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26 Terrible Problems You Will Never Experience Again

"Sorry g2g mum wants to use the phone."

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1. When your Tamagotchi died because the buttons got stuck.

RIP.
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RIP.

2. When your gooey aliens refused to have babies.

They never did.
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They never did.

3. When you tried to teach your Furby to speak English and it wouldn't cooperate.

It never worked.
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It never worked.

4. Having to spend money on an actual magazine to find out the lyrics of your new favourite song.

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5. Recording a good song off the radio and accidentally including the traffic report.

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6. Having to wait literally years for a film to come out on VHS.

"Wow loved that movie can't wait to see it again in two years."
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"Wow loved that movie can't wait to see it again in two years."

7. Getting a video from Blockbuster only to discover that it hadn't been rewound.

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So irritating.

8. Spending hours trying to work out how to programme your video recorder.

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Actual witchcraft.

9. And then accidentally recording the wrong channel anyway.

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Nothing worse than accidentally recording the news instead of Friends.

10. Having to look in the phonebook if you wanted to contact someone whose number you didn't have.

Such an effort. So heavy.
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Such an effort. So heavy.

11. When your lazy food delivery choices were limited to whatever junk mail leaflets had recently come through your letterbox.

Because you definitely couldn't be bothered to look it up in the phonebook anyway.
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Because you definitely couldn't be bothered to look it up in the phonebook anyway.

12. And only being able to phone to get takeaway food.

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The introvert's nightmare. Praise the Domino's app.

13. Being cruelly forced to decide which of your texts were worth saving because your first phone could only store 10 texts.

Now everything is stored FOREVER.
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Now everything is stored FOREVER.

14. Accidentally opening the weird early browser on your phone and trying to shut it really quickly before you got billed.

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Thank goodness for Wi-Fi.

15. Missing the weather forecast on the TV and just having to hope for the best.

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16. Having to physically bring your friends to the shops with you so they could advise you on how an outfit looked.

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17. Only being able to ask people on a date in person.

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Or putting an ad in a newspaper like a weirdo. Hooray for online dating.

18. Getting a terrible answer in MASH and knowing that your future involved living in a shack with Nickelback.

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19. When your Walkman skipped a track because you walked too enthusiastically.

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20. Turning up to a party and discovering someone else was wearing the same Abercrombie & Fitch hoodie as you.

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21. Having to go home and consult an encyclopedia if you wanted to find out the answer to a stupid argument you were having with your friends.

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22. Getting really upset that the hilarious Hotmail email address you wanted was already taken.

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So you probably added a few more X's and O's to make it more unique.

23. Agonising over which of your friends to put first in your MSN name.

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The stress.

24. Your entire school career resting on not losing one of these things.

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25. Having to go through this lengthy procedure every time you wanted to play a game.

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26. And having to get off the internet because your mum wanted to use the phone.

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