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Subject: Gen Alpha

Written By: Tyrannosaurus Rex on 04/26/17 at 7:42 pm

Note: This is not a thread that discusses when Y ends and when Z begins. This is just a discussion on how others think the next generation, Generation Alpha, will be like. This is only about them (not us).

Typical definitions of Generation Alpha

2010-2024
2010-2025
2011-2025

What do you (as older members of Generation Z and earlier) personally think of them, even though the oldest members are only about six or seven years old, based on your perspective?


Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Zelek3 on 04/26/17 at 7:43 pm

No opinion on them.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/26/17 at 7:46 pm

I don't think Gen Alpha will be born until around 2020.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/26/17 at 7:46 pm


I don't think Gen Alpha will be born until around 2020.

I agree.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/26/17 at 7:48 pm

To me, Generation Alpha starts in 2020/2021 and ends at 2035-2038. I will (hopefully) have a child or children born in that time frame.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/26/17 at 7:50 pm

I'll be over 30 by then!  :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: JordanK1982 on 04/26/17 at 7:56 pm

Is this the redpilled generation?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/26/17 at 7:59 pm

I hope to have children in this generation! :)

From what I can tell of 2010-2012 borns, they're growing in an era where education is very digitized. The hot trend is "reverse homework" where instead of receiving homework where you solve math problems or write a book report, your homework is to watch your lectures on a computer or iPad, and the classroom is where you solve your math problems.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 04/26/17 at 8:46 pm

Because this generation is far too young to be defined, the only thing I know for sure about them is that they are going to make me feel very old when they come of age.

Also, if Gen Alpha goes all the way to the late 2030's, it's possible that I could have grandchildren born in this generation.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/26/17 at 8:51 pm


Because this generation is far too young to be defined, the only thing I know for sure about them is that they are going to make me feel very old when they come of age.

Also, if Gen Alpha goes all the way to the late 2030's, it's possible that I could have grandchildren born in this generation.

You have kids? :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 04/26/17 at 8:56 pm


You have kids? :o


Not yet, but it is very possible that I could within the next few years. I'm not getting any younger, you know.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/26/17 at 8:58 pm


Not yet, but it is very possible that I could within the next few years. I'm not getting any younger, you know.

OH OK. I want to have kids from the years 2027-2034 (I'll be 27/28-35).

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/26/17 at 9:04 pm

Guys, Generation Alpha already happened. They were born January 1, 1993 to December 31, 1993. That generation is very alpha!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mxcrashxm on 04/26/17 at 9:10 pm

A few things about them is that are going to be smaller than the Zeds due to the decreased births. They will be more technologically advanced than the Zeds. They are the first generation not to remember the first black president. They're also the first cohort to have a majority of non-Caucasian folks.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: bchris02 on 04/26/17 at 9:12 pm


I don't think Gen Alpha will be born until around 2020.


Agree.  The oldest Gen Zers are in high school and the youngest haven't been born yet.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/26/17 at 9:13 pm


Agree.  The oldest Gen Zers are in high school and the youngest haven't been born yet.

True.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 04/26/17 at 9:14 pm


Guys, Generation Alpha already happened. They were born January 1, 1993 to December 31, 1993. That generation is very alpha!


If we're being honest, Generation Alpha really just consists of a single man. He was born in 1946 and he currently works in the Oval Office.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Tyrannosaurus Rex on 04/27/17 at 4:46 pm


If we're being honest, Generation Alpha really just consists of a single man. He was born in 1946 and he currently works in the Oval Office.


Does his birthday fall on a June too?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 4:48 pm


Does his birthday fall on a June too?

Yes, a June 14 :).

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 5:13 pm


If we're being honest, Generation Alpha really just consists of a single man. He was born in 1946 and he currently works in the Oval Office.


8-P

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 5:14 pm


8-P

Do not dare disrepect our Lord Emperor Master President Trump >:(.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 5:17 pm


Do not dare disrepect our Lord Emperor Master President Trump >:(.


