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Well folks, it's happened again
Posted by GMorrison on Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:57 AM

Another notch in the door frame. I'm going to like being sixty five.

My wife still loves me, my dogs still ignore me, my daughter has started listening to me, and I un-retired in order to keep my mind active.

Taking the day off to go down Big Sur way and eat hamburgers, drink a little beer and enjoy what God has provided.

Cheers to you all and lift one for Toshi.

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by Dodgy on Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:24 AM

Good on yer Bill, enjoy mate. I'm having a coldie too and I've just raised it to our mate.

I long to live in a world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned

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Posted by gregbale on Thursday, August 26, 2021 4:38 AM

Enjoy, Bill!

I passed that same milepost in May, and it didn 't sting quite as much as expected. Big Smile

Greg

George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."
 
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Posted by tempestjohnny on Thursday, August 26, 2021 4:59 AM
Happy birthday Bill

 

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Posted by rocketman2000 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:43 AM

gregbale

Enjoy, Bill!

I passed that same milepost in May, and it didn 't sting quite as much as expected. Big Smile

 

Well, I have eighteen years on you guys, but still modeling away.  Have to have brighter light on workbench, stronger readers, and rest both hands on bench to do fine tweezer work, but models still coming out nice.  I think of old watch repair and camera repair guys I knew, and know you can do fine work at almost any age.  Old dogs can learn new tricks- it just may take a little longer.

 

Don Stauffer in Minnesota

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Posted by gregbale on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:15 AM

rocketman2000

Have to have brighter light on workbench, stronger readers, and rest both hands on bench to do fine tweezer work....

I've gotten to the first two...looking forward to the third.... Wink

Greg

George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."
 
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Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:28 AM

Happy brithday you made it 65 next is your aarp card..

 

 

Nick.

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Posted by armornut on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:29 AM

    Happy birthday GM, mine was last Saturday and I'm alittle behind you in life experience.

    I made the choice to semi retire last year.....you will not regret it. Enjoy your day good sir and many more.

we're modelers it's what we do

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Posted by Bakster on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:34 AM

GMorrison

Another notch in the door frame. I'm going to like being sixty five.

My wife still loves me, my dogs still ignore me, my daughter has started listening to me, and I un-retired in order to keep my mind active.

Taking the day off to go down Big Sur way and eat hamburgers, drink a little beer and enjoy what God has provided.

Cheers to you all and lift one for Toshi.

 

Bill

 

 

Dude--you are a spring chicken at 65. 

Hey. You know what would cheer me up? If I was at Big Sur eating hamburgers and washing it down with beer. Wink

Enjoy your day, Bill. It sounds like a fantastic way to celebrate. Wish I was there.

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Posted by Hutch6390 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:51 AM

Happy birthday, mate, eat, drink, and be merry - enjoy the beer & burgers!

BeerBeerBeer

     

Vell, Zaphod's just zis guy, you know?

TakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakka

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:57 AM

I'm just a tad over 4 years behind ya Bill.

Steve

Building a kit from your stash is like cutting a head off a Hydra, two more take it's place.

 

 

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Posted by Greg on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:00 AM

Happy Birthday, Bill. Happy Birthday

Mine was July. So far, so good.

It wasn't too shocking, years ago I started noticing youngsters holding door open for me. It was shocking when nice middle-aged ladies started doing it. But that started happening before the actual benchmark.

-Greg

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Posted by Gamera on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:00 AM

Happy birthday Bill!!!

Happy Birthday

Working on getting to sixty-five, if some idiot on the highway doesn't kill me first...

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by JohnnyK on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:33 AM

Happy birthday young man Happy Birthday

Your comments and questions are always welcome.

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Posted by learmech64 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:47 AM
Happy Birthday Bill!! Enjoy your day!! Doug

Doug

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:56 AM

Happy Birthday GM.  I see you're trying to catch up to some of us.

Enjoy the burger.

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Posted by BrandonK on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:59 AM

Happy birthday. Enjoy it to the most.

BK

Dream room complete!! BalloonsBeer

On the bench: Trumpeter 1/35 Su-152, Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8 "Fury" with crew

On Deck: Accurate Minataures 1/48 P-51C "Boise Bee", Tamiya 1/48 F4U Birdcage, Tamiya 1/48 Sea Harrier

 

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Posted by scottrc on Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:53 AM

Good for you Bill.

I hope 65 is better than 55.  At present, Its all work and no play between work, kids starting out, and now taking in ailing parent.  Its why I'm not here much.  

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Posted by modelcrazy on Thursday, August 26, 2021 1:42 PM

scottrc

Good for you Bill.

I hope 65 is better than 55.  At present, Its all work and no play between work, kids starting out, and now taking in ailing parent.  Its why I'm not here much.  

 

Yes Scott. It seems that the sixties do fair better. Everything hits you at once in the fifties. Health issues show up, parents are ageing and often ill, children still settling....

Steve

Building a kit from your stash is like cutting a head off a Hydra, two more take it's place.

 

 

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:18 PM

Happy birthday Bill!

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/72 Revell He177 & 1/35 Tamiya Sdkfz 251

On deck: 1/35 Bronco LWS

In the hole: 1/144 Revell S-100

fox
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Posted by fox on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:10 PM

Happy Birthday Bill!!! Toast Toast Toast Toast Toast

Wish I was 65 (again).

Jim Captain

Stay Safe.

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   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 70% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

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Posted by fotofrank on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:33 PM

I was 65 once, I just don't remember when it was.

Don, I'm only six years behind you.

Oh yeah. Happy Birthday, Bill.

Sixty-five? Damn kids.

OK. On the bench: Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by lawdog114 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:22 PM

Happy Birthday Bill.  Fortunately I know when I'm going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date on it.   

 "Can you fly this plane and land it?...Surely you can't be serious....I am serious, and don't call me Shirley"

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Bish on Friday, August 27, 2021 2:55 AM

Happy Birthday Bill.

And as the saying goes, growing old isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

 

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Posted by wpwar11 on Friday, August 27, 2021 7:18 AM

Well happy birthday.  I hope everything went your way.  I wish you many more happy and healthy birthdays.

Paul

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Posted by falconmod on Friday, August 27, 2021 7:48 AM

Happy Birthday Bill!   I hit 60 next year! not looking forward to that,  mainly cuz  can't believe I'm getting that old.

 

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 AC-130, 1/72 JL-8

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Posted by GMorrison on Friday, August 27, 2021 1:49 PM

Thank you all for your wishes. It was a beautiful day, warm and sunny.

Thank you,

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by Back to the bench on Friday, August 27, 2021 2:03 PM

Happy belated birthday, another year wiser!

Hope it was a great day.CakeBeer

Gil
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