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View Poll Results: How Old Are You?
Age Less Than 10 0 0%
Age 10 - 19 3 0.83%
Age 20 - 29 71 19.72%
Age 30 - 39 103 28.61%
Age 40 - 49 80 22.22%
Age 50 - 59 66 18.33%
Age 60 - 69 31 8.61%
Age 70 - 79 5 1.39%
Age 80 - 89 1 0.28%
Age Greater than 89 0 0%
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:06 PM   #31
perbh
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*chuckles* coming up for 68 and still slackin' - my first encounter with slackware in 1996 ...
 
Old 08-12-2013, 09:20 PM   #32
bstamour
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Lots of old timers here! (joking)

26 here. Been slacking since v13 was released.
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:08 PM   #33
david63025
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Location: Missouri USA
Distribution: Slackware 14.0 64bit
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61yrs
90% of Slackers are younger than me!
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:21 PM   #34
TSquaredF
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68 - By the end of next year I'll have moved up a level. Jimmy Buffett wrote a song that describes me: "Growing Older, But Not Up"!
Regards,
Bill
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:41 PM   #35
kikinovak
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Originally Posted by BloomingNutria View Post
I assumed he was poking fun at the implied (and exaggerated) advancement of his age.
Spot on.
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:48 PM   #36
ReaperX7
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I am 00100011 years old.
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:53 PM   #37
slackd
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Hello,

I am 23. Still Studying!!.. About to complete my MBA. Been Slacking it since 12.0 :P
 
Old 08-12-2013, 10:55 PM   #38
BrZ
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46 and going on =]
 
Old 08-12-2013, 11:27 PM   #39
irgunII
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Location: Directly above the center of the earth
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At least there aren't a buttload of whiners who cry and ramble on about their age and just simply state it. Makes me sick when people for the dumbest reasons, won't state their age. Frigin' society.

Anyway, my mom's been using Slackware (because I forced it onto her system by telling her I am stopping any assistance with that M$ crapware, muahaha!) for two or three years now, as have I (though I've been using linux since 2000). I'm 51 and she's 72.
 
Old 08-12-2013, 11:30 PM   #40
NoStressHQ
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Location: Lausanne - Switzerland ( Bordeaux - France / Montreal - QC - Canada)
Distribution: Slackware Leet - 32/64bit
Posts: 271

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Well currently 37, started programming at 13, touched Slackware around 17, started to work as a game programmer at 20, brought back to Slack at 33.

«And you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking...»

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jGOZ3aK05k

(Or more funny: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6mzAGRY7uo )

Cheers to all Slackers around the world.

Last edited by NoStressHQ; 08-12-2013 at 11:32 PM.
 
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Old 08-12-2013, 11:49 PM   #41
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A happy 52 here.... so where are all those young whippersnappers
 
Old 08-13-2013, 01:04 AM   #42
Mark Pettit
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51. I started on a university mainframe, Fortran, on punch-cards. My first job was programming assembler on NCR mainframe (a small one) still using punch-cards. First computer was a Sinclair ZX81, followed by a Commodore 64, and then a few years later by various IBM-compatible pieces of junk - sheez - what a backwards step. I had a colour computer in 1983, and a black-and-white one in 1990.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 01:30 AM   #43
mcnalu
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I'm 40 which brings down the age average here a bit but - wait for it - my son aged 8 uses slackware and my daughter is using slackware to watch nursery rhyme videos as I type this: she is 2.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 02:34 AM   #44
PrinceCruise
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I'm 26 but man! feeling like another kid in the lawn with all these 50-60-70-ish old hats here. Thanks.

Regards.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 03:41 AM   #45
chrisretusn
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<--- It's in my profile.
 
  


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