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Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on May 7, 2017

28 Things People Under Age 14 Will Never Believe We Used To Have To Do

Basically ancient history.

1. Press seven numbers just to say hello:

2. Traverse the vast mounds of CD holders to find the perfect one:

3. Stuff your pockets full of technology:

4. Type WWW like some kind of crazy person:

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5. Wait and wait just to see what was on TV:

6. Watch movies on TWO VHS tapes like a barbarian:

7. Wait days just to watch Netflix:

8. Print out directions and hang them up:

9. Muster all your strength to roll the window down:

10. Wait weeks to find out how that selfie came out:

11. Go through a lit'ral maze of files to find what you're looking for:

12. "Conserve" energy:

13. Press skip about 18 times to find the right song:

14. Wait a few millennia for a file to download:

15. Master the art of texting while your phone is in your pocket:

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16. Put in a tape just to listen to your iPod:

17. Close your eyes and ears while rewinding:

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18. Actually write on Facebook walls to have a conversation:

19. Wait 15 minutes for this to go away:

20. Get kicked off the internet every time someone picked up the phone:

21. Fear data:

22. Threaten people over VHS tapes:

23. Go to channel 3 just to watch a movie:

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24. Pray the DJ stayed quiet:

25. Wait 'til 9pm to make a call:


26. Deal with no space every time you switched on your phone:

27. Wait all day to check Facebook:

28. Buy a lamp for your Game Boy:

And use a TV to actually watch TV:

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Truly wild times.

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