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    Now I am 21 years old and I have enough life experience to add my input into important discussions.
    In most cases if you're under 21 you hardly have any life experience.
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    ive been around more than you have tbh ;-)
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    (Original post by Blue_Mason)
    Now I am 21 years old and I have enough life experience to add my input into important discussions.
    No. Not until you are 26ish.
    You only have three years experience of being an adult; your frame of reference is far too small.
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    (Original post by Blue_Mason)
    Now I am 21 years old and I have enough life experience to add my input into important discussions.
    That is true but you have to define imporatant first? What scale we talkin about?


    (Original post by Blue_Mason)
    In most cases if you're under 21 you hardly have any life experience.
    Maybe.... but

    14 +
    You can get a part time job, for a maximum of two hours on a school day
    During school holidays you can work five hours a day from Monday to Saturday

    15+
    Working restrictions are the same as 14-year-olds, except you can work up to eight hours on a Saturday

    16+
    You have the right to give consent to medical, dental and surgical treatment.
    You can claim benefit and obtain a National Insurance number.
    You can apply for legal aid.
    You can drink a beer, wine, or cider with a meal in a pub or restaurant if you are with an adult.
    You can ride a moped with a max engine power of 50cc
    You can also drive an invalid vehicle and a mowing machine.

    You can work as a street trader and/or sell scrap metal.
    You can choose your own doctor.
    You can work full time if you’ve chosen to leave school
    You can join the armed forces

    You can move out of the family home with your parents’ permission
    You can play the National Lottery.
    You can buy premium bonds.
    You can fly a glider.
    You can get married (with parental consent).
    And you can buy liquor chocolates.

    17+
    You can drive most types of vehicles
    You can apply for a private pilot’s licence for a plane, helicopter, gyroplane, hot air balloon and airship.


    18+
    You can vote in local and general elections.
    You can stand for election as a Member of Parliament, local councillor or Mayor.
    You can make a will.
    You can get married without parental permission.
    You can view, rent, or buy pornographic material that does not contravene UK obscenity laws.
    You can buy fireworks.
    You can place a bet in a betting shop/casino.

    You can buy cigarettes, rolling tobacco and cigarette papers.
    You can buy an alcoholic drink in a pub or a bar.
    You can pawn stuff in a pawn shop.
    You can drive lorries weighing up to 7.5 tonnes, with a trailer attached.


    Thats a lot of experiences before 21!
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    You forgot...
    You can be Eastern European, and drink Vodka instead of water :giggle:
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    I disagree.

    There are twenty-five-year olds who have been very sheltered and don't have much in the way of life experience. There are eighteen-year-olds that have a lot of life experience.

    Although the more years you're alive, the more likely you are to have amassed life experience, life experience is - ultimately - dependant upon life experience and not age.

    As well as this, everyone is entitled to talk on issues, regardless of what you subjectively percieve their life experience to be. It's called free speech. :lol:
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    i disagree... :yes:
    you get experience from doing things... rather than relates your experience with your age... :rolleyes:
    there are people who have more experience because the have done stuff and they are younger:^_^:thats what i think.... :cookie:
    e.g..someone stole the money from our car because my dad (47ish) didn't lock the car... and the car starts to beep at 4am ish because that thief was trying to steel the car tooo...
    sooo now my dada know not to keep his car unlock :embarrassed:
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    i disagree... :yes:
    you get experience from doing things... rather than relates your experience with your age... :rolleyes:
    there are people who have more experience because the have done stuff and they are younger:^_^:thats what i think.... :cookie:
    e.g..someone stole the money from our car because my dad (47ish) didn't lock the car... and the car starts to beep at 4am ish because that thief was trying to steel the car tooo...
    sooo now my dada know not to keep his car unlock :embarrassed:

    Do you have any life experience?
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    Age is not a deciding factor on how much experience you have gained.

    For instance, I have more jobs in varying fields (literally and figuratively) than most people by the time they reach 40.

    Life experience is different for everyone.
 
 
 
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