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Old 12.05.2021, 10:44
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I think weve already established that Im closer to your kids in age than you

The point is he isnt really saying anything. Its just hot air and noise.
He sounds just like my grand-parents when I lived my golden era.

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Only the good die young.
https://youtu.be/ERWREcPIoPA
yeah but this song calls up to be unconventional, not run with the crowd, "laugh with the sinners and cry with the saints" most likely does not call for political correctness".
Today's general theme is the exact opposite.
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Old 12.05.2021, 11:08
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I think weve already established that Im closer to your kids in age than you
Just wait a few years!

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Old 12.05.2021, 11:11
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"Hope I die before I get old" - I guess you and I missed that...
No, Townsend wrote the songs and the lyrics, Daltry just sang them.

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Old 12.05.2021, 11:23
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It's a sad old world where the F-word is acceptable and the N-word isn't...
not in rap music though ...
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Old 12.05.2021, 11:41
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No, Townsend wrote the songs and the lyrics, Daltry just sang them.

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I think she was referring to your ages.....
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Despite being a mid millennial, I feel like I'm spiritually a boomer, or at least would like to be. They are the best, who wouldn't want to be a boomer. They don't give a monkeys about what anyone else thinks and do whatever they want. Not self righteous useless little twerps like my generation.
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Old 12.05.2021, 20:20
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Despite being a mid millennial, I feel like I'm spiritually a boomer, or at least would like to be. They are the best, who wouldn't want to be a boomer. They don't give a monkeys about what anyone else thinks and do whatever they want. Not self righteous useless little twerps like my generation.
You are a boomer trapped in a millennial body?

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Old 12.05.2021, 20:43
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Despite being a mid millennial, I feel like I'm spiritually a boomer, or at least would like to be. They are the best, who wouldn't want to be a boomer. They don't give a monkeys about what anyone else thinks and do whatever they want. Not self righteous useless little twerps like my generation.
Millenial here. Not caring too much is not a exclusive character trait of boomers. Once I was an adolescent growing up with rock and metal culture. Never aspired to make music or start a band, just loved the mayhem around it
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Old 12.05.2021, 20:55
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Millenial here. Not caring too much is not a exclusive character trait of boomers. Once I was an adolescent growing up with rock and metal culture. Never aspired to make music or start a band, just loved the mayhem around it
I did it all, in fact it was important for my later REAL jobs.

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Old 12.05.2021, 21:05
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Ironic

Canceling culture is coming out of trying to change things people don't agree with. People trying to show that their idea of life is the right one, and others are wrong and should shut up. People banding together to win a contest of opinions.

If you are trying to cancel "canceling culture" you are becoming part of it.
This forum is part of canceling culture, at least most of threads on it are.

..and my reply too.
Cancel culture is part of an effort to force a certain worldview onto others, and shut down everybody who disagrees, or in many cases who doesn't fully agree. Fighting that and demanding it stops is far from the same as forcing one's own opinion onto them in return.

So no, the two don't even begin to compare.
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Old 12.05.2021, 21:31
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Cancel culture is part of an effort to force a certain worldview onto others, and shut down everybody who disagrees, or in many cases who doesn't fully agree. Fighting that and demanding it stops is far from the same as forcing one's own opinion onto them in return.

So no, the two don't even begin to compare.
If I have been born 30 years before I may have been erased from this planet because the war on communism. The wrong books, the wrong music, long hair, not being a bootlicker, my parents lived through that. They tell me that when someone stood out from the masses, that person just become a name in a list of missing people: university students, young professionals. Some people complain about cancel culture because they don't know have any idea about actual repression and total absence of human rights. I think I'm not the only one whose boomer parents had experiences like that. In lots of places students and the military clashed in public squares.
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Old 12.05.2021, 22:12
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You are a boomer trapped in a millennial body?
Now if that isn't the best of each what is?
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Old 13.05.2021, 00:20
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If I have been born 30 years before I may have been erased from this planet because the war on communism. The wrong books, the wrong music, long hair, not being a bootlicker, my parents lived through that. They tell me that when someone stood out from the masses, that person just become a name in a list of missing people: university students, young professionals. Some people complain about cancel culture because they don't know have any idea about actual repression and total absence of human rights. I think I'm not the only one whose boomer parents had experiences like that. In lots of places students and the military clashed in public squares.
Not sure what you're aiming at here. Are you saying, like, "be glad, it could be worse"? Because, elsewhere and decades ago it was? How could that be justification for something else?
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Old 13.05.2021, 00:31
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Re: Boomers rule!

Well, I guess some people will never adapt and they will always praise the world they were born to and events they lived through. They will perceive the next generation as always being at failure and not the same. It’s generations conflict but life always moves on and the world of tomorrow won’t remain the same world of yesterday. You gotta go with the flow and stop bitching and moaning!
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Well, I guess some people will never adapt and they will always praise the world they were born to and events they lived through. They will perceive the next generation as always being at failure and not the same. It’s generations conflict but life always moves on and the world of tomorrow won’t remain the same world of yesterday. You gotta go with the flow and stop bitching and moaning!
That, and I think the more some people spend on the interwebz, the more they believe everyone is out there to get them if they don't conform.

The old guy is right and should make these recommendations to everyone else, including those who're fighting against the cancel culture; read the printed press and books, get out more and smell the coffee. Yeah, things have changed a little since their golden era but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

It's funny some of these oldies would use wikipedia as a reliable source of citation and then complain about those young bastards that don't read anymore.




"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannise their teachers."


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He sounds just like my grand-parents when I lived my golden era.
I reckon people should be given the same chances as the UK and return to the olden days if they want to.
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Re: Boomers rule!

This whole thread is hilarious.

"Back in my day... *grumble mutter grumble*"

All that's missing is a shout of "get off my lawn, you whippersnappers!"
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"Legendary rocker Roger Daltrey blasts woke culture: 'Miserable world they're going to create'"

https://www.theblaze.com/news/roger-...oke-generation

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Right. Because the world would be such a better place if slavery was still legal, women couldn't be allowed to vote, police could kill anyone they want to for whatever reason without being held accountable, and overt racism was still considered socially acceptable.
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Right. Because the world would be such a better place if slavery was still legal, women couldn't be allowed to vote, police could kill anyone they want to for whatever reason without being held accountable, and overt racism was still considered socially acceptable.
At least we could all have a tea and share a story about our immigrant neighbours....

Wait....
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Right. Because the world would be such a better place if slavery was still legal, women couldn't be allowed to vote, police could kill anyone they want to for whatever reason without being held accountable, and overt racism was still considered socially acceptable.
And pot smokers could be jailed!
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