/19 Tweets That Will Crack Up Gen Xers But Confuse Everyone Else

19 Tweets That Will Crack Up Gen Xers But Confuse Everyone Else

This one’s for the generation everyone ignores.

Lately, it seems like everyone’s shouting about Boomers, millennials, and Generation Z — while we, Generation X, are just sitting over here like:

But you know what? That’s OK! We’re used to being an afterthought, and maybe that’s why we’re as funny as we are. So, Gen X, here’s a bunch of tweets you’ll only find super funny if you’re one of us:

1.

You guys can call us Gen Xer’s “Karen” if you want but if you understood us at all, it’d be “Heather.”

09:40 PM – 15 Nov 2019

2.

Red Hot Chili Peppers are Gen X’s Jimmy Buffet. Only a matter of time before they open a chain of Californication Station Bar & Grills.

10:28 PM – 21 Jun 2020

3.

Well, “Gen X” is trending, which probably means that, uh…eh, whatever. Nevermind.

05:35 PM – 14 Jun 2020

6.

Is it purely a Gen X/older millennial thing to fondly remember when you would go to the sit down Pizza Hut as a special treat?

11:36 PM – 09 Jun 2019

7.

The life of a #GenX kid:

Wake up and immediately go outside; play with dangerous things in dangerous places.

Show up for dinner 14 hours later; parents are surprised to learn you weren’t home.

Eat fishsticks alone while watching tv.

Read in bed with flashlight.

06:21 PM – 15 Mar 2020

8.

I think about how my Gen X friends once had to order takeout by calling the place and I admire their bravery.

12:17 AM – 02 Feb 2020

9.

Some days I remember that Winona Ryder, the dark princess of Gen X, the coolest of the cool, is known among many younger folks as “the mom from Stranger Things”.

12:52 AM – 22 Feb 2020

10.

My son just OK Boomer’d me.

Bitch I’m Gen X, I will put you in a facial recognition database and drown you in student loan debt

05:50 PM – 12 Nov 2019

11.

Boomers: People are too sensitive and need to toughen up

Millennials: People need to care more and help each other out

Gen X: Die Hard is a Christmas movie

12:00 AM – 17 Dec 2019

12.

Daria is a teen in the late ‘90s which makes her a millennial but her underwhelmed cynicism is totally Gen X. Let’s take some calls

12:39 AM – 17 Jul 2019

13.

@Paradoxology13 @local__celeb No one raised Gen X, we were left to fend for ourselves! Hence why being stuck in our rooms all day in lockdown has not fazed us.

01:19 PM – 14 Jun 2020

14.

My 7-year old son was just singing “Black Hole Sun” while peeing with the bathroom door open and I think this Gen X dad has successfully passed on his legacy.

11:26 AM – 27 Jun 2020

15.

I think I’ll make a mixtape. By which I mean a playlist but look, I’m Gen X, and we called them mixtapes, deal with it.

06:44 PM – 18 Mar 2020

17.

Before we take any victory laps, we in gen x gotta remember we failed on the charge of delivering true Back to the Future hoverboards for our gen z kids.

06:06 PM – 14 Jun 2020

19.

You know, I roll hard with Gen X. I represent. I don’t forget about us. I use my voice to remember our culture, as much as I can.
But, I’m not going to lie. Avocado toast is goddamn delicious.

04:38 PM – 20 Jan 2020

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