Meanwhile... Is It OK To Say "OK, Boomer"?

  • Published: 06 November 2019
  • Meanwhile... Is it problematic for people to say "OK, Boomer" as a way to tease older folks on social media? #Colbert #LSSC #Comedy

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  • Rob DAT BOI
    Rob DAT BOI  6 minutes back

    Ok boomer

    • Wizzlepop9D
      Wizzlepop9D  7 hours back

      No one gave you authorization to redefine the word, to reinvent the word, it's meaning, it's usage and mechanisms, it's code, it's slang, it's content, and it's art, but you do it anyway's.

      Language = word = communication = phone.

      Is there a hidden language in the sky and in the earth that math has no basis for?

      To reinvent thing's is crazy, insane, stupid, retarded, etc.

      • Kiki Lang
        Kiki Lang  7 hours back

        I was Italy, and in a rural area. I was there for a job, and the only way in an out was a bus. You have to show up early, and get on the bus, because they don't fool around. Either you are ready to go, or you're left behind. It was hot, and the people sitting around me where smelly, still you have to wait. Outside the bus, I see this pretty young American, and her Italian boy friend. In the America, people watch movies, and TV shows that cater to them. They make you think, that you are the center of the universe. The girl looked nineteen, maybe twenty years old. The boyfriend looked looked to be in his late twenties. When I got on the bus, I said to her, "You have to get on early, or they close doors, and you miss the bus." She turn away from her boyfriend, and her sweet young face snarled up and she said, "Mind you're own business, you old bastard." I was maybe five years from being twice her age. I thought, "Okay. I tried to do my part.", and got on the bus. I knew exactly what she was doing. I've seen it before. American women grow up watching romantic movies. The common trope is, "The girl is kissing her boyfriend, as the bus driver waits" It's funny, at least once a trip, you see young women acting out this fantasy. The bus driver always shuts the door, and drives away. I'm sitting there sweating like a pig, watching the girl talk to her Italian boyfriend. The bus driver finish his drinking, and gets on the bus. I guess drinking and driving is not a problem in Italy. The bus starts up, and this a signal for the girl to start kissing her boyfriend. We start to drive away slowly, and the girl chases the bus. I guess the bus driver hadn't seen the movies. The bus is moving very slow, and the girl banging on the door. The girl used some of the Italian swear word she must have learn, and the bus driver slams on the breaks. The driver opens the door, and the girl starts swearing at him. The bus driver cold cocks the girl, and she hits the ground. The bus driver then starts kicking the girl. I grab my bags, and run out to stop the assault (Never leave your luggage.) I ram the bus driver with my bag, and turns and figures he doesn't want a fight. The bus leaves, and girls is deeply sobbing. She calls for her Italian boy friend, who about thirty feet away watching. The boyfriend runs off. I'm standing there with a crying young woman at my feet. I ask the woman if she need help getting up. She screams, "Fu*k you", and continues crying. One policeman shows up, and he talks to me, not the girl. I explain what happens. He wants to arrest the girl, and tells her this. You can't try to smash out the windows of bus, because it won't stop. I pay a fine (About forty bucks), which the policeman just pockets. I missed my bus, which I really needed to be on. The girl got to her feet, and managed to stop crying. She wants her boyfriend. She say hell fix things. I guess she didn't see him running off. The young woman can't reach on her phone, so we go to the store, I don't know why. Inside, she start asking the store owner does she know where her boyfriend lives. Surprisingly, he does, but he has a wife and kids. She sure the store owner is wrong, and go with the young woman to this mans home. We get to the address, and her boyfriend runs in the building, and this fat young woman comes out, and start swearing at us. We leave, and woman tells me all men are pigs, blah, blah, balh. I buy us something to eat, and when the young woman is looking for a bathroom (there is none.), I leave. I've had people call me a boomer. My father was draft into Vietnam. The moon landing is history to me, and I'm a Boomer. All these Me llenials need to leave their ivory towers, and see what the real world is like.

        • Abby Lee
          Abby Lee  12 hours back

          Ok boomer

          • Ian Hammock
            Ian Hammock  14 hours back

            He tried to copy "thank you"

            • John Lujan
              John Lujan  16 hours back

              Meanwhile, we Xers are laughing at both & saying, "Suck it"!

              • Leonidas Anthony
                Leonidas Anthony  17 hours back

                Ok boomer

                • Nana Icy
                  Nana Icy  18 hours back

                  okay boomer

                  • Koua Vang
                    Koua Vang  20 hours back

                    Boomers zombie from left for dead are sad because of zombie hatred

                    • t i t t y
                      t i t t y  20 hours back

                      ok boomer

                      • Dixon Cider
                        Dixon Cider  21 hours back

                        Ok boomer

                        • Javi Romero
                          Javi Romero  21 hours back

                          What I love is that Colbert is a legitimate boomer, barely but he’s a boomer

                          • Jay P
                            Jay P  22 hours back

                            Boomers are just pissed that Millenials and Gen Zs aren't kissing their asses the way Boomers did their hard-ass parents.

