“Ok Boomer”…The Baby Boomer Generation Still Thinks These Things Are Cool

Sometimes Baby Boomers and Millennials don’t get along, but we can find humor in our differences. The Silent Generation didn’t always agree with what their younger kids were doing, but that didn’t stop Boomers from building an incredible post-war society.

For the most part, the Baby Boomer generation has kept up with changing trends and modernization. Still, they’ve kept up some habits that Millennials and Gen Z think are wildly uncool. Keep reading to learn about all the things that baby boomers still think are cool and decide for yourself whether you’ll stick with them.

They Still Go To Chain Restaurants

Baby boomers love their Applebee’s. There’s something about a chain restaurant that just gets boomers excited. To them, eating at a chain restaurant is like going out for a fancy date. Millennials know that the food at places like Applebee’s is full of unhealthy, poor quality ingredients. They’re much more likely to try that hip new vegan gluten gree place by the pier.

Applebee's restaurant exterior, neon signs.
Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images
Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images

Still, with so many better options out there these days, we can’t understand why baby boomers would rather settle for something that probably has no more than two-and-a-half stars on Yelp.