Top Ten Ways You Know You Are Getting Old

What are the things that happen that remind you that yes, you are older no matter how young you still think you are?

The Top Ten

1 can't read anymore without reading glasses

I am horrified of the day I will not be able to work top-notch. especially if I cannot see anything. - cheeseskates

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2 you disapprove of the clothing young people wear, and their music, too

Im pretty young and I already disapprove, makes me feel old already - wolfdudette

its so stupid when old people do this - foxrocks

Wait, I was already doing that since I was 13.

(=^._.^=)/I'm only 13 and I think Pop sucks,rock rules. - CapriVoid

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3 someone calls you ma'am or sir

yeah I'm not too old for that - ronluna

4 you are stunned when a young person says Who are the Beatles?

I'm only 11 but still shocked when someone says that. - Gunnar9797

I'm 13 and I love the Beatles but, now everyone at school saying how bad they are and that they they not very famous.

I'm obviously old now. Thnx for the self esteem lift. jerk offs (jk). - fireinside96

Love em totally also I like Queen and Journey in fact I am 11 and today's bands suck except Coldplay

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5 your hair starts going white

I'm almost old

I'm 14 years old and this applies.

What - higgsboson2142

6 you wish you had not thrown out your old toys, clothes, etc. as they are now worth billions of dollars

You've got a good point, there. - PositronWildhawk

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7 you move to Florida

LOL... I didn't want to vote for this one initially. It sure is funny though. I'll move to Florida when I'm old and gray, but I'll move to the Keys somewhere. I'll stay out of Ft. Lauderdale. - michaelhughes

yeah I my great grand parents live there even though I live up here in norwayhouse manitoba canada, hi I'm the guy that put style list on here

I can't believe people like this place all the old people live here - Okami

I live in Florida and I'm 12... - N64Dude

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8 Need to start using a cane

Well I WANT to use one, but that's just cause I'm lazy and I can use it to hit people

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9 the doctor/police officer/etc. look too young to be qualified to do these jobs

What do they know there to young no experience

10 when your parents die

You guys can't think. What if someone's parents died in an accident while they were young. Don't be offensive!

The Contenders

11 you are done for the night by 10 pm at the latest

The late late show comes on a 1130 keep falling asleep and missing it

I wish I was old, because this is something I want, n I can't get. Studies!

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12 there are too many new-fangled devices to learn how to use

Trying to plod through Office 2007 and a new droid phone as well.

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13 You can't remember what you said to someone yesterday, but you can remember television commercial jingles from 1960

"Winston tastes good, like a cigarette should..."
(next two lines added by kids: "No filter, no flavor, just cotton-pickin' paper")

14 Your back goes out more than you do
15 Someone calls you an old fart!

Oh! Of course it's the surest signal. - Kiteretsunu

No. That's just idiots. - AnonymousChick

16 (for women) you find yourself shopping at Talbot's instead of Banana Republic (or the Limited, or some store like that)
17 You get in a lot of pain recently
18 When you think you remember what sex was

hopefully i'll never get there - RdrTech

19 You remember Tom and Jerry coming out in the 40s but don't remember the Wii U coming out
20 you get excited about tea

Oh gosh! I must be super-old... - Britgirl

21 When you call 20/30 somethings Kids

You will try to resist it but eventually you will fall into this little age revealing habit. By crackie... - mgenet

Instead of young adults or some other less demeaning and age defining phrase.

22 you're still tired even though you've slept 12 hours

I've felt this way now for a few years.

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23 You enjoy I Love Lucy

You're never too old or young to enjoy a classic like I Love Lucy - bobbythebrony

24 when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places

Not quite but I'll come back in forty days. Things will have definitely have changed places by then. - Britgirl

25 your pants start to rise to your armpits
26 You think Betty White is sexy

What the hell? This is probably true though - bobbythebrony

27 you are glad you can hand the grandchildren back over to their parents
28 You can't tell the difference between your son and your potted plant

This is if you have kids... - Minecraftcrazy530

29 When you stop waving goodbye but, the top of your arm carries on.
30 The Candles Cost More than the cake
31 you grow hair on your ears
32 you're shocked when somebody says "Who is Flash Gordon?"

Umm, the savior of the universe? ( bonus points if you get the reference). - MusicalPony

33 you get all wrinkly
34 When you go to tie your shoelaces and see if there is anything else you can do while you're down there.

When you're pregnant, this also applies

35 You and your teeth don't sleep together.
36 When someone who knows your age tells you that you're "as young as ever" or similar
37 You smell weird
38 You had a childhood friendship with the oldest person alive
39 You remember Sesame Street premiering on November 10th 1969 but you don't remember watching the Lego Movie on February 7th 2014
40 You can't hear people

Fun Fact About Danteem:
Here's my Serect!
I am deaf and I uses hearing aids! I'm hard of hearing! I hear pretty well! - Danteem

41 You see wrinkles
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Top Remixes

1. can't read anymore without reading glasses
2. when your parents die
3. Need to start using a cane
Jake09
1. can't read anymore without reading glasses
2. you disapprove of the clothing young people wear, and their music, too
3. you are stunned when a young person says Who are the Beatles?
mleat97
1. your hair starts going white
2. Need to start using a cane
3. can't read anymore without reading glasses
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