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Old 12-27-2011, 01:19 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by stumpycat View Post
I think that I would attribute it to something different, as this seems to be a steady decline over the generations which started long before that particular piece of technology. I think it has something to do with the biological hastening of pubescence and how that has shaped culture and, more importantly, how increasingly targeted demographic marketing in an increasingly commercialized society has responded to that catalyst. How pre-teens are cued specifically towards older reference groups is termed as being an "aspirational" focus.
yeah this seems like a good hypothesis

i realized what i said about ipods was stupid after i posted it

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