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    Prepared To Feel Old: Here Are 21 Things That Kids Today Will Never Get

    UGH!

    On Thursday, @HashtagRoundup asked people to share some experiences that kids today will never get, using the hashtag #KidsTodayDontGet.

    Here are some of the best responses!

    1.

    #KidsTodayDontGet how difficult video games actually were.

    2.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the battery life of a Nokia

    3.

    #KidsTodayDontGet what Blockbuster was like..

    4.

    #KidsTodayDontGet The relationship between a cassette tape and a pencil. Or even what a cassette tape is.πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

    5.

    #KidsTodayDontGet what it’s like to actually play outside instead of playing on their phones all day..

    6.

    #KidsTodayDontGet how difficult it was for their parents to hear a song that they wanted to hear. How they would stay up half the night just waiting for the radio station to play it so they could record it onto a cassette tape. https://t.co/K9DlLLf4rQ

    7.

    #KidsTodayDontGet That MTV actually played music videos the whole day!

    8.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the feeling that if you missed a tv show. You MISSED the tv show.

    9.

    #KidsTodayDontGet waiting for dial up internet, calling from a pay phone , having a beeper , or Saturday morning cartoons

    10.

    #KidsTodayDontGet what it was like to be able to slam the phone down on someone who pissed you off.

    11.

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    #KidsTodayDontGet How lucky they are not to have to deal with a card catalog at the library

    13.

    14.

    #KidsTodayDontGet how much fun we had with a cardboard box

    15.

    #KidsTodayDontGet using an encyclopedia to help write a term paper.

    16.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the feel of walking into a record store

    17.

    18.

    #KidsTodayDontGet how essential it is NOT TO TAKE THE TAGS OFF

    19.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the ANXIETY this caused us!!!!!!!!!! (This meme is old too, I say a good 30 years now)

    20.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the fee for not rewinding the vhs rental

    21.

    #KidsTodayDontGet the struggle of taking photos on disposable cameras.

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