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25 Struggles You Most Likely Forgot You Had 15 Years Ago

"Back in my day, we had to sync something called an iPod to a computer in order to hear music!"

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1. When you'd make a bomb playlist on iTunes, full of new songs you wanted to listen to while at school — but you couldn't, because you forgot to sync it to your iPod...

Such a "oh, duh!" moment.
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Such a "oh, duh!" moment.

2. ...having to always fiddle with your car's radio stations in order to use the iPod transmitter...

Worse, the signal would constantly disappear while driving.
amazon.com

Worse, the signal would constantly disappear while driving.

3. ...having Internet Explorer crash as soon as your search result was coming up...

You always had a 60% chance of this happening when using I.E.
Twitter: @SparklingDina

You always had a 60% chance of this happening when using I.E.

4. ...having your LimeWire shutdown in the middle of the night before it had a chance to fully download any MP3s you had queued up...

Waking up to find a bunch of half downloaded MP3s was rage inducing.
Twitter: @denise8701

Waking up to find a bunch of half downloaded MP3s was rage inducing.

5. ...downloading a mislabeled song you really didn’t know and misattributing it to another artist...

Nothing was more embarrassing than when someone pointed out that you had it wrong.
Sony Music/ Twitter: @KaZaASongs

Nothing was more embarrassing than when someone pointed out that you had it wrong.

6. ...having your computer shutdown randomly because of all the viruses you got from LimeWire...

* writes half a school report on Word, watches is it disappear as Windows reboots *
telcontar.net

* writes half a school report on Word, watches is it disappear as Windows reboots *

7. ...having a fight over who got to record what in your family, 'cause there was only ONE DVR, and it could only record ONE show at a time...

And nothing more infuriating than when your siblings would delete the show you DVR'd to make room for theirs.
wisegeek.com

And nothing more infuriating than when your siblings would delete the show you DVR'd to make room for theirs.

8. ...having a family member tape over a VHS tape you specifically labeled "do not tape over"...

You really wanted to save that episode of Dawson's Creek!
Twitter: @J63Lowe

You really wanted to save that episode of Dawson's Creek!

9. ...having to play only the games that came with your phone...

No apps back then!
Twitter: @Riquefits

No apps back then!

10. ...having to delete photos on the spot because you were running out of space on your memory card...

Makes you think how many great pictures you deleted in a spur-of-the-moment decision.
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Makes you think how many great pictures you deleted in a spur-of-the-moment decision.

11. ...thinking you had a bunch of GREAT photos, only to get a bunch of blurry photos back that ONLY looked good on your small-ass camera screen...

Basically, you just wasted 10 bucks getting trash developed.
Twitter: @aquestingbeast

Basically, you just wasted 10 bucks getting trash developed.

12. ...having to frequently clean the inside of your mouse...

"Why is my mouse working so slow?! Oh, it's been like three days since I cleaned it!" —You, circa 2002.
Twitter: @MicrosoftEgypt

"Why is my mouse working so slow?! Oh, it's been like three days since I cleaned it!" —You, circa 2002.

13. ...having your parents or siblings listening in on your phone call (on the other line) when using your home's landline...

Nothing like talking to your crush as your siblings listened in from the other room. Good times.
New Line Cinema

Nothing like talking to your crush as your siblings listened in from the other room. Good times.

14. ...having to wait till 9:00 p.m. to make calls, because you were out of "monthly minutes"...

Seriously, unlimited minutes was a pipe dream back then!
Twitter: @DEZMIIN

Seriously, unlimited minutes was a pipe dream back then!

15. ...having an error occur while you were burning a mix CD...

Especially when it was at 99% completed!
cdrinfo.com

Especially when it was at 99% completed!

16. ...having a friend scratch your CD and making it useless...

There was no worse feeling than having a CD you lent out come back with a big scratch mark.
rumyittips.com

There was no worse feeling than having a CD you lent out come back with a big scratch mark.

17. ...having an incomplete map, because you didn't realize there were extra pages you needed to print out...

OK, but to be fair, it was easy to be confused since the extra page was usually just ads.
MapQuest

OK, but to be fair, it was easy to be confused since the extra page was usually just ads.

18. ...having your Sims game crash because it couldn't handle the ~34~ expansion packs you added to it...

Seriously, that game took up so much memory on your desktop.
mobygames.com

Seriously, that game took up so much memory on your desktop.

19. ...burning a CD that played on your computer and NOWHERE else...

How?

20. ...having no fall back movie you wanted to watch, when Blockbuster didn't have the movie you wanted to rent...

* walks aimlessly through Blockbuster waiting for a DVD cover to speak to me *
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* walks aimlessly through Blockbuster waiting for a DVD cover to speak to me *

21. ...having both a character text limit and texting limit...

It cost like 10 cents a text if you went over your limit.
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It cost like 10 cents a text if you went over your limit.

22. ...having to wait FOREVER to get a copy of the DVD you wanted because the Netflix waitlist for it was too long...

It was a real test of patience!
consumerist.com

It was a real test of patience!

23. ...having to carry around a portable DVD player and DVDs if you wanted to watch movies while traveling somewhere...

And making sure that shit was fully charged, 'cause it only had like a two hour battery life.
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And making sure that shit was fully charged, 'cause it only had like a two hour battery life.

24. ...constantly having to look up all sorts of HTML code if you ran your own blog, or wanted to change up your Myspace...

You probably remember more about HTML code than algebra.
flash-slideshow-maker.com

You probably remember more about HTML code than algebra.

25. ...and finally, having to share a computer with the ENTIRE family.

And it was the cause of most of the fights between you and your siblings.
amazon.com

And it was the cause of most of the fights between you and your siblings.

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