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11th Oct '17 5:19:55 PM Malady
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* John [[PunnyName Oldman]] from ''TheManFromEarth'' says he is this, as he claims to be a [[TimeAbyss 14,000 year old caveman]] who has survived until the current day while looking about 35 for no particular reason except he just hasn't died. He has no idea if he has a HealingFactor or not (having avoided situations where he could test that) although he does know that he doesn't scar. [[spoiler:After initially claiming that he was lying all along, the last few minutes of the movie reveal that he is at least old enough to ''literally'' be the father of a colleague who looks to be in his 60s or 70s.]]

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* John [[PunnyName Oldman]] from ''TheManFromEarth'' ''Film/TheManFromEarth'' says he is this, as he claims to be a [[TimeAbyss 14,000 year old caveman]] who has survived until the current day while looking about 35 for no particular reason except he just hasn't died. He has no idea if he has a HealingFactor or not (having avoided situations where he could test that) although he does know that he doesn't scar. [[spoiler:After initially claiming that he was lying all along, the last few minutes of the movie reveal that he is at least old enough to ''literally'' be the father of a colleague who looks to be in his 60s or 70s.]]
4th Oct '17 2:16:25 AM Zanreo
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* The companies from ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}} don't physically age (120+ year old Nintendo being a good example) and won't die from simply aging or other natural causes. However, they can still die, usually from going bankrupt or otherwise going out of business - they still have to make an effort to "keep themselves alive" as a company. However, as long as they manage to stay in business they'll still stay alive even for hundreds of years.

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* The companies from ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}} Webcomic/{{Consolers}} don't physically age (120+ year old Nintendo being a good example) and won't die from simply aging or other natural causes. However, they can still die, usually from going bankrupt or otherwise going out of business - they still have to make an effort to "keep themselves alive" as a company. However, as long as they manage to stay in business they'll still stay alive even for hundreds of years.
4th Oct '17 2:16:05 AM Zanreo
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* The companies from ''Webcomic/{{Consolers}} don't physically age (120+ year old Nintendo being a good example) and won't die from simply aging or other natural causes. However, they can still die, usually from going bankrupt or otherwise going out of business - they still have to make an effort to "keep themselves alive" as a company. However, as long as they manage to stay in business they'll still stay alive even for hundreds of years.
24th Sep '17 11:47:05 AM nombretomado
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* The sorcerers of the ''{{Belgariad}}''.

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* The sorcerers of the ''{{Belgariad}}''.''Literature/TheBelgariad''.
23rd Sep '17 12:58:14 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* Scientists in RealLife have been attempting this type for a very, long, time, the most recent and well-known being Aubrey de Grey. Many believe that humans will eventually attain it. There are a substantial number of people who believe that the first bicentenarian-to-be has already been born, and is possibly already an adult. Whether this is actually a realistic prognostication or just an expression of the current generation's desire to evade death is of course impossible to tell until after the fact.

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* Scientists in RealLife have been attempting this type for a very, long, time, the most recent and well-known being such as Aubrey de Grey.Grey (co-author of Ending Aging, published in 2007). Many believe that humans will eventually attain it. There are a substantial number of people who believe that the first bicentenarian-to-be has already been born, and is possibly already an adult. Whether this is actually a realistic prognostication or just an expression of the current generation's desire to evade death is of course impossible to tell until after the fact.
8th Sep '17 10:20:47 AM lalalei2001
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* In ''WesternAnimation/RosePetalPlace'', Rose Petal and her friends won't die of old age, but can still be hurt or killed.
29th Aug '17 2:54:40 PM Samothrace42
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* Ghouls and Super Mutants in the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series. The former can still suffer from mental degeneration, which results in them becoming [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie-like]] "feral" ghouls. Some of the latter are mentally unstable. The Nightkin of the first generation are because of their prolonged Stealth Boy use. And the second generation is because of their post-War mutation(s) to the radiation, and the Forced Evolutionary Virus' reaction to this.
** Comes up as a huge plot point in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}''. [[spoiler:Kellogg, the man who kidnapped your son]] is able to maintain his youth due to extensive cybernetic augmentation. Perceptive players may be able to notice [[spoiler:when trawling through his memories that he was a ten year old boy when the NCR was formed in 2189, meaning by the events of ''4'' he would have been a century old]]. The whole point is [[spoiler:to show just how the Sole Survivor's perception of the flow of time has been altered by being a HumanPopsicle - by the time they finally meet their son Shaun, their baby boy is a sixty-year-old man with terminal cancer.]]

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* Ghouls [[OurGhoulsAreCreepier Ghouls]] and Super Mutants [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Super]] [[ProudWarriorRace Mutants]] in the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series. The former can still suffer from mental degeneration, which results in them becoming [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie-like]] "feral" ghouls.Ghouls. Some Ghouls even remark that their supposed [[WhoWantsToLiveForever "immortality"]] is more like this, as they still age (albeit very slowly). Some of the latter are mentally unstable. The Nightkin of the first generation are because of their prolonged Stealth Boy use. And the second generation is because of their post-War mutation(s) to the radiation, and the Forced Evolutionary Virus' reaction to this.
this. The Super Mutants found in the Capital Wasteland and Commonwealth in fact become {{Stronger With Age}}, but [[SanitySlippage at the cost of their sanity]].
** Comes up as a huge plot point in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}''. [[spoiler:Kellogg, the man who kidnapped your son]] is able to maintain his youth due to extensive cybernetic augmentation. Perceptive players [[{{Foreshadowing}} may be able to notice notice]] [[spoiler:when trawling through his memories that he was a ten year old boy when the NCR was formed in 2189, meaning by the events of ''4'' he would have been over a century old]]. The whole point is [[spoiler:to show just how the Sole Survivor's perception of the flow of time has been altered by being a HumanPopsicle - by the time they finally meet their son Shaun, their baby boy is a sixty-year-old man with terminal cancer.]]]]
** On a related note, ''Fallout 4'' also fleshes out more of the in-series lore concerning [[MadScientist the Institute's]] [[ArtificialHumans Synths]]. Being androids, it's explained that Synths cannot age any more or less than the age that they're designed to resemble. However, some other information in-universe implies that Synths ''do'' age, but at such a slow rate compared to ordinary people that it's ultimately negligible.
21st Aug '17 8:54:29 PM darkemyst
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* In ''Literature/CastawaysOfTheFlyingDutchman'' part of the two castaways curse is that they no longer age, so they are an unaging teen boy and his immortal Labrador Retriever.
27th Jul '17 11:34:21 AM ZimFan89
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** [[spoiler: Sinister]] hasn't aged in at least a century. Comments he makes about having traveled the Silk Road suggest he's ReallySevenHundredYearsOld.
25th Jul '17 10:39:36 PM Jojolightningfingers
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*''Manga/AkatsukiNoYona'': [[spoiler:Zeno looks exactly the same now as he did when he first became Ouryuu, two thousand years ago.]]
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