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I Want Wisdom From Old Folks

Let's get some 70+ authors on the Experience Project 76 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    :(

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to befriend people 35+ . I think it's healthy to be exposed to various type of people and I feel I need that bit of wisdom.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    In a way, we all have a disease. It's called age. Every birthday you subtract a year from your life. It's a slow process. You start to get weaker and weaker within the decades...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nah man, when your old you can get away with anything and be a cool bad arse I front of Your grandkids
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I don't wanna grow old..but I don't wanna die young either.
    naddo630 naddo630 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not scared of how I'll look, I'm scared that I'm just wasting somebody else's time , that this life has no purpose for me and so I just walk amongst all the important people...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I want to meet other gay people to make more friends
    ABoy1999 ABoy1999 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 21

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    Working with the elderly in hospital has not made me want to live much past 65 :s
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is my bestfriend me and her share the same past we were both raped at the age of 9 up till we were 16 and we both got through it together and tried to protect each other and...
    KKKEnzie KKKEnzie 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    oh how I wish I could be forever young.!!
    butterflysplurge123 butterflysplurge123 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'll probably still be cute but I'm going to die; Most likely, between ages 69-104
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Mainly because when me and my classmates hit puberty we will all be gossipy ******* :(
    PuppyGirl748 PuppyGirl748 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    But the harder I try the worse things get.
    Gipsycurse Gipsycurse 26-30, T Oct 11

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    Ever since I turned 18, I've been getting more attention from older men that didn't not really look at me as anything but a kid before I became a legal adult.. But this one guy, a...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Well the title says it all... So yeah. Stop hmu old dirty men. Why does it seem that old men r only pet was in the middle of the night.. Like I will only get. 1 or 2 notifications...
    lonerbuddy lonerbuddy 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    1. I'm 21. 2. I'm 5'3. 3. I learned to talk from old people. 4. I have never had a pet on my own. 5. My mother has never bought me a gift for any occasion. :| 6. I am legit...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    The great times are when you are five years old. No pressure on your shoulders, and you are mystified towards the world. So many things to learn! So much fun to have! Siblings are...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 1 Response Oct 8

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    I want a hairy old man in va beach to be my first
    Woulfewoof Woulfewoof 13-15, M Sep 26

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    I for one think these posts by naive young girls are a bit silly. It is obvious that most of the replies are going to come from old men who get their enjoyment by flirting with...
    aussieman01 aussieman01 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I'm feeling so slutty... I want a nice old man to have sex with me!!
    Tayothunder Tayothunder 18-21, M Oct 7

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    I want to meet older men who just love touching
    goodgai goodgai 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I want to meet older men who just love touching
    goodgai goodgai 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't want a boyfriend or freinds wtih benifiet I want guy prefreed older make loving to me once week without feeling like FWB. He doesn't need be my boyfiend but person care...
    Jennyank Jennyank 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I want someone from NSW (Australia), 13-15 to be friends with. It would be fun to argue over State Of Origin.
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F Sep 27

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    Ok, so you spend your life ignoring me or bullying me. But I'm good enough to borrow a pencil or pen from, and then disrespect my property by dumping it on the floor? Then I am...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 3 days ago

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    I've got a list of a few reasons down here: 1. I don't have any real tangible goals or motivation to go anywhere. 2. I'm afraid of the future. 3. I hate myself. 4. I feel...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 2

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    It's taboo but I can't help it. I do love older guys & when I say older I mean 20+, older guys have experience and they know how to talk to girls & they know what they want and...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Lol I sound like my friend. I'm actually starting to hate old people. Don't get me wrong, I like some of them. I really loved my grandfather and his friends. They played a major...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Being older, we (most of us) gain more wisdom, have learned what works and what does not and we also have the ability to listen.. Most younger folk are to busy proving what they...
    pegasus12162 pegasus12162 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I'm a 13 years old girl but I'm a very early bloomer and it makes me self conscious sometimes. I was 11 when I got my first period and my wisdom teeth are scheduled to be removed...
    doglover3366 doglover3366 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    and pretend nothing exist. I feel like the more I discover the potential that I have the more problems and suffering come my way. This walk hurts and I feel like I can't keep up...
    XtraORD1nary XtraORD1nary 22-25, M 27 mins ago

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    Foods was astounding and you can generally obtain a thing that you appreciated While we did indulge in more than a few incredibly tasty Sri Lankan curries. The Chef will go...The...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    When Jesus came knocking on my heart I was very prideful and cold for a long time, but I knew I needed a change in my life and every time I tried to do things MY WAY (rather than...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I wish someone could explain to me why this certain french guy treated me with atrocity . The story begins when I started work at a sinister hotel in brighton . I must let you know...
    Evauk Evauk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    1. I am a male. 2. I'm 52 years of age. 3. I'm a Sagittarius. 4. I play guitar. 5. I write songs and sing them. 6. I made a CD at Termite Tracks studios. 7. I speak Spanish...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 6 Responses