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francopoli  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Are Conservatives More Susceptible to Believing Lies?

    Why are Gen Xers so easily overlooked?

I keep hearing this, and started looking a bit. In trying to get numbers, I come to this article which seems to agree with Wikipedia, so take that for all it is worth BUT....

Baby Boomers: 79 Million

Gen X: 64 Million

Millennials: 81 Million

I did not realize that there were so may of the "Gen X" people. I thought there were fewer than 60 million of us. Granted depending on who is writing the article I am a young Boomer or an old GenXer, so if i get to pick I go with GenX, because fuck the Boomers.

The other thing is the mortality rate. Look at the Silents; a decent percentage of them died in childhood while most of the Boomers, especially the later Boomers made it to adulthood.

Also of note? Every single human being to have walked on the surface of another world was a Silent. The Apollo astronauts were all born between 1929 and 1940.

    Why are gamers still living in their parents' basements?

I live in my OWN basement, thankverymuch!