Are these things more Boomer or Millennial?

Stake your generational claim.

On the surface, Boomers and Millennials could not be more different. Boomers, those born during the “baby boom” after the Second World War, were raised in vastly different circumstances than Millennials, those born in the last 15-20 years of the 20th century.

However, their interests might not be so far apart. Obvious cultural and technological changes aside, there are many similarities. Millennials love all things retro like vinyl records, film photography and sixties fashion. But have they brought it back enough to claim it as their own?

Here are twelve things that could apply to either generation. Choose whether you think each one best applies to Boomers or Millennials. We’ll show you how popular your answers are in this poll.

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  1. Listening to vinyl records
  2. Wearing high waisted jeans
  3. Loving a good diner meal
  4. Blasting music their parents hated
  5. Road tripping in a van
  6. Shooting photographs on film
  7. Going to an outdoor music festival
  8. Wearing a flower crown (especially at a music festival)
  9. Visiting theme parks
  10. Listening to an audio series or show
  11. Eating TV dinners
  12. Being a passionate TV fan

Are these things more Boomer or Millennial?

Your Result...

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srstein 11 days ago
75% similar. Not bad for Generation X
Laura 1 month ago
I stay close to the middle of the road on these type quizzes
TheDavBow3 1 month ago
83%. I picked van for millenials because use I was thinking station wagon for boomers. We would fold the back seat down in our station wagon, sit right up against the real glass window, ask our parents to mash on the brakes then we'd tumble forward to the front seat! Lots of fun! We still survived. Run with scissors anyone?
Dario 1 month ago
WOW!!!!! 91% similar! Impressive! 👍👍👍👍👍 😀😀😀😀😀
_leah621_ 2 months ago
As a young person I just want to say Vinyl is amazing. Though the best thing is when you go to a record store to find an original vinyl from a long time ago that's cheap with no scratches :)
Diz 2 months ago
I'm a boomer who still plays more vinyl at home than CD's. I'm glad that vinyl has made a comeback with millennials.
EmBee 2 months ago
Mostly Boomer stuff for the Boomer Network!
Pacificsun 2 months ago
Wow. It doesn't look like Millennials have any kind of life at all!
JoshPN 2 months ago
Do you think you guys can try to remember that there are MILLIONS of Americans between the Boomers and Millennials? We’re GenX and most of us are still in our 40s. I know millennials and boomers are particularly self-absorbed, but stop pretending that we don’t exist.
Pacificsun JoshPN 2 months ago
Would you like to define how your interests & preferences are unique from either generation? 😉😉
sableonblonde Pacificsun 2 months ago
Would you like to know that Gen Xers aren't a hoarde of narcissistic, egomaniacal, "IT'S ALL ABOUT MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE" pains in the arse like the 2 generations we're bookended between? Don't like my reply? Then don't ask the question. 😉😉
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