Generation X

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Generation X

 and Generation X'er
people reaching puberty during the 1970s and 1980s. Three or four generation X'ers were in the antique store looking eagerly at some of those horrible old dinette chairs from the 1950s.
See also: generation
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In other words, given an extra dollar, the average member of Boomers I would spend 44 cents on basic goods and services; but the average Generation X'er is estimated to spend 0.
That is the uniform of the current big kahuna, young Justin Huish of Simi Valley, who became a Generation X'er for the ages Thursday when he won the Olympic gold medal in men's individual archery.
I just decided that a long-term goal of mine was to be in the Olympic Games, and volleyball was the way to go,'' said Ball, 24, an in-your-face, tattooed Generation X'er.
9 times per week) than the average American and much more frequently than the Generation X'er (ages 18-34) at 2.
There are a lot of single-player games this season featuring dark or violent themes for the prototypical Generation X'er, but Diddy Kong Racing is something that seven-year-olds and their 77-year old great-grandmothers -- in addition to the hard core gamers -- can enjoy together.
We believe by early 2016 they will be the largest demographic of first-time homebuyers, finally replacing Generation X'ers as the biggest source of demand," he said.
This trend is expected to increase for Generation X'ers who will begin to join the 50+ next year.
Part III explores the value the Baby Boomers' successors, Generation X'ers and Millennials, assign to the importance of clinical legal education.
Specifically, 80 percent and 65 percent of Generation X'ers shop and bank online, respectively, compared with 71 and 57 percent, among Generation Y'ers.
Both generations were delayed by the double-dip recessions of the early 1980s, but Generation X'ers would have suffered more than their predecessors who were already established in the workforce.
The two generation X'ers who faced off in the 2010 Olympics and raised the cup together will now raise video game controllers to on the streets of Manhattan at the Reebok Store to kick off the release of EA Sports' NHL 11.
The study has said that firms often misfire when trying to mend generational divides, relying on broad stereotypes associated with Baby Boomers or Generation X'ers rather than vast research that shows workplace splintering can be rooted in more than just birthdates.
Generation X'ers appreciate being recognized for their work with such things as paid time off, cash awards, or being given the ability to participate in an elite or cutting-edge project (Sherman, 2006).
One day it occurred to us that we, like many Generation X'ers, were at least partly shaped by the mythology of the George Lucas Star Wars movies," says Stanley.
This would be an excellent approach to take advantage of the information technology skills of Generation X'ers or Millenials who may be at risk for certain conditions.