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How old are you?

Hey guys!
I wanted to find out about people who listen to BOL, so I thought this would be a good way to do that. We can find out who the youngest and oldest BOLers are. There aren't any prizes, just for fun (unless anyone wants to give out a t-shirt, you know who I'm talking to).
Well, I'm 14, so beat that!! (actually DON'T) Wink

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(NT) (NT) 20

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Not a great question in forums...

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I know you probably meant well, but asking the age of forum participants could be a prelude to nefarious activity. Let's just keep it on tech talk.

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I don't mind sharing my age ...

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... which is 32, as of Monday. Guess TMV didn't get my memo to say happy birthday to me on their show .. Guess I'll have to be more creative next year .. Happy

-Terry

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I think the concern is for underage.

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Especially in light of the recent media smear of myspace.com. I think this is a rather safe haven on the internet for such things but I understand Tom and CNET's concern.

-Kevin S.

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sorry

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sorry about that tom, but i dont see how dangerous ages are. sfter all you say people's name all the time in the podcast from the forums/flickr or frapr. so sorry, wont happen again.

p.s Cool, I won!! Happy

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No worries

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We try never to say a person's last name on the show unless they've already said it themselves in a call.

Having someone ask for ages is harmless 95% of the time, but even if the original question is harmless, it can lead to someone not harmless coming across it and starting something harmful. So I'm just being extra careful.

And as you say, it's a message board, so who's to say you're telling the truth anyway?

I'm a 23-year-old Basque female myself.

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I knew it!

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"I'm a 23-year-old Basque female myself.! - I knew it!

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I'm not worried!

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I'm not worried, but want to make it fun (Sexual Predators can't do easy easy easy algebra). My age is "X"

84-5x=x

If you can't figure that out in say, ten seconds without paper, then you are officially a sexual predator.

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darn

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I better g turn myself in Sad i cant do math - thats why I'm taking philosophy at school instead.

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hahaha

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omg i just laughed out loud.

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old enough

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old enough to remember things like Peter Frampton, bell bottoms, and when typewriters were how you got homework done, computers were something that took up a floor.

But I think Tom is right, it boggles my mind how the new generation has taken to the net. I would be careful of stating your age, especially females. I don't think crime is rising, but I think it is getting easier for creeps out there to track you down.

Suffice it to say, I think this group goes from like 10-50

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Good guess,

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But, I'm 60, going on 15. There are several who frequent these forums who are quite a bit older than myself.
That's exactly what I love about the forums. You can benefit from such a wide range of experience and knowledge.

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College student/ security guard

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I am 24 years old. Happy

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