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Old 10-31-2006, 11:27 PM   #21
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At birth life expectancy may be in your 70's


However, life expectancy for someone who has made it to 65 is not 10 years. I believe that the life expectancy of someone in moderately good health at 65 is 20-25 years.


Here's a fun little calculator to help you decide when that day will be, based on your lifestyle and health:

http://www.nmfn.com/tn/learnctr--lifeevents--longevity
87 here... 30 yrs from now
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Re: This will certainly be a big help in long-term planning
Old 11-01-2006, 08:23 AM   #22
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Due to advancements in medicine - drugs and surgical procedures - as time goes on the llife expectancy will increase. So the longer you survive, the longer you can expect to live, and the less relevant today's death clock will be. Don't spend the whole stash too soon!
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How about we all have a pact to meet at Nords funeral in 2058.
Sorry, everything's going to be donated to medical science or composted... we tell our kid that we don't care what she does with the leftovers.
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August 28, 2053 ... was surprised smoking only killed 5 years optomistically and 7 "normal". Don't smoke ... but I guess I believed - the mass media - that smoking would have a bigger impact.
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Our 14-year-old was assured that she'd make it to age 101. Now she's motivated to hang on for another seven years to see the 22nd century...
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Conduct a "monte-carlo-esque" study. Change your BMI by a couple points or your "outlook" from pessimistic to optimistic. One of these factors adds a couple years, the second adds like 10 years.

Fun to play with, I guess.

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Ok so I put my info in and got some random date late into the future. But then my roommate and good friend put his info in, and guess what day he was projected to die?
My birthday.
This site is weird.
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dont forget these life expectancy tables are greatly increased when your a couple. its like betting on a race and getting 2 horses to run on 1 bet.

while either one of you may follow the chart the fact is as a couple there are 2 of you. odds are one will die but 1 will live longer.
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http://www.deathclock.com/

My adjusted plans are to now buy two new Corvettes next week!
The retired people I know who have bought a Corvette, act and look like they're getting younger instead of older. Perhaps a way to increase longevity, if you don't overuse the horsepower.
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See, this is why I'm grumpy. I put in my info and the site says my time has already expired - date of death October 29, 2006. I'm pretty sure selecting "pessimistic" had a big effect. Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.

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