                            • pcosta816
                              pcosta816  1 days back

                              Those opening McDonald’s jokes were really bad

                              • Devin Harp
                                Devin Harp  1 days back

                                It's more of the fact that "ok boomer" is being used as an escapist tactic instead of acknowledging irrational and illogical mindset and behaviorism within the modern generation.

                                That's what boomers are upset about.

                                • Jay P
                                  Jay P  22 hours back

                                  I wouldn't say it's an escapist tactic. Boomers aren't notorious for good delivery. They think berating and insulting people is a way to get your point across. Millenials and Gen Zs are just demonstrating that they aren't buying into that style of communication anymore.

                              • Smough Foe
                                Smough Foe  1 days back

                                Ok boomer

                                • Tajai Calip
                                  Tajai Calip  1 days back

                                  People should be able to say the truth. What should not be accepted is imprisoning People who can say what their truth is and prove it. I want to know why are all these Men who keep the violence going still being able to go from one Woman or Man, and keep sleeping around with them. If a Woman does it once. She is the cause of every Man who was killed for having an affair. Not that I have ever caused such nonsense. America get a clue. The only ones allowing to keep assembling are the ones getting innocent People killed. We are being prevented from socializing for not being so destructive. I am not upset to NOT associate with the weakest Women and Men in this mess. I am upset that I have to be around them. I am ready to gather around People like myself who can care less. I don't have time to be imprisoned for weak Characters. President Trump needs to address who is who and stop violators from coming to my home. OR do not allow the four Government Agencies to call me crazy when I do something about it. Like unlawfully hold my compensation overdue.

                                  • Graham Wilson
                                    Graham Wilson  2 days back

                                    Me: ok boomer

                                    Science teacher that is a boomer: get out now

                                    • Staw
                                      Staw  2 days back

                                      Ok boomer

                                      • Epic Fazlija
                                        Epic Fazlija  2 days back

                                        Ok boomer

                                        • Precise
                                          Precise  2 days back

                                          Before I scroll through the comments, I can only imagine what the majority could possibly say

                                          • Tuii Yeah
                                            Tuii Yeah  2 days back

                                            *SILENCE BOOMER*

                                            • Mule The Donkey
                                              Mule The Donkey  2 days back

                                              There has to be a ton of systematic oppression and extreme ageism for it to be the same thing.

                                              • Mule The Donkey
                                                Mule The Donkey  2 days back

                                                Oh stop being so soft

                                                • Kevin Counihan
                                                  Kevin Counihan  2 days back

                                                  OK, I'm a 'Boomer', so what. I have all I need, a house, a car, no debts, money in the bank, and I'm retired so I don't need a job. You all can blame us for what you now have to live with but I'm probably going to die soon and wiln't care any more. If you don't like the world we left you with, well then too bad, I don't give a shit. It's yours now, live with it or not. Blaming me for what you have (or don't) is not of my concern, and shitting on me wiln't make your life any better. And just so you know I didn't bring any kids into this world as I saw how crappy the world was turning into. If you have anyone to blame it is YOUR parents, not me. If you don't like the world you live in - then fix it for yourselves. I didn't make this mess, look to the wealthy raping the world economy, political and religious corruption and propaganda for the guilty. We've become the target for what is wrong, but we are not to blame as a generation. Deal with it. 11-18-2019.

                                                  • Jay P
                                                    Jay P  22 hours back

                                                    ok boomer with your long ass comments that noone's really gonna read. You people love to do that on the internet as if it makes any difference lol. Get with it, gramps. Noone cares about your opinion. Take your pills and go die. Most of us can't wait for it. Sooner or later, you'll be in a nursing home full of Millenial nurses who will finally have their revenge on your frail little ass.

                                                • Mind_of_madness 515
                                                  Mind_of_madness 515  2 days back

                                                  Ok boomer

                                                  • i drink tears
                                                    i drink tears  2 days back

                                                    ok boomer

                                                    • Michael Short
                                                      Michael Short  2 days back

                                                      There's nothing wrong with the phrase except that it's irritating. and I'm not a boomer, although I wish I was. bering part of the Australian National basketball team would be pretty amazing.

                                                      • Sad Peep
                                                        Sad Peep  2 days back

                                                        Grandpa overdosed on pop tarts

                                                        • IamFirtyDucker
                                                          IamFirtyDucker  2 days back

                                                          Some of Colbert’s jokes here are awful and really not funny.

