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    15 Realizations I Had That Will Make You Feel Incredibly Old, I'm Sorry In Advance

    The Playstation is turning the same age as Justin Bieber. Let that sink in.

    1. Kids who just started their Freshman year of high school were born in 2005.

    My incoming freshmen were born in 2005! #IFeelOld

    2. And most school-age kids don't even remember 9/11.

    me, in my 9/11 class: So, how did YOU feel, when you heard the news? students: . . . . . Erm.. I was two years old 🤷‍♀️ #IFeelOld #phdlife

    3. The Playstation turns 25 years old this December – the same age as Justin Bieber.

    Sony & Sega (1994-1997) Sony made its entrance on the scene in 1994 with the PlayStation. *I can feel your excitement from here* During this period, Sega went on to expand its MegaDrive/Genesis with Genesis 2 (1994) and Genesis 3 (1997).

    4. 20-year-old Kelly Clarkson won the first season of American Idol 17 years ago in 2002.

    17 years ago America voted correctly #AmericanIdol #kellyclarkson #ifeelold

    5. Popular music from the '90s is considered "oldies" today.

    #ifeelold - a thread. I realised today, that when I was a teenager, music from the seventies was really old, like 25 years! Guess what, if you’re sixteen now, music from 1994 is equally ancient...

    6. Speaking of oldies, That '70s Show would be called That '90s Show if it aired today.

    That 70s Show came out in 1998. Which means in order for That 90s Show to cover the same distance in time it would have had to premier last year. This tweet dedicated to @discountcompost

    7. Most kids have never had to communicate without emojis because they have been around for 20 years.

    @ConVTI2019 @kvashee Oh yeah! My daughter uses a lot of emojis and sometimes ONLY emojis to convey quite complex ideas. She’s also spoiled a couple of emojis for me after I learned their “dark side”, such as: 🍆🍑😻👌🏼 I’ll elaborate in person. 😆 #xxx

    8. The Brady Bunch first aired 50 years ago this month.

    📺DEBUT: 'The Brady Bunch' premiered 49 years ago tonight, September 26, 1969, on ABC

    September 26th is the 50th anniversary of when the show first aired.

    9. In addition, Scooby Doo and the Pink Panther also turned 50 this month.

    Ruh-roh—Scooby is turning 50! Celebrate by watching your favorite Scooby movies #OnDemand. Who’s your favorite #ScoobyDoo duo?

    The Pink Panther first aired on September 6, 1969 and Scooby Doo first aired on September 13, 1969.

    10. Barack Obama started his first term as president 10 years ago this past January.

    Ten Years Ago Today: The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States.

    11. Kids today don't understand the concept of dial-up internet.

    Watching ‘You’ve Got Mail’ with my teenage sister is involving way more explaining than I thought it would... “Wait what’s that noise?” (A dial up tone). “Wait what does she mean by wait for the internet to load?” “What’s AOL?” #IFeelOld

    12. And young children today have never been around flip phones.

    My youngest saw an older gentlemen with a flip phone today. I then had to explain in excruciating detail to both my daughters what a flip phone is/was and that yes Daddy once owned one. #Ifeelold #ItWasntThatLongAgo

    13. Macaulay Culkin is older than Catherine O'Hara was when she played his mom in Home Alone.

    @ImMegDonnelly @IncredibleCulk is now older than Catherine O’Hara was when she played his mom in Home Alone. #shook #letthatsinkin

    Released in 1990, Catherine was 36 when she was in the film and Macaulay is now 39 years old. Macaulay is also older than Daniel Stern was when he made the film (Daniel was 33 years old).

    14. The first Harry Potter book was published 22 years ago.

    @PotterWorldUK My Harry Potter bedroom is way better! I’ve all the passion and collectors items that ever released during the late 90s early 2000s as I’ve have lived through every era of Harry Potter since 1997 with the first book and 2001 with the film. Also have Jo’s, Emma’s and Dans letters

    Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone was published on June 26, 1997.

    15. And Google was first created 21 years ago – on accident.

    #FunFactFriday: The name Google was created accidentally. A spelling error was made by the original founders who were actually going for Googol which is a the number 10 to the 100th power!

    Google started out being named "The BackRub," but was changed to "googol" because it better reflected the amount of data they were trying to sift through.

    I officially feel one step closer to death. 💀

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