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23 Pictures That Are Too Real If You Were Born Before 1999 And Didn't Have A Cell Phone

"GET OFF THE INTERNET, I NEED TO USE THE PHONE!"

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1. Having to memorize EVERY phone number:

Every. Single. Number.
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Every. Single. Number.

2. Or just making a huge list you had to check all the time:

And tucking it in some rando drawer.
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And tucking it in some rando drawer.

3. Being on the phone so long you end up tangled in the cord:

4. Or stretching the phone cord to get a little privacy:

5. Only to get the DREADED cord knot:

The horror.
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The horror.

6. The worst words in the English language:

The horror (x2).
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The horror (x2).

7. Having ZERO idea who was calling at any time:

8. And when Caller ID DID come around, prank calling people thanks to these two numbers

Nice.

9. Actually having to print out directions to be able to find your way around:

10. Or just going to the nearest gas station and hoping you remember everything:

Person to person interaction? No thanks.
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Person to person interaction? No thanks.

11. The bathroom struggle before cellphones:

12. So many shampoo bottles were read... SO MANY:

The ingredients of a conditioner bottle deserves the Nobel Prize.
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The ingredients of a conditioner bottle deserves the Nobel Prize.

13. Calling collect with one of these artifacts:

Or just saying "HEYMOMPICKMEUP" before you had to pay.
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Or just saying "HEYMOMPICKMEUP" before you had to pay.

14. Having to search for movie times in the newspaper:

15. Or having to search one of these giant books just to order a dang pizza:

The ancient text.
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The ancient text.

16. Pictures remaining a mystery right after you took them:

17. And then having to wait an hour for them to develop:

Only to find out they were all useless.
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Only to find out they were all useless.

18. Not to mention "aiming" your pictures:

19. Actually having to get out of the car to get your friend when you went to pick them up:

Instead of just texting.
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Instead of just texting.

20. Using a watch out of necessity just to know what time it is:

Remember needing a watch?
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Remember needing a watch?

21. And using the ORIGINAL text message:

Nice and discreet.
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Nice and discreet.

22. Having your own "personal" landline phone:

Usually a clear phone or something shaped like a food item.
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Usually a clear phone or something shaped like a food item.

23. And yelling "I'M ON THE PHONE" every 5 minutes:

"NOT NOW MOM."
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"NOT NOW MOM."

And if this article didn't make you feel old enough, just remember:

Dang.

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