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13 Things We Wish Would Make A Comeback

Why did they ever go away?

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1. Mixtapes.

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OK so the sound quality isn't exactly amazing. But there's something nice about recording your original mix onto a tape and writing the songs out by hand. The hardest part: finding a cassette player.

3. The polite wave to a stranger.

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Let's go back to the good old days when you could wave at any old cobber on the street. These days people either ignore you or think you're a complete weirdo.

4. Phones that don't break when you drop them.


Sure, smartphones are great with their big screens, emoji keyboards, and fancy cameras...but wasn't it nice when you could casually throw your phone to your friend without causing a panic attack?

7. While we're at it, let's bring back those sweet dance moves too. (CC BY 3.0) / Via

Nothing beat getting up early on a Saturday morning to watch film clips and learn the perfectly choreographed dance routines by heart. Don't try to deny it.

8. Drive-in cinemas.

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The best part – aside from not having to get out of the car – is that you can bring all your own snacks. Take THAT overpriced candy bar with $12 popcorn.

9. Temporary tattoos.

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It's only a matter of time before temporary tats make a full-fledged comeback. You can save yourself years of painful laser (and regret). Future-you will thank you for it.

11. Handwritten letters actually written by HAND.

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We worked so hard to get our pen licenses in grade three – now we barely use the things. Next time you have something (nonurgent) to say, pick up a pen and give snail mail another chance.

It's time to bring back all the things we used to love. Like Oporto's Original Chilli Sauce, which is now back and here to stay!

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