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It's just a meme! And unfortunately if you're not aware of that, then it automatically makes you a boomer-zoomer (Source: my teenage daughter and her friends). You're also a boomer if there are any tik tok songs you're not familiar with. I'm technically a millennial but bc I don't know all the tik tok songs I've been branded a boomer. When I protested my label just got upgraded to boomer zoomer hah
What´s a tik tok song?
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I don't even know what TikTok is.
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What´s a tik tok song?
Basil Brush would have a field day.
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Baby Boomers' Important Characteristics
Strong work ethic. Baby boomers aren't afraid to put in a hard day of work. ...
Self-Assured. This generation is independent and self-assured. ...
Competitive. Baby boomers like competition. ...
Goal-centric. ...
Resourceful. ...
Mentally focused. ...
Team oriented. ...
Disciplined.

And yes - I am a Baby Boomer !!!
I'm a Baby Boomer too - and extremely proud to be so!!!
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Old 05.03.2020, 16:49
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I have discovered via this thread that I am a baby boomer (1960). I loved your comment above. It really seems to fully demonstrate the difference between our generations. I barely understand a word of it
Lmao really?? I'm so sorry

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What´s a tik tok song?
Tiktok is like a combo of Vine and Snapchat, but apparently I'm a boomerzoomer so what would i know I have a tiktok account, but I only use it to watch. I don't make. You're not allowed to make if you're over 35
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Lmao really?? I'm so sorry





Tiktok is like a combo of Vine and Snapchat, but apparently I'm a boomerzoomer so what would i know I have a tiktok account, but I only use it to watch. I don't make. You're not allowed to make if you're over 35
Thank you for the explanation. I am sadly none the wiser, but am looking forward to telling my two millennial sons that I may be a boomerzoomer!

Tiktok??? Vine??? You could be from another planet let alone a couple of generations. Hilarious ��

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Old 05.03.2020, 16:57
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Well, not having been understood by our parents back then, isn't that why we invented the internet so we could google wtf our successor generations are talking about?

It's an app. One I won't need. An other one I won't need.
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My daughter loves TikTok. We even made a couple of videos together.
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Basil Brush would have a field day.
But he'd be a boomer too.

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Lmao really?? I'm so sorry





Tiktok is like a combo of Vine and Snapchat, but apparently I'm a boomerzoomer so what would i know I have a tiktok account, but I only use it to watch. I don't make. You're not allowed to make if you're over 35
Again, don't know what those are. I don't really do social media stuff.

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Old 05.03.2020, 18:08
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Re: Boomer - meaning

Tiktok: Excellent example.

Boomers have no clue what it is (which they should) and apparently aren't able (and are proud of it) to figure out what it is.

Younger generation - blindly using and adopting a huge potential global security threat---because it's hip and they sorely need internet affirmation.
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Old 05.03.2020, 18:11
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My daughter loves TikTok. We even made a couple of videos together.
I believe you. Just because I don't need it doesn't mean I'm against it.
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Old 05.03.2020, 19:16
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Lmao really?? I'm so sorry





Tiktok is like a combo of Vine and Snapchat, but apparently I'm a boomerzoomer so what would i know I have a tiktok account, but I only use it to watch. I don't make. You're not allowed to make if you're over 35
I‘ve heard of snap chat, but without the google I would not know vine or tic toc
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Tiktok: Excellent example.

Boomers have no clue what it is (which they should) and apparently aren't able (and are proud of it) to figure out what it is.

Younger generation - blindly using and adopting a huge potential global security threat---because it's hip and they sorely need internet affirmation.



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Old 05.03.2020, 23:38
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Tiktok: Excellent example.

Boomers have no clue what it is (which they should) and apparently aren't able (and are proud of it) to figure out what it is.

Younger generation - blindly using and adopting a huge potential global security threat---because it's hip and they sorely need internet affirmation.
Thats because boomers are sensible and prefer quality news sources… like Fox News.
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Tiktok: Excellent example.

Boomers have no clue what it is (which they should) and apparently aren't able (and are proud of it) to figure out what it is.

Younger generation - blindly using and adopting a huge potential global security threat---because it's hip and they sorely need internet affirmation.
No. They sorely need distraction from their emptiness
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My daughter loves TikTok. We even made a couple of videos together.
Isn't that illegal?

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Well, not having been understood by our parents back then, isn't that why we invented the internet so we could google wtf our successor generations are talking about?

It's an app. One I won't need. An other one I won't need.
Internet was invented by Vint Cerf (1943) and Robert Kahn (1938). Not boomers. World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee (1955) Def a boomer. The () are birth years.

Google invented by guys born in the 1970‘s, so not boomers.

Does it matter? Probably not.
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Internet was invented by Vint Cerf (1943) and Robert Kahn (1938). Not boomers. World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee (1955) Def a boomer. The () are birth years.

Google invented by guys born in the 1970‘s, so not boomers.

Does it matter? Probably not.
Just to say the boomer has seen the lot ( post WW2 ). He has a wider perimeter of view.
And of course it varies by country. One could hardly speak of a Swiss boomer. But Australian or British or USA definitely

Heres the real meaning of Tick Tock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUnrsFBrZHo

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Internet was invented by Vint Cerf (1943) and Robert Kahn (1938). Not boomers. World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee (1955) Def a boomer. The () are birth years.

Google invented by guys born in the 1970‘s, so not boomers.

Does it matter? Probably not.
Nobody cares about a guy who came up with the idea in some basement of the CERN. The reason we all have internet today depended on people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell... all of which are boomers.
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Nobody cares about a guy who came up with the idea in some basement of the CERN. The reason we all have internet today depended on people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell... all of which are boomers.
Yes. The kind of boomers who wouldn't (have) watch(ed) Fox News. Wouldn't have (had) time for this, first of all. There are boomers....and boomers.

Btw, the newer generations e.g. Larry Page, Sergey Brin are theoretically X-ers but have a totally different mindset than the alleged generational traits. It only shows how seriously we can take these generalisations....NOT.
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Yes. The kind of boomers who wouldn't (have) watch(ed) Fox News. Wouldn't have (had) time for this, first of all. There are boomers....and boomers.

Btw, the newer generations e.g. Larry Page, Sergey Brin are theoretically X-ers but have a totally different mindset than the alleged generational traits. It only shows how seriously we can take these generalisations....NOT.
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