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Old 10-09-2013, 01:55 PM
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Y'All Get Off My Lawn! Millennials and Generation Y

Seems like these two newly-coined terms, "Millennials" and "Generation Y", are setting the internet ablaze. They refer to the (currently) young people born between the early 1980's and the early 2000's. They are usually portrayed as entitled, narcissistic, media-obsessed and self-absorbed. Here's a more detailed description on Wikipedia.

What are your thoughts? Are Millennials like the media portrays them to be?

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Old 10-09-2013, 02:02 PM
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I love how the term so broadly encapsulates anyone from the age of about 33 to 10. Its always hilarious to see old timers harumph about and reminisce about the good ol' days.
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:23 PM
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According to the test that was posted on here a few weeks ago, I was like 90% millennial.

I'm confused on what exactly a millennial is in terms of traits - different sites seem to have differing opinions.
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I love how the term so broadly encapsulates anyone from the age of about 33 to 10. Its always hilarious to see old timers harumph about and reminisce about the good ol' days.

I'm an old timer and I never harumph. I never learned how...
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I'm an old timer and I never harumph. I never learned how...
It's a lost art.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:30 PM
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I'm an old timer and I never harumph. I never learned how...
Get started practicing now man!!! The world needs capable codgers.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:55 PM
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Seems like these two newly-coined terms, "Millennials" and "Generation Y", are setting the internet ablaze. They refer to the (currently) young people born between the early 1980's and the early 2000's. They are usually portrayed as entitled, narcissistic, media-obsessed and self-absorbed. Here's a more detailed description on Wikipedia.

What are your thoughts? Are Millennials like the media portrays them to be?
In my experience, NOBODY is how the media portrays them. From Aztecs to Zoroastrians.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:55 PM
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I dislike the terms, were a big group.
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:01 PM
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:07 PM
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I dislike the terms, were a big group.
Indeed.


IMO, it is one of the most overused and vague terms.

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