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I should be dead already

Post by Tdarcos » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:28 am

There is a website called http://deathdate.info that has a form you can use to estimate when you're going to die. You put in sex, age, weight, height and whether you have some bad habits and it tries to predict your expected date of demise.

According to that website, my estimated date of death is April 2009.
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Post by All my friends are fish » Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:35 am

Tdarcos wrote:There is a website called http://deathdate.info that has a form you can use to estimate when you're going to die. You put in sex, age, weight, height and whether you have some bad habits and it tries to predict your expected date of demise.

According to that website, my estimated date of death is April 2009.
I just typed in the same horseshit information twice with only the name field as a random variable, and received two different death dates of roughly 12 years and change apart. It doesn't sound like real science to me...

Plus if such a program was possible, the fact that you had outlived Bea Arthur would have crashed its algorithms.

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Post by RetroRomper » Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:24 pm

Hey Paul, don't worry!

I've had the same exact thought and you know what? 2016 ain't over yet!
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:49 pm

RetroRomper wrote:Hey Paul, don't worry!

I've had the same exact thought and you know what? 2016 ain't over yet!
A common sentiment. Both ways.

In the movie City Slickers, Billy Crystal hears about the character of Curly, the role Jack Pallance is playing, who has a big reputation as a fierce man. Nervously he tries to play nonchalant and says, "Morning Curly. Killed anybody today?" to which he responds, "Day ain't over yet."

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The following conversation takes place in the 1989 book Nevada, by Clint McCollough between Reese, a new visitor to Las Vegas, and Smitty, a life-long Nevada resident:

"First time in Vegas, huh?" Smitty said.
"A wide‑eyed innocent."
"Stick around me, boy," Smitty chuckled. "Maybe, some of my experience will rub off."
"You been here long?"
Lighting a cigarette, Smitty shook out the match. "Eighty‑nine years," he said. "Long enough to know apples from oranges."
"No kidding?" Reese said. "I wouldn't have taken you for over sixty."
"We're goin' to get along just fine," Smitty grinned, eyes crinkling. "I know it's all bullshit. Some mornings I look in the mirror and wonder how come I ain't dead."
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Post by RetroRomper » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:26 am

Is it possible to hijack a Tdarcos thread? Well, here is my go at it! So I'm going into a Partial Hospitalization Program for Atypical (in this case, Binge Eating Disorders) and its dawned on me multiple times that with my weight at 271, I'm losing more time than normal.

Oh well... I'm the weight of two people, barely work out, and putting more strain on my parts than any reasonable human being with our upteen millions of years of biology should and... It really hurts. Hurts as much as the fact I'm still struggling to get my degree, find a job that pays a decent wage, and not feel as if I'm sacrificing myself for all of it.

When we update the "I can't believe Tdarcos outlived..." thread or pounce on him for his unhealthy habits (and ours, for that matter,) its alittle bit of mortality that is being sliced away from me.

And THAT is your "moment of reflection" for the day.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:12 pm

Yes. All you guys are gonna die in five years if you don't clean it up. I'm going to die in five years if I don't clean it up. You are absolutely right and the question is: what are you going to do about it???
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Post by Tdarcos » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:50 pm

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