These Things Are Uncool For Some But Baby Boomers Think Otherwise

Published on 04/07/2021
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Baby Boomers, we’re sorry to inform you of this. These, on the other hand, just weren’t truly amazing. It’s best to acknowledge the situation, let it go, and move on to making better decisions in the future. Yes, these could be distressing and hard for you to embrace. It’s possible that you’re irritated and unhappy. Just bear in mind that you’re still wrong even if you disagree. We’ll skip over the more common mistakes of every generation after the baby boomers today. Let’s look at where your generation went wrong and why certain judgments are no longer valid in today’s world.

Cursive

Cursive writing isn’t especially useful. It may appear to be promising. However, it is a squander of time. There’s got to be a better way to spend your time than learning your Ps and Qs.

Cursive

Cursive

China Plates

So, what’s the point of having super-expensive plates if you’re not going to use them? They exist solely to occupy space. Another unappealing observation is that they aren’t particularly attractive. Some other item that you almost don’t recognize you have is fine china. That is until it has been broken.

China Plates

China Plates

24-Hours News Networks

Don’t you ever want to yell “fake news!” at someone? Rather than yelling it at real news outlets, yell it at these. There aren’t nearly enough truly newsworthy events in the world every day to fill an hour of programming, let alone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can dare say those 24-hour media outlets rely heavily on sensationalism as well as scare tactics.

24 Hours News Networks

24 Hours News Networks

Diamonds

Diamonds are said to have been a girl’s best friend, though they’re actually incredibly expensive stones purchased with modern-day African slaves’ blood. Cubic zirconia is a somewhat affordable choice with a larger color range. However, don’t expect to get away with using cubic zirconia without some teasing!

Diamonds

Diamonds

Patterned Wallpaper

Patterned wallpaper’s horrors can be identified in just about any room. Wallpaper with patterns is simply not recommended to use and, in certain instances, cheap looking. Simply pick a paint color that works for you. And that means you’ll be able to use it effectively. It’s not worth the effort to smooth out all those bumps and ridges in the paper!

Patterned Wallpaper

Patterned Wallpaper

Unpaid Internships

“I’m paying you in experience!” remarks the narrator. It’s a shame your skills aren’t paying the bills. I respect your decision to apply for an unpaid internship right away if you are a strong believer in them.

Unpaid Internships

Unpaid Internships

Crocs

Crocs were first launched in the United States as sailing shoes in 2002 and rapidly became really widely known. More people than just boaters wore these revolting shoes. They are simple to put on. Yes, in terms of comfort, they are adequate. They don’t appear to be attractive, however. They have seemed to be ridiculous.

Crocs

Crocs

Blaming Millennials Every Time

Since they disapprove of you, “snowflakes” are “whiny” and “can’t take a joke.” However, avoid pointing fingers of blame at yourself to the greatest extent possible. The Millenials are, without a doubt, to blame.

Blaming Millennials Every Time

Blaming Millennials Every Time

Home Shopping Channels

Home shopping networks are nothing but a hoax to offer you useless, low-cost items that you do not even necessitate. Why waste too much time watching TV when there are so many other places to get useless information? Buy your low-cost products directly from China, bypassing the QVC middleman!

Home Shopping Channels

Home Shopping Channels

High-Waisted Jeans

Are you a fan of high-waisted jeans? Boomer, you are now free to exit. High-waisted jeans are not really going to flatter your figure unless you’re super thin. They’ll just scribble all over the place in various shapes.

High Waisted Jeans

High Waisted Jeans

Writing Checks

As a result, putting these in the store will basically just add to the line. Carrying a single small card rather than a large stack of checks is far more efficient. Furthermore, those vexing personalized checks get bonus points. Nothing says “I’m paying for my colonoscopy,” like a check that’s covered in puppies and kittens.

Writing Checks

Writing Checks

Landlines

You had to plug those phones into the wall to use them. Landlines are relatively unlimited right now, but what was the point? Simply purchase a phone and use it on a frequent basis. We assure you that you will be fine without them.

