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15 Ways Your Grandad's Generation Was Tougher Than You

Think you’re big? Try stacking up to the men of yesteryear – when being a tough guy was a full-time job. A blast from the past, brought to you by the Opel ADAM ROCKS: the toughest of them all.

1. There were still places to discover, and they just marched out there in their big old-timey boots and discovered them.

2. Their moustaches were for life, not just Movember.

3. And they just grew beards because they wanted to, not because they were hipsters proving they could.

(They still amused themselves while shaving but the "Tom Selleck" and "Hulk Hogan" hadn't even happened yet.)

4. They used to shave with actual razors, which are basically just knives; who are they kidding?

5. They used newspaper as toilet roll — if they were lucky.

6. Only the poshest people had inside toilets. For everyone else it was a bit like...:

7. They wore one shirt all the time and just changed the collar.

8. They were expected to be bearded fathers by age 25.

9. They had to jump on moving steam trains to get to work.

10. They would actually fix things instead of giving up and buying a new one.

11. There was no online dating; they actually had to go up to women like:

12. They had two television channels, and they bloody loved it.

13. They used to have proper jobs carrying things and pushing things and building things.

14. Tin baths were an actual thing and not just a movie prop that made you feel cold.

15. They. Had. NO. WI-FI.

Your grandad's generation was tougher than you, but Opel ADAM ROCKS is tougher than them.

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