Every time I pass by his photo, I make sure to throw a shoe at it.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mxcrashxm on 04/27/17 at 5:19 pm


Do not dare disrepect our Lord Emperor Master President Trump >:(.
I'm with Slowpoke. F**k him! ;) ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 5:21 pm


Every time I pass by his photo, I make sure to throw a shoe at it.



I'm with Slowpoke. F**k him! ;) ;D

Make sure that y'all watch your backs at all times....we're coming for you guys >:(.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 6:21 pm

If Generation Alpha is the agreed upon nomenclature for the next generation, then I hope the one that comes after them is called Generation Bravo as opposed to Generation Beta.  8)

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 6:30 pm


If Generation Alpha is the agreed upon nomenclature for the next generation, then I hope the one that comes after them is called Generation Bravo as opposed to Generation Beta.  8)


It's going to be Beta, so make sure to have kids before 2025!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 7:13 pm


If Generation Alpha is the agreed upon nomenclature for the next generation, then I hope the one that comes after them is called Generation Bravo as opposed to Generation Beta.  8)


Beta males!  ;D  ;D  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 7:25 pm


Beta males!  ;D  ;D  ;D


Bravo would be much cooler though, followed by Charlie, Delta, Echo, etc.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Tyrannosaurus Rex on 04/27/17 at 8:31 pm


Note: This is not a thread that discusses when Y ends and when Z begins. This is just a discussion on how others think the next generation, Generation Alpha, will be like. This is only about them (not us).

Typical definitions of Generation Alpha

2010-2024
2010-2025
2011-2025

What do you (as older members of Generation Z and earlier) personally think of them, even though the oldest members are only about six or seven years old, based on your perspective?


In this post, the older members of Generation Z mean 1995-1999 (using McCrindle's and Dave Miers' definitions).

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 8:34 pm


In this post, the older members of Generation Z mean 1995-1999 (using McCrindle's and Dave Miers' definitions).

Well if that is the case then like I said I think Gen Alpha starts in 2020/2021 and ends from 2035-2038. Based on that, I will have kids apart of this generation and they will have a vastly different childhood to those born even in the 2010s (Jan. 1, 2010-Dec. 31, 2019). I can't judge them since they haven't been born yet.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Tyrannosaurus Rex on 04/27/17 at 8:59 pm


Well if that is the case then like I said I think Gen Alpha starts in 2020/2021 and ends from 2035-2038. Based on that, I will have kids apart of this generation and they will have a vastly different childhood to those born even in the 2010s (Jan. 1, 2010-Dec. 31, 2019). I can't judge them since they haven't been born yet.


Gen Alpha is probably going to be any of the following 4:

2010-2024
2010-2025
2011-2025
2018-2036

And about the end date of Millennials, I sincerely doubt that the generation will end in 1998. I mean look at the common sources - there are only like five sources out of the more than 300 sources that I browsed over the past year or so that used it as a cutoff. Sources take a lot (a period of months or even years) of research and study, and they know a lot better than we do.

Not to mention, it doesn't even sound like a clean or stable (even as an even-numbered-year) cutoff either. Putting every year of the 90's and leaving 1999 out of the picture does sound odd. I wouldn't fret about it too much.

1994, 1996, and 2000 all seem like more stable cutoff years to use, as they were actually the ends of their respected time frames (first half of the 90's, mid 90's, and second millennium).

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 9:08 pm


Gen Alpha is probably going to be any of the following 4:

2010-2024
2010-2025
2011-2025
2018-2036

And about the end date of Millennials, I sincerely doubt that the generation will end in 1998. I mean look at the common sources - there are only like five sources out of the more than 300 sources that I browsed over the past year or so that used it as a cutoff. Sources take a lot (a period of months or even years) of research and study, and they know a lot better than we do.

Not to mention, it doesn't even sound like a clean or stable (even as an even-numbered-year) cutoff either. Putting every year of the 90's and leaving 1999 out of the picture does sound odd. I wouldn't fret about it too much.

