1999: Almost a decade ago

Just to put some perspective around things, the Y2K drama was almost a decade ago. Today’s high school freshmen have no clue what the fuss was all about (you only start really remembering stuff around 4 years old).

Wow, I never thought 30 was old until now. Man, I feel bad for you 40 year olds 😉

Happy New Year!

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Clever Dude


  • You feel sorry for 40 year olds? I’m 58 and feel sorry for 30 year olds. By the time you hit 40, marginal tax rates will be back to 70% and the government will be direct investors in even more failing industries. Good luck with that.

  • It’s all in how you look at things. I used the dire warnings of Y2K as a motivator to pay off my credit card debt balance. I don’t use credit cards much now and pay my monthly balance, if any, in full.

  • Clever Dude,

    As a colleague, who just turned 50, once said, ” 50 is no longer old. I think of 80 as old.” I agree and will probably change my perspective when I am 70 🙂

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