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I am 62 today getting on a bit

posted 05-19-2013 09:00 PM

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 09:03 PM

Happy birthday mate

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 09:03 PM

62!!! You’re still just a young’n! We have a saying in Wisconsin … ‘Age is only important if you are a cheese.’

Happy Birthday.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 09:05 PM

Gerry does that count if you start to smell like a cheese LOL Alistair ps thanks guys off to bed now.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 09:25 PM

hey SCOTSMAN ! happy birthday, you old woodworker you !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 09:53 PM

Happy Birthday, Alistair. Hope you have many, many more.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 10:23 PM

Happy birthday, young man!
And…many more, my friend.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 10:23 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!

Best wishes for the coming year, and for the many years to come my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 11:10 PM

Happy Birthday!!!

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 11:14 PM

happy birthdat alistair!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 11:14 PM

Happy birthday Alistair. May you enjoy many, many more.

-- β€œAnd the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

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#11 posted 05-19-2013 11:26 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!

-- John @

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#12 posted 05-19-2013 11:33 PM

Still a pup. Keep it going.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 05-19-2013 11:35 PM

Happy B-Day, Alistair!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#14 posted 05-19-2013 11:42 PM

reward to a great life
and a a good man

many more my friend

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#15 posted 05-19-2013 11:46 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair.

-- Custom furniture

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#16 posted 05-20-2013 12:23 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair! I turned 68 last month. I’m growing older but I refuse to grow up!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#17 posted 05-20-2013 12:29 AM

Happy birthday!

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#18 posted 05-20-2013 12:34 AM

Congratz, that is in metric years though right?

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#19 posted 05-20-2013 01:25 AM

Congratulations, thats the age when I started woodworking. Now 75 and still at it. The only thing I regret is all the good old tools made in USA I could have bought.

Happy Days

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#20 posted 05-20-2013 02:17 AM

Happy Birthday, Alistair, I have a birthday early next month. I think Gerry said it best…...age is a relative matter.

Spent much of this day in the shop, just having a good time. Hope you had a good time too…..........


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#21 posted 05-20-2013 02:20 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!!

-- Just a man and his opinion.

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#22 posted 05-20-2013 02:20 AM

Happy Birthday and here’s hoping for many more!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#23 posted 05-20-2013 02:38 AM

Happy birthday, Alistair!

Here’s to the next 62!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#24 posted 05-20-2013 03:10 AM

Happy birthday!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#25 posted 05-20-2013 03:48 AM

Happy… H a p p y … H A P P Y
B I R T H D A Y !!

You young Whippersnapper…


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#26 posted 05-20-2013 05:30 AM

Happy Birthday Alistair to a “spring chicken”!

62 is long gone in my rear view mirror and even though it says on the mirror ”things are closer than the appear” it’s still a long way behind me.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#27 posted 05-20-2013 07:42 AM

Happy birthday, Alistair.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#28 posted 05-20-2013 10:14 AM

Happy birthday and many more

-- David

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#29 posted 05-20-2013 10:22 AM

Happy birthday Alistair. You are still just a wee bairn.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#30 posted 05-20-2013 11:57 AM

And another Happy Birthday wish from 10aSEE Alistair.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#31 posted 05-20-2013 12:22 PM

Happy birthday, Scotsman. Enjoy your youth while you still have it.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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#32 posted 05-20-2013 12:54 PM

Many happy returns of the day!

-- Dave K.

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#33 posted 05-20-2013 02:40 PM

Happy birthday Alistair. I am trying real hard to catch up to you, and I ALMOST made it! I’ll hit 61 next week. Not sure if this a race I can win, or want to…;-)

Enjoy the day and have a pint or two in celebration.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#34 posted 05-20-2013 02:44 PM

Happy birthday!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#35 posted 05-20-2013 05:40 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair. I remember 62 like it was only yesterday. See how time flies when you’re working wood. Ralph

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#36 posted 05-20-2013 05:49 PM

Happy Birthday Buddy you have a long ways to catch me yet LOL

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#37 posted 05-20-2013 06:56 PM

Birthdays are GOOD for you!







The more you have, the LONGER you live! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#38 posted 05-20-2013 06:58 PM

woohoo. Happy Birthday!!!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#39 posted 05-20-2013 07:46 PM

Thanks guys you are all very kind still no presents yet money will do LOL thanks againg needless to say just kidding re the presents still if you are feeling very genrous amillion would tide me over and keep me going in underpants.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#40 posted 05-20-2013 08:16 PM

Happy Birthday Alistair!!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#41 posted 05-20-2013 10:10 PM

happy birthday mate hope you have a good one


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