10 Signs You're Getting Old

Considering the fact that you're reading College Times, I'm gonna go out on the limb and assume you're not actually old. However, you may be getting to that stage in your life (it usually happens around the mid-twenties mark) where you come to realise that you are in fact ageing. We've already told you how to tell if you're wasting your life and how to know if everyone secretly thinks you're a prick, so now we're helping you determine if you're a premature fogey with the 10 signs you're getting old:

10) Teenagers in hoodies have all become a potential threat to you.

9) You're very aware of the sound economical logic behind preparing all your own meals.

8) You're starting to realise that your parents haven't just been talking a load of waffle and a lot of what they have to say actually makes sense.

7) In a move that would shock your younger self, you've started to love getting to bed as early as possible.


6) Bending down without groaning is a physical impossibility.

5) You get a satisfying feeling of smugness when you do grown up things like furniture shopping and buying sensible clothing.

4) You're delighted when people cancel plans with you.

3) You recognise less and less of the artists who are topping the charts.

2) You no longer consider socks to be a shit present to receive, in fact they are an incredibly useful and thoughtful gift.

1) You've walked into a nightclub, had a look at the crowd, and genuinely thought to yourself...

Joey Flanagan
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His friends call him Joe, you can call him Mr. Flanagan. A keen taxidermist and prolific writer of erotic Fair City fan-fiction, Joey's accomplishments include completing the Camino de Santiago, getting Ray D'Arcy's autograph over 200 times, and knocking a pig unconscious with one square punch to its jaw.

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