1. A TV with a freakin' VHS player BUILT INTO IT: en.wikipedia.org This truly felt like the future. How could society advance beyond this? 2. Or, be still my beating heart, a TV with a DVD player in it: reddit.com NOOOOOW we're cookin' with gas gang!!! 3. See-through electronics: reddit.com These all felt like something out of the year 3018. Truly astounding at the time. 4. iPhone apps where you drank fake beer: onmilwaukee.com Steve Jobs' vision: finally realized. 5. Or iPhone apps where you could download a fake lighter: play.google.com Sure! 6. And even before that, phones with internet on them in the first place: passingpleasantries.tumblr.com Not that anyone ever used it. 7. Portable DVD players: Twitter: @ldn_elek You trying to watch Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed in the back of a minivan traveling at 65 miles per hour? Because hell yeah I am. 8. Car phones: Twitter: @search Remember when people wanted to be reachable anywhere, anytime? Sounds like a nightmare! Hahahahaha. 9. Those robot dogs that eventually died and just became things your parents tripped over: reddit.com The future is OW! 10. Watches that lit up blue: reddit.com I heard that if you drank the blue you got superpowers. 11. Aggressively thick big screen TVs: reddit.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. 12. That fish that everyone's uncle had for some reason: Twitter: @StevenBalthaser A fish that sings songs I hate? Let's do this, baby!!! 13. Netflix's DVD service: suburbanmen.com You're tellin' me that instead of going to the store and picking up a movie, I can wait four business day? Sign me up! 14. Hit Clips: marceling.tumblr.com Songs I kind of like... for 30 seconds at a time? Now this I gotta get! 15. The original iPod with buttons: reddit.com The clickwheel was truly a game changer. Bring back the clickwheel. 16. Or some off-brand MP3 player that looked like this: reddit.com Not all of us could afford an iPhone, buddy. 17. That paper toss iPhone game: reddit.com This was required by law to be the first app everyone downloaded when they got an iPhone. 18. N64 rumble packs: Nintendo These made for a truly immersive experience while you were, like, trying to murder Yoshi. 19. Those batteries that let you check how much energy was left: reddit.com My fingers are still permanently dented from these. 20. Colorful ketchup: Twitter: @samuelroman59 For a brief moment it looked like in the future all our foods would be unrecognizable and full of 300 chemicals. Sad. 21. Internet browsers you had to lit'rally purchase from a store: reddit.com This makes sense!!!!!! 22. That cassette tape that let your connect your iPod to your car stereo: reddit.com This truly changed the game. 23. Directions you could just print out: reddit.com You're telling me I can get lost and blame it on the internet? 24. Gameboy snake lights: amazon.com Sure, they made your batteries last about 27 minutes but, come on, how cool were they? 25. CD players with 45 second skip protection: Philips This felt like something the US government retrieved from an alien spaceship that crashed into the parking lot of a Burger King or something. 26. And, finally, the ALPHA and the OMEGA... a VHS AND DVD player: amazon.com Truly the peak of human civilization.