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Average age on the forum

Discussion in 'General Industry Questions' started by Dirtman2007, Mar 21, 2008.

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Average age on the forum

  1. 1-10

    1 vote(s)
    0.1%
  2. 11-20

    62 vote(s)
    7.6%
  3. 21-30

    225 vote(s)
    27.7%
  4. 31-40

    196 vote(s)
    24.1%
  5. 41-50

    141 vote(s)
    17.3%
  6. 51-60

    138 vote(s)
    17.0%
  7. 61+

    50 vote(s)
    6.2%
  1. Big Iron

    Big Iron Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh! How sweet the walk down the hill is (at 61 my memory seems to be fading slightly, could you remind me why we are walking down the hill to all those cows?)
     
  2. ASPHALT04

    ASPHALT04 Well-Known Member

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    Occupation:
    Owner / Doing whatever it takes to pay the bills!
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    34, here and paying for the abuse I gave myself over the years!
     
  3. dpull

    dpull Well-Known Member

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    Occupation:
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    I'am 56 and stilll enjoy every day I get to be on my Dozer. The body doesn't want to get out of bed some mornings but the mind is up and ready to go. Didn't think there was so many Kids on this site.
     
  4. Eric

    Eric Senior Member

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    32 and like alot of you guys hurting more everyday.
     
  5. Reuben

    Reuben Senior Member

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    You are walking because You dont have to run after the cows anymore.....,they are to OLD to run away from you.:falldownlaugh


    All with respect and in good humor
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2008
  6. texasdirtmover

    texasdirtmover Member

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    Location:
    Austin
    25 and still alive

    I think the mileage is what hurts
     
  7. samsam

    samsam Member

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    Occupation:
    Owner Operator Extraordinaire
    Location:
    BC, Canada
    I'm 32:drinkup
     
  8. JDOFMEMI

    JDOFMEMI Senior Member

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    Location:
    SoCal
    20 years in this business at 38. I love it (most days) and look forward to the next 20+
     
  9. Deere9670

    Deere9670 Senior Member

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    Occupation:
    Farm equipment operator
    Location:
    Illinois
    Im 17 and love being around equipment, but im told that changes after a while! I dont buy it though!
     
  10. HeyUvaVT

    HeyUvaVT Senior Member

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    Location:
    Virginia
    24 here
     
  11. Turbo21835

    Turbo21835 Senior Member

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    Well Dan, at 25 years old im old enough to know better than answer it, but yet young and dumb enough to answer
     
  12. EIB

    EIB Member

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    Just turned 44.
     
  13. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W Senior Member

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    Awesome how much this forum has grown over the past years -- though I am surprised at the distribution. I wouldn't have expected this many young people.
     
  14. Nac

    Nac Senior Member

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    Occupation:
    Construction
    Location:
    NJ
    33 here
     
  15. Countryboy

    Countryboy Senior Member

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    Load Out Tech. / Heavy Equipment Operator / Locomo
    Location:
    Georgia
    Welcome to Heavy Equipment Forums rcl1010! :drinkup

    Me thinks you made a mistake and left out a number in your post.....we'll let it slide as a typo. :D
     
  16. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W Senior Member

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    Haha -- I'm 22. :)

    My friends decided to remind me of that when I turned 22 earlier this year... *sigh*
     
  17. SalmonShark

    SalmonShark Member

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    Location:
    Renton, WA
    33 now... Just got my first piece of equipment. I don't even work in the industry. All for personal use.
     
  18. Big Iron

    Big Iron Well-Known Member

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    Occupation:
    Project Manager
    Location:
    Oregon
    Your killing me here, ah hell its even to far to walk anymore, think i'll just:drinkup
     
  19. THEDIESEL

    THEDIESEL Member

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    Location:
    Akron,Ohio
    23 going on 24 in about 3 months.
     
  20. BrianHay

    BrianHay Senior Member

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