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jogi1969 Donating Member (139 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-04 07:36 AM
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29. so i am a Gen-X'er?
i was born in '69
huh
i cant really relate to people who are in their early 20's
now, so i always thought i was a Boomer.

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  -Hey X-Generation.....how POd are you at the boomers? Nazgul35  Jan-04-04 11:45 PM   #0 
  - I fall exactly between the two groups  forradalom   Jan-04-04 11:49 PM   #1 
  - I was born in 1960  neebob   Jan-04-04 11:52 PM   #2 
  - that the official definition...  Nazgul35   Jan-04-04 11:56 PM   #3 
  - Screw them! I don't wanna be a boomer.  neebob   Jan-05-04 12:01 AM   #4 
  - Sorry, not correct.  SOteric   Jan-05-04 04:05 PM   #93 
     - too bad you posted this before  Nazgul35   Jan-05-04 04:47 PM   #112 
  - As one born in 1962 this has always been a point of dispute.  Pattib   Jan-05-04 12:17 AM   #8 
  - I was born in '63 and like to think of us '61-'65ers as the...  devilgrrl   Jan-05-04 12:33 AM   #11 
  - I googled it  neebob   Jan-05-04 12:45 AM   # 
  - We are boomers dude  WoodrowFan   Jan-05-04 07:14 AM   #28 
  - Me too. Born in 62 but never felt like a boomer.  catzies   Jan-05-04 03:25 PM   #81 
  - 1959  Venomous_Rhetoric   Jan-05-04 08:05 AM   #34 
  - I'm with you  beawr   Jan-05-04 09:11 AM   #39 
  - agreed, born in 1958 and definitely not a boomer  amazona   Jan-05-04 03:30 PM   #84 
  - Every generation thinks the next one is 'worse'  POed_Ex_Repub   Jan-05-04 12:09 AM   #5 
  - And every generation thinks the one before it is to blame for everything..  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 12:22 AM   #10 
  - oh, i am po'd  pansypoo53219   Jan-05-04 12:09 AM   #6 
  - As a "boomer," I say...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 12:16 AM   #7 
  - Yes, yes, whatever.  kgfnally   Jan-05-04 12:37 AM   #12 
  - It's not a matter of "age group"...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 03:52 AM   #22 
  - Man Like THAT is IT so Totally--- whoaw yer one rad dude  HereSince1628   Jan-05-04 08:23 AM   #37 
  - I began teaching college in the early 1980s  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 12:40 AM   #13 
  - gotta agree LL as a boomer myself  Desertrose   Jan-05-04 01:11 AM   #17 
  - AAAAAMEN, Walley.  Nay   Jan-05-04 05:51 AM   #23 
  - Right On JD. Just compare the two Woodstocks. At least Boomer  Dees   Jan-05-04 08:23 AM   #38 
  - Lets compare the 2 Woodstocks  AngryAmish   Jan-05-04 03:11 PM   #79 
     - One missing element....the Hells Angels..who were hired  Dees   Jan-05-04 04:19 PM   #96 
  - thanks...  deseo   Jan-05-04 09:30 AM   #43 
  - Um, take your meds.. we couldn't vote in the 80s  camero   Jan-05-04 10:35 AM   #57 
  - Uh, do your math...early GenXers could vote in 1984...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 02:42 PM   #77 
     - They also had the lowest turnout of any age group in 84.  camero   Jan-05-04 03:54 PM   #87 
  - Give me a break, JD...  DerekG   Jan-05-04 11:24 AM   #66 
  - As an "X-er"  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jan-05-04 11:35 AM   #70 
  - I suppose that technically, I *am* a boomer. ('57)  Birthmark   Jan-05-04 12:18 AM   #9 
  - That's the segment of the boomer population  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 12:45 AM   #15 
  - Your "bullet points" were changed by "leaders" in the 80's  SoCalDem   Jan-05-04 01:59 AM   #19 
     - All of those changes...  Birthmark   Jan-05-04 02:17 AM   #20 
