06/18/2014 07:12 am ET Updated Jun 18, 2014

5 Things We Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Doing After 50

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We're not teenagers anymore, and we're happy about that. A while back we wrote about just why we're so grateful we're way past the days of popularity contests, being broke, and feeling a little awkward in our own skin.

Once again we took to our Facebook page to ask our readers what they wouldn't be caught dead doing now that they're older and wiser. The sentiment was mixed, with many readers repeating the mantra that "age is just a number" and shouldn't limit us in any way.

But here are some things our readers said they would never want to do now that they're post 50:

This look doesn't look good on anybody. No matter how young (at heart) you are.

Reader Lora Pfundheller said, "Duck face. Other than that, anything goes!" While you gotta applaud 58-year-old reality-TV matriach and momager Kris Jenner's ability to keep up with the Kardashians and her affinity for selfies, we think she looks far lovelier when she's not emulating her daughters.

We love heels... but only if you can walk in them.

Reader Melanie Springer said it's only unbecoming to do "Only what I cannot do -- wear 3 or 4 inch heels." This fierce lady has serious confidence, but as Melanie said, don't try this unless you've got serious balance and un-wobbly ankles. Because teeter-tottering in uncomfortable sky-high heels isn't a good look on anybody.

You gotta love your snuggly PJs, but they should be kept private (unless you're dashing out to check the mail).

Your 20-something kids and grandkids might think it's OK to live in their pajama pants or walk around Walmart in their house shoes, but reader Sherry Weir says, after a certain age, it's just plain unacceptable.

It's no easy feat to look good in a miniskirt, and it's a struggle that might get harder with age.

Jan Andersen-Page says we'd never catch her in a miniskirt. Diane LaRussa agreed, saying "it's not about age. My knees droop." Barbara Perry shared the sentiment, going as far as to say she'd be up for anything except being nude. "Everything has dropped drooped and fallen and it's too much to suck in," she joked.

College was a great time, no doubt, but we'll gladly trade all-nighters for nightcaps.

Reader Sherry Parrish said there's hardly any good reason for her to stay up all night. Besides being terrible for you, this is one (and one of the only) time which it's truly OK to say, "I'm too old for that."



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