                                                          • JettTheWolf696
                                                            JettTheWolf696  2 days back

                                                            Honestly whenever somebody uses "ok boomer" as a cop-out in a debate I just reply "ok, snowflake"

                                                            • Jay P
                                                              Jay P  22 hours back

                                                              yeah because that's such a witty and original come-back. You're basically losing the conversation on purpose.

                                                          • MapleJokerRofl
                                                            MapleJokerRofl  2 days back

                                                            Ok boomer

                                                            • salty
                                                              salty  2 days back

                                                              ok boomer

                                                              • Spaghetti is not good enough

                                                                Ok boomer

                                                                • MGR1900
                                                                  MGR1900  3 days back

                                                                  As a GenX’er when someone says “Ok Boomer” to a GenXer, I think to myself, “Oh, isn’t that cute?”

                                                                • Doge Lover
                                                                  Doge Lover  3 days back

                                                                  Think about this. He wrote out the full word Boomer while he just wrote the shortened phrase the n-word. I think that if Boomer was as offensive as the n word, why didn’t he just type the full version of the n word. it’s obviously more offensive if your to afraid to spell it or say it.

                                                                  Thank you for coming to my ted talk :)

                                                                  • Avalautte
                                                                    Avalautte  3 days back

                                                                    Meanwhile in a parallel universe where “OK Boomer” is not offensive.

                                                                    It’s a compliment.

                                                                    • The Late Night Documentary Channel

                                                                      Since saying "Okay "is a racist phrase liberals are exposing themselves as racists when they say "Okay boomer ".

                                                                      • Adolf Hitler
                                                                        Adolf Hitler  3 days back

                                                                        ok boomer

                                                                        • David C
                                                                          David C  3 days back

                                                                          I'm young but young people should open their eyes and realize this:
                                                                          Your precious cell phone, Internet, and apps exist, and hell, YOU exist at all because of the boomers. The Greatest Generation had been through WW1, WW2, the Great Depression and if they hadn't done what they had done, none of us would be here so I suggest you open your eyes and choose your battles. It was the Boomers and prior that led a society where you could leave your doors and windows unlocked, not worry about your kid being taken by someone or wandering 50 feet away from you in the store, and had made the greatest advances in technology mankind has ever seen. I fear the day the power grid goes down for 5 days, people are so spoiled and can't even handle being without their phone for a couple hours. Most 30 year old men can't even change a tire, we have become a nation of wimps. Now crime and everybody being so touchy about everything. Remember these other countries like Russia and China are disciplined, and most of their regular citizens know how to rough it when they need to. We are in for some bad times if we don't start toughening up.

                                                                          • Vegoid :D
                                                                            Vegoid :D  3 days back

                                                                            David C We aren’t talking about the G.I. Generation. It’s the Baby Boomers specifically, don’t bring them into this. We acknowledge the achievements of previous generations, but we don’t appreciate the hypocritical bullshit they try to tell us sometimes.

                                                                          • David C
                                                                            David C  3 days back

                                                                            @ivan keep following the sheep ;)

                                                                          • ivan
                                                                            ivan  3 days back

                                                                            OK Boomer

                                                                        • Joseph Lawndale
                                                                          Joseph Lawndale  3 days back

                                                                          "iS iT oKaY tO sAy oKaY bOoMeR" as if boomers knew better how to tackle the issues this current generation face.

                                                                          • Jared Houdini
                                                                            Jared Houdini  3 days back

                                                                            Cab boomers stop talking about the meme on late night please?

                                                                            • Troy Roberts
                                                                              Troy Roberts  3 days back

                                                                              Ok bÖÖmer

                                                                              • cdoep
                                                                                cdoep  3 days back

                                                                                Yes, yes it is! Gen z and Millenials are united! Boomers fucked two generations. Fuck them and their snowflake insults!

                                                                                • Jay P
                                                                                  Jay P  22 hours back

                                                                                  @Walker Of The Skies the whole SJW thing is some overhyped shit fox news played around with for awhile. They constitute about as much of the majority of the left as white supremacists are on the right.

                                                                                • Walker Of The Skies
                                                                                  Walker Of The Skies  2 days back

                                                                                  cdoep What about sjws? Are they not snowflakes

                                                                              • Secretly a celebrity
                                                                                Secretly a celebrity  3 days back

                                                                                I seriously think its crazy that the high up guy at mcdonalds got sacked for getting some.

                                                                                • Jonathan Berman
                                                                                  Jonathan Berman  3 days back

                                                                                  Humans Like Cookies!

                                                                                  • rDk2048
                                                                                    rDk2048  4 days back

                                                                                    What do they do to the crowd to make them laugh so hard at everything? Their laughs feel so fake.

                                                                                    • Blank Color
                                                                                      Blank Color  4 days back

                                                                                      Ok boomer