Internet Finds·Posted on Sep 14, 202227 Things That Seemed Like They Belonged In The Year 3000 15 Years Ago But Are Now Completely WorthlessAll this stuff felt like something out of the year 3000.by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink In 2007, nothing seemed more technologically significant than... 1. iPhone apps where you drank fake beer: A big stinky loser Steve Jobs' vision: finally realized. 2. Or iPhone apps where you could download a fake lighter: youtube.com Sure! 3. And even before that, phones with internet on them in the first place: passingpleasantries.tumblr.com Not that anyone ever used it. 4. Or having the option and the ability, to update your Facebook... FROM A TEXT MESSAGE: reddit.com The possibilities are endless. Or, actually, not. 5. Watching full-length movies that cost tens of millions of dollars to make on an iPod with a two-inch screen: Twitter: @twilightreborn The future is...TWO INCHES! 6. A DVD or VHS player in their car: Facebook: TheNostalgic90s I think they could invent time travel and I still wouldn't be as in awe as the first time I saw this. 7. Or, saints preserve us, a whole N64 in a car: Iris Schneider / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Honestly, would be pretty cool today. 8. Those watches that lit up blue, truly a sign we were living in the future: reddit.com I heard that if you drank the blue you got superpowers. 9. Aggressively thick big screen TVs your one rich friend had: quora.com It was like watching a movie in your home, only every single light in the world reflected off the screen and it sounded like a buncha pennies rolling around in a Chef Boyardee can. 10. And TVs that let you access the World Wide Web: San Francisco Chronicle / San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Imagine the internet...but it's impossible to navigate because you're using a remote control. Amazing. 11. The original iPod and the million buttons it had: reddit.com The clickwheel was truly a game changer. Bring back the clickwheel. 12. A TV with a freakin' VHS player BUILT INTO IT: reddit.com This truly felt like the future. How could society advance beyond this? 13. Or, be still my beating heart, a TV with a DVD player in it: reddit.com NOOOOOW we're cookin' with gas, gang!!! 14. Digital cable and being able to watch a ton of useless channels: Facebook: TheNostalgic90s Truly mind-blowing the first time you use a TV with digital cable after years of basic cable. Nickelodeon Games And Sports, man. 15. That one paper toss iPhone game: reddit.com This was required by law to be the first app everyone downloaded when they got an iPhone. 16. Those robot dogs that eventually died and just became things your parents tripped over: Getty The future is...OW! 17. See-through electronics being the future of design: reddit.com These all felt like something out of the year 3000. Truly astounding at the time. 18. Netflix's DVD service and just the entire idea of someone SENDING a movie to you: suburbanmen.com You're tellin' me that instead of going to the store and picking up a movie, I can wait four business days? Sign me up! 19. CD players with skip protection: ebay.com This felt like something the US government retrieved from an alien spaceship that crashed into the parking lot of a Burger King or something. 20. Portable DVD players that would skip every time you moved them a centimeter: Getty You trying to watch Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed in the back of a minivan traveling at 65 miles per hour? Because hell yeah I am. 21. Car phones that you would only see in TV and movies: Twitter: @search Remember when people wanted to be reachable anywhere, anytime? Sounds like a nightmare! Hahahahaha. 22. Okay, hear me out — these exact light switches that, again, your one rich friend had: encuentra24.com Felt like something out of Star Wars. 23. That fish that everyone's uncle had for some reason: Twitter: @StevenBalthaser A fish that sings songs I hate? Let's do this, baby!!! 24. That cassette tape that let your connect your iPod to your car stereo: reddit.com This truly changed the game. 25. Hit Clips: marceling.tumblr.com Songs I kind of like...for 30 seconds at a time? Now, this I gotta get! 26. Those batteries that let you check how much energy was left: reddit.com My fingers are still permanently dented from these. 27. And finally, the ALPHA and the OMEGA...a VHS AND DVD player: amazon.com Truly the peak of human civilization.