sparklekai

things kids will never understand

i was in a car with a friend of mine and our kids (boys, 10, 9 & 6) when the 6 year old said why do you say roll up the window?  You mean push up the window!  my 10 year then explained that "back in the old days" people actually had to roll the window up themselves!  

 

this got me thinking...what are some things that you have done/said/seen that these poor children will never understand?

comfyrock

Re: things kids will never understand

A dial that goes to 11

DesertRose0706

Re: things kids will never understand

Oh, and floppy disks and having to rewind VHS tapes!  That was the worst! lol

 

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jojobe

Re: things kids will never understand

Video Stores, now it is all on demand and Redbox! lol

kalex

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My local Blockbuster just closed earlier this month.  Makes me sad. :smileysad:

malday

Re: things kids will never understand

Mine closed a year ago, but all the movies were discounted like crazy! I stocked up!

jojobe

Re: things kids will never understand

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Ours too good news was we got a ton of Wii games for the kids for 3.00 a game. 

Speaking of games, my kids asked me what a "classic controller" was...I laughed 

DesertRose0706

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Beepers, collect calls, pay phones, phone books, phones with cords...apparently communication has changed drastically over the years lol

 

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jojobe

Re: things kids will never understand

You are lucky to find a phone booth with a pay phone. Never mind actually having the change on you to make the call! 

sparklekai

Re: things kids will never understand

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we have a phone booth across the street from work, its bright red and 99% of the time only used by the ummm....more shady members of the community

MikuNerd65

Re: things kids will never understand

vhs, dial-up (that was a pain in the butt. You either had to chose between the internet or the phone..not both) ...A9SbBaACQAApSK6.jpg

I know I did.

mdelrosario91

Re: things kids will never understand

LOL when I wanted to use the phone, but my brother was using the dial-up, I would pick up the phone and let it sit for 5-10 seconds, and he would get kicked off the internet! 

MikuNerd65

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lol that's so mean xD

SomthingWicked

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XD LOL razors.... They were so popular!

MikuNerd65

Re: things kids will never understand

Indeed! my ex-best friend had them I was like "how'd you get it?"

jojobe

Re: things kids will never understand

A camera with film you have to change 

mdelrosario91

Re: things kids will never understand

Oh my goodness, I used to get in trouble so much when I was younger because I played with the camera and kept exposing the film!

sparklekai

Re: things kids will never understand

those were the days when i actually had pictures printed!!!

jojobe

Re: things kids will never understand

I know right, my son is like, how do you get the pictures out?

mimibel

Re: things kids will never understand

The pecking order of who has to get up to change the channel :smileywink:

sparklekai

Re: things kids will never understand

my favourite line when they can't find the remote "when i was your age i was the remote!"

Plantgarden

Re: things kids will never understand

LOL.   Right!

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