Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age

Submitted by: buddy 13 years ago in Misc
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Just enter your age and start feeling bad about yourself in mere moments.
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Male 80
age 3: Christian Friedrich Heinecken could read German, French and Latin (though not English) and was a student of history and geography. A year later, he correctly predicted his imminent demise.

Holy hell...this is just nuts.
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Brazilian Formula One race-car driver Ayrton Senna da Silva began driving go-karts at age 4. He stopped driving at 34.

Wow glad whoever put that one in thought it was funny that he died racing. :-|

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Male 80
By eight weeks of age, Christian Friedrich Heinecken was speaking intelligible German. Many children can`t even speak English at that age.

Holy sh*t.

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Male 80
age 1: By this age, Christian Friedrich Heinecken had read the Pentateuch.

Holy crap.

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Female 43
Michael Tan started studying at Canturbury University for a Bachelors of Science degree in mathematics.(age 7)
Wow...imagine...that`s so amazing.
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Female 151
Yeah...because I`m so jealous of a Nigerian girl who became a mother at 8 and a grandmother at 17.
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Female 45
It`s not too bad.. I wouldn`t pride myself on much of this other then the many accomplishments of composers.. Oh well, I thought it would`ve been worse..
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Male 1,031
What a depressing link.
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Male 96
Christian Friedrich Heinecken...who is this guy who was reading by age 1?
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Female 665
(How I compare)

At age 19:

Writer Jean Cocteau published his first volume of poetry.
(Ok so I had a poem published--in my HS literary mag. Does that count? Maybe? :-P )

Gore Vidal, who never bothered with college, completed his first novel.
(Umm... I`m bothering with college. Maybe that`s my problem...)

Henry David Thoreau delivered a Harvard commencement address. Expanding on Emerson`s 1836 essay on "Nature", he proposed that man should work one day a week and leave six free for the "sublime revelations of nature."
(I delivered a commencement address--to my graduating eighth grade class... Hmm, Harvard vs. Jr. High...)

Horticulturist Luther Burbank read Charles Darwin`s book, The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication. Inspired by this, he went on to create hundreds of new varieties of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
(I eat fruits and vegetables.)

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Male 67
Baker`s apprentice Hanson Crockett Gregory invented the first ring doughnuts by knocking the center out of a fried doughnut.

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Female 143
*Gasps* I`ve been on this planet 15 years and I`ve accomplished NOTHING!! NOTHING!!!

A heck of a lot of people dropped outta school when they were my age. Even Einstein!! :-O

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Male 679
I`m sure the giving birth to her own grandchildren was a surrogate deal, not incest... I hope...
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Female 252
Well that sure makes me feel good p-ball! I dont feel so alone ne more.
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Female 344
[Arlette Rafferty Schweitzer became the first woman to give birth to her own grandchildren.]

What the -hell-?

...

Oh. Oooh. Ew. Incest. -.-

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Female 90
At age 42:

Arlette Rafferty Schweitzer became the first woman to give birth to her own grandchildren.

I`ll pass, thanks.

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Male 35
I think i`m gonna just wait and climb Mt. Fuji when i`m 100.
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Female 213
"By 18, Billy the Kid was charged with twelve murders."

I really ough to catch up...

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Male 637
Anne Frank wrote the final entry in her diary.

Albert Einstein, with poor grades in geography, history and languages, dropped out of school.


Those are some of mine, are those really accomplishments?

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Male 2,620
Interesting, but otherwise useless.
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Male 76
i put in 1 year old and got this
By this age, Christian Friedrich Heinecken had read the Pentateuch.

the first 5 books of the bible

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Female 2,035
At age 99:

Harold Mark Foster of Owensboro, KY, began learning to read.

Teiichi Igarashi climbed Mt. Fuji.

Wow. Only 2 people did stuff when they were 99. No one did anything that interesting at my age so I typed in 99. Lol!

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Female 493

Inventor Samuel Colt patented the Colt six-shooter revolver. (age 22)
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Female 493
"Caresse Crosby became the first person to patent a brassiere, which was made of two handkerchiefs and ribbon sewn together." (at age 22)

Damn.

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Female 339
wow. i`m going to have to put myself on that list. well, i could either get really good at piano, singing, writing, or star in a ground breaking film...oh decisions, decisions.
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Female 12
I believe it`s an old legend of some sort.
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Male 645
sleepygean im confused about that one two
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Female 1,004
lol wow. what a great idea for a website.
someone invented rugby at my age...that was the most impressive one.
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Female 62
:-( It`s not working for me.
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Female 259
no way could i do sum of dat stuff in england...lol
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Female 252
The biblical patriarch Methuselah died at the age of 969. HUH? im a lil confused on that 1!
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Female 252
ya manwithanaxe i was just thinking the same thing!
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Male 253
or linked
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Male 253
i thought this was already posted
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Male 129
"After giving birth at age 8, Nigerian girl Mum-zi became a grandmother at 17."

i`m supposed to feel bad about myself?

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Female 88
wow, who would of thought?
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Female 666
Bill Gates was the first billonarie at my age
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Male 337
Wow... I DO feel bad. Lol I feel as if I need to be more accomplished :/
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Male 10,115
Link: Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age [Rate Link] - Just enter your age and start feeling bad about yourself in mere moments.

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