1994, 1996, and 2000 all seem like more stable cutoff years to use, as they were actually the ends of their respected time frames (first half of the 90's, mid 90's, and second millennium).

The definition of Gen Alpha in bold I can agree to (but I still like my definition, 2020/2021 until 2035-2038).

Also, the Gen Y thing was just a personal problem I had with some people giving arbitrary reasons for ending Gen Y at 1997 or 1998. Don't worry though, I'm not fretting about it.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 9:21 pm

So Gen Alpha is going to be very masculine? Very Alpha? Male?  :D  :D  :D  :D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 9:24 pm


So Gen Alpha is going to be very masculine? Very Alpha? Male?  :D  :D  :D  :D


WW3 will probably toughen them up a bit.  :o :o :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 9:26 pm


WW3 will probably toughen them up a bit.  :o :o :o


Probably start smoking at age 13!

http://redeyesonline.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/img.jpg

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/i31EOJC2Lw8/hqdefault.jpg

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 9:26 pm

Generation Alpha will be the first generation that's more than 50% vegetarian/vegan, in my prediction.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 9:29 pm


Generation Alpha will be the first generation that's more than 50% vegetarian/vegan, in my prediction.


Come on, try one. It'll make you cool and fit in!

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Q8hCnMBNR-U/hqdefault.jpg

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 9:32 pm


Come on, try one. It'll make you cool and fit in!

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Q8hCnMBNR-U/hqdefault.jpg


Vape nation, bro. It's litaf. Cigarettes are for old foggies.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 9:34 pm


Vape nation, bro. It's litaf. Cigarettes are for old foggies.


You have not truly lived until you have smoked a Cuban cigar.  ;)

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 9:38 pm


You have not truly lived until you have smoked a Cuban cigar.  ;)


Is that a new mixed drink?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 9:40 pm


Is that a new mixed drink?


If it is then it's something I've never heard of.

Of course I'm old, so I'm not "with it" anymore.  :-[  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 9:41 pm


If it is then it's something I've never heard of.

Of course I'm old, so I'm not "with it" anymore.  :-[  ;D


Just trolling.  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 9:58 pm


Probably start smoking at age 13!

http://redeyesonline.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/img.jpg

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/i31EOJC2Lw8/hqdefault.jpg


Maybe Trump will finally abolish all the child labor laws so we can start making 9 year-olds work in coal mines again. That'll man everyone up in a hurry!  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 10:11 pm


Maybe Trump will finally abolish all the child labor laws so we can start making 9 year-olds work in coal mines again. That'll man everyone up in a hurry!  ;D


It's not the Millennials (my generation) fault completely. It was going to happen, sooner, or later. A generation that was indulged with great technology, computers, machinery, an easy lifestyle, and quick technology too.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 10:18 pm


It's not the Millennials (my generation) fault completely. It was going to happen, sooner, or later. A generation that was indulged with great technology, computers, machinery, an easy lifestyle, and quick technology too.



Just trolling.  ;D


The troll has become the trolled.  :D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/27/17 at 10:18 pm


Probably start smoking at age 13!

http://redeyesonline.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/img.jpg

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/i31EOJC2Lw8/hqdefault.jpg
Also do something on the problem of breathing in second hand smoke?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 10:23 pm


Also do something on the problem of breathing in second hand smoke?


Most states nipped that in the bud 10-15 years ago.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 10:24 pm


Also do something on the problem of breathing in second hand smoke?


Probably.  :(

But kids smoke marijuana and other stuff now! Uh oh!  :(

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/27/17 at 10:29 pm


Probably.  :(

But kids smoke marijuana and other stuff now! Uh oh!  :(
This is even worse?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/27/17 at 10:31 pm


Most states nipped that in the bud 10-15 years ago.
The UK is trying, it has bashed smoking in the workplace and enclosed areas, like shops, transport, etc, but it has to be a complete ban!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/27/17 at 10:35 pm

Y'all do know that this thread is about how Gen Alpha will be....right? :-\\

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/27/17 at 10:40 pm


This is even worse?