Landlines

Landlines

Fossil Fuels

Yes, it is a waste of money and effort to research and implement green, renewable energy. Why not just deplete the ozone layer irreversibly while fighting oil wars? Wind power isn’t an option because it causes cancer in birds.

Fossil Fuels

Fossil Fuels

The Mall

Shopping malls can make you feel a little uncomfortable. Why bother going there when you can purchase everything that you need online and get it delivered right to your door? It’s a lot less difficult. You know what I’m talking about if you’ve ever seen the glum expressions on the faces of husbands who wouldn’t want to be included. We don’t want grumpy people ruining our shopping experience.

The Mall

The Mall

Khaki Capri Pants

These aren’t particularly appealing. Could you please put a stop to it? Adding khaki to Capri is a prime example of why you shouldn’t mix multiple colors because it will make the whole thing look awful.

Khaki Capri Pants

Khaki Capri Pants

Denim

Do not get it wrong: we’re huge fans of denim. Even so, as with all good things, moderation is required (though most Baby Boomers are unaware of this). Whether you’re Levi Strauss’s great-great-grandson or not, donning denim from top to foot isn’t roughly as fashionable as you might think.

Denim Everything

Denim

Jell-O Everything

Jell-O is delicious on its own, but it’s disgusting when combined with ham, cheese, tuna, and anything else that comes immediately to mind. We’re not sure what happened in the 1970s to make people believe that everything needed to be suspended in gelatin, but it just doesn’t. And it’s past time to put this revolting chapter to rest.

Jell O Everything

Jell O Everything

Encyclopedias

A set of encyclopedias, most probably acquired from door-to-door salespeople, is a must-have in just about any baby boomer residence. Finally, encyclopedias were becoming outdated as a result of the rise of Google and trying to keep them in your home appears dated as well as wasteful.

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias

Socks And Sandals

We’ll never comprehend why Baby Boomers think wearing tall white socks and sandals is cool. Sandals, in case you’re not aware, are made to be worn without socks. Bring it all to a complete stop. You’re a knucklehead. Why not skip the sandals and opt for a pleasant, conservative shoe instead if you’re wearing socks because your bare feet look scary?

Socks And Sandals

Socks And Sandals

Phone Books

To tell you the truth, I believe this is a waste of effort. You can usually find someone’s phone number online or message them on Facebook if you really need to reach them. But how would you search for such a phone book nowadays?

Phone Books

Phone Books

Shag Carpets

A shag carpet screams, “I’m still living in the 1960s.” Shag carpet was an enormous miscalculation; it never looked pretty good and felt bizarre underfoot. Generations to come, I believe, will be extremely happy to carry on this culture. Don’t even get me started on keeping it clean. You could instead hire a groomer.

Shag Carpets

Shag Carpets

Visors

There’s something that seems to be a complete blunder. Simply purchase a hat to shield your face from the sun. There are plenty of good ones! On the other hand, if you appear to be balding, a visor will always uncover your secret…

Visors

Visors

Fuzzy Toilet Seat Covers

These items, much like the bacteria they collect, seem so filthy. They also have an unpleasant smell. Please, while everyone desires a lavish bathroom, shag carpeting on one’s butt is not really the way to go.

Fuzzy Toilet Seat Covers

Fuzzy Toilet Seat Covers

Records

Tapes, as well as record players, were already widely available in stores such as Target and Walmart, and they’re regaining popularity among today’s young people. We’ll give everything to the baby boomers, even if it was a little outdated and impractical. These were incredible.

Records

Records

Not-So-Skinny Jeans

Baby boomers absolutely detest skinny jeans for certain justification. (Holey jeans are the only thing they despise.) “Everything comes back into style at some point,” they say, so they’re trying to stick with flared as well as bootcut jeans. By that line of reasoning, skinny jeans might have become stylish by now. They are really not exactly revolutionary or novel at this point.

