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Old 15-02-2014, 15:19   #1
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How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

I know that I don't. Think of all the things that you have to give up.

This man is 70-years-old. [VIDEO]

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Old 15-02-2014, 15:35   #2
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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

Wonder what his diet is. How many pounds of protein powder does eat each week? Steroids maybe?
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Old 15-02-2014, 15:39   #3
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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

But can he sail?????

Looks great. I've got 4 years to go so if I applied myself, day and night...
Sandy would think I was looking for a new girl. I really couldn't put her through that, so with tremendous reluctance I'll have to pass.

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Old 15-02-2014, 15:49   #4
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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

I go to the gym. I am aiming at bench pressing a woman! I'm working hard but can't I cant raise her off my chest yet.
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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

I'm not sure what his diet is but there is a lot to be said for working out or just work. My dad is 83 and still in pretty good shape, he's as strong as I am or close to it. Though he has never seen the inside of a gym he's always on the move. Grows his own gardens, cuts his own firewood, still building dories, hunting fishing, etc. Last month he was telling me he had to break a trail up over the hills on snowshoes for the snowmobile and he's been up shoveling snow off the roof of the house. So I believe how you age has a lot to do with just how active you are and I'm sure luck and genetics's play a roll.
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I go to the gym. I am aiming at bench pressing a woman! I'm working hard but can't I cant raise her off my chest yet.
Mark, why are you trying?

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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

steroids and/or testosterone shots. no doubt about it.
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Wonder what his diet is. How many pounds of protein powder does eat each week? Steroids maybe?
Nah..there are plenty of old black guys that are heavily muscled at age 70...even without lifting weights. It's the HGH.


Greater secretion of growth hormone ... [J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1995] - PubMed - NCBI
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Here is what a 66-year old really looks like when they spend all their time outside trying to shape in shape and enjoying the fresh air.

Caution - Physical Fitness can be dangerous to your health!

HELP - the image (800 x 760 335KB) appears perfect in the preview but will not display here - I have posted hundreds of images but can't make this one appear. I know it is UGLY - but it is the truth.

I edit the post - look at the Preview and it is still the image I want to post.

Here is a link to the image I want to post:

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HELP - the image (800 x 760 376KB) appears perfect in the preview but will not display here - I have posted hundreds of images but can't make this one appear. I know it is UGLY - but it is the truth.
They rotate themselves if the camera is turned on its side. So you need to resave it on your own computer first. Sounds stupid.

I use the fee irfanview.com on PC only. Its the best photo manipulator and viewer in the world and you can Save For Net that reduces the file size, perfect for posting


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Re: How Many Of The Older Sailors Look like This?

> You are 66 so you probably really don't know how to use a computer. My best computer guys were born in the late 80's early 90's!! They started playing with the darn things as toddlers........

Hey, steady on there. I was programming computers 20 years before those guys were born and still doing it. I'm regularly teach those "20 something" guys how to do it properly

Don't be so ageist
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I use the fee irfanview.com on PC only. Its the best photo manipulator and viewer in the world and you can Save For Net that reduces the file size, perfect for posting


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+1 on Irfanview. I wouldn't put any photo up on the net without editing it in Irfanview first.

Edit: Especially to cut a mug shot down to a lot less than 800 x 776 335KB. That's a total waste of bandwidth.
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They rotate themselves if the camera is turned on its side. So you need to resave it on your own computer first. Sounds stupid.

I use the fee irfanview.com on PC only. Its the best photo manipulator and viewer in the world and you can Save For Net that reduces the file size, perfect for posting


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I also use irfanview and saved this image and then uploaded it in each of four rotations BUT in every case SAVE ends up showing the message "Rotate Image". In every case where I see the message and go back to this forum's Edit/Advanced/PreviewI see the image displayed correctly in each rotation mode.

The camera (iPhone 3GS) was in portrait mode when it took the photo.
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> You are 66 so you probably really don't know how to use a computer. My best computer guys were born in the late 80's early 90's!! They started playing with the darn things as toddlers........

45 years ago I was writing code for NASA to process images

40 years ago I was writing code to process EEG and EKG data on an Interdata mini (32 kb memory and paper tape) and send it across a bunch of copper wires to an oil cooled IBM 7094 interconnected via a round tape 3803 controller interface to a IBM 360/40 (the only such interconnection in the world at that time - the 360/40 thought the 7094 was a tape drive)

35 years ago I was writing code to connect IBM mainframes to a weird thing called the DarpaNet

26 years ago I was writing code to try to keep web data flows from overwhelming my poor old mainframe dinosaurs.

I retired as a professional systems programmer on IBM and PCM mainframes in 1999 because OOL and other object related stuff just confused the hell out of me. And, change was coming at an accelerating rate and sailing was not changing so fast.

Some of us old farts still remember a couple of things - but probably not where I left my Medicare Card or which Rx I need to take this afternoon.

The big problem with us old programmers is we want to do it all ourselves and cannot figure out how to get the "helpful" tools available online to do what we want. I can bake a cake from scratch but have trouble opening the fancy box of a baked cake from a high end confectionery.
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One more try on the image: This is the image I uploaded using manage attachments and is the image I see in Preview



The thumbnail box below is the uploaded image which Go Advanced - Preview Post shows right side up in all it's ugliness. It is the identical image to the one shown above but uploaded to this forum rather than my web site.

What am I missing on this website - as I said - I've uploaded hundreds of images to dozens of other web sites and have not suffered these issues.

Obviously I'm missing something here!
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