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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by lordofthewiens, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. lordofthewiens

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    A letter from a baby boomer in the most recent BA magazine got me thinking. How many BAs are boomers (born between 1946 and 1964)?
     
  2. uturn

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    I'm a BA boomer

    cheers
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    '53 was a good year for me.
     
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    1958. Best year ever.

    Could this be a poll? Know we can make them, might be easier to keep track if lots of people respond?
     
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    Boomers invented the internet
     
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    1962. I'm just a kid
     
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    I'm not, but my dad is. I wouldn't necessarily call him BA, besides not being on the site, but I have turned him to good beer. We did a tour at Harpoon a couple years ago, at one point the guide asked what the thee worst things for beer are (looking for air, light and heat) he pipes up, "Bud, Miller and Coors."
     
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    I was born in 1990.....sorry for posting in this thread.
     
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    1962 and proud of it!
     
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    Whoa, I have beer older than you in my cellar, and older than me for that matter. My parents are both Baby Boomers and I was born in 1988, for those who are curious.
     
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    I hope those beers are lambics.
     
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    Boomer from 1962. Cheers!
     
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    So which one of you was the bus boy at the Last Supper? :D
     
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    I've been to a lot of suppers.:D
     
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    Wait, did you just whoa someone that is only 2 years younger than you?
     
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    I was born before the Boomers, and they can all get the hell off my lawn.
     
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    1950

    We need our own section of BA so we can post without having some kid who had his first beer five years ago replying, calling us "dude", and disputing our beer knowledge/experience :)
     
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    I'm an early boomer from 1948. You're never to old to drink good beer!

    Sometime in the past couple years, there was a thread here on BA that was a poll of BA's by age group. I don't know what the boomer percentage was, but my 60+ age group was something like 5% or 6%, maybe even less.
     
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    For many years the Baby boom generation was grouped as 1946-1960. Then it was continually refined to include now up to 1964. I was not originally in, but now am. I have always thought of the generation as from the end of WW2 to the assassination of JFK. I make that group by a week.
     
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    '53 here. I like the idea of our own section. Maybe we could get Depends and Polident to sponsor us.
     
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    And I've turned quite a few kids in their twenties, whose only experience with beer was overconsumption of cheap, BMC crap, into craft drinkers.
     
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    Im with ya...but i also vote for extra large fonts! Even though I'm a lot younger bein 1958 vintage (runnin for cover)
     
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    1986 here. :)
     
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    I was born in 1906.

    Let this be a testament to the nurturing qualities of American craft beer.
     
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    1963 here. Along with the other good ideas suggested I'd like to see more beer discounts by showing your AARP card.
     
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    Nope, the cat walked across the keyboard.
     
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    1946 here. Not so old in beer years.
     
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    1953 for me also
     
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    1958 and still no walker. Although it would be cool to have a walker with a cup holder.
     
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    Gen Xérs invented Al Gore!
     
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    just missed the cutoff here. I guess that 1967 makes me an early GenX-er
     
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    Hey -- that's the best idea I've heard in a long time! :)

    1960 and can still touch my toes without straining. ;)
     
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    1951 here and I have yet to find a beer born the same year.
     
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    I do however have 2 baby boomer bottles of Seagrams VO still sealed from 1963. :)
     
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    I'm younger than you - but not by much.
     
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    Bravo to all you boomers on figuring out computers. ;)

    I'm an Xer myself.
     
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    Bill Gates: 1955
    Steve Jobs: 1955
    Paul Allen: 1953
    Steve Wozniak: 1950
    Larry Ellison: 1944

    Wasn't for boomers, you Xers would still be on the playgrounds instead of hunched over a smart phone! :D
     
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    Lol! Good point.

    Sadly; however, other than the first two, Xérs likely have no idea who you are talking about!
     
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