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Question: How old are you,within the range?
20-29 years old - 6 (2.4%)
30-39 years old - 20 (7.9%)
40-49 years old - 49 (19.3%)
60-70 years old - 52 (20.5%)
50-59 years old - 67 (26.4%)
older than DIRT - 60 (23.6%)
Total Voters: 253

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Author Topic: Age of us Busnuts not Buses  (Read 8874 times)
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« on: November 05, 2010, 07:34:42 PM »

Just curious, what the average age of us Busnuts are. Does our illness have a young interest to spread this disease
or is it going to follow us old dogs to the porch?  Grin Grin
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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2010, 07:39:05 PM »

I guess us 50-somethings don't count.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 07:45:00 PM »

Yep you are right missed my own bracket not sure how to fix. Maybe one of our moderators can add it and cure my screw up !!! Sad
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« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2010, 08:00:42 PM »

I added the missing years. Wink

Unfortunately I couldn't put it in the proper sequence without losing the votes already placed.  So this will also be a test of mental alertness.  Shocked

One thing I have noticed both in the forum and the magazine is that we have had a greater influx of younger bus nuts in the last 6 months or so than we had for quite a while.
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2010, 08:39:50 PM »

Being a woman I get to lie about my age  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2010, 09:09:54 PM »

I think most busnuts are older simply because they have more time and money once their kids are raised.  Most people in their 20s and 30s are more worried about getting married, raising young kids, and getting established in life.  RVers tend to start with travel trailers and then move up if they enjoy the lifestyle and have the funds.

I was lucky and built and sold a business for a significant sum of money before I was 30 years old.
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2010, 09:38:29 PM »

Woohoo, I'm all alone in my age group, for now  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2010, 09:41:50 PM »

Watch out for young Jordan, Roy... He's right there with ya!  Wink
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2010, 06:40:40 AM »

The fact that most buses are owned by older people is simply and directly related to the ages where dementia is most likely to start taking hold of our lives.  In some regions it may hit sooner as the availability of 'mountain dew' may be more readily apparent and the lead content from the distilaltion appartus will show up sooner.  It's also a highly recognized fact that bright office lights and pocket protectors can lead to a flow of negatively charged ions that come from the overhead lighting in an office setting and flow to the region of the pocket protector and creates a rotting effect to the common sence region of the heart.  Another related theroy for this seems to come from the 'lean factor' of the bagged buses, the side to side tilt of the buses that rely on air bags for their appearance of 'level' being somewhat off kilter can be transmitted to their owners and result in an off kilter lifestyle.
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2010, 07:17:50 AM »

I'm 46 and I'm a lifelong busnut. The only buses I own are about a dozen CORGI diecast since my money clip isn't up to a real one. But hey, I can still dream right? Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2010, 07:48:33 AM »

I guess there is no point in asking why 50-59 comes after 60-70??

You need a couple more ranges on the high end just to see how old some of us really are.

You aren't up to my range yet!! The rest of you are whippersnappers who have barely started shaving!!

"Older than dirt" does not do it!!
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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2010, 08:28:15 AM »

Damn, i just crossed from one age group to another 2 months ago.  Maybe there should be a poll of how old/young do you feel. Wink
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« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2010, 09:31:28 AM »

A poll with age difference between the bus and owner would be an interesting and almost useless piece of info.
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« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2010, 10:29:55 AM »

How about how old you were when you became a busnut.  I was 18 in 1961 when a buddy and I bought an old Railway Express truck that we were going to cross the country in.  It was many years later before I actually had a running RV, but the dream came early.
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« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2010, 12:38:57 PM »

I had a nurse tell me a couple years ago that  I was here when the earth cooled!  Jack
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