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    Baby boomer, Gen X, etc: what are the names and cutoff years?

    What makes a boomer? A GenXer? What are the names of all these stupid generations and the years they encompass? Or is it all just a state of mind?
















    And most importantly, should buttflake punch himself in the dick because I posted this thread?
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    Chad and Scott are Gen-Xers for sure.
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    As a GenXer, I like the fact that we are usually left off generational lists.

    But yes, state of mind always.

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    I have heard that boomer/x cutoff is 1964
    StokePimpin' ain't easy

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    Neither understand how to value any company which based its existence off the internet.

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    I can’t seem to post Instagram links on AltaVista.
    What am I doing wrong?
    Should I try Netscape?
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    Itís all marketing advertising bullshit. We take the shit way too literal.


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    What’s the generation who both used Netscape and can tell the difference between Tesla and Uber?

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    Quote Originally Posted by XavierD View Post
    Whatís the generation who both used Netscape and can tell the difference between Tesla and Uber?
    That's Gen-X, my man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XavierD View Post
    What’s the generation who both used Netscape and can tell the difference between Tesla and Uber?
    Xennials aka the "Oregon Trail Generation." Though that classification has supposedly died and it was only around for a little while.
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    I realize there is not much hope for a bullfighting forum. I understand that most of you would prefer to discuss the ingredients of jacket fabrics than the ingredients of a brave man. I know nothing of the former. But the latter is made of courage, and skill, and grace in the presence of the possibility of death. If someone could make a jacket of those three things it would no doubt be the most popular and prized item in all of your closets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rideit View Post
    I have heard that boomer/x cutoff is 1964
    Yep. And a generation is 18 years.

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    Millenials more or less insulting than GenY? Follow on with Post-Millenials and GenZ? Seems tricky.

    Just wondering if I need to change my stride.

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    I say 20 years, two decades for everyone from Gen X forward. 1961-1980 GenX, 1981-2000 millennial, 2001-2020 Gen Z. 2021-2040 Gen Alpha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XavierD View Post
    What’s the generation who both used Netscape and can tell the difference between Tesla and Uber?
    Raises hand. Netscape peaked right around the time that LimeWire was the go-to source for illegally downloaded music, which was then played on WinAmp. That was the post-Napster, pre-Facebook era.
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    I thought that was the Kazaa gen?

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    Pew and Gallup have Ď65 as the first year of gen X.

    Itís a interesting thing for sure.Iím solid gen x (Ď78) but my wife is Ď84 yet is way more gen x like than millennial. Crazy thing many of her closest friends growing up (sane age) are solid millennial types.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcski View Post
    I thought that was the Kazaa gen?
    That was another good one.
    Set my compass North, I got Winter in my blood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neufox47 View Post
    I say 20 years, two decades for everyone from Gen X forward. 1961-1980 GenX, 1981-2000 millennial, 2001-2020 Gen Z. 2021-2040 Gen Alpha.
    Gen Z fits them perfectly - zombies

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    Quote Originally Posted by XavierD View Post
    Neither understand how to value any company which based its existence off the internet.
    google isn't an internet company? the ANG are old people companys. That WeWork dude is an Xer and he just committed the all time best internet scam ever - for something that wasn't even an internet company.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glademaster View Post
    Raises hand. Netscape peaked right around the time that LimeWire was the go-to source for illegally downloaded music, which was then played on WinAmp. That was the post-Napster, pre-Facebook era.
    There was a cool window of opportunity where nobody has a good plan for streaming music so lots of music blogs had mp3s embedded directly in them. Songbird (from Mozilla?) Let you save all sort of like a right click - inspect element command. I got into so many strange types of music that way around middle School when I was figuring out what I was into. Eastern European electronic weirdness and punk, anarchist Spanish punk, South American power metal, open source music labels. Unfortunately that was before I knew to back up my shit. Every now and then I'll remember a band name and try to find their music but a lot of it doesn't seem to have lasted online.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neufox47 View Post
    I say 20 years, two decades for everyone from Gen X forward. 1961-1980 GenX, 1981-2000 millennial, 2001-2020 Gen Z. 2021-2040 Gen Alpha.

    That's a lot better than the accepted classifications, I have a lot more in common with GenX than the boomers but I hate them too so whatever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abraham View Post
    I got into so many strange types of music that way around middle School when I was figuring out what I was into.
    Where did we end up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by neufox47 View Post
    I say 20 years, two decades for everyone from Gen X forward. 1961-1980 GenX, 1981-2000 millennial, 2001-2020 Gen Z. 2021-2040 Gen Alpha.
    You didnít start early enough.

    Boomers 1944-64
    Gen X 1965-85
    Millennials 1985-05
    Etc.

    Gotta start from WW2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcski View Post
    I thought that was the Kazaa gen?
    So much free awesome music.

    Quote Originally Posted by iceman View Post
    That's a lot better than the accepted classifications, I have a lot more in common with GenX than the boomers but I hate them too so whatever.
    I’d speak for my generation and say we accept you but as a whole we just leave shit like that to someone else.

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    Here. With Blue walls on a skiing enthusiast lifestyle community forum.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peruvian View Post
    Gotta start from WW2.
    No you don't. It's about the zeitgeist, not about random historical shit. Kids who grew up in the 60's are different from kids who grew up in the 70's, who are different from 80's kids, etc. And it's not because of some arbitrary starting date.

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