People Explain Which Things Are Not Considered Cool After Someone Turns 30
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"I'm too old for this sh*t"

The iconic words of Roger Murtaugh, portrayed by Danny Glover, in the Lethal Weapon movies.

A thought that all of us have with each passing year, both about things we're now tired of doing, and things we once loved, but don't find as much joy in any more.

After hitting the big 3-0, we find ourselves increasingly surprised by the things we used to find fun, but now might find almost intolerable.

Redditor nonchalannt was curious to hear the things people lost their taste for after their 30th birthday, leading them to ask:

"What's not "cool" anymore when you turn 30?"


Actually worrying about anything being "cool"!

"Being cool."

"Actually for me it was around 35, because I like banging my head into a wall."

"But others started realizing earlier than me."

"Everyone I knew started realizing that all of the things I thought were cool when we were 20 were actually really, really dumb and unimportant and weren't interested in them anymore."

"And I'm not even married or have kids, I can't imagine how stupid the sh*t I was into would seem if I had a family."

"However, video games I played when I was young still seem cool to literally everyone my age, so that didn't change even though I expected it would."

Early to bed, early to rise... or at least early to bed...

"I value my sleep a lot more at 30 than I did at 29."

"It scares me."

"I’m not in my twenties anymore but life is good."- arcanehavok743

"Sleep deprivation."- Hoppy_Croaklightly

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Yeah...I'll just have one glass

"Hangovers."- writer_rat

I'll pay up for convenience.

"Teenager/early 20’s: 'yo we can save money by booking the 7am return flight and not paying for accommodation - lets just stay at the club until 5am or sleep on the airport floor!'"

"30yo: I’d rather die."- Gravesens1stTouch

I'll be transparent, and I'll honor my plans!

"Bailing on plans last minute."

"If you don’t want to do something, just say so."- freakanature

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Dude, we graduated over ten years ago!

"Bragging about your high school accomplishments."- Hysterical_Realist

Yeah... I'll get my own...

"Sleeping 8 to a hotel room to save money."- UrDraco

So this is what it's like to have a savings account...

"Spending all your money at the bar on payday."- deputytech

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Life is meant to be enjoyed.

"Here's some prospective from way in your future."

"I'm 64."

"When I was in my 50's my motto was, 'Oh, well'."

"I have 2 mottoes for my 60's."

"'Anyway, doesn't matter', and 'I don't need that stress in my life'."

"It's a great place to live."

Our tastes and interests change with each passing year.

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