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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by I Are Baboon, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I'm just wondering how many of your grandparents are still alive.

    I'm down to zero.
     

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  2. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Very sorry to hear IAB.

    I've still got 3 grand parents around.
     
  3. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    zero.... have been for awhile.
     
  4. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Zero although I have a few great aunt/uncles still kicking.
     
  5. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    Zero. Have been since 1988.
     
  6. dan-o

    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    zero for a long time, grandfathers were dead before I was born.
     
  7. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    I have a few extra because of divorces etc...2 blood Grandparents, 2 step Grandparents left. Had a great-Grandmother live to be 103.
    Almost buried all her kids. She passed in '06.
     
  8. kingbee

    kingbee Monkey

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    I have one left. But I got an email on Friday saying she took a turn for the worse. Shes closing in on 90. Her dimensia (sp?) is getting pretty bad.

    I miss all my grandparents.
     
  9. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Zero.

    Grandparent free since 1994.

    The only g-rent I liked was my my dad's mom.

    However, my wife's maternal g-rents are alive and kicking.

    He's 88 and a better driver than most of my friends. They regularly drive from here to San Diego or Pittsburg to visit family.

    She's 85 and just got both knees replaced so she can play with her great grandkids. She's already back to walking a mile a day.

    They both kick my butt in cards, but I'm faster on the bike.
     
  10. urbaindk

    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    One, He's 92 or 93, I forget, still living independently and lives a very active life. My wife's last grandparent just died over Christmas, she was 94.
     
  11. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    My grandmother on my father's passed Saturday. It wasn't unexpected but still sucks. She was 85. She had been my last living grandparent since 1995.

    MBC's grandmother on her dad's side is 90 and is still kicking strong.
     
  12. TreeSaw

    TreeSaw Mama Monkey

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    I personally have 0.

    Sq-Earl's grandmother is 93 and still going fairly strong.
     
  13. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    None, only knew 1 of the 4. My Dads Dad was gone before he was even born, tb I beleive.
    My older son is the only one to know his Grandma, his "Hommy". He knows his mothers (My ex) parents, but they are trailer trash first class, and have little or nothing to do with him since he lives with me. It makes me sad to know that my other two wont know their G-rents either. Wifes are both around, but are on the decline.
    My fondest wish is to hang about to see and actually know my grandkids. Let them watch me slowly descend into total insanity...
     
  14. antimony

    antimony M.N.F. Beer Wench

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    I only have 1 left. :(

    I was very lucky growing up, though... I had 2 great-grandmothers (till I was 11 and 14), and all of my grandparents (until I was 16 and 19). I also saw them all either daily or weekly! They were the best people ever, and I love every minute spent with them! :)

    My gram who is left (Bummy)... I play bingo with her and her friend Lucy... super good times as well! Now if I could just get a winning card sometime... :weee:
     
  15. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    huh, not there yet?

    :D
     
  16. Upgr8r

    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    I have one, my paternal grandfather. He's 82 and going strong. I don't know my maternal grandparents, so I couldn't say
     
  17. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    I have a grandma I never see. Yeah, yeah, I'm a bad grandson
     
  18. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    sorry for your loss IAB.

    I have only one, my Mom's mom.

    Unfortunately, she doesn't recognize me anymore when I visit her. AFter a little while she remembers me and we have a nice visit, but the next day she won't remember that I had just been there. :(
     
  19. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    same here
     
  20. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    zero as of a month ago. kinda strange feeling.
     
  21. Jeremy R

    Jeremy R <b>x</b>

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    I have one.
    I call her master yoda.
    They are about the same size.
     
  22. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    I still have 2 - my wife has 3

    sorry to hear your down too 0 -
     
  23. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Front Range, dude...
    Halfway, dont rush me! :biggrin::banana:
     
  24. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Front Range, dude...
    There is only one way to beat old ladies at Bingo. Cheat. Have you considered steroids?
     
  25. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    My grandfather is 91. My pops is 66.
     
  26. brungeman

    brungeman I give a shirt

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    none.

    I lost my Grandpa on my Dad's side within 3 weeks of losing my G-mother on my Mom's side.
    it was a tough summer! Lots of running around for funerals. Trying to study for Grad-school exams at a "wake" sucks!
     
  27. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    My last one left us about 4 years ago.

    Wife's Grandfather is still alive and kicking... but since he is only about 4 years older than my dad I'm not surprised.
     
  28. dirttastesgood

    dirttastesgood Turbo Monkey

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    I lost my grandfather when I was 1. And since then I've only had one grandparent. She is the lord of the sith. She never smiles, makes rude comments, doesn't remember anyones birthdays and when she does she gives old newspapers and stuff.
     
  29. VT Mtbkr

    VT Mtbkr Monkey

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    1 grandfather (86) on my mom's side left for me, my grandmother on that side died suddenly 5 years ago undergoing replacement knee surgery. 2 grandmothers left on my husband's side.

    Hardest thing for me to think about is how late in life I'm going to be having kids (33) and how my parents (67 & 60) are going to have limited time enjoying them.
     
  30. kingbee

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    Sounds like mine. Last time I saw her she said "you're one of my grandsons right?" Hard to hear that after spending 26 years of my life around her. I have thousands of memories, I know she still has them, somewhere.
     
  31. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    i have my grandma on my mom's side.. she's 96.
     
  32. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    all these 90 year olds makes be worry about my retirement account!!
     
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    big fat 0, still have my parents around tho!!
     
  34. cannondalejunky

    cannondalejunky ease dropper

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    as of last October 3
     
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    Zero, since 2003.
     
  36. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Here. I'm just not sure where "here" is.
    I lost my last grandparent about 10 years ago. My mom's mom. I never met my dad's dad, but I met his mom.
     
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    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Hell I'm down to only 1 parent.
     
  38. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    0 been that way since 92 , she was 97.

    Mother's side grandmother 97 -- old age
    Mother's side grandfather 95 -- old age

    Father's side Grandmother 59 -- Complications due to colon cancer
    Father's side Grandfather 41 -- Not sure it was an Annurism , Heart attack or stroke. ( I never got a good answear )

    :stupid: I am too, and My mom who is 82 isa 2X Cancer survivor
     
  39. johnbryanpeters

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    Zero grandparents
    Zero parents
    One aunt, mother's side
    One uncle, father's side.
    A zillion and ten cousins
     
  40. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    And a zillion and ten monkey friends.