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Old 04-10-2010, 09:52 AM   #41
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Here's a somewhat more scientific life expectancy calculator:

Life expectancy calculator - MSN Money

It gave me a life expectancy of 102. Uh oh - I only plan to age 95 when I use FireCalc!
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Here's a somewhat more scientific life expectancy calculator:

Life expectancy calculator - MSN Money

It gave me a life expectancy of 102. Uh oh - I only plan to age 95 when I use FireCalc!
I got exactly the same age, 93, but I like this better as it tells me that my ideal weight is 6lbs higher than my target weight (I like to be below 175, but it says I should be 181).
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Here's a somewhat more scientific life expectancy calculator:

Life expectancy calculator - MSN Money

It gave me a life expectancy of 102. Uh oh - I only plan to age 95 when I use FireCalc!
Here's my read-out. Certainly is less of a downer than the Death Clock. I was really amazed to find that not drinking or driving under the influence was a negative factor! To think I have been doing it wrong all these years - I'd better go out and get a DUI right away!
Also, like Alan, I was surprised to learn that my "ideal weight" is about 10 pounds more than I had always been told by doctors (135 pounds)...true, I had to enter my height as 5 feet 8 inches, instead of the 5 feet 7.5 inches it actually is, but that should not make 10 pounds' difference.

AnswerLife Expectancy102DetailsIdeal Weight145Biggest positive factorsAge,Age of parents,GenderBiggest negative factorsFamily health,Driving under the influence,DrinkingAssumptions & SimplificationsThis calculator uses the averages for life expectancy based on your age, sex, family history and personal lifestyle.
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Here's my read-out. Certainly is less of a downer than the Death Clock. I was really amazed to find that not drinking or driving under the influence was a negative factor! To think I have been doing it wrong all these years - I'd better go out and get a DUI right away!
Interesting, when I told it I'd had a DUI, it subtracted 6 years. Feel free to get one, not me.
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Death Clock at normal pegged me at 79. Optimistic at 97. My family's history suggests mid-80s. Sadistic had me dying last year!

The life expectancy calculator says 102. Eeek! That's a long time...
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50 more years! I really had not planned on living until 90...ok - here we go! Thank goodness my income in those days will be COLA'd!

Holy Bats! the MSN calculator has me living until 91!
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102? Yeah, right.

I'm aiming for 90, but frankly anything over 85 I'd consider gravy.
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Thanks for that!

Boy - that is pretty scary - I guess weight and smoking are the only variables to life expectancy. So if i was a thin alcoholic - I will live to 100.

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102? Yeah, right.

I'm aiming for 90, but frankly anything over 85 I'd consider gravy.
I figure by 75 my face will look like gravy....
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