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August 5, 2011 3:27 AM   Subscribe

GRANDMA PARTY!
posted by loquacious (29 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
I want to be awesome when I'm older.
posted by ZaneJ. at 3:42 AM on August 5, 2011 [2 favorites]


this post scared me at first...

but the first link: we've found Techno Viking's mama!

second link: impressive, but now we can OFFICIALLY declare that breakdancing is OLD.

Now get on my lawn.
posted by oneswellfoop at 3:46 AM on August 5, 2011


Now get on my lawn.

That's what she said.
posted by spicynuts at 3:59 AM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


Oh YAY living long and having fun all around the world! Thanks loquacious for the first smile of the day.

On the Indo-Pakistani border | Hmong lady groovin' | Indian woman, even after 2 heart attacks |Salsa at 80| at 75 | in Puerto Rico |techno granny | at Walmart | even grannies have hormones | seriously.
posted by nickyskye at 4:18 AM on August 5, 2011 [3 favorites]


Some grannies aren't so old.
posted by nickyskye at 4:34 AM on August 5, 2011


The first one is awesome. It's her complete grandma coat that makes it. But at the beginning she looks so lost and confused that I'm a little worried.

The second video has this comment: "And she has a fanny pack." Why are all the most useful things made fun of? Velcro shoes, calculator watches, fanny packs and probably many others. I don't own most of them (except cargo pants...AND SHORTS) often wish I could.
posted by DU at 5:01 AM on August 5, 2011 [4 favorites]


When I was a kid I dragged my folks to see Benny Goodman. I was 12 and I knew it'd be his last go-round so I had to go... I mean, it was Benny Goodman. I had a great time, even though I didn't see anyone else under 50 at the event.

Before the OK Go concert last year a couple roughly our age remarked that we were seemingly the only people over 50 present. When I mentioned that there were no seats and that we'd be standing for the show, their eyes got large. They left early. I stood down front and had a completely awesome time.

It's not about age. It's about the music, and not putting limits on yourself. These ladies have it right.
posted by kinnakeet at 5:16 AM on August 5, 2011 [3 favorites]


The second video has this comment: "And she has a fanny pack." Why are all the most useful things made fun of? Velcro shoes, calculator watches, fanny packs and probably many others. I don't own most of them (except cargo pants...AND SHORTS) often wish I could.

Who the hell kidnapped DU and replaced him with Andy Rooney?
posted by spicynuts at 5:18 AM on August 5, 2011 [5 favorites]


*knocks over monitor with eyebrows*
posted by DU at 5:20 AM on August 5, 2011 [5 favorites]


i have SO much to say about this, but i fell out of the shower yesterday and sprained my wrist
posted by kitchenrat at 5:32 AM on August 5, 2011


Did you ever notice how old people have really bushy eyebrows? It's getting to where I have to be careful that I don't knock things over with mine. What's that about?
posted by Naberius at 5:46 AM on August 5, 2011


I hesitated to click that, given a certain association with a citrus fruit party that was totally NOT what it claimed to be. But this was fun.
posted by tommasz at 5:55 AM on August 5, 2011 [2 favorites]


I'm reminded of the comic at the top here (don't know about the page, it's just where Google images found a copy).
posted by charred husk at 6:07 AM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


I'll add this to he list of things some grandma can do that I can't.
posted by MHPlost at 6:15 AM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


Did you ever notice how old people have really bushy eyebrows?

They've just been growing longer.

I mean, they've had longer to grow.
posted by unSane at 6:21 AM on August 5, 2011


Age is just a number. This past winter I started running/exercise for the first time in my life. I'm 30. Sometime in December I was running on an icy morning (wind blowing, temperature at around -15 with windchill) and a 70 yr. old man ran past me. RAN! Throughout the winter I would see him run past me and a few times he slowed down long enough to tell me that he's been running for the past 30 years (marathons, half-marathons, anything in between). It's nice to see someone older than myself beating my ass at something I just started, gives me hope that ANYTHING is possible.
posted by Fizz at 6:21 AM on August 5, 2011 [3 favorites]


Well Granny has an unfair advantage because she's had longer to perfect her moves.
posted by tel3path at 7:03 AM on August 5, 2011


The sad part is that both of them dance better than I do.
posted by Madamina at 7:07 AM on August 5, 2011


Makes me want to feel the music in my aching bones ;-)
posted by Surfurrus at 8:19 AM on August 5, 2011


Hey, those ladies need to meet this guy!
posted by Surfurrus at 8:21 AM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


I've gone down the rabbit hole of dancing grandmas and I can not stop!
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 9:27 AM on August 5, 2011


I keep going from video to video, and ALL of them have at least 100,000 views.... apparently I am not the only one enthralled with dancing grannies.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 9:29 AM on August 5, 2011


Remember to stay limber folks.
posted by The Whelk at 9:56 AM on August 5, 2011


Oh my god, I just had an epiphany! I would be considered so much more cool if I just stopped coloring the gray in my hair!

(Not ready to go there yet, though. Even if this most recent go-round with the "L'Oreal, because I'm worth it" did result in my hair being sort of purple. But hey, I'm rockin' it. I think.)
posted by MexicanYenta at 10:44 AM on August 5, 2011


These are great! And I hope my butt looks as nice as that second granny's when I'm her age.
posted by Specklet at 1:52 PM on August 5, 2011


Super cute, but I was worried the cute granny in the long coat might get jostled by one of those excited young men. Grannies are fragile. Don't knock 'em down!
posted by Scram at 4:05 PM on August 5, 2011


What, I thought all grandmas did this. Doesn't yours?
posted by xedrik at 5:18 PM on August 5, 2011 [1 favorite]


This is nothing like a grandpa party (they tend to be much more tart).
posted by Cat Pie Hurts at 5:52 PM on August 5, 2011


I know I'm late to the grandma party but I just had to pop in and say...GO GRANDMA GO!!!!

Ain't no party like a gramma party cause a gramma party don't stop!
posted by Sophie1 at 1:00 PM on August 30, 2011


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