     - Elected by MORE than Boomers  SoCalDem   Jan-05-04 02:34 AM   #21 
        - The big problem of generational "dividing lines"...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 03:30 PM   #82 
           - Exactly right.. "The Boomers" are two distinct groups  SoCalDem   Jan-05-04 04:46 PM   #110 
     - Exactly right, SoCalDem.  Nay   Jan-05-04 05:57 AM   #24 
  - What, you mean my parents?  RandomKoolzip   Jan-05-04 12:44 AM   #14 
  - Dead center boomer here  alwynsw   Jan-05-04 01:01 AM   #16 
  - The cost of living is way too high nowadays  camero   Jan-05-04 11:25 AM   #67 
  - Boomer Here  Jerseycoa   Jan-05-04 01:23 AM   #18 
  - Born and raised by boomers and I think I have very good manners  MrsGrumpy   Jan-05-04 05:59 AM   #25 
  - I've always thought these generation definitions are ridiculous  pmbryant   Jan-05-04 06:09 AM   #26 
  - Good point Peter!  MrsGrumpy   Jan-05-04 06:09 AM   #27 
     - Thanks, MrsGrumpy  pmbryant   Jan-05-04 07:54 AM   #32 
        - too true  amazona   Jan-05-04 03:45 PM   #85 
  - so i am a Gen-X'er?  jogi1969   Jan-05-04 07:36 AM   #29 
  - Born in 1982, so I guess I'm a Gen-X'er???  northwest   Jan-05-04 07:48 AM   #30 
  - You are correct.  Whitacre D_WI   Jan-05-04 09:49 AM   #45 
  - I don't believe in "labels"  Robb   Jan-05-04 07:51 AM   #31 
  - Exactly. I find myself more in common with those born...  northwest   Jan-05-04 07:57 AM   #33 
  - pre-boomer  trof   Jan-05-04 08:12 AM   #35 
  - I'm technically a boomer by two months  noonwitch   Jan-05-04 08:23 AM   #36 
  - It is funny to listen to Boomers deny their privilege  AngryAmish   Jan-05-04 09:14 AM   #40 
  - Are you sure it's the boomers who are cutting school funding?  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 09:43 AM   #44 
  - Here in Florida  camero   Jan-05-04 10:15 AM   #50 
  - Amen! You tell 'em Sister Lydia!  alwynsw   Jan-05-04 10:26 AM   #54 
  - I think I was unclear  AngryAmish   Jan-05-04 03:05 PM   #78 
  - Here's One Boomer  RobinA   Jan-05-04 12:57 PM   #74 
  - Ah, yes, the old "group privilege" canard...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 03:47 PM   #86 
  - Ewww, classic rock is for me?  Logansquare   Jan-05-04 04:30 PM   #102 
  - Nazgul35, never assume.  CBHagman   Jan-05-04 09:15 AM   #41 
  - You have a hell of a nerve!  Raven   Jan-05-04 09:27 AM   #42 
  - You tell 'em, Raven  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 10:04 AM   #46 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you!  bratcatinok   Jan-05-04 10:14 AM   #49 
  - THANK YOU RAVEN  Skittles   Jan-05-04 12:09 PM   #73 
  - Gen Xers are the most conservative politically.  PROGRESSIVE1   Jan-05-04 10:12 AM   #47 
  - There is still alot of anger about their actions in the 70s  camero   Jan-05-04 10:12 AM   #48 
  - Excuse me, the boomers weren't in charge in the 1970s  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 10:19 AM   #51 
     - I wasn't talking about politically  camero   Jan-05-04 10:23 AM   #52 
        - Latchkey children.  bratcatinok   Jan-05-04 10:28 AM   #55 
        - More anecdotals  camero   Jan-05-04 10:30 AM   #56 
           - So you had a dysfunctional family  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-05-04 10:42 AM   #58 
           - Either you are living in a bubble or outright lying  camero   Jan-05-04 10:48 AM   #59 
              - Could it be that the reason  bratcatinok   Jan-05-04 10:54 AM   #61 
              - Could be I'll give ya that  camero   Jan-05-04 10:57 AM   #63 
              - It seems to me that YOU'RE the one "living in a bubble"...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:10 PM   #94 
