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You are never too old in Russia!
« on: September 12, 2015, 12:06:00 PM »
It's true, Russian women do prefer older men.

http://englishrussia.com/2015/09/11/russian-84-year-old-actor-married-24-year-old-girl/#more-160634
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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2015, 01:11:30 PM »
She does not look like a happy bride.

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2015, 01:16:08 PM »
My wife and I have been laughing over this story  :ROFL:

Makes our 20 year gap seem small !

Like as not he will make his new bride pregnant but before the child is of school age he will have shuffled off this mortal coil.  He will leave his widow well placed...


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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2015, 11:08:47 PM »
My wife and I have been laughing over this story  :ROFL:

One is reminded of Pukirev's The Unequal Marriage.

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Like as not he will make his new bride pregnant but before the child is of school age he will have shuffled off this mortal coil.  He will leave his widow well placed...

One is also reminded of this joke, titled, "The Old Man and the Beaver":

An 86-year-old man went to his doctor for his quarterly check-up... The doctor asked him how he was feeling, and the 86-year-old said, "Things are great and I've never felt better. I now have a 20 year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. So what do you think about that Doc?"The doctor considered his question for a minute and then began to tell a story.  "I have an older friend , much like you, who is an avid hunter and never misses a season.One day he was setting off to go hunting. In a bit of a hurry , he accidentally picked up his walking cane instead of his gun. As he neared a lake, he came across a very large male beaver sitting at the water's edge.He realized he'd left his gun at home and so he couldn't shoot the magnificent creature. Out of habit he raised his cane , aimed it at the animal as if it were his favorite hunting rifle and went 'bang, bang'."Miraculously, two shots rang out and the beaver fell over dead. Now, what do you think of that ?" asked the doctor. The 86-year-old said , "Logic would strongly suggest that somebody else pumped a couple of rounds into that beaver." The doctor replied, "My point exactly!"

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2015, 01:47:40 AM »
One is reminded of Pukirev's The Unequal Marriage.

I knew that photo of the couple reminded me of something - that was it.  :nod:

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2015, 08:11:43 AM »
One wonders whether the photographer is familiar with that painting.

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2015, 08:40:40 AM »
One wonders whether the photographer is familiar with that painting.

The bride certainly seems to be....
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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2015, 01:51:36 AM »
We have many other couples with large age gap, but not SO large:

1. Vladimir Shainsky -  a composer, 41 years gap:



2. Bary Alibasov, producer - 40 year gap:



3. Andrey Konchalovsky, film director - 36 years gap (he is 78!!)



4. Alexander Gradsky, singer - 31 years:



5. Dmitry Dibrov, TV star - 30 years:



6. Alexander Gordon, TV star - 30 years:



7. Oleg Tabakov, actor - 30 years:



8. And my favorite one -  Alla Pougacheva, singer  - 27 years   :ROFL:


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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2015, 03:34:51 PM »
Thanks for the photos abashka!  tiphat

Would seem that being a celebrity in Russia,is a real advantage in securing a much younger partner.

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2015, 11:20:00 PM »
 Here's my take on it. Russian guys in general are a rough looking breed. It's not uncommon to have some Russian male brute paired up with a hot looking girl, she being dressed to kill, and he walking around in his track suit.
 That's why ugly guys can get laid in the FSU, and looking compatible is irrelevant.  It's only once you're babe is back on your soil do you get the, HTF did he land her?

 Guys with their shit together, can bang girls half their age all week long if they want. The guys with a useless personality just pay for it.

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2015, 11:41:19 PM »
Here's my take on it. Russian guys in general are a rough looking breed.

Not in large cities, though. I can say that my friends in Moscow look/dress better than Canadian guys ;D
But probably it is because all of them are well educated, have good jobs (dress code), travel a lot etc, so they do not represent the majority...Oh, yes, and well-shaved too ;D

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2015, 12:48:12 AM »
Here's my take on it. Russian guys in general are a rough looking breed.

Not in large cities, though. I can say that my friends in Moscow look/dress better than Canadian guys ;D
But probably it is because all of them are well educated, have good jobs (dress code), travel a lot etc, so they do not represent the majority...Oh, yes, and well-shaved too ;D

Don't worry about Don. His perceptions are based upon a uniquely skewed set of reminiscences.
Chances are that, apart from his physique, Don fitted in quite well with the people that he met - if you get my drift.

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2015, 04:33:05 AM »


Don't worry about Don. His perceptions are based upon a uniquely skewed set of reminiscences.
Chances are that, apart from his physique, Don fitted in quite well with the people that he met - if you get my drift.

Don't worry about Andrewfi..he is our resident 'theorist' ..  :chuckle:

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2015, 04:35:36 AM »
We have many other couples with large age gap, but not SO large:


8. And my favorite one -  Alla Pougacheva, singer  - 27 years   :ROFL:



Never 'got' what Maxim sees in Alla - He had made it in his own right before their relationship started - but they seem to be doing ok ..

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Re: You are never too old in Russia!
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2015, 12:20:32 PM »
Here's my take on it. Russian guys in general are a rough looking breed.

Not in large cities, though. I can say that my friends in Moscow look/dress better than Canadian guys ;D
But probably it is because all of them are well educated, have good jobs (dress code), travel a lot etc, so they do not represent the majority...Oh, yes, and well-shaved too ;D

It's been my observation that, as abashka posted, the professionals in the large cities of the FSU are very presentable and are often better dressed than their North-American counterparts. People who do unqualified work look like they belong to a sub-species whether they are from Russia, the United States or Canada.

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