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Author Topic: How quickly things change [DotD 6.4.2020]  (Read 402 times)
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« on: April 06, 2020, 07:33:32 am »

I watched the original (Series 1, Episode 1) Gavin and Stacey on iPlayer last night ... and (perhaps a link I followed, perhaps a co-incidence) later read a piece about just how much had changed since then - with all the smoking indoors, the flip phones, the paying of Severn Bridge tolls.   

On rail ... even pictures less than three years old look distinctly dated:

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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2020, 01:02:17 pm »

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 ... even pictures less than three years old look distinctly dated:



I'm rather pleased to have bucked the trend.  Since recently going beardless, people are saying it's take years off me!
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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2020, 12:13:35 pm »

I'm sorry to report that I've found looking younger after shaving off a beard only lasts a few weeks until anyone who knows you has got used to it.
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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2020, 12:34:10 pm »

I'm sorry to report that I've found looking younger after shaving off a beard only lasts a few weeks until anyone who knows you has got used to it.

So true but there's a large number of people I won't see for some time right now. Hmmm, I probably will have aged enough to wipe out the difference by then. 😕
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2020, 01:30:30 pm »

It must be nearly 40 years since I last shaved off my beard, and then immediately started growing it again. The first comment I received when I went into work the next day was "You've grown a moustache". Presumably they thought they grew instantaneously.
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2020, 10:15:25 pm »

I'm sorry to report that I've found looking younger after shaving off a beard only lasts a few weeks until anyone who knows you has got used to it.

Oh, I don't know!

Before and after!  Grin

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