How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

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How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Paste Human » 04 Sep 2018, 10:16

The idea that it is generally hard to pin down someone's age when they're almost certainly between 25 and 40 has come up a few times at work. Then of course it becomes kind of a fun thing to do the whole "how old do you think I am?" game (obviously I would never just walk up to someone ask).

I'm 32, but I always get mid-20s. I think it's because I still can't grow a full beard. I have decent amount of grey hair, but I keep it short for most of the year so I guess it isn't noticeable. When I do grow it out it's during the winter so I usually have a stocking cap on.

I always figured I looked my age or older because I go through periods of very heavy drinking, but now I'm wondering if people just think I look sick or have aids. If I can find it I'll post a picture of a driver's license photo from about 7 years ago taken when I was several months into about a year long binge. I looked like shit.
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Rufus T. Firefly » 04 Sep 2018, 11:07

people usually think i'm about 10 years younger than I actually am. I guess that's a good thing.
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 04 Sep 2018, 15:22

i have no idea as this never comes up anymore :huh:
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Jeep Swenson_hero » 05 Sep 2018, 01:39

Never been asked.

At a wild guess, they would probably say late 40's, when in reality, it is 38.
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby rhino » 05 Sep 2018, 06:16

Always younger. At least by 5 or so years
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Hitoshura » 06 Sep 2018, 09:24

rhino wrote:Always younger. At least by 5 or so years
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Josh » 06 Sep 2018, 10:23

Hitoshura wrote:
rhino wrote:Always younger. At least by 5 or so years
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby User » 07 Sep 2018, 16:41

it depends on lots of things, cannot answer without caveats contingencies cunt rubbing
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 07 Sep 2018, 23:41

User wrote:answer without
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby toozey » 08 Sep 2018, 07:57

people assume im younger because of my good looks.
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 08 Sep 2018, 15:57

your dashery
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Dr. Gonzo » 12 Sep 2018, 09:00

Off by 10 years my junior.
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby Ninny » 12 Sep 2018, 15:39

People used to guess below my age but not anymore :homework:
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby zim » 13 Sep 2018, 13:40

morbid board eli wrote:your dashery


*you're
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 13 Sep 2018, 17:47

possessive not contraction ZIM
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby iamgoat » 15 Sep 2018, 02:51

People never do that with me. :huh:
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Re: How accurate are people when they try to guess your age?

Postby shadowalk » 15 Sep 2018, 10:56

jorsh wrote:
Hitoshura wrote:
rhino wrote:Always younger. At least by 5 or so years

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