You would want to attend prom in the '80s because that's a thing now. You would not want to attend prom in the '70s when nothing was slutty.
On this ginormous and embarrassing '90s cell?Or on a rotary landline?George Marks / Getty Images
You would want to make calls on a cell phone because dialing the number 9 on a rotary phone is the worst!
A '70s afro?Hulton Archive / Getty ImagesOr a '50s bouffant?Hulton Archive / Getty Images
Tough one. But go for a bouffant if you like "Mad Men." And you do like "Mad Men."
1969: duh. If you chose '99, WTF is wrong with you?
A bushy '70s 'stache?Hulton Archive / Getty ImagesOr this 1890s facial styling?Hulton Archive / Getty Images
This man is a gentleman and not a creep.
In this impossibly tiny '60s car?Hulton Archive / Getty ImagesOr have Rollerblades as your only form of transportation?Al Bello / Getty Images
You would not want to drive a tiny car because it would be so lonely in there. Besides, Rollerblading is better for the environment.
With one of these?Hulton Archive / Getty ImagesOr one of these?Fox Photos / Getty Images
You would want to go through college with a computer...any computer. Contrary to popular hipster belief, having/using a typewriter does not make you more cultured.
This antique kiddie car?Fox Photos / Getty ImagesOr this battery-powered Barbie car?
Barbie car: DUH! That other car is not tricked out at all.
Have horrible vision and have to wear an old-timey monocle?Hulton Archive / Getty ImagesOr have perfect vision but be forced to wear these '50s sunglasses all the time?Reg Speller / Getty Images
You would want to wear a monocle because that lady in the sunglasses looks crazy! She does not look cool.
With nothing but water and '70s-style savory Jell-O molds?Or have a selection of island produce, but Surge is the only safe thing to drink?
You want Surge because it is delicious! You might die from substituting soda for water completely, but whatever.