Can We Guess if You're a Baby Boomer in 30 Questions?

Brian Whitney

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About This Quiz

No one should be judged for the generation they are from. You might be a millennial and get along great with someone that is a baby boomer, while at the same time someone your own age might drive you crazy. At the same point, there is no doubt at all that each of our generations has a lot of different things that are unique to them that other generations just don't understand.

A good example is how generations dealt with the phone. Baby boomers actually would pick up a phone that was attached to the wall without having any idea who it was on the other end. How odd is that? Generation X got used to cell phones, but when they were young the phone was still attached to the wall, but they could use answering machines and caller identification to screen calls if they wanted to. Now people carry their phones around with them and pretty much never answer it. Why waste time picking up the phone and talking to someone when you can just text them instead?

We've got 30 questions to ask you, and if you answer them honestly, we can tell if you're a baby boomer or not. Don't forget. Boomers never lie. 

How often do you text?

How many phones were in your house growing up?

Do you use emojis a lot?

Do you ever stream sports on your computer?

What social media do you use?

Do you like avocado toast?

What do you think of Mr. Green Jeans?

Where do you shop?

Do you remember having a milkman?

What would you have to drink?

How many fitness classes do you do a week?

Have you ever talked to an operator on the phone?

Have you used pay phones?

Have you ever wanted to be an influencer?

Who is your favorite Yankee baseball player?

When should people get married?

How many kids do you want, or did you have?

Have you ever made out at a drive-in movie?

In your 20s, what would you use to write on?

When did you move out of your parents' house?

Have you ever dialed a rotary phone?

When you were a kid, could you play outside all day without checking in with your parents?

Did you watch "The Brady Bunch?"

How traditional are you?

Where would you shop for a couch?

Do you remember Mr. Magoo?

How many hours a week do you work?

How many different places did you work, or think you will work, over your life?

What would you do on vacation?

Do you golf?

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