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Old 09-01-12, 05:47 PM
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Re: Older Otters: what do you miss doing that you can't do anymore?

I would love to be able to get through the day without needing coffee or some type of caffeine to stay awake. It seems like I need a power nap more and more frequently now.
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Stay up and work a really long time. I was high on caffine consumption for about three years. I stayed up and worked non-stop. Now I try to get back into it and I just crash. I now have to go to sleep (or relax with some TV or whatever) when I start yawning, because I just become worthless.
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sleep is the biggest issue. after having kids, i've become an even lighter sleeper than i used to be. any noise basically wakes me up.
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Being able to read without glasses.
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Drink a can of Coke after 2:00 PM and still get to sleep before midnight. Sleep without a CPAP. Stay asleep after 6:30 or 7:00 AM on my days off.
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When I was in my early twenties, I could fuck all night. Three, four, five, six times.

Now, once, and I'm done.
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I'm not really old, 25, but I used to be able to sleep about 2 hours and be good to go. I could go a couple of days on just a few hours of sleep. Now, anything less than 6 hours every night and I am completely shot for days.

I've been kind of sleepwalking through the last couple of weeks seeing as I have a 13 day old baby at home.
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Originally Posted by Screwadu View Post
Drink milk. One day, fine; literally the next day a bowl of Life put me on the dumper for an hour.
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Me too. I will do it out of sheer obstinance if someone makes fresh cookies, but I pay for it about an hour later.

I also now can't read with my regular glasses on. I have bifocals, but I hate them.
Lactaid! I couldn't live without it!

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Play baseball. I used to play from morning until it was too dark to see the ball. These days I play once every couple of months and am sore for days afterward. I go scuba diving every weekend, or else I would join an over 50 league so I wouldn't have to run so fast to keep up with the teens I play with now.
Play more regularly and you won't get sore.
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Originally Posted by mh4268 View Post
Yup, I have found if I take a multivitamin high with the Bs when I start drinking (maybe after too), I can be somewhat productive. If I forget to take the vitamin, if I get off the couch other than going to the bathroom it's a minor miracle. Bonus the vitamin turns my urine neon yellow.
You really believe this works? Vitamins have absolutely zero short term effects on your body.
Old 09-02-12, 12:52 PM
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Just turned 31. A few weeks ago, my wife was gone and I had planned (like the old days) to play video games all night long. I got up to about 1:30am before I started knocking out.

I also miss playing sports. I knew I was getting old when I broke my foot rounding second base routinely in my last game.
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I turned 38 this year and my joints are really acting up. My right shoulder is bothering my today and my left elbow has been hurting but my knees have been the worse by far.
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Shit my pants. I can still do it, but it isn't socially acceptable anymore.
Fucking society.
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I used to sing beautifully and high pitched. But then my balls started growing hair.
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Masterbate on an airplane... Thanks a lot Bin Laden.
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Masterbate on an airplane... Thanks a lot Bin Laden.
I never got to join the mile high spank it in your assigned seating club.
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.... Stay asleep after 6:30 or 7:00 AM on my days off.
Yes, in my teens and 20s I looked forward to sleeping in on days I didn't have to go to school/work, and could go to bed at midnight and sleep soundly for 10-11 hours.

Now, 8 or maybe 8 1/2 hours is my maximum. I guess that's a good thing as far as having more time in the day, but I liked those marathon conk-out sessions.
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Originally Posted by Ky-Fi View Post
Yes, in my teens and 20s I looked forward to sleeping in on days I didn't have to go to school/work, and could go to bed at midnight and sleep soundly for 10-11 hours.

Now, 8 or maybe 8 1/2 hours is my maximum. I guess that's a good thing as far as having more time in the day, but I liked those marathon conk-out sessions.
Eight hours would be really nice. Last night I slept from midnight to 5:45.
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All night movie marathons. Loved doing this. Now I'm lucky to make it past 10. Of course, then I go to bed and I can't fall asleep right away.
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Lawn Darts.
Eat Bell Beefers.
Easily find blank VHS tapes.
Watch good Saturday morning cartoons.
buy food without the "more fiber. lowers cholesterol." labels on everything.
tell jokes without worrying about offending someone. people are far too sensitive.
be the only person that gets an award after a game. Participation trophy ? Seriously ?
listen to songs that don't sound like just about every other song out there.
watch videos on Mtv.
buy normal lightbulbs
watch Sesame Street without Elmo ruining it.
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Being able to live on $30 a day.
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I wish I could sleep through a whole night without waking up to piss two or three times.
Just stop drinking beer all damn day and you don't have to piss all night long!

It worked for me!
Old 09-02-12, 06:51 PM
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Function perfectly without sleep would be my number one

and closely related to that, functioning with little sleep after having a case of beer the night before

and also someone mentioned sleeping in, man I wish I could do that again.

I use to sleep a couple hours per night a week M-F (and some nights not at all) and then catch up on the weekends (sleeping Sunday until 2pm or so) Now I need 6-7 hours per night or I feel like a pimp slapped whore all day. If I add lots of alcohol (say a anything over a 6 pack) and I feel like a pimp slapped whore that got caught stealing from pimp daddy

I wish I could grow hair on my head again hair only seems to grow everywhere except my head.


so kids, the lesson to learn here is live hard and fast while you can, burn the candle at both ends while you are physically able, one day the fun all turns to pain

Then all you are left with are some great stories about the good old days partying on rooftops until the sun rises, putting on some deodorant and heading to work still drunk (in the same clothes from the day before), making those couple beers at lunch time the only thing that can fight off that hangover that is trying to creep in
[Fuck I got old...]
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Older Otters: what do you miss doing that you can't do anymore?
I wish I could remember.
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Surprised that nobody has mentioned being able to masturbate 4 or 5 times a day and cum every time! Now I'm 65 and can only do it once or possibly twice a day - on a good day!
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When I was in my early twenties, I could fuck all night. Three, four, five, six times.

Now, once, and I'm done.
If you would quit demanding to be the pitcher all the time ...

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