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Message 1058434 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 13:34:39 UTC
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What is the median age of Seti forum participants?

I suppose there is no real way to know. As there is no real registration required. And that would be subject to honesty, at best.

I only wonder because I post things that are from my younger days and get little response.

I am 53yo now......will be 54 in less than a month.

I suppose some on these boards think of me as a dinosaur or an ass, which I admit, I can be sometimes.

But, I wonder how many youngsters am I talking to, and how many are of my own age?
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Message 1058438 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 13:46:25 UTC

I hit the big 60 next April.

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Message 1058439 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 13:48:54 UTC - in response to Message 1058438.  

I hit the big 60 next April.

Bernie

A little ahead of me, Bernie.

Thanks for chiming in.

You remember some of the s@@t I play here then.
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Message 1058452 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:27:45 UTC

~7668 days.

(...but I do tell fibs)
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Message 1058456 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:35:27 UTC

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Quite a lot of people posting seem to be around 60 (give or take a few years) and then some in their end 30ies. Not many below 35 and a few in between.
Thanks Mark, I've been wondering about Seti demographics for quite a while :)
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Message 1058458 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:37:43 UTC
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I'm 50, As of July, But You wouldn't see any grey, anywhere.
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Message 1058459 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:43:38 UTC

I am 75 and have been called "nonnetto" (silly old man in Italian) by a fellow cruncher. But I am running 6 BOINC projects on a Linux box, plus Solaris Express as a guest OS via VirtualBox.
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Message 1058464 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:53:22 UTC
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Made it to 66 five days ago and glad to be going strong with SETI.
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Message 1058466 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:06:34 UTC

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Message 1058469 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:13:37 UTC

The only Age that matters is how old you are in your Head. ;-)

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Message 1058473 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:29:28 UTC

You're as old as (the woman) you feel.

(Before I'm accused of sexism, let me say that the gender in the preceding sentence is interchangeable.)

That would make me five years younger than I am, which is 47 years.
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Message 1058475 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:34:03 UTC

I quit counting at 21! Though I did have to admit to 22 once back in the 60s. (Found a state with a 22 year old drinking age!) Of course I quit counting 40 years ago.

For those of us over 60, if you really want to feel old, stop and think that we were born in the first half of the last century!


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Message 1058479 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:47:53 UTC - in response to Message 1058434.  

...As there is no real registration required...

But some of us mention the age in the profile (along with gender:-)

I'm 55, but I think I've never really grown up.

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Message 1058480 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:50:09 UTC

Find an age you like, and stick with it.
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Message 1058483 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 15:56:16 UTC - in response to Message 1058479.  

...As there is no real registration required...

But some of us mention the age in the profile (along with gender:-)

I'm 55, but I think I've never really grown up.

Gruß,
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I am like that thought.
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Message 1058490 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 16:09:33 UTC

Hmmm.......It would seem that many in this quest are as old as I am.

Or at least in a similar age, shall we say.

This is enlightening.

Maybe many of us in our 'wiser years' have come to question what and where we come from? Of course, some of us have been at this for many years.


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Message 1058515 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 16:47:40 UTC

32, coming up to 33 in February.
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Message 1058517 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 16:49:07 UTC - in response to Message 1058515.  

32, coming up to 33 in February.

You pup, you.
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Message 1058525 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 17:01:55 UTC

Born in 1957, the dawn of the space age.
If 53 years is good enough for Sputnik, it's plenty good enough for me too.
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I fight them because they are fascists.
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Message 1058527 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 17:04:12 UTC - in response to Message 1058525.  

Born in 1957, the dawn of the space age.
If 53 years is good enough for Sputnik, it's plenty good enough for me too.

'57 is my birthyear.

Hiya. and meow.
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