I don't know, I heard it relaxes people!  :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/27/17 at 10:42 pm


I don't know, I heard it relaxes people!  :o
I am thinking of the long term effects, I once heard it is linked to schizophrenia?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/27/17 at 10:43 pm


This is even worse?


Kids shouldn't be smoking marijuana. It affects mental development.


The UK is trying, it has bashed smoking in the workplace and enclosed areas, like shops, transport, etc, but it has to be a complete ban!



There is a proposed law in Russia that would ban selling cigarettes to people born after 2014. Of course, the likely result of this law is to create a black market of people born 2014 selling cigarettes to people born 2015.  :-X

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/27/17 at 10:54 pm


Kids shouldn't be smoking marijuana. It affects mental development.


There is a proposed law in Russia that would ban selling cigarettes to people born after 2014. Of course, the likely result of this law is to create a black market of people born 2014 selling cigarettes to people born 2015.  :-X
Also, governments gain tax levies from the cigarettes too.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 11:29 pm


Y'all do know that this thread is about how Gen Alpha will be....right? :-\\


These threads tend to go off on tangents from time to time.  Don't sweat it, it'll get back on topic sooner or later.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/27/17 at 11:49 pm


The UK is trying, it has bashed smoking in the workplace and enclosed areas, like shops, transport, etc, but it has to be a complete ban!


Can you still smoke in pubs there?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/28/17 at 12:42 am


Can you still smoke in pubs there?
Since 1 July 2007 smoking has been banned in all enclosed public places in England including pubs, bars and restaurants. Many pubs provide smoking areas outdoors, where smoking remains generally permitted.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/28/17 at 12:44 am


These threads tend to go off on tangents from time to time.  Don't sweat it, it'll get back on topic sooner or later.
They certainly do.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/28/17 at 2:03 am


They certainly do.


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Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/28/17 at 9:20 am


Can you still smoke in pubs there?


In Ontario, they even banned smoking on commercial patios/balconies!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Tyrannosaurus Rex on 04/28/17 at 7:28 pm


Kids shouldn't be smoking marijuana. It affects mental development.


There is a proposed law in Russia that would ban selling cigarettes to people born after 2014. Of course, the likely result of this law is to create a black market of people born 2014 selling cigarettes to people born 2015.  :-X


Tasmania, Britain (really only the doctors), Norway, and Singapore I do believe at one point considered banning selling cigarettes to people born after 1999 (even though in articles they say "after 2000", they mean 2000 and later). If that did happen, there may be a black market where people born in 1999 secretly sell cigarettes to people born in 2000.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/28/17 at 7:31 pm


In Ontario, they even banned smoking on commercial patios/balconies!
Local councils had implemented that in their accommodation properties.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/28/17 at 7:43 pm


Tasmania, Britain (really only the doctors), and Singapore I do believe at one point considered banning selling cigarettes to people born after 1999 (even though in articles they say "after 2000", they mean 2000 and later). If that did happen, there may be a black market where people born in 1999 secretly sell cigarettes to people born in 2000.


Note to self, move to an island.

Britain/Tasmania would've failed, but if there's one country where I trust laws to be enforced, it's Singapore :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mxcrashxm on 04/29/17 at 6:43 pm

One thing I have noticed about Gen Alpha is that they going to be starting puberty much earlier than the Zeds. This is because of the chemicals that are hidden in food and drinks that change the hormone cycle. 

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 6:48 pm


One thing I have noticed about Gen Alpha is that they going to be starting puberty much earlier than the Zeds. This is because of the chemicals that are hidden in food and drinks that change the hormone cycle.


It has more to do with rising obesity rates I think.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: mxcrashxm on 04/29/17 at 6:56 pm


It has more to do with rising obesity rates I think.
That too since studies have shown obesity has increased for a long time. It's probably why some people look much older than they are. You can't imagine how many 13/14 year old girls are looking 20/21 these days! :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/29/17 at 7:14 pm


It has more to do with rising obesity rates I think.


