As the baby boomer generation ages, there are certain things that will inevitably die out with them. From outdated technology to cultural norms, this listicle explores eight things that will likely disappear with the baby boomer generation.
As one person points out, spam calls may become unprofitable once there aren’t enough people willing to answer random numbers. “Hopefully it’ll become unprofitable to make spam calls once there aren’t enough people willing to answer random numbers.”
Another person notes that china cabinets may become a thing of the past. “China cabinets. I’m generation X and was strongly encouraged by family to put china on my wedding registry long ago. I resorted my china to make room for my liquor now that my son is of age.”
One person hopes that not allowing cashiers to sit will become a thing of the past. “Not allowing cashiers to sit.”
Cable TV and Landline Phones
As technology continues to advance, cable TV and landline phones may become obsolete. “Cable TV and landline phones.”
“I Hate My Spouse” Humor
Another thing that may die out with boomers is “I hate my spouse” humor. One person notes that if they hate their spouse, they should divorce instead. I don’t agree with this, but it’s an interesting point.
Attention to Decor and Detail
One person said they will miss the attention to decor and detail for meals and holidays that boomers often have. “I’ll miss their attention to decor and detail for meals and holidays.”
Writing checks may also become a thing of the past. “Writing a check in the grocery store or writing checks period!”
As more people turn to digital sources for news, newspapers may become irrelevant. “I’m old and I haven’t read a newspaper in 10 years. Only good for covering compost.”
Personal Service Expectations
Finally, the expectations of hands-on personal service may be replaced by more self-serve, no-contact options. “The expectations of hands-on personal service like it’s the 70s, will be replaced by more self-serve no-contact options. There will be no more call-centers and they will be replaced by online chat, email and online tutorials.”
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