I stayed out of this particular exchange as I doubt I’d make any headway. Alex Sandy Crow and I are precisely the same age. I did, in fact, get participation trophies as a kid and I cherished them all because it was rare. Participation trophies were also rare in the 1990s. Participation trophies were also rare in the 2000s. Participation trophies were also rare in the 2010s. But using the Boomer cliche “bet you got participation trophies as a kid?” when neither him nor I are Boomer age, tells me it’s unlikely I’d be able to make much of an ideological shift.

I stayed out of this particular exchange as I doubt I’d make any headway. Alex Sandy Crow and I are precisely the same age. I did, in fact, get participation trophies as a kid and I cherished them all because it was rare. Participation trophies were also rare in the 1990s. Participation trophies were also rare in the 2000s. Participation trophies were also rare in the 2010s.

But using the Boomer cliche “bet you got participation trophies as a kid?” when neither him nor I are Boomer age, tells me it’s unlikely I’d be able to make much of an ideological shift.

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