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18 Things I Can't Believe We Actually Had To Fucking Do Growing Up

Life was HARD, OKAY??

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1. We had to make our mixes by running over to the boom box and pressing "record" at the right time.

2. And then we got Discmans and iPods, but we had to use this thingy to play them in the car.

3. We had to press like 8,000 buttons to text "hey."

4. We had to check movie times in the newspaper. THE NEWSPAPER.

5. We had to pry the metal lids off these things with a damn knife.

It was like opening an ancient sarcophagus, but with chocolate powder inside.
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It was like opening an ancient sarcophagus, but with chocolate powder inside.

6. We had to fill out one of these little envelopes and then wait a couple days to get our photos.

7. We had to make our own fidget spinners.

8. We had to leave home if we wanted to watch a movie at home.

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9. And sometimes (when a movie was too long) we'd have to get up in the middle of a movie to put in tape two.

10. We had to wait like five minutes for our fave channel to show up on on the TV Guide channel, because it had always JUST passed.

11. We had to order magazines(?) using a landline phone(??).

12. We had to perform surgery with a damn Q-tip when our mouse stopped working.

13. We had to check out battery levels, which of course never worked properly.

14. We had to sharpen our pencils with the loudest contraption ever invented.

15. We had to buy a whole new piece to attach to our controllers if we wanted vibration.

16. We had to flip through a giant book to find the right album.

17. We had to time our Pokémon battles to the passing street lamps.

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18. And we had to have like, 20 pockets to carry all our stuff.

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