Well, put down that burger, Slowpoke! :o  :o  :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:05 pm


Well, put down that burger, Slowpoke! :o  :o  :o


It's okay: I got a diet coke with my order!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:17 pm


It's okay: I got a diet coke with my order!

Diet Coke is worse than regular Coke/Soda.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:18 pm


Diet Coke is worse than regular Coke/Soda.


Are you joking?  :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:21 pm


Are you joking?  :o

No, I'm being factual.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/29/17 at 9:23 pm


Are you joking?  :o

He's right. Diet Coke contains aspartame which has been said to cause brain cancer. Plus it still contains caramel colour and all that other stuff. If anything the two are pretty much both equally harmful.  :P

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:24 pm


No, I'm being factual.


Alternative facts?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:25 pm


Alternative facts?

1. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/04/21/study-links-diet-soda-to-higher-risk-of-stroke-dementia/?utm_term=.3318a259d116

2. https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2017/04/27/why-is-diet-soda-so-bad-for-your-brain/amp/

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/29/17 at 9:27 pm


Diet Coke is worse than regular Coke/Soda.


I almost never drink pop anymore. When I go to a fast food joint I just get unsweetened iced tea.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:27 pm


He's right. Diet Coke contains aspartame which has been said to cause brain cancer. Plus it still contains caramel colour and all that other stuff. If anything the two are pretty much both equally harmful.  :P


Oh I didn't know that. Isn't aspartame the thing they put on the popcorn ceilings in old houses? ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:28 pm


I almost never drink pop anymore. When I go to a fast food joint I just get unsweetened iced tea.

Damn....unsweetened? 8-P.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/29/17 at 9:28 pm


I almost never drink pop anymore. When I go to a fast food joint I just get unsweetened iced tea.

I usually aim for water. Iced Tea here in Canada is the same as soda. We don't have unsweetend Iced Tea like there is in the U.S.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/29/17 at 9:29 pm

Thank God I never drink Diet Coke!  8)  8)  8)  8)  8)

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:29 pm


I usually aim for water. Iced Tea here in Canada is the same as soda. We don't have unsweetend Iced Tea like there is in the U.S.

Have you ever been to the US? (just asking)

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:30 pm


I almost never drink pop anymore. When I go to a fast food joint I just get unsweetened iced tea.


Same, except I get water... In my own reusable water bottle.  :-[ I don't drink acidic drinks and avoid most things with sugar.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/29/17 at 9:30 pm


Oh I didn't know that. Isn't aspartame the thing they put on the popcorn ceilings in old houses? ;D

Haha it sounds like it would be used for that, but it's a sweetener.  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/29/17 at 9:35 pm


Damn....unsweetened? 8-P.


Honestly the main reason I gave up pop is because, 15 years ago, I went to the dentist for a check up and I had 3 cavities, all in my lower teeth, and the dentist correctly deduced that it was from drinking too much pop. I gave up pop after that and I haven't had a single cavity since. The sh!t rots your teeth out.

Plus that aspartame crap scares me.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:35 pm


Haha it sounds like it would be used for that, but it's a sweetener.  ;D


Lmao I confused absetos with aspartame.  :-[ :-[

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:39 pm


Honestly the main reason I gave up pop is because, 15 years ago, I went to the dentist for a check up and I had 3 cavities, all in my lower teeth, and the dentist correctly deduced that it was from drinking too much pop. I gave up pop after that and I haven't had a single cavity since. The sh!t rots your teeth out.

Plus that aspartame crap scares me.

I wasn't talking about soda ("pop"...are you from the Midwest? :P). I was talking about the iced tea...unsweetened 8-P.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 2001 on 04/29/17 at 9:40 pm


Honestly the main reason I gave up pop is because, 15 years ago, I went to the dentist for a check up and I had 3 cavities, all in my lower teeth, and the dentist correctly deduced that it was from drinking too much pop. I gave up pop after that and I haven't had a single cavity since. The sh!t rots your teeth out.

Plus that aspartame scares me.


