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Old 01-05-2013, 12:38 PM   #81
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Absolutely. This is a normal human psychological pattern.
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I've noticed that as people age they are pretty much like they always were only more so. So if you were a little grumpy when you were younger, you might be getting pretty darn grumpy by now. I know a few of my relatives fit this theory.

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Old 01-05-2013, 12:42 PM   #82
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Sometimes I wake up Grumpy. Sometimes I let him sleep.

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Old 01-05-2013, 08:56 PM   #83
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Originally Posted by imoldernu View Post
I think part of it is reading (and hearing) the same questions over and over again, with perhaps the additional provocation of no apparent learning effect from the person asking the question...

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Sometimes I wake up Grumpy. Sometimes I let him sleep.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:33 PM   #84
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I get so grumpy at restaurants when we get a complete meal and it gets cold while our requests for silverware go unanswered! But in the big picture, what does it matter?

As T.S. Eliot so nicely phrased it, I grow old I grow old I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.

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