In the spirit of good-natured ribbing and intergenerational camaraderie, let’s take a humorous look at how Generation Y views the up-and-coming Generation Z. What results is a hilarious set of 60 jokes that not only provide a chuckle but also highlight the unique cultural and technological divides between these two groups.

1. How many Gen Zs does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they just use their phone light until the older generation fixes it.

2. Why did the Gen Z kid refuse to eat at the drive-thru? They couldn’t find the app for it!

3. What’s a Gen Z’s favorite way to watch a horror movie? Through their fingers while tweeting about how scared they aren’t.

4. Gen Y: Back in my day we had to call a girl to ask her out. Gen Z: That’s funny, now we just slide into the DMs!

5. Why don’t Gen Z kids yell "Bingo!"? Because they're too busy checking if the WiFi is down.

6. How does a Gen Z create a study group? They open a new chat group, add everyone... and never talk about studying.

7. Why did the Gen Z stare at the can of frozen orange juice? Because it said "concentrate."

8. What do you call a Gen Z with a new book? Confused.

9. Gen Y: "I had to walk 20 minutes to mail a letter!" Gen Z: "What’s a letter?"

10. How does Gen Z do a group project? They all share Google Docs, nobody writes anything, but somehow the work gets done.

11. Why did the Gen Z bring a ladder to the bar? They heard the drinks were on the house.

12. What does a Gen Z make for dinner? Reservations.

13. Why did the Gen Z go to art school? Because they heard there was no test, just TikTok submissions.

14. How do you know a Gen Z is planning a trip? Their travel plans are all over their Insta story, but they haven’t booked anything yet.

15. Why was the Gen Z confused at the vinyl store? They swiped the records trying to change the music.

16. Why did the Gen Z refuse to use the escalator? They needed the steps for their fitness tracker.

17. How does a Gen Z leave a party? They don’t say goodbye, they just ghost.

18. What does a Gen Z bring to a potluck? Their phone charger.

19. Why did the Gen Z buy a boat? They heard about the mainstream and wanted to be more alternative.

20. What’s a Gen Z’s favorite exercise? Jumping to conclusions.

21. Why do Gen Z love clouds? Because all their data lives there.

22. How do you tell if a Gen Z is stressed? They've only posted once on Instagram today.

23. Why don't Gen Z's write in cursive? They think it's a type of font.

24. How does Gen Z start a rebellion? By making a hashtag go viral.

25. What's a Gen Z's idea of a long-term relationship? Following each other on social media for more than a week.

26. Why did the Gen Z bring a smartphone to the kitchen? They heard it was time to tweet the dinner.

27. Why do Gen Z go to the beach? To find better lighting for their selfies.

28. What do you call a Gen Z in a museum? Lost.

29. How does a Gen Z apply for a job? They influence the interviewer.

30. Why was the Gen Z upset at the shoe store? They couldn’t find any shoes for Snapchat.

31. What’s a Gen Z’s idea of multitasking? Watching Netflix, texting, browsing, and charging their phone all at once.

32. Why do Gen Z like smartwatches? They think it’s the only type of watch that exists.

33. How does a Gen Z prepare for a test? They Google the study guide.

34. Why do Gen Z hate revolving doors? Too much commitment to one direction.

35. What’s a Gen Z’s favorite historical era? The one they can make a TikTok about.

36. Why was the Gen Z confused at the farm? They couldn’t find the Wi-Fi signal.

37. What do you call a Gen Z who can’t find their phone? Homeless.

38. Why do Gen Z love autumn? It’s the best filter for their photos.

39. What do Gen Z think about space? Great place, but no atmosphere for posting.

40. Why did the Gen Z sit on the newspaper? They heard it was on the cutting edge of information.

41. How does a Gen Z end a relationship? By changing their relationship status online.

42. Why did the Gen Z buy an old-school camera? They thought it was retro social media.

43. What does a Gen Z think a payphone is? A cash-only smartphone.

44. Why do Gen Z not use doorbells? They just text "I'm here."

45. How do you confuse a Gen Z? Give them a rotary phone.

46. Why did the Gen Z stare at the juice box? The instructions said: “Concentrate.”

47. How does a Gen Z attend a conference? Through a webinar.

48. What's a Gen Z's favorite myth? That social media doesn't influence them.

49. Why do Gen Z buy drones? To take selfies from a new angle.

50. What’s the scariest thing for Gen Z? No Wi-Fi.

51. How do Gen Z save money? By not buying newspapers.

52. What does a Gen Z do during a blackout? Restarts the Wi-Fi router until the lights come back.

53. Why do Gen Z love lightning? It charges their phones faster.

54. How do Gen Z choose a travel destination? Based on Instagrammability.

55. What’s Gen Z’s favorite spell? “Ctrl + Z.”

56. Why was the Gen Z happy in the library? They thought it was a giant room for quiet texting.

57. How do Gen Z study history? By scrolling through their social media feed.

58. What’s a Gen Z’s least favorite thing about new books? They don’t come with a summary tweet.

59. Why do Gen Z like emojis? It’s the only language they speak fluently.

60. What's a Gen Z's idea of a throwback? Anything from before 2019.

And the list goes on, each joke a light-hearted jibe at the quirks and habits of Generation Z as seen through the eyes of their Gen Y predecessors. While these jests may exaggerate, they stem from real observations about how technology, communication, and lifestyle have evolved between generations.

In the end, these jokes do more than make us laugh—they foster a sense of unity and understanding across generations. They remind us that while we may see the world differently, we can still share a moment of humor and goodwill.

Stay entertained and in the loop with more lighthearted takes and generational insights at Woke Waves Magazine.

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May 1, 2024

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