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Old 09-28-2011, 03:14 PM   #41
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ER Man, most of the posters not only express their curiosity but also provide a bit of context and perspective on why they're asking the question ... or what they hope to learn from the answers.

I think you're also asking questions that can be added to a user's profile, or may already be there.

Otherwise this seems like a voyeuristic conversation starter with a negligible signal/noise ratio.
I am fairly new here so just to get a general sense. It seems like some do not mind at all to post such information.
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:25 PM   #42
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What is your current age? 53

Your Race/Ethnicity? Caucasian, ancestry is English/Irish

Where do you plan to retire? Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina..(still deciding) , lots of travel

Where are you retired? not retired yet

What do you plan to do when you retire? fish, travel, read, volunteer, spend time with family


What are you doing in retirement? not retired yet

Your target age of retirement? 55


What age did you retire? not retired yet
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Old 09-28-2011, 03:33 PM   #43
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I have to remember to put down "Southern" the next time someone asks me my ethnicity or what languages I speak. <snort>
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:06 PM   #44
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Doing my part to be a contributing forum member, with the exception of one question which I consider too personal.




What is your current age? 60

Your Race/Ethnicity? MYOB

Where do you plan to retire? Not sure, still thinking about it.

Where are you retired? N.California for now, will likely change.

What do you plan to do when you retire? Doing what I want, whenever I want.


What are you doing in retirement? Doing what I want, whenever I want.

Your target age of retirement? 58 ( retired at that time, but got bored )


What age did you retire? 60 - and for sure this time.
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:46 PM   #45
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What is your current age?
It's listed on my profile.

Your Race/Ethnicity?
immigration: what generation american are you?

Where do you plan to retire? Big change in our plans

Where are you retired?
Big change in our plans

What do you plan to do when you retire?
Concerned about being bored in ER.
name your 50 activities that

What are you doing in retirement?
Pretty much what I used to do on days off, when I worked, but at a more leisurely pace.

Your target age of retirement?
61.41369 years old.

What age did you retire?
(See profile.) 61.41918 years old. That's because 61.41369 was on a weekend so I waited until Monday.

Want2retire is retired!

I notice that you just joined the forum this month. I would encourage you to read a lot of past threads on the forum for background. You might learn a lot about our regular participants that way.
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:22 PM   #46
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We share the same target age retirement age.

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What is your current age? 53

Your Race/Ethnicity? Caucasian, ancestry is English/Irish

Where do you plan to retire? Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina..(still deciding) , lots of travel

Where are you retired? not retired yet

What do you plan to do when you retire? fish, travel, read, volunteer, spend time with family

What are you doing in retirement? not retired yet

Your target age of retirement? 55

What age did you retire? not retired yet
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:22 PM   #47
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I have to remember to put down "Southern" the next time someone asks me my ethnicity or what languages I speak. <snort>
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:40 PM   #48
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Where do you plan to retire? I haven't decided yet.

Where are you retired? Currently: where people speak "Southern".

What do you plan to do when you retire? Enjoy my many hobbies.

What are you doing in retirement? Same as above plus fight back spammers, tease annuity salespeople, bait trolls and whatever else a ER.org moderator has to do to keep this place nice.

Your target age of retirement? 53

What age did you retire? 36
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:47 PM   #49
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Another schnitzengruben? No, thank you. Fifteen is my limit on schnitzengruben.
Googled this term since I didn't remember it. See it came from Blazing Saddles but the Urban Dictionary definiton was troubling.
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:09 PM   #50
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You retired at 36? Were you in the Military?

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What is your current age? 37

Your Race/Ethnicity? Savoyard

Where do you plan to retire? I haven't decided yet.

Where are you retired? Currently: where people speak "Southern".

What do you plan to do when you retire? Enjoy my many hobbies.

What are you doing in retirement? Same as above plus fight back spammers, tease annuity salespeople, bait trolls and whatever else a ER.org moderator has to do to keep this place nice.

Your target age of retirement? 53

What age did you retire? 36
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:15 PM   #51
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Googled this term since I didn't remember it. See it came from Blazing Saddles but the Urban Dictionary definiton was troubling.
It is a sausage, even in Blazing Saddles. Around minute 1:30
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:25 PM   #52
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... but the Urban Dictionary definiton was troubling.
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Old 09-28-2011, 11:44 PM   #53
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You forgot to ask how many nickels and dimes I have?? But, I'll still play.

What is your current age? 42

Your Race/Ethnicity? Asian American

Where do you plan to retire? Not sure, but somewhere comfy

Where are you retired? n/a

What do you plan to do when you retire? whatever I feel like with the right to change my mind

What are you doing in retirement? n/a

Your target age of retirement? between 50 - 55, subject to change if I enjoy or hate what I'm doing

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Old 09-29-2011, 06:05 AM   #54
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What is your current age? 56

Your Race/Ethnicity? Caucasian, American - ancestry is English/Irish/German/Italian

Where do you plan to retire? Northern Il and Southern Az

Where are you retired? I'm 40% retired now in Northern Il and Southern Az

What do you plan to do when you retire? Travel, bike, hike, woodworking, brewing, yardwork

What are you doing in retirement? I travel, bike, hike, do woodworking, brewing, yardwork in my 40% retirement

Your target age of retirement? Started semi-retirement at 47, probably fully retire sometime before 60

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Old 09-29-2011, 07:58 AM   #55
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What are you doing in retirement? Same as above plus fight back spammers, tease annuity salespeople, bait trolls and whatever else a ER.org moderator has to do to keep this place nice.
And you do a fine job of that. In Southern or Savoyard.
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:06 AM   #56
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Where are you retired? Philly area

What do you plan to do when you retire? already retired

What are you doing in retirement? Hike, play bridge, vegetable garden, manage retirement portfolio, attend kid's sporting events

Your target age of retirement? 55

What age did you retire? 55 and one month (concession to DW that I could live with)
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:45 AM   #57
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MODERATORS - Please move this thread out of the FIRE and Money Forum, it does not belong here. If you need a suggestion of where to move it, I would suggest to the bit bucket. It seems like a data-gathering exercise. I'm suspicious.

Thank you.
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:51 AM   #58
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MODERATORS - Please move this thread out of the FIRE and Money Forum, it does not belong here. If you need a suggestion of where to move it, I would suggest to the bit bucket. It seems like a data-gathering exercise. I'm suspicious.

Thank you.
Why not just ignore it? I am. FWIW, I can't imagine why anyone would ask, or answer these questions. But I'm sure some feel the same about some of my posts. Live and let live.


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Old 09-29-2011, 12:00 PM   #59
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Why not just ignore it? I am. FWIW, I can't imagine why anyone would ask, or answer these questions. But I'm sure some feel the same about some of my posts. Live and let live.


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Or give totally fictitious answers like some of us did...'race/ethnicity' - really?
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:04 PM   #60
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Actually more a Gabby Johnson type:

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