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Kid in my office in the same conversation:

"Have you heard of that show "Fresh Prince of BelAir?"

-I saw the Premiere, ffs!

Then "I've never heard this song before"

Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want was playing. Crikey! Never?

After telling him what it was (and trying not to cry) he goes "Oh yeah, I've heard of them".

Bloody hell...
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
I hit the double nickel this summer, and frankly I RARELY feel old. I do get a little dizzy when I see birthdates of legal drivers, drinkers etc. that look like 1989. I instinctively think that someone born in 1989 should still be in diapers!

PH


Younger here! Was chatting with a girl on her birthday at the jazz bar, saw her I.D. - born in 92. Fooking 'ell...
I interviewed a prospective employee who had just gotten out of high school. I asked her what her favorite subject was and she said, "U.S. History."
I asked her this question: Name two people who were President of the US before you were born, not including Lincoln or Washington.
She said: Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
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Originally posted by wine+art:
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Originally posted by DoubleD:
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Originally posted by irwin:
She said: Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
That's awesome. At least she got the answer right.


I'm not sure I would give her a correct answer on Carter. Wink


I'd give her a break, on that. She wasn't even born yet. How would she know how bad he was? Would you give her credit if she said, "Chester Arthur"?
The first time I ever felt old was when I heard myself ask someone, "do you still smoke pot?" instead of, "do you...," or, "have you ever..."

[Note: This is true -- obviously, I went to college, but I never really got into that.]

Now, when I look down and see that you must have been born on this date in 1993 to buy cigarettes, I nearly have a stroke.
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Originally posted by winetarelli:
The first time I ever felt old was when I heard myself ask someone, "do you still smoke pot?" instead of, "do you...," or, "have you ever..."

[Note: This is true -- obviously, I went to college, but I never really got into that.]

Now, when I look down and see that you must have been born on this date in 1993 to buy cigarettes, I nearly have a stroke.


Unsure why this is always associated with 'college'....
I like to think I keep up with fashion, music and pop culture pretty well and I try not to fall into the trap that most do of saying everything was better back in my day. But, I felt old when I caught myself saying…”what is up with the skinny jeans that dudes are wearing these days!!!”.

Also explaining what life was like before the internet to my 16 year old niece makes me feel a little old.
. . .when I see a kid in the mall wearing a Hollister t-shirt (about 2008), walk up her and her friends and say, "hey, did you go to Pinnacles when you were out there?"

Only to be met with blank, weird stares.

But, my t-shirt motto has always been, I don't wear a logo unless I've been there, seen it, or done it. Hollister my ass.
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Originally posted by indybob:
. . .when I see a kid in the mall wearing a Hollister t-shirt (about 2008), walk up her and her friends and say, "hey, did you go to Pinnacles when you were out there?"

Only to be met with blank, weird stares.

But, my t-shirt motto has always been, I don't wear a logo unless I've been there, seen it, or done it. Hollister my ass.


This post was Greek to me.

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