Tim White

23 things our kids will never understand
23 things our kids will never understand

Technology is moving ridiculously fast. So fast, in fact, that a new list has surfaced with the 23 that your kids will never understand. Whether or not you have kids, however, this list is sure to make you feel really old.

  1. The floppy disk.
  2. The VCR.
  3. Video rental stores.
  4. Getting your photos developed in a store.
  5. Record stores.
  6. Mix tapes.
  7. Wired Internet.
  8. Dial-up Internet.
  9. The noises that dial-up Internet makes.
  10. Fax machines.
  11. Images online that take ages to load.
  12. Having a landline phone, just so you can use the Internet.
  13. Slow starting computers.
  14. Microsoft Windows.
  15. Cheesy screensavers (e.g.: fish swimming across your screen)
  16. The encyclopedia.
  17. Not being able to know or verify something immediately.
  18. Not having anything to watch because there were only so many TV channels and no DVR.
  19. TV Guide Magazine.
  20. Blowing into a video game cartridge to finally get it to work.
  21. Passing notes.
  22. Cell phones ruining everything at movie theaters and concerts.
  23. What a world without smartphones was like.

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