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I Want Wisdom From Old Folks

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    I Like To Talk W/ Old Pp Whenever I Meet A Difficulties

    Yes as it stated, I like to talk w/ old ppl whenever I meet a difficulty or sth confusing or annoying me. I may not do as they suggest but I'd like to know their experiences and what they suggest since my experiences is less then they have and in this case I may be blind in a...
    TaiwanSag TaiwanSag 26-30, F Dec 22, 2011

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    Hell Yes

    Hell yes I do. Who else is gonna know jackshit about life? who else is gonna be able to tell me, tell me what happens, what is, what's going on? My friends are my age and yes, they'r all going to be intelligent because they go to one fo the top universities in the world, but if...
    thegreatsmoky thegreatsmoky 18-21 1 Response Apr 16, 2009

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    Wisdom

    Now I know all old people are not wise. Kinda a surprise considering how long they have been around =/ But when you meet a wise one, why would you pass it up to learn from them? They have been around and learned alot from thier time in this world. Be a waste not to benefit from...
    Dyrnwyn Dyrnwyn 26-30, M Feb 18, 2012

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    How Did You Do It?

    To elderly folks here on EP if you had an abusive or distressing life how did it all turn out in the end??
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 24, 2008

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    all four of my grand parents died before i was born. i feel as tho ive missed a great part of my history. i feel as tho therez something missing. i really do envy friends that  talk about their grandparents lives wen i kno nothing about mines
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    To Have Known Then What I Know Now

    What a wonderful concept.  Wisdom with out having to live throuth though times to get it. Why do you think when we are young we don't want to hear what our elders try to teach us?  As I look back on my own life and as I raised my children I often wondered about this...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    Thank Goodness For Older People!

    The person who I know who has so much grace and wisdom is my grandmother.  I have learned a lot from her.  Older people have so much wisdom! :-)
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F May 2, 2009

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    Legacy's Story

    Legacy’s Story     The job my wife is involved with puts her in contact with many seniors day in and day out.  We talk often about what goes on with her job and most of it is her telling me stories that she has had told her.  Over the past year I...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    I Love Old People (no Affence.)

    i love listening to old peoples storys, they have such amazing things to say, and hearing about there life and seeing photos of them when teens, and stuff is great. is amazing to hear some of the things they have done and just learn something diffrent.
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    I will always remember all the things

    which my grandpa, my mother and every elderly in my life has shared with me. I consider my mom, my book of wisdom. We lost her 5 years ago. But I just love how this woman has been our inspiration and also to others. She is a strong yet gentle and loving mom, supportive, great...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    What Have You Learned From Life?

    If you are on this site and are over 70, I am interested in what you have to say. What have you learned from life? What would you do differently? Are there any big traps of youth that are now so obviously silly?. (I am sure there are wise people under 70, but these...
    blackberryface blackberryface 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Anyone Out There Want to Get Some Older Folks On the Experience Project?

    If anyone has a friend, relative, or neighbor that is elderly, I think the Experience Project would be a great fit. It lets people tell stories and seriously, if you have 70 or 80 years of experiences, you are basically the gurus of life.
    blackberryface blackberryface 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Maulana Rumi

    Two Friends A certain person came to the Friend's door and knocked. "Who's there?" "It's me." The Friend answered, "Go away. There's no place for raw meat at this table." The individual went wandering for a year. Nothing but the fire of separation can change hypocrisy and ego...
    Nido1111 Nido1111 22-25, M Jan 22, 2012

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    I Soak It Up.

    I think wisdom is a combination of knowledge gained from your own life stories with that of others and definitely includes older folk. They have done things that I will never do, and I have gained wisdom from their life. That of course applies to those people more knowledgeable...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 11 Responses May 25, 2008

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    I Love Sories Of Old Days

    I think it is odd to hear "the good old days" as many of these days weren't so good. BUT I love to hear stories of how people coped with the depression and life afterward. The generosity of people on farms, farm folks had it somewhat easier than town folks, My aunt & uncle lived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Yes, it's always been a wish of mine to grow old with someone other than family or relative. I guess I'm talking about a significant other that can either be a intimate...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I want to pleasure older women and do photo shoots with them. message me if interested
    joannekoften joannekoften 36-40, M Nov 20

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    I let's start by saying that I have my own set of beliefs and standards and as I outline some things I believe you will be either very much in agreement, or very much against what...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Nov 2

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    I´ve been here since 2007. I have seen the good and bad of this site. I have met wonderful friends and I have seen trolls turn this site into the sorry place it has become. I...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 19

