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SimplyKnightley
22-02-2005, 12:26 AM
http://www.museumofconceptualart.com/accomplished/

Food for thought.

Jacoby
22-02-2005, 12:32 AM
Yay, Walt Whitman and Jack London were both mentioned in my results.

Scott
22-02-2005, 03:20 AM
"After giving birth at age 8, Nigerian girl Mum-zi became a grandmother at 17."

DAMN!

Meteora
22-02-2005, 03:56 AM
I didn't bother to look at the link yet, but Joan of Arc saved France and Alexander the Great commanded a third of Macedon's army by the time they were my age.

Seriously not fair.

Ashley
22-02-2005, 04:14 AM
"John Dillinger robbed a grocery store, was caught and spent 9 years in prison. He later became "public enemy number one," before being gunned down by the FBI."

I took a pop tart from my room mate and got away with it!

deviljet88
22-02-2005, 07:19 AM
Author H. G. Wells left school at the age of 14.

Lucky bastard.

Scott
22-02-2005, 08:28 AM
Author H. G. Wells left school at the age of 14.

Lucky bastard.

WHAT ARE YOU SAYING JET!!!!!

Year 10, 11 and 12 are the best school years IMO. Parties, girlies and experimenting with drugs!

Kelsey
22-02-2005, 11:21 PM
I'm a failure.

acliff
23-02-2005, 01:35 AM
Way to kill a thread.

Renegade
23-02-2005, 01:56 AM
"American sharpshooter Annie ("Annie Get Your Gun") Oakley challenged and defeated the well-known marksman Frank Butler, whom she later married. She could hit a dime in mid-air from 90 feet."

Nice one.

apoggy
23-02-2005, 01:59 AM
English novelist Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein

ScarJo
23-02-2005, 11:07 AM
"Orson Welles coscripted, directed, and starred in Citizen Kane."

I got one year, nine months, two weeks, three days to at least get something on film.

Damn that Rosebud.

hasselbrad
23-02-2005, 12:19 PM
English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft wrote Vindication of the Rights of Women

Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic alone.

Vaudeville performer Walter Nilsson rode across the United States on an 8 1/2 foot unicycle.

Successful merchant Cyrus West Field retired at age 33 to devote himself to laying the first transatlantic telegraph cable.

John Knowles published A Separate Peace, which was immediately successful.

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote his essay, Nature, encouraging readers to see the miraculous in the common

And, Walter Niisson's father said he'd probably never amount to anything too.

seventhson
23-02-2005, 01:46 PM
I am just grateful to be alive today. Maybe I will do something important like make another person smile.

once_dreaded
29-03-2006, 02:51 AM
Physician Roger Bannister broke the four minute mile. As he collapsed unconscious into the arms of his trainer, the loudspeaker announced, "The time was three..." The uproar of the fans drowned out the rest of the announcement.

^crazy

*sigh* It sucks to not have your 15-minutes yet.

deviljet88
29-03-2006, 11:08 AM
In the same vein as the post I made around a year ago...

Albert Einstein, with poor grades in geography, history and languages, dropped out of school. (at 15)

Damn bastard.

Richard
29-03-2006, 04:55 PM
"By 18, Billy the Kid was charged with twelve murders".

Awesome.

hasselbrad
29-03-2006, 05:16 PM
"By 18, Billy the Kid was charged with twelve murders".

Awesome.

Looks like you need to step up the killin'.

Arbery
29-03-2006, 06:50 PM
mine wasn't even worth posting...pretty shit to be fair...and nothing great...apart from Pride and Predudice was written...which starred keira

Jacoby
29-03-2006, 07:50 PM
I was just reading through a bunch of them, and came across this poorly worded accomplishment.


At age 37:

After four years, Michelangelo finally finished painting the ceiling.


Not "painting a masterpiece on a massive cathedral ceiling". Just "painted a ceilin'."

I've painted ceilings in under two hours, and I'm only 18. Horray for me.

hasselbrad
29-03-2006, 08:53 PM
I was just reading through a bunch of them, and came across this poorly worded accomplishment.



Not "painting a masterpiece on a massive cathedral ceiling". Just "painted a ceilin'."

I've painted ceilings in under two hours, and I'm only 18. Horray for me.

Michelangelo...what a loser.

once_dreaded
29-03-2006, 09:55 PM
Jacoby you SO rock...can I be your fan???

Jacoby
29-03-2006, 10:23 PM
20 bucks.

once_dreaded
29-03-2006, 10:40 PM
Do I get an autographed pic, a t-shirt, and poster????



Okay...my aunt was married, living in Austria, and providing ski lessons to skiers while airbrushing vehicles for extra bucks on the side.

Heck_yeah
29-03-2006, 11:04 PM
albert E. was starting to work on the e=mc2 thing by 16

Legendary womanizer and adventurer Casanova was expelled from a seminary for moral misconduct

i have not come up with a amazing sciencetific discovery,,...............yet

KaBeth
29-03-2006, 11:31 PM
Nothing really interesting happened at the age of 20... that hasn't already been mentioned

DragonRat
29-03-2006, 11:36 PM
I should get my poetry published right now. That, so I can copy the ways Robert Browning and Alfred, Lord Tennyson failed miserably on their first try.

Ashley
29-03-2006, 11:36 PM
Well, at least I've aged since last time.
Mine said nothing really outstanding other than mentions James Joyce at 22 left home and everything to write.
I left home and went to the library to write a paper once, does that count for anything?