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

Hey guys I found the Boomer. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

Yep. If they've seen it, then fine, no problem.
If they don't know what it is... ARGH

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

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3 Listening to old bands

Yeah. Those nostalgiatards complaining how they were born in the wrong generation just makes me cringe. - JoeBoi

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

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

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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

I love playing a lot! - Neonco31

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5 Staying up till midnight

Who the hell cares?! The only time, this might be a issue is on school nights. - OnlyInDreams

We're kids a lot of the time we improve with age and experiance we're not perfect but that's what makes us humans no kid is perfect and no adult is

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

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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

As long as they’re not being bullied or getting involved in inappropriate stuff, and use social media apps or websites responsibly, then I don’t see this as an issue. - Kwaysar

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7 Special Snowflake Syndrome

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

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

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8 Will go to food places and order coffee

So what? Kids get tons of homework since middle school! I didn't go to Starbucks to look cool I did it to do homework. - Gre

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

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9 Acting slutty

I had to vote this, and its sad this is a thing. People in my school act like this all the time. a lot of my classmates act too perverted, even some of the girls got twerking videos online. ;-; This should at least be in the top five.

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

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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 Newcomers

? They like the trashy new rappers that cant even act right
? They love Let it Go

The Contenders

11 Backtalk parents or people of authority

They only do this because they are immature and barely disciplined. - JoeBoi

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

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

Aren’t there things that are important that you will only be taught in school? - JoeBoi

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

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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 13 and I don’t consider myself ready to be able to start dating, yet a few people my age, at least where I live, are already doing this. - JoeBoi

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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 They cry to get whatever they want

Only little kids do that. - DarkBoi-X

This is what little kids do. - LordDovahkiin

16 Consuming inappropriate media

Some parents these days shouldn't be raising kids. They don't even care at this point. I hear about parents letting their 3 year old kids being able to watch stuff like south park (example) all the time. Maybe that's one of the reasons kids now are so messed up.

Kids aren’t mature enough to be watching shows like Family Guy and South Park because of the fact that kids may mimic the things that happen in those shows. - JoeBoi

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

17 Brainwashed by the media

A lot but not all. - LordDovahkiin

18 Always on their phones texting

AKA the majority of Americans - ONHOLIDAY

Anyone, and everyone. - LordDovahkiin

Or anyone - ONHOLIDAY

19 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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20 Constantly playing M games

Cause they're fun. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

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

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.

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

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21 Bad taste in music

Music is a very subjective thing. People will like whatever music they want, not everyone has the same opinion on everything ya know? - OnlyInDreams

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

so true

22 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

23 Thinking they're cool because of shoes / phones

Kids are so spoiled into wanting to buy the latest phone because they’re so jealous since their friends already have one. - JoeBoi

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

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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 Speak in slang words constantly

As long as the recipient can understand, it’s not much of an issue. - Kwaysar

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

26 Tide Pod Challenge Tide Pod Challenge
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

Why are you comparing a music genre to a video game? - ThatIntrovertedEmo

31 They write fanfiction
32 Do Drugs Because They Think It's Cool
33 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

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

Every kid nowadays are fake wannabe, trashy rappers.

37 Poor taste in music

AGAIN music is subjective! - OnlyInDreams

38 They hate The Beatles and love Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj isn't even relevant anymore.

39 They are addicted to sugar
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1. Hipster kids
2. Staying up till midnight
3. Acting slutty
1. Always on Facebook or other social media
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1. Listening to old bands
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