                 - More blame others  camero   Jan-05-04 04:12 PM   #95 
                    - Y'know those types of things  bratcatinok   Jan-05-04 04:25 PM   #98 
                    - I know he just keeps attacking me  camero   Jan-05-04 04:29 PM   #101 
                    - "Those things" go on at all times...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 05:04 PM   #117 
           - Yours was the exception  bratcatinok   Jan-05-04 10:49 AM   #60 
           - Look up.  camero   Jan-05-04 10:54 AM   #62 
              - You're living in a fantasy world...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:21 PM   #97 
                 - Now THAT sounds like a RW talking point.  camero   Jan-05-04 04:27 PM   #100 
                    - WHAT "sounds like a RW talking point"...?????  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:33 PM   #105 
                       - The homosexuals were to blame for the AIDS epidemic  camero   Jan-05-04 04:36 PM   #108 
                          - That is simply not true...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:59 PM   #116 
           - Pot, meet kettle...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 03:58 PM   #90 
              - I lived it.  camero   Jan-05-04 03:59 PM   #91 
                 - No, I'm just tired of your categorical assumptions.  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:31 PM   #103 
                    - I didn't even state that in the original post  camero   Jan-05-04 04:34 PM   #107 
                       - No, you stated it in post 59...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:49 PM   #113 
        - Wow...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 03:56 PM   #88 
           - No, actually I'm not  camero   Jan-05-04 03:58 PM   #89 
              - Show me where I said you were a right-winger...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:26 PM   #99 
                 - How can you fall for a cliche when you see it with your own eyes?  camero   Jan-05-04 04:31 PM   #104 
                    - You can "fall for a cliche when you see it with your own eyes"...  JDWalley   Jan-05-04 04:45 PM   #109 
                       - When it's boomer after boomer  camero   Jan-05-04 04:47 PM   #111 
                          - All generations have their faults...  SiobhanClancy   Jan-05-04 04:52 PM   #114 
  - 1964 is usually included in Gen X  RationalRose   Jan-05-04 10:23 AM   #53 
  - Stephen King and George Carlin on Boomers....  DerekG   Jan-05-04 11:06 AM   #64 
  - Since Stephen King is a boomer himself...  SiobhanClancy   Jan-05-04 11:12 AM   #65 
  - Just to get back into the argument...  Nazgul35   Jan-05-04 11:26 AM   #68 
  - I got an ongoing debate with my Y sister going about that  camero   Jan-05-04 11:30 AM   #69 
  - as a Gen Xer by almost any definition  indigo32   Jan-05-04 11:42 AM   #71 
  - "Teach your frigging kids some manner for crying out loud!!!!"  nini   Jan-05-04 11:42 AM   #72 
  - I refer you to my post #68  Nazgul35   Jan-05-04 01:05 PM   #76 
  - 1985-plus is the Millenium Generation. A boomer wondering what went wrong.  faygokid   Jan-05-04 01:04 PM   #75 
  - Gen (fill in the blank) is just marketing  Logansquare   Jan-05-04 03:15 PM   #80 
  - You're most Welcome....  BiggJawn   Jan-05-04 03:30 PM   #83 
  - I'm an Xer and I think some boomers are quite sexy  aQuArius   Jan-05-04 04:02 PM   #92 
  - Why, thank you!  faygokid   Jan-05-04 04:33 PM   #106 
  - Madison Avenue and the media made the Boomers  SoCalDem   Jan-05-04 04:58 PM   #115 
 

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