Talk:2248: New Year's Eve

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What about people born on New Year's HelloWorld (talk) 16:28, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

This method works for them too. For instance, someone born 1/1/2000 will still be 19 on 12/31/2019 (2019 - 2000 = 19) but turn 20 the following day. Why do you think there's a problem for them? Ianrbibtitlht (talk) 16:47, 30 December 2019 (UTC)
For people born late at night on New Year's Eve it could still present an issue theoretically, but it would at least be the day of their birthday so you're not getting their age wrong so much as observing their birthday!
ProphetZarquon (talk) 18:31, 30 December 2019 (UTC)
I believe what you're suggesting is that someone is not one year older until the exact time of their birth on the date of their birth. I don't think anyone gets that pedantic about their age unless they're really vain!  ;-) Ianrbibtitlht (talk) 18:45, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

Anyone have any good tips for an "Off-By-One" party? My birthday is this January & I'm thinking that's as good a theme as any. Of course the invites will feature a "2 guests ±1" RSVP option, but I haven't thought much beyond that yet. Ideas? ProphetZarquon (talk) 18:31, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

So, how old's Jesus? Two-thousand and nineteen? Two-thousand and eighteen? Two-thousand and twenty-( Well into this decade, some churches round here still had the ubiquitous cross-denominational "It is Christ's 2000th birthday!" plaques up from the false-millenium (I might have a look now to see if any still do!) but of all the things they get wrong I don't think that's particularly the biggest thing, so... ;) 18:49, 30 December 2019 (UTC)