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I found this little snippet on stackoverflow

This is a strange way to do it, but if you format the date to yyyymmdd and subtract the date of birth from the current date then drop the last 4 digits you've got the age :)

I don't know C#, but i believe this will work in any language.

20080814 - 19800703 = 280111

drop the last 4 digits = 28

All credit goes to ScArcher2

This is just a great little snippet of code, and as an upside, dates in that format are easily sortable by standard numerical sorting methods (read: fast).

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