r/AskOldPeople

718k members
r/AskOldPeople is a subreddit with 718k members discussing topics like Nostalgia and Aging. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size.
We are not a personal advice, health, or mental health sub. Please only respond directly to posts if you were born on or before 1980. If you are younger, please restrict your activity to asking questions and responding to existing comments.

Popular Topics in r/AskOldPeople

#1

Nostalgia

: "What was something that was honestly good about the old days?"
9 posts
#2

Aging

: "What’s one thing you enjoy and one thing you hate about being old? "
7 posts
#3

Memories

: "I've never seen a beach crowded like I've seen photos and videos of Coney Island or Atlantic City in the 1920's to 1950's. Barely even standing room. Does anyone here have Memories of going to the beaches this crowded that they'd like to share?"
6 posts
#4

Life

: "I was told by my aunt to enjoy still looking youthful for middle age years, because the transition to old age is sudden and dramatic. Is this what you experienced as you grow old?"
6 posts
#5

Youth

: "I was told by my aunt to enjoy still looking Youthful for middle age years, because the transition to old age is sudden and dramatic. Is this what you experienced as you grow old?"
6 posts
#6

Movies

: "I feel that nothing beats older Movies in terms of storytelling. What movie did you see from the past did you feel had the best storytelling?"
6 posts
#7

Relationships

5 posts
#8

Parenting

: "What Parenting choice are you most proud of?"
5 posts
#9

Technology

: "There has been so many advances in Technology but what have we lost because of it?"
5 posts
#10

Childhood

: "What wrong thing did you catch your kids doing because you used to do the same thing?"
3 posts

Popular Themes in r/AskOldPeople

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Why do retirement homes look so depressing?"
10 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "Who are some celebrities who were huge phenomenons for a brief period long ago but are entirely obscure today?"
6 posts
#3
Advice Requests
: "I feel like us younger folks always struggle to chat with older folks because β€œwe don’t know what to talk about.” What are some fool-proof ways / topics to start a meaningful conversation with you? "
5 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Just curious about the prices of cocaine in the 70s"
1 post

Member Growth in r/AskOldPeople

Daily
+14 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+2k members(0.3%)
Yearly
+264k members(58.1%)

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