We live in a small community. Let’s see how much we all have in common with a quick series of questions:
In what hospital were you born?
What was the make of your first car?
What is the name of your favorite teacher?
What is your favorite cartoon character?
What was the first concert you attended?
What was the name of your first pet?
What city were you born in?
Name a TV show that kids today may not recognize.
What was your first job?
Where did you meet your spouse?
What is your favorite movie?
Social media sites, especially Facebook, have recently seen an onslaught of quizzes, games, and surveys such as the one above, asking these and other similar questions, ostensibly to get you and friends to share common experiences of your pasts. They seem to be a fun, lighthearted, time-wasting way to engage with your online community.
They seem so innocuous that many thousands of people have not only honestly and willingly answered but have shared the memes so they can…