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Old 09-22-2011, 09:07 PM   #1
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I recently wrote a novel called "The Postmortal" in which a scientist discovers a way to stop the human body from aging. You can still die after taking this cure. You can get shot or get AIDS or whatever. But your age stays the same. In the book, people freeze their age at various points. Old people still around when the cure is invented freeze their age and become the perma-elderly. Sex workers take it or are forced to take it at a relatively young age to appeal to clientele. But many people are allowed to freeze their age at any point they see fit (the main character does so at 29). Which got me wondering: What would be the BEST age for you to freeze yourself?
Interesting question. For me, it'd be 30. I think you're old enough to be respected (not some kid in their 20s) and have experience, but young enough to have fun and be youthful. I have an older friend in his late-30s who says he enjoyed his 30s more than his 20s because he and his wife have more financial freedom later in their life. What do you think?
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Old 09-22-2011, 11:20 PM   #2
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I'd be 27. I was still able to play baseball at a reasonably high level.
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Anyone else? I think most would pick 25-35.
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For me the clear choice would be an age I haven't yet reached, 21. I want to be able to drink and stuff but I love my current lifestyle, I am young and fun and flirty and I love spending all the time in the world with my girlfriend but I am old enough to live on my own have my own responsibilities and have a REAL job.
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I would say anytime before I started losing distance off the tee box.
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