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Offline 75Plus

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79 Laps
« on: March 07, 2013, 05:14:46 PM »
Today I completed my 79th lap around the sun. For those that have made fewer laps let me warn you that the speed increases quickly as the laps accumulate.  :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:
Joe

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2013, 05:18:38 PM »
Well Happy Birthday  :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:
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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2013, 05:21:23 PM »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2013, 05:48:36 PM »
Happy birthday Joe. I have noticed that the years get shorter but the days get longer. I am usually exhausted by lunchtime.

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2013, 05:58:55 PM »
Congratulations Joe!

And happy birthday as well.

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2013, 10:19:32 AM »
Happy birthday Joe  :beer:


I will be on my 45 th lap in a few days  :palm:

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013, 11:22:27 AM »
Joe

Glad to see that your still lapping the Sun. I'm a few laps behind you but it seems as though each lap goes quicker. You would think as we get more mature the speed would decrease. Anyway, congratulations on still going strong on lap 79.



Rob

Glad to see your getting ready to start lap 45. Don't be in too big a hurry, they seem to pick up speed all on their own. You still have 55 laps to the finish line. After that its all bonus laps.  :D :D

Cheers  :beer:

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2013, 01:26:32 PM »
Well done from one who has just completed his 70th lap.
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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2013, 02:23:18 PM »
Somewhat belated congratulatons! May you see this corner of the Universe several more times yet.

Cheers!
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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2013, 02:37:32 PM »
Hope you're having a great day Joe!  :D

You're right about the increasing pace!  :bugeye:

I'm a few months behind Andy Zaniste, and wondering just how I got here.........  :scratch:

Enjoy your day!  :thumbup:

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2013, 05:24:00 PM »
Thanks to all for the kind comments. I think that lapping the Sun is more exciting than just getting another year older!  :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2013, 11:24:30 PM »
Well, being into my 72nd lap around old Sol and reading the comments so far have the rest of you noticed not only does the speed of orbit increase BUT, the floor gets further away. Specially if I drop something then try to pick it up, not to mention getTing on the floor with the grand children. Or worse, getting back up. Cheers all.
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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2013, 04:49:43 AM »
... the speed increases quickly as the laps accumulate.  :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:
Joe

Happy Belated Birthday Joe. I remember someone once saying that the reason the years seem to go by faster as you get older is because we have fewer new experiences as we age. Therefore to make the years seem to slow down you have to try as many new things as you get older as you do when young.

All the Best   :clap:

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Re: 79 Laps
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2013, 07:15:47 AM »
Add my best wishes to the pile.

I'm on my 69th lap now. And trying  hard not to drop things as I feel a great reluctance to pick them up.
But I went back to full time work last Monday (Filling in for a colleague whilst he is on holiday) so I am quite busy.

May you have many more orbits to come.

Dave. :thumbup: