Top Ten Things Wrong With Kids Today

I am ashamed of kids now because they some the most annoying things ever

The Top Ten

1 Hipster kids

Yes. This is finally number 1.

I'm 11 and be cool isn't my goal. All I care about is if it's fun/important not cool. It's okay if somebody doesn't think I'm as cool as somebody else. - Jake09

They act like they are cooler than other kids just because they are different, but they are actually much more annoying.

I Like to be a happy go lucky guy! - RobloxBFDIPoke223

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2 Listening to old bands

Fine listen to Aqua, The Village People, Hear'Say, North & South (No Sweat), American Juniors, t.A.T.u, Big Brovaz, Blazin' Squad, N-Dubz. - All old bands are brilliant and new ones suck

To be honest a lot of new bands like Linkin Park are better than old ones. - DarkBoi-X

I agree on this one, I hate old singers like justin beiber, kanye west, nicki minaj and other crap! Listen to this new album 'firepower' from Judas priest! It's awesome! - LightningStrike

I listen to a lot of old bands, and nothing is wrong with me... Is there? - Wolftail

Not unless you go onto YouTube videos and brag about how much different you are and try to be loved by people. - poncho531

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3 Making references to old shows or movies without knowing what they are referencing

Let me guess: The person who put this on here is a person who has an attitude like this: "You weren't alive then. So you're not allowed to enjoy and reference something." What even made you think that they don't know what they are referencing? - LordDovahkiin

Pickle Rick should be exterminated from the face of earth - RobloxBFDIPoke223

WHAT? Kids making references to old T.V. shows without having watched literally every single episode, and comic and whatever else there is to it? INREDEEMABLE!


4 Play games too much

Ah boo hoo. I can play masterpieces like Garfield Kart all I want. - B1ueNew

How is this a bad thing? - DarkBoi-X

My cousins are addicted to video games

I love playing a lot! - Neonco31

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5 Staying up till midnight

It's okay as long if there isn't any school tomorrow.

I do this quite frequently, and it hasn't affected me much. - Metarock

What's wrong with this? As long as you get a good nights sleep, I think its fine.

So? As if this is important, and there is something wrong with this? School literally gives too much useless work nowadays. So that's to be expected. - LordDovahkiin

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6 Always on Facebook or other social media

The only social media I use are you tube and this site(If those sites even count) - DarkBoi-X

My 10 yr old cousin uses Snapchat and YouTube

Sorry I hate social media - 2storm

Most of the teens and high-school students I see walking on the road are using social media, They're EVERYWHERE! - Neonco31

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7 Special Snowflake Syndrome

Do kids have snow in their genetics nowadays? Oh and Generation Z, Millennials.

Are you putting all kids under this category? Cause I assure you, only little kids think this. - LordDovahkiin

If you don't know what it is, you definitely have it.

What the heck is that? - creed99

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8 Will go to food places and order coffee

Coffee doesn't actually stunt your growth learn facts. - Skullkid755

Coffee is not an adults drink. If that was true then they wouldn't sell it to under 18 (or in America 21) so shut up.

Most kids (mostly teens) drink coffee to stay awake (Because the education system is garbage and they give you too much work that you can't get enough hours of sleep), not to act cool. - Rue

I'm sorry, its trying to get through the day on -3 hours of sleep! - keycha1n

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9 Acting slutty

I already know 9 girls who are pretty much gonna grow up to be prostitutes

Well... I don't see any difference girls of 17 and 10 years old because all of them know - Ananya

I have never, ever seen a kid act like this. Plus, if they act like this, it's the parents fault for letting them act like that. - LordDovahkiin

My mew why do parents let there kids IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL out the house in short shorts/short skirt & tank top? W t h? CPS needs to take those kids!

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10 They want to be right

Yes yes I most almost totally agree!

I don't want to be wrong, what's wrong with that? - Skullkid755

Everyone wants to be right. - LordDovahkiin

The Contenders

11 Thinks that they are going to grow up successful without an education

I could theoretically drop out and pursue art full-time. But I wont. Because I need an education to fall back on and also cause I want to go to college and double major... - keycha1n

I want to be an orthopedic surgeon and I sure as hell know that I need to go through so much school... this isn't true and whoever put this here is trash. mostly every teenager knows they need to go to college if they want to survive in the world.

It's definitely possible to become rich/successful without high school or college but it's better to just go through it. - Ajkloth

Not true. In fact, where are you dopes getting all this false information that is this list? - LordDovahkiin

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12 Backtalk parents or people of authority

Most of those people don't show them respect. Respect goes both ways. They don't respect those people because they don't respect them. - LordDovahkiin

My cat did that to my mom!

My neighbors are 7 and 10 years old and they don't respect their parents at all. - Ajkloth

I never understood how this is disrespectful. They just don't want to hear things they think are dumb just because they are a reply from anyone under the age of 21? ageist bullcrap - SpectralOwl

13 Dating at a very young age

People start dating when they're like ten nowadays! Honestly, this is adolescence, we're all trying to find ourselves, we shouldn't be trying to find someone else. Be a "me" before you're a "we". - keycha1n

Kids these days cry about breaking up with their boyfriend or girlfriend. When I was their age I cried about missing the morning cartoons

I started dating in 2nd Grade. I think that was a BIT too early. But I didn't cry because I missed the morning cartoons. I cried because I slept too early and missed the NIGHT cartoons. - AlphaQ

I'm 11 and I won't date until 16. - Jake09

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14 Kids These Days Are So Sexually Active

Kids these days are perverts, It's sad.

That sgould definitely had been 1. - Johnalove

Woah... That is not true (mostly) dumbasses. - LordDovahkiin

15 Consuming inappropriate media

Jesus Christ. Please define "inappropriate." Now, it seems everything is inappropriate except rainbows and unicorns. - LordDovahkiin

My friends made me learn inappropriate things 19 months ago I barely knew anything inappropriate to be honest I wish I never knew blame my friends

16 Always on their phones texting

AKA the majority of Americans - ONHOLIDAY

Anyone, and everyone. - LordDovahkiin

Or anyone - ONHOLIDAY

17 Brainwashed by the media

A lot but not all. - LordDovahkiin

18 They cry to get whatever they want

Only little kids do that. - DarkBoi-X

This is what little kids do. - LordDovahkiin

19 Constantly playing M games

Call of Duty, God of War, And Rainbow Six Siege are awesome M Games. - B1ueNew

Well, if you're mature enough, there's nothing wrong with doing this. - Metarock

I'm 13, and play Skyrim and sometimes Fallout 4. And it hasn't affected me at all. I am actually very mature for my age. Plus, deal with children playing M games. Not like complaining about it on a list website would put a stop to it. In fact, most of these items on here I don't do. Some of them (not the bad or ridiculous ones) I do.

I agree with this one! It depends on the kid's maturity but most kids are super immature for their age. So in general I'll disapprove it - Jake09

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20 Bad taste in music

Not all are like that. Just most of em. - LordDovahkiin

so true

21 They will never know how Pikachu and Charizard were jerks in the beginning of Pokemon.

90's kid alert! 90's kid alert! Listen visitor, not all kids of today are like that. Some of us grow--and have grown up--in well educated families. We are not the stupid little hipster, ghetto, vain, and uncaring people you make us out to be. I don't care where you come from (probably a broken home yourself, by the way you're acting), but some of us are actually good. Now if you excuse me I have to read my lateset book "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" while you sit there and anonymously type bad things about people in your little close minded bubble of thoughts. Have a nice life Mr. Visitor. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Because not knowing something that happened in a time where they weren't born in when it comes to a fictional franchise means that there is something horribly wrong with them. /sarcasm - Rue

How is this relevant? What if they DO know, and like them still? Y'all are stupid. - LordDovahkiin

22 Thinking they're cool because of shoes / phones

Look at mah shoes. - DarkBoi-X

This has been a thing for a long time though. - Rue

No one except elementary/Pre-K think this. - LordDovahkiin

This has been a thing for a long time you dumbass wrong generation kids. - DarkBoi-X

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23 Acting obnoxious at school but in public they're normal

Eh,I am usually normal. - DarkBoi-X

It's school. Of course they will be obnoxious. Because school "teaches" filler. 50% of EVERYTHING you learn in school is just filler nowadays. - LordDovahkiin

Now this should be at number 1. - Anonymousxcxc

I'm 15 and don't act like this everyone else in my school does I want to swear at them for it - Ihateschool

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24 Acting dumb but are really smart

Yeah there is someone who does that in my school - 2storm

How is this bad? Adults (a lot of them, anyway) are actually dumb. At least these kids are smart. - LordDovahkiin

25 Tide Pod Challenge Tide Pod Challenge
26 Speak in slang words constantly

Since when? I try to use full grammatically correct sentences, even when texting. - LordDovahkiin

27 Fidget Spinners Fidget Spinners

These aren't really even a thing anymore. The fad is gone. - LordDovahkiin

Just... Fidget spinners. - TimmyHeadNose

28 They take sports way too seriously

As well they should take sports seriously. What do you EXPECT them to goof around and play? Of course you don't. You expect them to try their best. - LordDovahkiin

29 People think they are brainwashed by the media.
30 They Think All Edm is "Retarded" but They Treat Fortnite Like a God
31 They play little more than Call of Duty, Minecraft or FIFA

Add fortnite there. - B1ueNew

Not true. Kids play other games. Like Fallout, Skyrim, and Minecrap's underrated cousin Terraria. (Which is much better.) - LordDovahkiin

32 People making up stupid slurs "Special Snowflake"
33 People bash their taste in music to look cool.
34 They try to act ghetto to be cool

Every kid nowadays are fake wannabe, trashy rappers.

35 Poor taste in music
36 They Hate the Beatles and Love Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj isn't even relevant anymore.

37 They Write Fanfiction
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Top Remixes

1. Hipster kids
2. Staying up till midnight
3. Acting slutty
1. Always on Facebook or other social media
2. Tide Pod Challenge
3. Dating at a very young age
1. Listening to old bands
2. Hipster kids
3. Making references to old shows or movies without knowing what they are referencing


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