1. Win a Broadcaster or one of 3 Teles! The annual Supporting Member Giveaway is on. To enter Click Here. To see all the prizes and full details Click Here. To view the thread about the giveaway Click Here.

Oh boy.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Ironwolf, Mar 3, 2020.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Age:
    65
    Posts:
    9,714
    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2008
    Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  2. SuprHtr

    SuprHtr Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Age:
    64
    Posts:
    1,143
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2019
    Location:
    Rocket City
    I detect a potential lucrative vocation for when I retire.
     
  3. tah1962

    tah1962 Friend of Leo's

    Posts:
    4,338
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2020
    Location:
    Heart of Illinois
    Unbelievable. :eek:
     
  4. uriah1

    uriah1 Telefied Gold Supporter

    Posts:
    23,667
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2011
    Location:
    Around
    So
    Uber for people delivery
    Grubhub for food delivery
    Smarts for brain delivery (How to change a bulb, how to open a stuck jar, etc)
     
  5. getbent

    getbent Telefied Silver Supporter

    Posts:
    42,098
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2006
    Location:
    San Benito County, California
    with LEDS, they kind of don't need to. Meanwhile we continue to show my mother in law how to answer her phone.
     
  6. John Backlund

    John Backlund Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Posts:
    6,611
    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2003
    Location:
    South Dakota
    I thought this was going to be about a Buddy Holly song.
     
    PeterUK, Frodebro, Bassman8 and 8 others like this.
  7. memorex

    memorex Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    70
    Posts:
    4,465
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2015
    Location:
    Sweet Lorain, OH
    At least you won't have to teach your mom how to change a light bulb, because she'll just guilt trip you with: "It's OK, honey, I'll just sit here in the dark."
     
    faulp, Frodebro, tubedood and 2 others like this.
  8. tery

    tery Doctor of Teleocity

    Posts:
    11,833
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2012
    Location:
    Tennessee
    If they need to change a light bulb they just call a plumber .
     
  9. Askwhy

    Askwhy Tele-Meister

    Posts:
    412
    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2019
    Location:
    Utah
    Interesting that they included putting up wallpaper and draining a radiator as simple dyi on par with changing a lightbulb or tightening a loose screw. Um, no.
     
    Kebmel, MilwMark, faulp and 10 others like this.
  10. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

    Posts:
    6,540
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2010
    Location:
    Texas
    I wish it were.
     
    getbent likes this.
  11. Dreadnut

    Dreadnut Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    Posts:
    2,084
    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2019
    Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Q: How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?

    A: Only one, but the light bulb really has to want to change.
     
  12. Pick_n_Strum

    Pick_n_Strum Tele-Meister

    Age:
    31
    Posts:
    156
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2016
    Location:
    Lino Lakes, MN
    Study Finds: "Boomers Believe Everything they Read on the Internet: Especially anything with the word 'millennial' in it"

    ;)
     
    Jupiter, omahaaudio, aerhed and 33 others like this.
  13. OldPup

    OldPup Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

    Posts:
    360
    Joined:
    May 3, 2018
    Location:
    Charlotte, NC
    Keep in mind while we bemoan today’s youth that they are a reflection of us. Teaching my kids is a vital part of my role as a parent. Their know-how (or lack thereof) in any area is a reflection of what I’ve taught them. The same is true for all kids. Show me a kid who can’t change a light bulb and I’ll show you parents who spoiled them.

    also, complaints about the young have persisted since time immemorial: “The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children now are tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.” - Socrates

    Youth is wasted on the young though. That much I agree with.
     
  14. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

    Age:
    63
    Posts:
    93,513
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Location:
    Austin, Tx
    .... or drive a standard transmission, or change a tire, or do a tune up on a car, or set up a guitar, or balance a tone arm, or milk a cow, or ride a horse, or ....wait a minute, I can’t recall doing the last two, uh where’s my cane and spectacles, why I oughta’!
    Nurse, nurse!
     
  15. 39martind18

    39martind18 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    70
    Posts:
    2,420
    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2012
    Location:
    Spring TX
    How many millennials does it take to change a light bulb? According to the article, all of them! Or, conversely, one to hold the lightbulb and let the world revolve around him.
     
    tery likes this.
  16. artdecade

    artdecade Poster Extraordinaire

    Posts:
    8,591
    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2010
    Location:
    Boggo Road
    Okay, boomer.
     
    Wallo Tweed, MilwMark, Canner and 9 others like this.
  17. Blrfl

    Blrfl Tele-Afflicted

    Posts:
    1,189
    Joined:
    May 3, 2018
    Location:
    Northern Virginia
    Show me a kid who can't change a light bulb but has the skills to find out how and I'll show you parents who prepared that kid to solve problems they never anticipated.
     
    Guran, MilwMark, koen and 5 others like this.
  18. memorex

    memorex Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    70
    Posts:
    4,465
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2015
    Location:
    Sweet Lorain, OH
    Fortunately, LED light bulbs last at least a year and a half, because I'm not changing light bulbs any more often than I change my guitar strings.
     
    smoothrecluse and tery like this.
  19. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    69
    Posts:
    14,179
    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2017
    Location:
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    When was the last time you did a tune-up on a car, Bill? I just had one done on my 2006 Kia Sedona, and they had to remove the exhaust manifold to reach two of the plugs. Not something the average do-it-yourselfer can do. ;)
    And, I get called on to change light bulbs for my 78 year-old neighbor all the time.....and I doubt she could have managed to do it forty years ago, either.
    My 23 year-old grandson does repairs and work on his truck (with assistance of YouTube and google) that I could NEVER do ! ;)
     
    Greggorios, drlucky, Torren61 and 3 others like this.
  20. Obsessed

    Obsessed Telefied Silver Supporter

    Posts:
    26,763
    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2012
    Location:
    Montana
    My two millennial step-daughters can fix just about anything, but both of their millennial husbands are incredibly worthless in that arena. The common link that I see is way too much time with video games.

    Just an observation.

    Signed,
    major DIY babyboomer.
     
IMPORTANT: Treat everyone here with respect, no matter how difficult!
No sex, drug, political, religion or hate discussion permitted here.


Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.