A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 20, 2022
“Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die”

"Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. Authorship is uncertain.

“I was doing some figuring last night..I can afford to retire.. ohhh..about 5 years after I die” was posted on Twitter by Barb 🏒 on April 11, 2012. “@farleftcoast: Based on my calculations I can retire about 5 years after I die” was posted on Twitter by The_ElleVictoria (and others) on April 16, 2012. (The original tweet by @farleftcoast is no longer available.) “Photo: ‘Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die.’ http://tmblr.co/ZWLkrxQbYdxf” was posted on Twitter by Louise Mével on August 2, 2012.


Twitter
Barb 🏒🇨🇦 🇺🇦
@barb_hill
Replying to @DMacpGaz
@MacphersonGaz True. I was doing some figuring last night..I can afford to retire.. ohhh..about 5 years after I die.  :(
10:24 AM · Apr 11, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
The_ElleVictoria™
@MsElleVictoria
Funny “@farleftcoast: Based on my calculations I can retire about 5 years after I die.”
5:44 PM · Apr 16, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Dee
@literallyD
“@farleftcoast: Based on my calculations I can retire about 5 years after I die.”
So true:-(
5:49 PM · Apr 16, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Louise Mével
@Loumev
Photo: “Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die.” http://tmblr.co/ZWLkrxQbYdxf
4:46 AM · Aug 2, 2012·Tumblr

Twitter
Be yourself 🐾🐈‍⬛🐈‍⬛🐈🐈🐈
@Anne_R_u_Ok
BASED ON MY CALCULATION, I CAN RETIRE ABOUT 5 YEARS AFTER I DIE :’(
(The saying is also shown on an image.—ed.)
1:52 PM · Aug 16, 2012·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Men’s Humor
@MensHumor
Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die.
5:05 PM · Nov 7, 2013·Hootsuite

Google Books
The Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Business Quotations
By Fred Metcalf
London, UK: Biteback Publishing
2014
Pg. ?:
If my calculations are correct, I can retire about five years after I die.
Tumblr, 2013

Twitter
Men’s Humor
@MensHumor
Based on my calculations, I can retire about 5 years after I die.
1:05 PM · Mar 24, 2014·Hootsuite

Twitter
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@workathomewith
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Twitter
A blessed son
@Tuddydunning
Based on my calculations I can retire about 5 years after I die.
3:54 PM · Aug 26, 2022·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Andrew Bishop
@bishttid
Replying to @ScottishWidows
Checked my statement and as it stands I can afford to retire comfortably about 11 years after I die.
9:29 AM · Aug 31, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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