Culture The Clichés And Stereotypes About Millennials That Annoy Them The Most  

Hugh Landman
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List Rules Vote up the stereotypes that just need to die a slow painful death already.

No one likes to be stereotyped, let alone grouped in with an entire generation, and there is something particularly annoying about the cliches assigned to millennials. Older generations seem fixated on the idea that young people are ruining everything, but the most annoying millennial stereotypes are the ones that actually apply to every generation or are just straight lies. The worst stereotypes about millennials put into perspective just how much people like having someone to blame.

These ideas are at best baseless, and at worst lazy justifications for older generations who refuse to face the fact that the society they have created barely functions on an economic or social justice level. In fact, rather than being the generation that is ruining the country, millennials are often just trying to function in it.

Meanwhile, Baby Boomers won't retire from jobs they are old enough to ride into the sunset from and then blame millennials for being jobless, broke, or "unloyal" as they flit from one bad paying job to the next. But of course that's not all millennials have done. From their supposed social media addictions to their epic ruination of the world as we know it, here's all the stereotypes about millennials that are endlessly annoying.

If you're sick of these stereotypes, check out some current TV shows about millennials that portray the experience more accurately. 

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They Love Their Smartphones

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They Are Obsessed With Technology

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They Are Overly Sensitive And Politically Correct

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They Believe Their Degrees Entitle Them To Fair Pay

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They Don't Like Criticism

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Social Media Has Made Them Egotistical

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They Have Dumbed Down Vocabularies And Speak In Emoji

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They Have Lived "Easier" Lives Than Past Generations

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They Have Poor Communication Skills And Only Ever Text Or Email

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They Are Entitled Brats Who Don't Work Hard

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They Want Trophies For Participation

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They Have Had Everything Handed To Them

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They Have No Respect For Older Generations

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They Have No Job Loyalty

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They Live At Home With Their Parents

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They Are Overly Naive

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Millennials Fail At Adulting

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They Are Shameless Narcissists

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They Don't Follow Directions At Work

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They Don't Read Paper Books

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They Are Fiscally Irresponsible

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They Don't Respect Authority

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They Don't Value Hard Work

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They Studied Worthless Subjects In College

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They Care More About Their Pets Than People

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They Voted For Bernie Sanders Thinking They'd Get Free Stuff

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Millennials Are Not Patriotic

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They Don't Know Any Pop-Culture From Before Their Generation

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They Only Care About Impressing People Online

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They Are Promiscuous And Don't Like Marriage

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As Far As Consumerism Goes, They Kill Everything

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They Don't Understand The Purpose Of Investing

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They're Late For Everything

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They'll Never Use Their College Degrees

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They're Not Empathetic

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They're All Obsessed With Avocado Toast

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They Can't Be Trusted With Young Children