Kids Nowadays Will Never Know These 23 Epic Struggles

    Things are a lot easier nowadays, aren’t they? It seems that almost everything you need to do can be tackled with a few swipes of your finger on the screen of your smartphone or tablet. Or a few clicks on your laptop. TV, movies, music, communication… Kids nowadays take all this for granted, but for anyone born before the 1990s, we’ll remember that life wasn’t always this simple. We had struggles. Life was tough back in our day.

    Here’s what we’re talking about…


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    How to go bankrupt.

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    Selecting your tunes took hours.

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    Oh, TV…

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    This is what people did before the internet.

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    True, true…

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    And when the internet first started…

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    Ringtones. So slick.

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    Yeah! Oh. Noooooo!

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    It only used to skip every three or four seconds.

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    It better be worth it.

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    There are no words.

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    If you lose that ball, you’re done.

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    It’s not even a good song.

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    Directions. On PAPER!

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    We miss these and what they’d do to your tongue.

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    Oh God – THAT NOISE!

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    You only need six texts anyway.

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    Play time wasn’t play time without 15 splinters to take home.

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    Squeeze to test batteries.

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    Bonus: We all suffered with this one


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