Does the combination of “Netflix and chill” confuse you? The slang we use says a lot about us. Can this quiz guess your age? You may be a youngster, but does your lingo say you’re totally with the times or way out of the loop? As we age, usually our vocabulary does to -- or at least most people think it should. That said, people won’t be saying “Bye Felicia” forever, whether it's because of the actual Ice Cube flick, or it being rejuvenated 20 years later for no apparent reason at all (hashtag "Memes"). Your go-to terminology can tell you if you’re an old soul or a trendy hipster. If you use terms like “sus,” “slay” and “YAAAS” on the regular, you may be smarter than you think. I mean, YOLO, right? Instead of saying your eyebrows are "on fleek," maybe you refer to every type of video game console as Nintendo. But hey -- that’s okay, too. Take this quiz to find out to which generation you really belong.
Jake didn’t think he’d become a writer when he was growing up in southern Saskatchewan, Canada, but fate had another idea. After barely squeaking through grade 9 English, by the luck of the draw Jake found himself with the most inspiring literature instructor his small town had ever known, and grade 10 English changed his life! Suddenly, evenings once spent at the hockey rink were spent curled up on the couch with the best of Hemingway, Dickens, and John Grisham. A valedictorian address and English degree at the University of Regina later, Jake is proud to call Heywise his favorite place to pen informative quizzes about all his passion projects. If you’re reading a post and pick up a hint of classic English literature, you’re probably reading something by Jake - especially if you come away feeling like a slightly better person for it.
At the height of its popularity, Blockbuster had nearly 10,000 stores across the United States. Before streaming services and Redbox kiosks, video rental stores were the best place to get the latest movies. Blockbuster featured 6,000 square feet of DVDs, VHS tapes, movie merchandise, and snacks -- everything you needed for a night snuggled up in front of the TV. In the late 80s, a new Blockbuster location opened every 17 hours. Today, only one Blockbuster store remains in Bend, Oregon. Blockbuster opened in 1985 when David and Sandy Cook came up with the idea to create a big-box video rental store after the oil market collapsed. Blockbuster became the first rental chain to put their tapes on shelves. In 2000, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, approached Blockbuster and offered to work with them to handle their online rental efforts. Blockbuster executives laughed him out of the room. They probably regret it now!
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.
So, stop stressing. Just click on the answer that suits you best, and enjoy the ride. These quizzes are just for fun but who knows – you might just learn something about yourself along the way!
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