If you could be born at any point over the last century or so when would it be?

Mid-50s for me probably. Get to be a teenager for the late 60s/early 70s and then be grown up enough to get into punk in America early. Then be of working age in time to get on the 80s/90s money train, and enjoy the benefits of advancing medical developments etc to still be healthy now approaching my 70s.

Probably would just shift my existing birthday forward from January to May/June

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I’m good when I was born. Was a teenager when united was the best team in the world and had britpop, labour government, legal shrooms all at my peak

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Yeah my other choice would be to just be a few years older than I am now, 17/18 during britpop rather than 13/14.

What would you hope the benefits of this would be?

Would just have a less shit day for a birthday

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1999 so I’d be 14 years younger

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Born 1930. Skip the draft. Invent cryptocurrency and NFTs and make bank

If I could change the location of my birth to be London in say 1979 that would be perfect I think. If I cannot change location, I probably got in at the best time, so would not change a thing

Coinflip between this and 1901 so I’d already be in the ground

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obviously would have a strong desire to be an indie teenager in the 90s, but feel that would really have to change location to some musical-mecca in America too. Being into Pavement etc. in the UK at the time wouldn’t be much use!

You can also change the location of your birth, why the fuck not.

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north east america in in the mid-70s - around for Nirvana as a teenager, Pavement, Weezer etc. as a student, still mid 20s for the hit of the garage rock revival

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New York mid 50s for me I think. Might get into organised crime.

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If there’s a sweet spot between having access to music streaming when I was a teenager and not having social media at school then there, but I don’t think there is so I’ll stick where I am.

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I’d be the best/worst boomer if I was born in the 50s, absolutely awful champagne socialist

I’d still probably go for that

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Sometime in the future/past/parallel universe when there’s intergalactic space travel and telepathy and you can just take pills for everything & plug into the cosmic consciousness and enjoy the fruits of luxury techno communisn please

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Perfect to tell people that you are walking in your twenties also

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When ever the fuck boomers were a thing because that shit seemed easy

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And get in on the cawfee boom early.