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I was at a fiftieth birthday party the other night and a funny 50th birthday poem was read. It is actually a limerick, and I love limericks so thought I would share!
My friend has just turned fifty.
You might say it's rather nifty!
He can't see, hear or know what to do
Losing his teeth, food he can't chew
He'll probably be dead in a jiffy!
This is a great example of if you say something a bit clever, humorous, or simply heartfelt, it can go over in a big way.
For hints on writing your own rhymes or poems, visit Funny Birthday Rhymes.
If you are doing a toast at a 50th birthday celebration, don't limit yourself to a poem. Instead adult parties will appreciate funny birthday phrases or quotes (you can also use these on your adult birthday invitations!
A really fun gift idea for your 50th Birthday friend is a collection of retro candy - their favorites from when they were a kid!
Press Conference - A funny birthday party game shared by one of our visitors is called "Press Conference" - In this game, "it" leaves the room, and everyone agrees on who "it" will be. Use a celebrity, fictional character, whatever you like! When they re-enter, they hold a press conference and answer questions for everyone, all while trying to figure out who they are by the questions that are being asked!
Printable Games - For adult birthday party games you can have a bit of fun with Printable Birthday Games from PrintGamesNow. Printable games are really popular because they can be used as ice breakers because guests who don't know each other can work together, compare answers, and laugh together instantly! I think they are also popular because they are so inexpensive. They have a whole section of the website which is devoted to funny games and games especially for funny 50th birthday parties!
Kids Party - Another funny 50th birthday party idea is to have a "kids party." Since the birthday guy or girl is no longer a kid (definitely!) it can be a fun twist to throw them a party like they would have had years ago, for example when they were 5 (instead of 50.) Decorate, pick out themes, and plan as if it were for little kids, but then the guests are all adults. You'd be surprised at how competitive the adults can be with traditional children's birthday party games. Read more about planning this party idea here.
This is your Life Party - Another fun idea is to host a This is your Life Party - go all the way back to their beginnings, and be sure to bring out the funniest and most heart-warming bits!
Lots more ideas - Celebrate in a Big Way! This page of 50th Birthday Ideas is all you need to plan the 50th Birthday Party! This page includes lots of ideas, themes, and more for your 50th birthday party planning. From popular ideas to unique, you're sure to find the info you need.
A lot of funny 50th birthday gag gifts relate to being old. These work great for anyone celebrating a 30th birthday or older, and are also popular "over the hill" birthday gag gifts.
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