1. Soda can tabs are the original Facebook “Like”
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: See how many people care about a cause by collecting a million soda can tabs and sending them somewhere to be counted.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: “Like” a Facebook post to get someone to plank naked on a police car.
2. Magna Doodles are the original iPad
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Let’s use our imagination with a Magna Doodle!
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: Use an iPad.
3. ‘Spin The Bottle’ is the original MATCH
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Leave it to chance by spinning a bottle and hoping the other person wasn’t Scott. (Ew, Scott.)
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: Find a match by filling out a questionnaire and hoping someone else answered exactly the way you did. (Unless they’re Scott. Ew, Scott.)
4. ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ is the original YouTube
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: I’m gonna watch funny stuff on TV Sunday night.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: I’m going on YouTube eeeeryday.
5. Trading cards are the original memes
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Let’s collect and share Garbage Pail Kids.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: Following meme blogs.
6. Autographs are the original celeb retweet
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: OMG I think he just looked at me!!
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: OMG he RTd me!
7. Game cartridges are the original apps
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Categorizing our Atari cartridges and lining them up on the floor.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: Organizing all our game apps on one screen.
8. Library card catalogs are the original Kindle store
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Search for a book by alphabetical criteria, then go find it in the library.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: Type what you know in a search bar and find it in a list of search results.
9. Clue is the original CSI
AT FIRST WE WERE LIKE: Let’s play Clue with our friends to figure out who dunnnit.
BUT NOW WE’RE ALL: I’m going to spend hours in bed watching CSI marathons on Spike TV.