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Poll: Self Death Poll (32 member(s) have cast votes)

Approximately what age do expect to die?

  1. I won’t make it beyond 50 (1 votes [3.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.12%

  2. 51-60 (2 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  3. 61-70 (3 votes [9.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.38%

  4. 71-80 (10 votes [31.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.25%

  5. 81-90 (11 votes [34.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 34.38%

  6. 91 or more (5 votes [15.62%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.62%

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#21 Vagus

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 09:53 AM

Growing up, I told a lot of people I wouldn't live past 18. When I was 18, i coded twice, was brain dead for over a day, and in a coma for several days. I dont play that guessing game anymore.

Fortunately they raised the smoking age to 21, so that'll never happen again.


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#22 Mynameisluka

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 09:55 AM

Based on some of your responses, Some might say your brain is still dead :P


I get it...I'm not very well liked here.
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#23 Howie

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 09:59 AM

I’m about to enter my mid 40s.

Given my poor health, stress level, and the way I refuse to take care of myself, I’ll be surprised if I make 60
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#24 Vagus

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:00 AM

I get it...I'm not very well liked here.

Whuh? The smoking reply was just a poke at the the destructive tendencies of the young. 

 

I'm president of your fan club, bro.


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#25 Car ChuckRam

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:14 AM

With my high level of income, and the advances in medical technology, I’ll probably hit 135.
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#26 BobG

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:37 AM

I always tell the wife to keep the policies handy. 


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#27 wpr

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:38 AM

I get it...I'm not very well liked here.


Oh stop it, that’s MY schtick. ;)

With my high level of income, and the advances in medical technology, I’ll probably hit 135.


You hitting 135 and 135 hittin’ the floor!
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#28 Hines

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 11:24 AM

I've always said if I can live to be 60, i'll probably grind it out to 80.    

 

I've seemed to only inherit the bad traits from my biological father's side of the gene pool.   I've dodged being a drunk pretty easily, but the heart issues seem to kick in at 50.  We'll see.


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#29 DuncanDad

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 03:54 PM

Our family motto is "Lutum, non morietur".

My father's grand father lived until 90. Mean as hell, drunk.

My grandfather on my dad's side lived until 89. Mean as hell, drunk. Smoked from the age of 12.

My dad died at 56 but, had a stressed out life.

Quad bypass in the early 1980's that didn't really help much. Had his first heart attack at 50. Damn near died from that. Only thing that saved him was sittin' in a hospital waiting room to see my older brother who passed out in a New Orleans bar and busted his head.

 

I figure I'm good to go until 85-90 years old.


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#30 Patrick C.

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 04:33 PM

My dad lived to 71 as a heavy smoker and drinker; his mom was the same and she made it to 80 something.  My mom is still going strong at 75 but on her side it's a mixed bag- some died early, but a lot were probably from things that could be cured today or prevented by not smoking.  My guess is at least mid 80s, possibly much longer depending on if somebody is trying to find a cure for whatever I have.  


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#31 ER Pemberton

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 05:08 PM

Just to be clear...  Once I expire I will haunt this place (and all of you) for the rest of time.  :lol:



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Posted 26 December 2019 - 05:12 PM

I'll die when I'm ready to, and not a moment before.


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#33 43hertz

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 07:06 PM

I don't anticipate death, but I'm fairly certain it anticipates me.
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#34 Area Man

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 07:35 PM

I lost a brother at 43. My mom passed at 84, and my dad is 86. So I'm just gonna go with early-mid 60s.


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#35 TxBrewer

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 08:04 PM

If I wake up Monday I'll be happy
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#36 Zaphod_Beeblebrox

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 08:15 PM

Nobody in my family has made it out of their 60s.
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#37 Patrick C.

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:14 PM

Here’s hoping you get to 69

And then some :)

Edited by Patrick C., 26 December 2019 - 10:15 PM.

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#38 dondewey

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:26 PM

Nobody in my family has made it out of their 60s.


That's crazy. Do you go for lots of extra check ups? Variety of causes or a main one? I think I'd get a fat term life policy...
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#39 porter

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Posted 26 December 2019 - 10:36 PM

80s seem likely, statistically, but I'll probably find a way to die from something stupid well before then. Not something I worry much about. I have appropriate insurance.
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#40 Zaphod_Beeblebrox

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Posted 27 December 2019 - 07:04 AM

That's crazy. Do you go for lots of extra check ups? Variety of causes or a main one? I think I'd get a fat term life policy...


My family are indians and irish that drank excessively and used a lot of drugs. I think the abuse outweighed genetics. My oldest sister died from a grand mal seizure.
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