Oh, same! Except I only went to the dentist last year. I didn't have dental insurance growing up. Before last year, the last time I went to the dentist was when I was 9. And I didn't grow up in a flossing family either. Disaster!  :-[ I had to pay through the nose to get my teeth fixed last year. Ever since then, like I said above, I avoid sugar, starch, and acidic drinks like the plague. I can now see the hidden costs.  ;D

Edit: oh but water with fast food was a habit I established before my dentist visit. I just always have my water bottle with me. ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:40 pm

Slim95, did you see my question?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/29/17 at 9:40 pm


He's right. Diet Coke contains aspartame which has been said to cause brain cancer. Plus it still contains caramel colour and all that other stuff. If anything the two are pretty much both equally harmful.  :P
It also can play havoc with the stomach, as like other soda drinks.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/29/17 at 9:42 pm


Honestly the main reason I gave up pop is because, 15 years ago, I went to the dentist for a check up and I had 3 cavities, all in my lower teeth, and the dentist correctly deduced that it was from drinking too much pop. I gave up pop after that and I haven't had a single cavity since. The sh!t rots your teeth out.

Plus that aspartame crap scares me.
Oh yes, and the teeth!

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/29/17 at 9:49 pm

I've never had a cavity in my life. At least not yet.  :(

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/29/17 at 9:51 pm


I've never had a cavity in my life. At least not yet.  :(
I have and had plenty, but the more recent cavities are down to the age factor.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: 80sfan on 04/29/17 at 9:53 pm


I have and had plenty, but the more recent cavities are down to the age factor.


I need to stop drinking pop, though. I'm sure I might have a cavity, or two, now.  :o

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/29/17 at 9:53 pm


Slim95, did you see my question?

Sorry I missed it.


Have you ever been to the US? (just asking)

Yeah I have. Only one time for a week.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/29/17 at 9:54 pm


Yeah I have. Only one time for a week.

Where?

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Slim95 on 04/29/17 at 9:54 pm


Where?

Las Vegas

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/29/17 at 9:56 pm


I need to stop drinking pop, though. I'm sure I might have a cavity, or two, now.  :o
You will know in time.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/30/17 at 6:20 pm


I wasn't talking about soda ("pop"...are you from the Midwest? :P). I was talking about the iced tea...unsweetened 8-P.


I am from the Midwest, Nebraska to be more specific. And I'm guessing that you must be a Southerner, because only someone from the South would take so much offense at someone drinking iced tea without sugar.  ;)

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/30/17 at 7:29 pm


I am from the Midwest, Nebraska to be more specific. And I'm guessing that you must be a Southerner, because only someone from the South would take so much offense at someone drinking iced tea without sugar.  ;)

I knew you were a Midwestner :P.

Oh and I'm definitely not a Southerner. I'm a Northerner (born and raised in New York City)....however, I just don't like unsweetened iced tea ;D.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: nintieskid999 on 04/30/17 at 7:31 pm

Gen Alpha won't be born until the 2020s.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 04/30/17 at 9:46 pm


I knew you were a Midwestner :P.

Oh and I'm definitely not a Southerner. I'm a Northerner (born and raised in New York City)....however, I just don't like unsweetened iced tea ;D.


Ah, OK. I've been down South a few times and they love their sweet tea down there.  Now they probably wouldn't get mad if you ordered unsweetened iced tea down South, more likely they'd just smile and say "Bless your heart," which is their polite and quaint way of saying "you're a dumbass."  ;D

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: TheReignMan99 on 04/30/17 at 9:49 pm


Ah, OK. I've been down South a few times and they love their sweet tea down there.  Now they probably wouldn't get mad if you ordered unsweetened iced tea down South, more likely they'd just smile and say "Bless your heart," which is their polite and quaint way of saying "you're a dumbass."  ;D

I know. HAHA....I have some Southerner friends and if I ordered unsweetened iced tea they would castigate me ;D.

Subject: Re: Gen Alpha

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/01/17 at 4:11 am


Las Vegas
Great place for the slots!

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