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Old 04-02-2011, 10:00 PM   #1
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I just read in the V-8 Times the average age of its members is 74 years. I would have never guessed that. However I am 74 years old.

I wonder what the average age is on Fordbarn? How old are you?

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I'll be out of town for the next couple of days. I'll tally the ages up and average them next weekend. Many thanks for all of the response.

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Old 04-02-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
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I'm celebratng the 30th anniversary of my 28th birthday!!
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:08 PM   #3
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67 in OCT
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:19 PM   #4
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I've been 16 for 50 years now!
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:24 PM   #5
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Just hit 61.
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:28 PM   #6
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62 on the 18th of March.
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:52 PM   #7
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Just turned 64, two years older than my shoebox. I'm not sure which one of us is in the best shape.
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:52 PM   #8
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I'll be 75 the eighteenth of July
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:54 PM   #9
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53 on Tuesday thank you....
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:57 PM   #10
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71 If I knew I got this old I would have taken better care of myself Lee34
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:58 PM   #11
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55 and I still feel like 23 except my photographic memory no longer gives me same day service!
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:00 PM   #12
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Guess I'm in the 'youth' class...turning 51 in a few weeks..
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:08 PM   #13
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turned 59 March 19
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:08 PM   #14
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56 years young.
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:22 PM   #15
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71 If I knew I got this old I would have taken better care of myself Lee34
I'm coming up 64, and I never smoked, never did drugs, seldom drink alcohol, and I'm a wreck. If I knew back then what I know now I would've smoked, done every drug possible and drank like a fish. I wouln't have been much worse than I am now, but I sure as hell would've enjoyed it more!!
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8 squared

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Old 04-02-2011, 11:59 PM   #17
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I'm 44. Bought my roadster when I was 19, 25 years ago. I'd say the average age in Australia would be similar to the USA. You really see it when you go to the v8 nats.
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62 in June & loving life.
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still a snot nosed kid at 46
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Turned 72 last month. ken ct.
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