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Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Stevie Darling, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Hello AGF,

    Not been on for a while, working my ass off to beef up the bank balance. If I can, I don’t plan on working past 50:thumb:

    Hope everybody is happy and well.

    :):)
     
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    That hurts Barely Active

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    Was going to reply to Nath's thread Stevie, but good to hear things are well with you, despite working yer 'arris off ;)

    Also nice to see that your choice in avatars is as tasteful as ever ... ding dong :thumb:

    ATB, Mark
     
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  3. RagnarHairybreeks

    RagnarHairybreeks Keyboard Hero

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    Hello Stevie baby!

    Not on here as much these days (work-life-fun balance went work when our factory burned down on 2nd of July) but just turned 49 and feel your pain!

    Keep the rifles dry and the bunnies wet.
     
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    mike-carter Pro Poster

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    Welcome back Stevie, we missed you. We'll get on some good topics again.:up::up:
     
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  5. Mortimer

    Mortimer Lord Haw Haw

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    Good to see you back.:D
    Are you still working at the holiday home place? This'll be your second year, won't it?
     
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    mikeyhall1 2018 Forum Nice Guy - Pepe Le Pew

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    Great to see you back Stevie!!

    I hope all is going well mate
     
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    good to see you again steve :up:
     
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    Good to see you about Stevie, welcome back ;)

    Ray
     
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    For what it's worth, I think you've got the right idea. I mostly retired at 48, it's absolutely fantastic. I still have to do a bit of work now and again to keep things ticking over, but overall the wife and I our masters of our own time. Get up when we want, eat and drink when we want, go to bed..... You get the picture.

    I didn't think I'd be able to do it. I've never had a day unemployed and loved work. During our self employed years we worked our proverbials off and it's paid off.

    The biggest advantage is that you can still do things. Earlier this year we trekked through virgin jungle in Uganda to see gorillas in the wild, it was the physically hardest thing I've ever done. I can't imagine I personally would be able to do it when I'm 65. February next year we're off to Antarctica for best part of a month, same applies.

    If you can do it and you can live with the fact that most conversations with strangers come to a bit of a pause when they ask you what you do, do it.

    Dave
     
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    sagalout What a plinker!

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    Yup early as possible, I managed to mostly retire at 49, did two days a week for 18 months until I could draw a private pension plan then stopped altogether.
     
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    Living the dream here Stevie...retired early...go for it if you can..:thumb:
     
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    Sky Top Poster

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    Nice to see you back in our midst Stevie. :)

    I retired at 53 - not under the circumstances I'd really aimed for, but I did it nonetheless - absolutely the right thing to do if you can. I have to watch the cash-flow a little more closely now than I ever did, but I don't regret it in the slightest - best of luck to you. :thumb:
     
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    Hi Steve,just thinking the other day that you hadn't been on the forum much, and wondered if the recent rule changes about politics and religion had put you off so glad to see your'e still with us even if only in the background so to speak.
    If you can afford to retire at an earlier age then it may not be a bad idea just make sure you do your sums correctly financially so that paying the bills etc doesn't become a problem and go for it. None of us know what the future holds for us and how our health will be so there's little point in working to the very last unless circumstances,usually financial, force you to.
    I've never been able to understand these people who say i don't know what i'm going to do when i retire,i'm dreading or not looking forward to retirement. Well there's a simple answer to that,find something to do!
    It might understandable where a vocation is concerned,where their job/profession is a way of life perhaps but not when you're doing a normal run of mill job.
     
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    Hi Stevie, I was just thinking about you the other day (Non sexually and no baby oil either) just wondering where you were...
    Glad to see you're still well and doing well too :up:
     
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    good ol stevie boy good to see you around bud
     
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    pjgtech Bah Humbug.......

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    Lo Mate, welcome back.... liking the avatar.... :thumb:
     
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    oedbachgen Top Poster

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    Just doing the do me Stevie Darling. stopped moving my ass years ago, :confused:oh ay you mean work wise:D. Glad your back:thumb:
     
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  18. RichieRich

    RichieRich Ping!

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    Welcome Back Stevie! :D
     
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    shauny Top Poster

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    hello darling :)
     
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    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Hello sweetness:D
     

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