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Jimmy Carter closing in on age 100

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radioacti...@gmail.com

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Feb 17, 2024, 12:28:00 PMFeb 17
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Sure wish folks would stop surmising that the ever-smiling POTUS is in the final stage of an endgame. Who's to say he won't make 105, or even beyond?

For my own absolutely-inconsequential part, if I'm still around on Tuesday, October 1, 2024--big if THERE, for sure--I intend to celebrate his centenary. (And I voted against him both in 1976 and 1980.)

Live on, Mr. Carter!

BRYAN STYBLE/Florida
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Big Mongo

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Feb 17, 2024, 8:11:46 PMFeb 17
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On Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 12:28:00 PM UTC-5, radioacti...@gmail.com wrote:
> Sure wish folks would stop surmising that the ever-smiling POTUS is in the final stage of an endgame. Who's to say he won't make 105, or even beyond?
>
> For my own absolutely-inconsequential part, if I'm still around on Tuesday, October 1, 2024--big if THERE, for sure--I intend to celebrate his centenary. (And I voted against him both in 1976 and 1980.)
>
> Live on, Mr. Carter

Jimmy Carter says: Yes!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PsiLI36GE0

Meteorite Debris

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Feb 17, 2024, 10:23:12 PMFeb 17
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The actuarial tables may prevent this and most likely will prevent this. Actuarial tables are most unkind to centenarians. The chance of a centenarian living another year is 1 in 2 or 50%. That is why there are hundreds of thousands of centenarians in the world but only a few hundred super centenarians (over 110). Not surprising since 2^10 is 1,024. As for super centenarians over 120 there has been only one, being Madam Calment who died at age 122. There is only one chance in a million that a centenarian will live to 120 (2^20 = 1 million).

Louis Epstein

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Feb 18, 2024, 1:59:30 AMFeb 18
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Meteorite Debris <peter.gre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 18 February 2024 at 03:58:00 UTC+10:30, radioacti...@gmail.com wrote:
>> Sure wish folks would stop surmising that the ever-smiling POTUS is in the final stage of an endgame. Who's to say he won't make 105, or even beyond?
>>
>> For my own absolutely-inconsequential part, if I'm still around on Tuesday, October 1, 2024--big if THERE, for sure--I intend to celebrate his centenary. (And I voted against him both in 1976 and 1980.)
>>
>> Live on, Mr. Carter!
>>
>> BRYAN STYBLE/Florida
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>> https://dnyuz.com/2024/02/17/jimmy-carters-long-goodbye/
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> "Who's to say he won't make 105, or even beyond?"
>
> The actuarial tables may prevent this and most likely will prevent this.
> Actuarial tables are most unkind to centenarians. The chance of a centenarian
> living another year is 1 in 2 or 50%.

While this is certainly true at 110,
at 100 the odds are somewhat higher.

> That is why there are hundreds of thousands of centenarians in the world but
> only a few hundred super centenarians (over 110). Not surprising since 2^10
> is 1,024. As for super centenarians over 120 there has been only one, being
> Madam Calment who died at age 122. There is only one chance in a million that
> a centenarian will live to 120 (2^20 = 1 million).

At 110,the odds of surviving 3 years are about 10%,
while at 100 they are more like twice that.

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