70 things millennials have ruthlessly destroyed

A millennial plotting to destroy the auto industry.
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Millennials are many things, but above all, they are murderers.

Indeed, if an alien landed on Earth and read a few headlines, they would likely believe millennials are nothing but ruthless life-ruiners, determined to crush every outdated workplace concept or fast food product standing in their way.

The reality, though, is probably closer to this: some things don’t make sense for millennials to do, so they don’t do them. Sure, diamonds are nice, but so is freeing yourself from crippling student debt!

Anyway, here are all the things millennials have been accused of killing. Rest in peace, societal fabric. We hardly knew ye.

1. Beer

2. J. Crew

3. Department stores

4. Motorcycles

5. Diamonds

6. Golf

7. Bar soap

8. College football

9. Lunch

10. McDonalds

11. Vacations

12. Napkins

13. Cars

14. Crowdfunding

15. Wine

16. Wine corks (almost!)

17. The Toyota Scion

18. Fabric softener

19. Marriage

20. The McWrap

21. Handshakes

22. The Canadian tourism industry

23. Light yogurt

24. Gambling

25. Hotels

26. Relationships

27. Marmalade

28. Running

29. Cereal

30. The anti-aging industry

31. Buffalo Wild Wings

32. Focus groups

33. Travel marketing

34. Working

35. Credit

36. Trees

37. The American Dream

38. America

39. Democracy in general

40. Home Depot

41. Self-pity

42. The 2016 presidential election

43. Consumerism

44. Suits

45. Dinner dates

46. Movies

47. Sex

48. Gyms

49. Serendipity

50. Loyalty programs

51. Loyalty in general

52. Taking risks

53. Patriotism

54. Cruises

55. Applebee’s

56. Fashion

57. Hangout sitcoms

58. The Big Mac

59. Stilettos

60. Romance

61. The 9-to-5 workday

62. The NFL

63. Gen X’s retirement

64. The Olympics

65. Brunch

66. The European Union

67. Baby names

68. Banks

69. Oil

70. Everything

At least we’ll always have avocado toast.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/07/31/things-millennials-have-killed/