Not So Skinny Jeans

Not So Skinny Jeans

Ironing

Your garments will wrinkle periodically. There are, however, alternatives to wasting time ironing. If it’s too much hassle, consider taking it to the cleaners and leave it there. If it isn’t too terrible, wear it wrinkled. No one knows or cares in the literal sense.

Ironing

Ironing

Bar Soap

Bar soap is stinky and incredibly hard to use when compared to liquid soap. We all know that slipping the soap in the shower can lead to a variety of issues, particularly for Baby Boomers with weak knees and hips. Spend in a waterproof life alert if you insist on using bar soap. Put another way, switch to gel soap and call it a day.

Bar Soap

Bar Soap

Meatloaf

If you’re a baby boomer, you definitely grew up eating meatloaf. Although some people keep consuming it, the majority of the people avoid it. That’s not to mention the fact that it makes it appear revolting. So we’re not sure what the point is of smothering everything in ketchup; it just makes it look even more unappealing than it already was.

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Patterned Vests

Vests have never really been particularly attractive. Vests with patterns are downright revolting. Vests haven’t always appealed to me. Patterned vests are extremely repulsive. We won’t make judgments based on their outfit choices because that would be absurd, but patterned vests will be overlooked.

Patterned Vests

Patterned Vests

Cop Dramas

A few of these myths are plainly absurd and overblown to the point of absurdity. Furthermore, there are so many of them that they begin to blend together. There are approximately 20 Law & Orders and at least as many CSIs at this time. We must have reached the pinnacle of criminal justice already anyway.

Cop Dramas

Cop Dramas

Alex Jones

This man isn’t news, in case it really wasn’t clear. If you can’t back up your outrageous claims that water tends to make frogs gay with proof, you’re apparently wrong. If talking about gay toads is one of the least crazy things you’ve ever said, you’re a complete psychopath.

Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Mrs. Dash

Isn’t it true that there is an infinite number of condiments? Make your dishes a little more fascinating by using something other than Mrs. Dash. You’ll be glad you put in the effort. At the very least, experiment with a variety of premade seasoning blends. Mrs. Dash should get to know Tony Chachere.

Mrs. Dash

Mrs. Dash

Political Correctness

Definitely not! People who are different from us must be regarded with the respect and decency that each and every human being deserves! I’m not sure what kind of liberal millennial nonsense this is. It’s not that political correctness isn’t annoying; it’s just that you’re using the wrong definition.

Political Correctness

Political Correctness

Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum floors may appear attractive at first, but they pretty quickly warp and fade. Even at its greatest, linoleum was nothing but a thin sheet of plastic covering your floors. Linoleum floors, like so many other Baby Boomer fads, proved to be short-lived. Install a hardwood or tile floor.

Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum Flooring

Conspiracy Theories

Please repeat after me: The National Enquirer is rife with lies and rumors. Alex Jones and Fox News are in the same boat. Who am I to speak for myself, though? I’ve never used colloidal silver before, and I have no reservations about using 5G.

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Avon

Unquestionably! Rather than buying the best Sephora makeup or perhaps even nicer reasonably priced drugstore makeup, let’s splurge double or triple on pyramid scheme makeup. Also, please do not invite me to any of your get-togethers! I’m not interested in what you’re offering!

Avon

Avon

Gendered Everything

It’s time to present a divisive viewpoint! Colors are not gendered. Girls and boys are free to do as they please and enjoy themselves as long as they are safe and happy. Gender stereotypes are sexist, and it’s past time for us to move on. You’ll need to pick new gender-specific colors at the very least. It’s a no-no to use sickeningly sweet pinks and blues.

Gendered Everything

Gendered Everything

Golf

The world’s most boring sport, complete with outlandish outfits, back pain, and the main intention of displaying social status? Thank you for thinking about it, but no. We’re going to make it. Golf is challenging to play and even more challenging to watch. We’re not sure how this business manages to stay afloat.

