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Age Is Just a Number

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Derpocalypse's Avatar Derpocalypse
Level 30 : Artisan Dragonborn
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Hello everyone, I just wanted to mention that I had this idea off of another blog speaking about how you shouldn't base someone's maturity based off of what age they say they are, and this is my view on all of it.

Age is one thing, then there is maturity. I am 12 years old, but people get to know me enough to the point where they assume I'm over 15. Yes, I am 12, only 12 years of living. I know a lot though, enough to be able to explore the internet without questioning people's views. I do believe it is fun to mess around some times for the laughs. The thing is, when someone reads that a 12 year old is on the website they are on, they automatically lose respect, or don't want to speak to them. It's horrid in my view. To judge someone on their age. It IS bad that I lie, but I always say I am 15 on all websites so people don't leave just because I might not be fully grown. I have to do it because society is always going to judge. Sad, but true. Don't get me wrong with the fact that some young people are immature, but so are older people.

Overall, please don't judge based on age, give young one's and older one's a chance. You might even make a new friend. :)
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irath101
10/10/2015 2:47 am
Level 34 : Artisan Skinner
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im 13 and my brother keeps telling me that i act like im 5 and he tells me to be mature and i dont know what he means by that T^T. i think its good that i can act like im 5 cause i can make friends that are 7-15 years old and i act there age when im with them so i get along easly. but im stupped cause everone is telling me that i act 5 and it hurts T^T. what do i do?
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Doctorr Whooves
03/18/2014 12:57 pm
Level 39 : Artisan Mountaineer
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Its all about the experience though. When you are 12 you don't have much experience as someone older than you. Maturity isn't age its a broad area of growth stages of your life. You can't skip those no matter what you do. You need to be patient and grow older.
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redalert80082
11/23/2013 3:21 am
Level 3 : Apprentice Miner
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IM NOT bothered to read this all O_O
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Beeper
11/22/2013 6:13 pm
Level 16 : Journeyman Network
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I agree. I hosted a craftbukkit server when I was 11 and I didn't tell anyone my age. I reached a top of 120 people then it died once i gave my age away. Some people didn't judge since they new my maturity level due to how much time they had spent collaborating with me.
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bluhairedfreak
11/21/2013 9:05 pm
Level 1 : New Explorer
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I agree immensely. I must have been like 11 when I was running servers in other games, and actually doing a good job of it.
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NeonGhost_
11/21/2013 8:57 pm
Level 43 : Master Pyro
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Yeah,people think I'm not mature.NOT true.Diamond and sub.:D
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happyman323
11/21/2013 5:38 pm
Level 25 : Expert Artist
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I ran my own server at the age of 12.
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marcgk
11/25/2013 11:11 pm
Level 24 : Expert Dragonborn
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I ran a famous bukkit server, and a lot of ppl joined. i told them im 11, and they ALL left except my friend i knew in real life actuality.
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DeJay
11/21/2013 2:49 pm
Level 7 : Apprentice Modder
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I'm one of these 11 y.o. Staff members I'm head-admin ALOT of the time and one of the servers I play on with a lot (I'm sure) of adults playing. Yeah, I'm OP'ed on that server and Co-Owner with access to the console. (Copy Paste from another blog on this topic)
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DarkPhantom00
11/21/2013 10:49 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Skinner
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I've been staff on plenty of servers, currently an admin on one. 11 years old c;
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