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ewlandon



Joined: 30 Jan 2011
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:26 am    Post subject: Forgot my age Reply with quote

I had to do the math to remember how old I was today, anyone else? Also im not very good at math so i could still be wrong about my age.
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PREEST



Joined: 20 Jan 2013

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Add one year.

I am 25 so that makes me 26.
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PigeonFart



Joined: 27 Apr 2006

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also happened to me a few times. Nothing to worry about. It's usually not something i have to think about so my brain put that info in the 'not important info box.'

Now if you forget your date of birth, that's a different matter. Your date of birth never changes but your age does. Your age changes every year. It can be hard to keep up sometimes, he he^^
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comm



Joined: 22 Jun 2010

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PREEST wrote:
Add one year.

I am 25 so that makes me 26.

Close enough. You're 1 year old at birth and gain a year every solar new year. So if you were born on December 31st, you'd be 2 years old the next day (by my understanding).

So if you were born before the current date (January 1 -> today) you add one year. If you were born after the current date (today ->Dec 31) you add 2 years to your "Western age".
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12ax7



Joined: 07 Nov 2009

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I stopped counting and worrying about my age when I turned 25, which was many years ago. If a Korean asks, I simply tell them the year I was born and let them do the math. Age is just a number to me. What counts is that I'm healthy.
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
Location: Kyungbuk

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When it comes to true love age doesn't matter anyway.
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ttompatz



Joined: 05 Sep 2005
Location: Kwangju, South Korea

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Forgot my age Reply with quote

ewlandon wrote:
I had to do the math to remember how old I was today, anyone else? Also im not very good at math so i could still be wrong about my age.


Yesterday I added one more and was in trouble since I no longer had enough fingers and toes to add them all up.

Guess I need to use a calculator now.

What was that George Carlin thing about aging?

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JustinC



Joined: 10 Mar 2012
Location: We Are The World!

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been 29 for years, in my head.
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comm



Joined: 22 Jun 2010

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zackback wrote:
When it comes to true love age doesn't matter anyway.

Couldn't resist.
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carpetdope



Joined: 13 Oct 2008

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Natural enough - every year seems shorter as it represents shorter portions of your life.
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