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    Well here I am, back again and updating this topic. I have had a couple of weeks to give more thought to my life - am I happy with it at the moment?...... No! I feel restricted. My...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Yes, thats the truth. Even the slightest thought gives me an instant shivering! You must think i'm being dramatic ( which i am ) but lets get real , there's more downside being...
    iblogaboutlove iblogaboutlove 26-30, M Nov 20

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    The past year should have been one of the best in my life - It wasn't! I have to admit that I am a bit of a free thinker - what I believe about life, people and how we are meant...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    People call me bisexual. That's just not true, I don't believe there's such thing as a person who prefers both the same amount. I like men, I love men and I love women... but not...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    They started dating  in their younger years... and they do not stop there...ADMIRABLE even in bed...Love grows old with them amidst negative or positive emotion...Love is...
    4AWhiteRose 4AWhiteRose 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I Believed My Parents & My Elders Told Me The Truth About Who They Were The FOIA has allowed me to access information I did not have as a child. The KGB files have made their way...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I've been away now for awhile. I stop in every few months to check on old friends because at one time EP was such an important part of my life. I don't know what happened but the...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 12

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    Or so old folks say when i list impairments.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    So I've been pondering on how I could bless people who may not have a lot for x mas.. I come up with a brilliant idea!! When you think x mas you think kids going with out!! What...
    Taraq83 Taraq83 31-35, F Nov 1

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    I am 22 years old and I often wonder how the world has changed around me so rapidly. So yesterday I was flipping through the old albums and came across pictures from my school...
    deepaforeverangel deepaforeverangel 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    I want all the older guys on here to message me what you want to do to me. I've been a very naughty girl today
    adynamia adynamia 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think I want kids.. The older I get the more being child free seems to sound amazing. Children ruin your body, decrease your sex life, destroy your sleep schedule and drain...
    kaylee84 kaylee84 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    First I would like to apologize for my bad english. I'm from Finland but I'll try my best. So everytime I check we❤️it and there's pictures and quotes that say how they miss...
    aloneinthecold aloneinthecold 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    My youth pastor just saw my cuts from a week or so ago... He told my dad and now my dad is like ******* getting all emotional and **** because I didn't come to him for help... Like...
    NathanielShu NathanielShu 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If a girl tells u she loves u and u dont feel the same so u let her know. She goes crazy but you guys occasionally talk. Then whenever she drinks she calls u drunk and your there...
    ember23 ember23 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I lived... I loved... And i cried all because of loving you. I cared for you but you never noticed. I stare at you but u never look back. I say hi to you, you never noticed me. I...
    ikayla123 ikayla123 13-15, F Nov 4

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    I'd like to have a female best friend. Someone that I'm so close too that there's nothing we wouldn't share. Not a sex based relationship, but if one of us wanted it from the...
    Allbert Allbert 46-50, M Nov 7

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    Horny, female, I want kiks from other females.
    bexperia bexperia 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I feel like I’m between a rock and a hard place nowadays. Further education was always something I wished to undertake, half to prove to myself I could, half because it is the...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Letter from a twelve-year-old by The Unicorn I support NAMBLA because they have given me a chance to philosophize publicly by printing my column. NAMBLA gave me support...
    Punkboy2449 Punkboy2449 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    Why is a 47 year old man on here? This site has as young as 13 yr olds on it after all. I'll tell you why. When I was young I was very unhappy all the time, sometimes suicidal...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love wisdom. It's not the same as intelligence. I know intellugent people, way smarter than me, but lack any sense of common sense, aka ...wisdom. Think if wisdom as a...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M Nov 3

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    Have a big heart. Make room for trauma ^^The birth of Yoga, was the same natural process as the birth of philosophy, the beginning of journey of buddha or the beginning of...
    Melancholiactic Melancholiactic 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Perhaps this is the place that will set me free. There was a time when I was only ten years old that I began to question my faith. I gained a logical mind, and my first deduction...
    WhiteTheKid WhiteTheKid 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    What was your... Last beverage: V8 Mango Peach Last phone call: My cousin Last text message: 'I just wanted to say hi and see how you are' Last song you listened to: 'I'm not...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    When I was 19 I dated a 28 year old. I will never again date a man that much older than me!!!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 9 mins ago

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    I recently bought a Colecovision Flashback and yesterday I ordered an Intellivision and Atari Flashback. The old games are so much more fun to play. I have never been able to get...
    Dreamer19845 Dreamer19845 26-30, M 18 hrs ago

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    About a year ago, a guy I know told me about these podcasts on I tunes featuring all sorts of old radio programs for free. What I like the best are the old westerns and the old...
    whynotdothis whynotdothis 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 16

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