Golf

Golf

Many Throw Pillows

You have plenty of throw pillows if someone’s visitors are drowning in them. If you have pillow fights on a regular basis, however, a couple should suffice for the vast majority of people. You’ve gone too far if your seating is more pillowy than the couch.

Too Many Throw Pillows

Many Throw Pillows

Giving Retail Workers A Tough Time

It’s pointless to scream at store employees because your voucher has ended or you believe the item is too expensive. Maintain a mature demeanor. They are, after all, human beings. Even if you don’t care about other people’s feelings, being a jackass is a stupid way to get what you want from a practical standpoint.

Giving Retail Workers A Hard Time

Giving Retail Workers A Tough Time baby boomer businesses for sale

Tuning into ‘I Love Lucy’

On the television show “I Love Lucy,” Lucille Ball played Lucy Ricardo, a middle-class homemaker prone to amusing antics and endearingly messy circumstances, from 1951 to 1957. Between 1957 and 1960, The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show, also known as The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show, aired 13 one-hour specials.

Tuning In To 'I Love Lucy'

Tuning In To ‘I Love Lucy’

Witnessing The ‘Miracle On Ice’

Even though the 2004 Disney film Miracle supplied a summary for kids, seeing the “Miracle on Ice” in person as an adult is unsurpassed. The US hockey team beaten the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics semifinals in Lake Placid on February 22, 1980, actually achieving the seemingly impossible.

Witnessing The 'Miracle On Ice'

Witnessing The ‘Miracle On Ice’

Marveling At Electronic Calculators

Since then, how far have things progressed? Despite the fact that there was a clear (and functional) distinction between traditional calculating instruments such as slide rules and handheld calculators, many people believed that electronic calculators would outperform the slide rule.

Marveling At Electronic Calculators

Marveling At Electronic Calculators

Playing With A Howdy Doody Doll

The Howdy Doody puppet debuted on NBC’s Puppet Playhouse in 1947 and quickly won his own show, becoming such a huge star in the 1950s and beyond. Because of the character’s prominence, there was a lot of merchandise to choose from, including one with a named doll that you might or might not have liked playing with.

Playing With A Howdy Doody Doll

Playing With A Howdy Doody Doll

Reader’s Digest

The great secret of why baby boomers appreciate Reader’s Digest is its uncanny ability to expand one’s awareness. It’s been around for over a century for no apparent reason, but it’s widely assumed that they’re correct.

Reader's Digest

Reader’s Digest

Dialing A Rotary Phone

Dialing someone’s phone number took a long time, particularly if it had a lot of nines or zeros. We’re willing to wager that most people who were born after the baby boomer generation only have vague recollections of how to use a rotary phone.

Dialing A Rotary Phone

Dialing A Rotary Phone

Smoking On Airplanes

Although air travel has changed dramatically, baby boomers recall how normal it was to see people who smoke on planes once they were younger. After it was discovered that smoking shortens the life of aircraft by three to five times, it was made illegal in the 1990s.

Smoking On Airplanes

Smoking On Airplanes

Eating Swanson TV Dinners

These foods are still consumed today. However, most people haven’t heard of them since their introduction in the late 1800s. To enhance the taste of the peas already within the canned cornbread and potato casserole mix, they were using fresh spices, Thanksgiving turkey, as well as frozen sweet potatoes.

Eating Swanson TV Dinners

Eating Swanson TV Dinners

Waiting For The Milkman

Throughout the 1960s, almost a third of milk was still delivered to homes instead of markets. Before that time, purchasing milk was not always the most famous choice for customers. Currently, only a tiny proportion of the population has food delivered to their homes via these services.

Waiting For The Milkman

Waiting For The Milkman

Seeing The TV Channels Sign Off

“Almost nonexistent” is a perfect word to describe how unexpected it is to see networks use this sort of wrapping up graphics at quite a late hour. Many individuals sang the National Anthem to end the evening.

Seeing The TV Channels Sign Off

Seeing The TV Channels Sign Off

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