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29 Pre-Internet Woes Under-30s Don't Get

My analogue struggle.

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1. You had to to use the house phone in front of your parents to speak to your mates.

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And even if you were lucky enough to have more than one phone, there was always the risk one of your family would pick up the other line for a sneaky listen.

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8. If you did have a mobile, you could only text one person at a time, and only had 50 free texts a month.

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Group chatting a commentary of Take Me Out with 10 of your mates was but a far-flung dream.

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26. Messing up VideoPlus+ numbers meant you constantly missed things you wanted to record.

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And if programming the code foxed you too much, there was a risk you'd set the VCR to record at 8am instead of 8pm.