If You've Experienced 23/30 of These Random Things, We Bet You're Gen X

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By: Brian Whitney

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Those who are Generation X are kind of in a unique spot. This is a generation that was once the coolest thing going, but now people that belong to this Generation are either right at the cusp of middle age, or they are right smack dab in the middle of it. While the definition of the age of this generation tends to change depending on who you ask, most people say it ranges from the mid-60's to the early 80's. It was a time when MTV was born and actually showed music videos and being called a slacker was almost a compliment. It was also the time that people started actually making a ton of money with business ventures that had to with  the Internet. People from Generation X used to be cool cynical and disaffected, and not they have kids and are chasing the American dream just like their parents were, they are a whole lot cooler doing it.

We think if you've done at least 23 of the things on this list, you're definitely Generation X. If you used to watch "The Facts of Life" still own a bunch of old CD's and still think of Queen Latifah as a rapper, we think you're Gen X. Take this quiz to see if we're right.

Did you used to have an AOL account?

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Have you owned a pair of Levis?

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Have you been to Lollapalooza?

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How many pairs of Doc Martin's have you owned in your life?

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Have you ever said "Stay Gold Ponyboy"?

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Did you ever see "Clerks"?

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Did you like "Fantasy Island"?

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Which of these is your favorite Richard Linklater movie?

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Did you watch Pee Wee's Playhouse/

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Have you been to a disco?

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Are you good at Asteroids?

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Do you remember when MTV played videos all the time?

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Have you ever popped your collar?

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Which of these is your favorite thing Mike Judge has done?

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Did you think Molly Ringwald was cool?

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Were you really into John Hughes movies?

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Have you ever been to a rave?

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How much would you pay to see Pearl Jam?

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Did you ever wear a pair of gloves with the fingers cut out of them?

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Do you like the Spice Girls?

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Did you ever see REM Play?

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Did you like Brat Pack movies?

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Did you read the book "Generation X"?

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Do you remember seeing Madonna when she first burst out on the scene?

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Were you devastated when Kurt Cobain died?

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What does "ASL" stand for?

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Would you get mad if someone called you a slacker?

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Did you make mixtapes?

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Do you think Jordan Catalano was hot?

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Did you listen to Public Enemy on the radio?

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