No. The best decade to be a part of is the one that you were excited about the most to live in while you were living in it.

No. The best decade to be a part of is the one that you were excited about the most to live in while you were living in it.
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There’s really no objective measurement of this because each era had its own thing going on.
I was 8 in 1980, right in that era.
I got a used Intellivision from a garage sale for Christmas in 1981/2 – Atari was dying by then. By 1983, video games died. Colecovision was the LAST AND FINAL new system, too new for my 11 year old tastes who was preferred the RETRO Intellivision with the SUPERIOR 16 direction wheel.
Then in 84 I got a Tandy Color Computer 2 and not long after a stereo music cartridge where I made stereo music … on my mono TV.
By the time Nintendo came out, I was “too old” for video games so I thought. Yet, I played Legend of Zelda at friends’ houses, and all the early titles at the community center.
But they made me feel old going in there – what’s a 15/16 year old doing playing video games? That’s for 8 year olds.
So I gave up on that. [i was wrong]
Got my first ‘real computer’ in 1988/89 – Tandy 1000 TL. 8-bit digital audio, 3 voice sound – AND A MODEM which I got online with. BBS’ and PC-Link – precursor to AOL.
Then in 1990, 10 years after the start of this, I got on the internet and never looked back.
But the 90s had their own amazing things that were different. (think the faster-and-faster CPU races among the chipsets?) As did the 00s (think XBox/Playstation) and the 10s (think Minecraft and a whole big generation (Z) getting online together).

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