Where's muh Gen X'ers at? 40-54 Y/O brahs checking in

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  1. 90 50

    90 50 Silver Belt

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    I would disagree.

    It think the gen after X, but before “millineal “ needs to be added or at the very least move x and mill both up.

    But those that are 30-35 right now, definitely have a little different out look and came up different from those 40 and older.

    My woman is 31 this year and my sisters are 32-34, there are vast differences between the way we see certain things and interact with today’s tech etc from those in my age bracket.

    I have a different childhood experience than they did even though we are only 10-15 years apart.

    Especially the earliest of my child hood.
     
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    Always knew we were the master race.
     
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  3. Midnighter

    Midnighter Silver Belt

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    I disagree with your disagreement.
     
  4. Scott Parker 27

    Scott Parker 27 Your Mom's Box

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    This man remembers correctly. I still remember getting our first vcr and the remote having a cable attached to it because it wasn't wireless, having to get up from the couch and change the physical switch on the TV, and having to use a tuner to get the waves off the TV signal, being excited when we got uhf TV, more channels! . I also remember prince being a pop sensation that all the teenage girls loved. Rotary phones, pre keurig Mr Coffee cheap ass coffee pots and beer with pull tabs. Yes I am old.
     
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    Organic Damage Vantablack belt

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    lol, you sure you ain't a Boomer? That sounds like a nasty case of getoffmylawn-itis

    I kind of thought the point of Gen X was being blase and disaffected because you realized everything is a scam designed to profit off you. Not getting pissed off that the language is changing or people are getting hooked on the technology-du-jour.
     
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    loyalyolayal Steel Belt

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    You forgot to mention Empire Records being one of the goat movies.
     
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    n...not crazy Red Belt

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    I'm 49 and no goddamned gen xer.
     
  9. TheNinja

    TheNinja Gold Belt

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    I'm 42. I guess that makes me a Gen Xer. Though on the tail end and it sometimes depends on which timeframe you use for Gen Xer vs Millennial. I identify far more with the Gen Xer than the Millennial though.
     
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  10. TeTe

    TeTe The waiting drove me mad Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I always knew you were gumpy boomer. Age be damned.
     
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    -Born to a hippie

    - raised in a commune until 79

    - grumpy af

    But an alpha Sherdogger until death
     
  12. Sleestaxk

    Sleestaxk Orange Belt

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    I can deal with Millenials as they don't know any better but boomers suck ass
     
  13. tonysmasseuse

    tonysmasseuse Brown Belt

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    I'd say you hit the nail on the head here - if there is one theme that categorised and infused gen x more than anything it was an all-pervasive sense of disillusion.
    And that - not cynicism - was what made us emotionally withdrawn, aloof, blase, detached, cool, disinterested, dispassionate ironic observers etc. From there it's just one step into the frying pan of nihilism and depression, other gen x specific bedfellows.

    Heard an interview with Brett Easton Ellis recently where he made the point that the constant emotional outrage, 'muh feelz' and meddlesome 'victimhood' we see from the millennial social justice warriors now, is a reaction to our indifference.
     
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    tonysmasseuse Brown Belt

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    Gen x kodak moment for you all

     
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    therealdope Titanium Belt

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    What else would you expect from the generation that grew up watching Top Gun and then Wall Street while still in high school.
     
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    Just turned the big 40...... yes I remember the olden times.....
     
  17. Crazy Diamond

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    Meh. What I really miss is pinball. Partly because I sucked at video games, but mostly because it was much more participatory and you could win free games.
     
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    Crazy Diamond 2GM/c^2 belt

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    Dude, I remember when Olivia Newton John had her 15 minutes in America, when Saturday Night Fever, Jaws, and the Exorcist hit theaters, and saw the original cast of SNL live. Not to mention Skylab, the space station no one remembers anymore. Still feel old?
     
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    Jack Reacheround Never Go Black

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    Boom. That’s what I am. The kids born in the early 80s had such a different experience than those born in the late 80s to early 90s and later, due to the advent of the internet and computing in general, that I don’t get how they are lumped in together.
     
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    Crazy Diamond 2GM/c^2 belt

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    lol

    I have stuff in my fridge older than you.....

    I kid. But no that's not old and the 80's aren't the olden times.
     
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