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Corvus Cretin
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I've sometimes wondered this cause often I relate to both. I don't remember 911, or any time before the internet, but on the other hand I can't quite consider myself Z either. What do you think?
 

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You are Generation Z for many reasons.

The first one is the economy. Gen Z is those who missed out on that economic prosperity of the 90s, but they still lived through a decent economy in the 00s and were mainly children when the Great Recession happened in 2008. That event had caused them to be pragmatic with their money and think about what's the best for them, not what their parents believe what's best for them.

The second one is politics. Gen Z is the ones who never witnessed a peacetime due to growing up after 9/11 as children along with the two disastrous wars. They were first-time voters in the 2016 presidential election and were never able to vote for Obama. Most of them were/are adolescents in a chaotic world with bombings, shootings, other terrorist attacks, and hostility, happening every other day. Because most have not voted yet, they don't have a perspective on both political parties or both ideologies. That will happen in 2020 when half of them can vote.

The third is pop culture. Since the Gen Z pop culture had just started a few years ago, there hasn't been much to define them just yet; however, there are artists who describe them being T-Swift, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Justin Beiber, Ed Sheeran, etc.
 

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Eh you're like right on the line so it's going to be debatable. I'd probably say you're really more of a Millennial in the long run as you still came of age in the signature Millennial decade (2010s), but you'll never really be a real Millennial either being on the cusp like you are. You probably don't remember 9/11 but you probably were old enough to vote in 2016. It's a weird spot. You came of age more towards the end of the 2010s with it's politically divided environment but booming economy rather than the beginning of the 2010s which was a depressed economy but not quite as divided which is different. Though it will be different than coming of age around 2030 too. Generations are complicated basically.
 

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Late Gen Y: 1991-1994
Ages 23 to 26 as of 2017 and Classes of 2009 to. The oldest cohort that could possibly be considered Gen Z according to some stuies. Most likely considered Gen Y / Millennials. Their parents are most likely Gen Jones and maybe some early GenXers usually ranging from the late 50s to late 60s.

Gen Y/Z Cusp: 1995-2000
Ages 17 to 22 as of 2017 and Classes of 2013 to 2018. Main Gen Y/Z Cusp cohort. As of now, they are arguably still pouring into to Gen Y as they turn 18, this might have to due with the fact Gen Z doesn't have a true identity yet. Their parents are more likely Gen X then the last cohort, maybe 1960-1964 boomers, older than that is very uncommon.

Early Gen Y/Z Cusp: 1995-1996
Ages 21 to 22 as of 2017 and Classes of 2013 to 2014. Earliest part of the Gen Y/Z Cusp cohort and share more similarities with late Gen Y than early Gen Z.

Core Gen Y/Z Cusp: 1997-1998
Ages 19 to 20 as of 2017 and Classes of 2015 to 2016. Core epicenter of the Gen Y/Z Cusp cohort and are distant from both late Gen Y and early Gen Z. for the most part.

Late Gen Y/Z Cusp: 1999-2000
Ages 17 to 18 as 2017 and Classes of 2017 to 2018. Latest part of the Gen Y/Z Cusp cohort and share more similarities with early Gen Z than late Gen Y.

Early Gen Z: 2001-2004
Ages 13 to 16 as of 2017 and Classes of 2019 to 2022. The youngest cohort that could possibly be considered Gen Y according to some studies. Their parents are most likely Gen X, usually ranging from late 60s to late 70s.
 

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Well from my observations gen Y/Z cusps will be someone born in 1995~2004
(only in my society/country,USA and other developed country definitely start and end earlier):

1994 and before:Core Y
1995~1996:Y with some Z traits
1997~1998:Y with significant Z traits
1999~2000:Most YZ cusps (I'm fall into this category but I identify more to gen Y than gen Z since I'm born in very early 1999:tongue:)
2001~2002:Z with significant Y traits
2003~2004:Z with some Y traits
2005 and after:Core Z

Ultimate gen Y/Z cusps born's:1 January 2000(equal distance between last 1994 born's and first 2005 born's)
 

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All things considered, I think it's very harsh to separate 18-23 year olds (born 1995 to 2000) from 1980-1994 borns who also young adults, now ages 24-38, and grouping 18-23 year olds with elementary, middle, and high schoolers instead.
 
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