christianmordi
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"You know, when I was your age..."
The seven key words behind every elder's superiority complex.
We all have been in this situation: some older person telling you how much more awesome they were at just about everything when they were your age.
It sucks for many reasons: 1-You can't really reply to the jab out of respect to the older person. 2-It may not be true at all.
Sometimes it's hard to swallow your pride and smile and nod, but odds are you have done it more times than you can remember.
In honor of this classic (and annoying) phrase, feel free to finish this statement with one of the responses you have heard in the past:
When I was your age I ___________________________ .
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"...television was called books."
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dude I love that movie
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