Life Expectancy Calendar

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Aussie Willy, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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  2. Simone411

    Simone411 aka IceSkate98

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    That was pretty neat. Thanks for sharing the link. :)

    Here's my results:

    Biological age: 51
    Virtual age: 42.1
    Average life expectancy: 76
    My life expectancy: 84.2
     
  3. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    I hate those life expectancy tests. They always claim I should have been dead the week before. :lol:
     
  4. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    Biological age: 22
    Virtual age: 20.8
    Life expectancy: 74
    Your life expectancy: 75.2

    All that heart disease in my family really pulled my score down! :drama: Even though my blood pressure is excellent.
     
  5. pumba

    pumba New Member

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    Biological age: 14.1
    heee-heee :rollin:

    maybe I should start drinking :shuffle:
     
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  6. vesperholly

    vesperholly Well-Known Member

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    I'm on step 19 and I'm already a teenager again ... clearly need more :EVILLE: in my life.

    I liked pulling the counter up to see how much various behavior takes away from my life expectancy. What does this have against taking the Pill over 35? It took off like 3 years! The best was "How risky are you?" Answer: "I'm jumping out of a plane right now" :lol:

    omg ... my virtual age is 11.3 with a life expectancy of 91.5. :slinkaway
     
  7. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    My results:

    Biological Age: 17
    Virtual Age: 5.5
    Average Life Expectancy: 74
    My Life Expectancy: 85.5

    :cheer2:
     
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  8. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    I like my results! I will take that! hehehe

    Biological age: 39
    Virtual age: 30.9
    Average life expectancy: 75
    My life expectancy: 83.1
     
  9. Meredith

    Meredith what a glorious day!

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    My virtual age is 10 years younger than my actual age.
    My life expectancy is closing in on 90! (Not sure how I feel about that.)
     
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  10. ilovepaydays

    ilovepaydays Well-Known Member

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    Biological age: 29
    Virtual age: 16
    Life expectancy: 74
    Your life expectancy: 87

    Odd. Even though I am overweight (though I have lot a bit) my exercise negated it by a year and a half.
     
  11. Lorac

    Lorac Well-Known Member

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    Biological age: 48
    Virtual age: 29.1
    Life expectancy: 76
    Your life expectancy: 95.9

    Not bad if I say so myself!!
     
  12. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    I can't afford to live as long as this predicts me to live...
     
  13. MOIJTO

    MOIJTO Banned Member

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    Bio age 50

    Virtual age 36.7

    Average life span 76

    Virtual age span 90.3


    YES!!!
     
  14. zaphyre14

    zaphyre14 Well-Known Member

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    I liked this one. :)

    My virtual age is 14 years younger than the actual - and pretty close to how old most people who don't know me think I am.

    Life expectancy is 88 - right around the family average. Gotta keep up the retirement investments...
     
  15. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    Biological age: 31
    Virtual age: 27.1
    Average LE: 74
    Your Life Expectancy: 77.9

    I can expect to live another 17100 days ..................that really puts in perspective just how much time we get alive. That's alot lol
     
  16. Gil-Galad

    Gil-Galad Well-Known Member

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    Is hispanic really a race? And if it is, who exactly is hispanic? Everyone from Latin America?

    They should have a mixed race thingy.

    Accordding to this I should really take more risks in my life, I don't want to turn 90-something.
     
  17. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    I like this one!

    Biological Age: 33
    Virtual Age 24.6

    Life expectancy: 82.4
     
  18. snoopy

    snoopy Team St. Petersburg

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    I'm apparently doing a lot of the wrong things. My life expectancy is 63.1 years. The upside is that I don't have to save for retirement.
     
  19. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    what's killing you off? smoking? risky behaviors? work stress?

    I need to know so I don't have to save for retirement either... ;)

    My lack of job satisfaction was the only thing that gave me a break at all
     
  20. agalisgv

    agalisgv Well-Known Member

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    Become Native American--that will take you down a few notches
     
  21. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    :(

    Well in the real world, yes, having race and economic privilege is a big reason for long life expectancy, hence mine. Not sure that calculator took that into account however.
     
  22. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    I must be living right. Took it once, and thought that it was too high :COP: ... maybe I was embellishing the "good living" aspect. Took it again, underselling a bit, but came up just a year shorter.

    I'll take 93.4 years, thankyouverymuch ... pretty damned good for a guy. But dammit not if the last ones are a mess like my grandmother. (She's 93, now, and sharp as a tack, but so frustrated that her body has been progressively letting her down for the past four years.) I'll take whatever I can in "good years". :)

    Noted these big "+" things on my scale: "Athletic" build = +2 years. No family coronary disease history = +2. Parental/grandparent longevity = +2. Interesting that, according to this scale (and to other studies and advice) one can add years by being happy, liking their work, and being generally anxiety-free and optimistic.
     
  23. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    It's not a race. I mean, I'm from South America, but my heritage is Spanish, what am I supposed to pick? :rolleyes:
     
  24. attyfan

    attyfan Well-Known Member

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    I'm the same (with a life expectancy of 86) -- better save more, I might need it!
     
  25. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Well-Known Member

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    I guess no driving, no smoking, no high risk activities, and no history of heart disease in the family can overcome being overweight and no regular medical exams, because my virtual age is 15 years younger than my actual age -- and my life expectancy is 93.1! :eek: Actually it's probably my long-lived maternal relatives and a surprisingly high HDL level. :shuffle: Downside is that given the dire fiscal condition of my pension system, I probably should plan on working until I'm 80 to afford any retirement :( . Maybe I should take up sky diving. :lol: BR, you could join me.
     
  26. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    I'm fine with working to 80 if I'm going to live into my 90s, but the problem is, I don't think the economy can accomodate all of us with employment!

    I don't think I'll take up skydiving however. Maybe race car driving or somethng... zoooooooooom
     
  27. nerdycool

    nerdycool Well-Known Member

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    Biological Age: 29
    Virtual Age 9.6
    Life expectancy: 93.4

    I'm curious to know why cancer isn't included in the questions. I was certain it would be, and that it would take me down a few notches, as I have a strong family history of breast cancer. Anyway, add me to the list of people who aren't necessarily looking forward to old age. Anything higher than 90 is a little too high for me.
     
  28. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Well-Known Member

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    I wondered about that as well. Cancer is the unfortunate part of my family history. :(
    My paternal grandmother lived to 96 and up until 93 was living alone, putting in her garden every year, and hiking up the road (about a half mile and a very steep hill) to play cards with the neighbors. Unfortunately the stroke she had at 93 took all that away -- it didn't affect her physical self, but mentally she just couldn't live alone anymore (she couldn't keep track of her medications, much less handle her bills).
     
  29. snoopy

    snoopy Team St. Petersburg

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    It is lack of good behaviors, work stress and family health issues. But seriously, not having to save for retirement would be one less stress to deal with for sure!
     
  30. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    Not to be a huge downer, but I took it for my DH. He's 44, and his virtual age was in the 60's. His life expectency is in the 50's. This doesn't surprise me, because he smokes, has high blood pressure and won't go to the doctor. I've assumed for years that I will be a widow in my 50's, and financially I am planning accordingly.

    ETA - According to this, I'm going to live until my mid-80's. That's about right for women in my family.