outfit.
Last edited by Cubswin11 on Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:17 pm, edited 1 time in total.
1 x
Screw Pitchers

User avatar
minnesotacubsfan
Superstar
Posts: 15515
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:27 pm
Location: da Salish Sea
x 367
x 391

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:16 pm

The older I get, the less time I have both conceptually in realty. NPR had an interesting podcast on getting old that talked about this. The concept of “not having time” to do unwanted or foolish things.
0 x
Image

User avatar
minnesotacubsfan
Superstar
Posts: 15515
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:27 pm
Location: da Salish Sea
x 367
x 391

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:16 pm

Tim wrote:Who wants me to leave them the site in my will?



The Bum
1 x
Image

User avatar
Hairyducked Idiot
Kyle in disguise
Posts: 33086
Joined: Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:42 pm
Location: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man
x 1298
x 1188

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:22 pm

Well now I don't feel as old. Nice.
0 x

User avatar
Hairyducked Idiot
Kyle in disguise
Posts: 33086
Joined: Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:42 pm
Location: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man
x 1298
x 1188

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:23 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Tim wrote:Who wants me to leave them the site in my will?



The Bum


With the addendum that he owns it but still isn't allowed to post.
6 x

User avatar
TBS Playoffs Insider
Turdologist
Posts: 31641
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 7:57 am
x 1935
x 4638
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:06 pm

so to tie a couple of these topics together...

Im only mid 30s but im in the same boat where it's just insane how fast things happen now. i was thinking the other day wow ive been acting like a dick on this site for 15 years, and I realized that one day my daughter (and my son, who will be born this fall) will be like dad what are you typing on, and ill have to say oh it's this message board that i started going to when i was in college about the cubs.

and they'll say what's your name on there, and then suddenly they'll be able to look up all the dumb horsefeathers ive posted here over the years. NICE
2 x

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 57662
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 2005
x 6560

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:07 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:so to tie a couple of these topics together...

Im only mid 30s but im in the same boat where it's just insane how fast things happen now. i was thinking the other day wow ive been acting like a dick on this site for 15 years, and I realized that one day my daughter (and my son, who will be born this fall) will be like dad what are you typing on, and ill have to say oh it's this message board that i started going to when i was in college about the cubs.

and they'll say what's your name on there, and then suddenly they'll be able to look up all the dumb horsefeathers ive posted here over the years. NICE

You don't just say, "reading about the Cubs."?
1 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 57662
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 2005
x 6560

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:09 pm

the past 2 years have taken forever
1 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
UMFan83
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 74626
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2003 8:42 pm
Location: Southport Ave
x 2324
x 3458
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:11 pm

I'm only 34 but life has gone so much faster than when I was younger. I remember my first job out of college and it would be like 3 in the afternoon and I would think that 5pm was still soooo far away. Now it hits 3pm and I think 'meh the day is basically over, might as well surf the internet for a bit'

It depresses the horsefeathers out of me that it will only go faster (at least my perception of it). I think I saw something that by the time you are 35, like 80% of your life is over based on your perception of time passing (I'm estimating the numbers, can't quite remember the exact ones but its something like that)
0 x
Win it for Fred

User avatar
Derwood
Stall Monitor
Posts: 67075
Joined: Thu Jul 10, 2003 4:44 pm
Location: 375 Miles East of Wrigley
x 824
x 1642

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Derwood » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:25 pm

In September, my youngest daughter will be a teenager and the older daughter will get her driver's permit, so yeah, time is a bitch
0 x

User avatar
Banedon
Curse You!
Posts: 65404
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: Kidding Myself
x 4258
x 4231

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Banedon » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:57 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:the past 2 years have taken forever


Rounding up?
0 x
Image

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 57662
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 2005
x 6560

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:00 pm

Banedon wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:the past 2 years have taken forever


Rounding up?

Accounting for the point when he more or less became the nominee.
0 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
David
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 60121
Joined: Thu Nov 13, 2003 12:33 am
Location: Chicago
x 7207
x 4362

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby David » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:00 pm

Yeah, the whole acceleration of perceived time as each moment becomes smaller in proportion to your life is a bitch and definitely not something I was warned about.
0 x
Image

The Cubs’ transaction list under Epstein and Hoyer reads like a work of fiction, a wish-fulfillment list composed in hindsight.

User avatar
UMFan83
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 74626
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2003 8:42 pm
Location: Southport Ave
x 2324
x 3458
Contact:

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby UMFan83 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:44 pm

http://www.maximiliankiener.com/digitalprojects/time/

Really good visualization of how your life is pretty much over already.
0 x
Win it for Fred

User avatar
OleMissCub
Hall of Fame
Posts: 36666
Joined: Sun Jun 01, 2003 6:32 am
x 955
x 1286

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby OleMissCub » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:03 pm

Time dilation, as it’s called, is indeed terrifying.

I’m only 35 and it’s horrible. Must be truly terrible in your 70’s or 80’s.

Other than Fred, do we know of any other members that have passed away?
0 x
Image

User avatar
The_Achiever
Starter
Posts: 595
Joined: Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:28 am
x 315
x 124

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby The_Achiever » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:10 pm

OleMissCub wrote:Time dilation, as it’s called, is indeed terrifying.

I’m only 35 and it’s horrible. Must be truly terrible in your 70’s or 80’s.

Other than Fred, do we know of any other members that have passed away?


I'm 38 and get what you're saying. I talk about it with my friends, it felt like an eternity from HS graduation to the 10 year anniversary but 10-20 happened almost immediately! 4 years is nothing now and high school felt like it was forever.

However, I think older people have an appreciation for making it through and life satisfaction seems lowest in your 30's and 40's and much higher later in life. I guess it really depends on the life though.
1 x

User avatar
Derwood
Stall Monitor
Posts: 67075
Joined: Thu Jul 10, 2003 4:44 pm
Location: 375 Miles East of Wrigley
x 824
x 1642

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby Derwood » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:00 pm

It's a hard slap in the face when people your age start passing away from things besides car accidents or suicide. I've had people I went to high school or college pass away from cancer, alcoholism, etc.
0 x

UK
Hall of Fame
Posts: 20421
Joined: Thu May 15, 2003 2:38 pm
x 112
x 291

Re: Time and Turning 50

Postby UK » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:11 am

I'm hoping to retire/capitalize on real estate investments at 50, 8 more years to go.
0 x
http://www.sisterdistrict.com

Go from Red to Blue.


Return to “Social”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests