Generation X

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Created on: 7 Mar 2007
Generation X is the generation of people whose cultural influence peaked in the 1990s.

We are generation X. Our cultural influences peaked in the nineties. We were maximally virile during the top days of , , , , , , , and many more. We became free thinking individuals in the world of globalization, HIV awareness, the first Gulf war, personal computers and the internet, which brought us here together.

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  • crimsonsamura1

    i was born in between both x/y, but the 90's were definitely my most influential decade

    26 Jul 2012 Reply
  • lalo1390

    generation (MacO)X

    18 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Paliant

    So for those who come here and realise they prob aren't Gen X then maybe this is more your time ;) Gen Y

    18 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Ghost_Marzipan

    I think a bit of bleeding through the separating line happens, though. So it's normal for say, TrevorCold, to identify with the generation.

    30 Sep 2008 Reply
  • onegecko

    There's a lot of debate about actual dates because the advertisers got hold of it once they realized we were all depressed and might buy stuff. Then it got confused with "twenty-somethings". I think leaving it as just "most active in the '90s" though is misleading. There were a lot of really active younger siblings of Gen-xers in the 6th grade back then. Also, the '90s were owned by the latter half of our generation: it leaves out the whole group of folks who were clubbing in the '80s. If the Newsweek article circa 1993 was talking about your life at the time of the publication, or if it was predicting what your life would be like in the next 5 years from that date, you are Gen-X. If your parents are boomers, but you just started or are just finishing college, you are Gen-Y.

    30 Sep 2008 Reply
  • Ghost_Marzipan

    Born between '62 and '79 is what I remember reading in a book on the subject. Whatever.. as long as '78 is in there I'm happy. Mid 90s was a great time for us on the music scene. Then the recording industry pushed our artists out of the spotlight to make room for a more lucrative endeavor: gen y.

    30 Sep 2008 Reply
  • jamesdean20

    i cant be part of your group right? in the nineties i was something more than a baby

    14 Sep 2008 Reply
  • aliekens

    I have removed the we were born in seventies-somthing and made it more we were most active in the nineties

    2 Apr 2008 Reply
  • Franniechan

    *injects some fuel into us GenXers* ;)

    14 Nov 2007 Reply
  • paulparadiis

    dead as my bed

    7 Nov 2007 Reply
  • aliekens

    Yeah, it's pretty dead around here ...

    23 Aug 2007 Reply
  • mrnoisy

    OK, so not much is happening. You win again, Boomers.

    17 Aug 2007 Reply
  • mrnoisy

    Let's show those boomers what's happening!

    28 Jul 2007 Reply