my friend got worked up over AARP mail because she's 30.

@sissy15 (5404)
United States
May 16, 2017 2:45am CST
I had a facebook friend post today that she is only 30 and got some mail from AARP and she was upset that she was mistaken for someone elderly. I just laughed at it. Personally, I wouldn't let something like that bother me. I would just laugh it off and accept my free tote bag lol. I told her at least she gets a free tote bag. I am sure you don't get it unless you apply but it just made me giggle. I don't think she found it nearly as funny as I did but I alway find that amusing. I mean every piece of mail we get isn't necessarily about us so much as random advertising. I most certainly am not a guy and I get viagra emails and I don't freak out. She works at a nursing home too so I'm sure that probably doesn't help. I guess I just don't get worked up over that kind of thing. I should have told her to grab her a pair of granny glasses and she already owns like 5 cats and just own her new age.
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• Banks, Oregon
17 May 17
Sometimes i am offended by things like that initially but then i laugh it off later.
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
17 May 17
I usually just laugh them off. I don't take many things too seriously. I mean I know I'm 30 and if I got something like that I'd laugh. It doesn't help that this friend has like 5 cats so that actually made me laugh more.
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• Banks, Oregon
18 May 17
@sissy15 Yeah sometimes we just are in certain moods so that triggers certain emotions
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
18 May 17
@chrissbergstrom Maybe, but I guess stuff like that would make me laugh regardless. I've had a crappy day and even I would find that funny.
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@celticeagle (118286)
• Boise, Idaho
16 May 17
Yah, this is much to get worked up over as far as mail goes. These companies pay for names and don't really care how old a person is.
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
16 May 17
Exactly, she's had plenty of people commenting they're in their 20s and getting it. It just seems a little silly to get worked up over something like that.
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@celticeagle (118286)
• Boise, Idaho
17 May 17
@sissy15 ..........Wonder why she gets them so early.
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
17 May 17
@celticeagle I imagine it was just random. I know there were a few others that commented they've gotten them too and they were younger than her. They probably don't pay much attention when they send them out.
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@Srbageldog (8597)
• United States
18 May 17
Haha, I've gotten AARP stuff in the mail... I also get unsolicited baby formula samples and bridal magazines, which I find more offensive. So I'm old yet baby breeding age? XD One of my friends (who is 45) lamented recently that she would start getting AARP stuff in the mail soon, and I laughed because I've already gotten it. I don't think she found it very funny though, but seriously I think it's just random junk mail and shouldn't be taken personally.
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• United States
19 May 17
@sissy15 Bwahahahahot pockets... (You are supposed to read that as a cackle that turns into the sad jingle, Jim Gaffigan style.) XD And golly, you can't beat a free tote bag! I'd be like SIGN ME UP! I hate those bridal magazines and just chuck them right in the trash. I wonder if married women get them too? Maybe that's why the divorce rate is so high, those darn magazines arrive every month and remind women of the wonders of weddings and make them want a fairy tale all over again.
@FourWalls (13806)
• United States
16 May 17
That's peculiar. I tried to join AARP when I retired -- at age 35 -- and they told me I couldn't. Just as an experiment, I'd send the money, with date of birth highlighted on the application form, and see if they accept it.
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
16 May 17
I doubt they would. They send those out and don't really realize who they're sending them to. I don't see her doing it anyway.
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@JudyEv (123432)
• Bunbury, Australia
16 May 17
Some people get very worked up over the smallest things don't they?
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@sissy15 (5404)
• United States
16 May 17
They really do, I mean she knows she's 30 and not 50 so it's not the end of the world. I just joked with her but IDK if she'll be receptive to the joke or not.
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