Time Flies

  morddwyd 08:53 16 Sep 2013

Just 60 years since I joined the RAF, and 20 since I left it!

Doesn't time fly?

At this rate I'll soon have been out of a uniform longer that I was in it!

  hastelloy 08:58 16 Sep 2013

Time flies but you're the pilot - were you a pilot?

  spuds 10:18 16 Sep 2013

How very true about how "Times Flies". Only the other day I was thinking about past deeds and doings, and wondered were I went wrong?.

I wake up every day, wondering if I had died the day before, and missed something, or is that senile thoughts?.

  BT 11:05 16 Sep 2013

"Time Flies like an Arrow, Fruit Flies like a Banana"

Groucho Marx

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:55 16 Sep 2013

the second, was defined originally as the fraction 1/86 400 of the mean solar day.

it is now defined as - the duration of 9192631770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium 133 atom.

Just like changing the coinage fro LSD to decimal perhaps we've been short changed again and time isn't what it used to be.


  Mr Mistoffelees 14:19 16 Sep 2013

Are Time Flies related to House Flies?

  hastelloy 14:39 16 Sep 2013

Reminiscing is good for the soul - those good old daze.

  bumpkin 17:20 16 Sep 2013

Thanks for the explanation Fruit Bat. I thought it was my imagination that times have changed.

  lotvic 18:15 16 Sep 2013

I'm with Jock1e on this one - used to be good at mental arithmetic when I was at school, now I am just mental.

  Forum Editor 18:50 16 Sep 2013

The older you get the faster time seems to pass. When you're doing something enjoyable it flies by, and when you're bored the clock seems to grind to a stop.

  Condom 20:42 16 Sep 2013

Doesn't it just. It doesn't seem like almost a year to the day that I once again set off for my second home in Thailand. Now I'm back again and the last 4 days have just seemed to drag along. I cannot wait for the next few months to pass before I return but I have a feeling that every day is going to feel like a week.

Hope some of you missed me or even remember who I am.

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