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@Alkthash: I don't know, I know as a kid (and, to a lesser extent, even now), I was always fascinated by older technologies. It was always amazing to me how different things were even just one generation ago.
They'll care because I'll take away their dessert if they don't.
Phones that only hooked into the wall.
The internal combustion engine, capitalism, the word 'disposable', what the ruins everywhere used to be and where all the people went.
edited 17th Mar '11 12:24:10 PM by InverurieJones
Cigarettes, why people used to smoke them...and why I'm still smoking them.
Hell, even I don't understand cigarettes, and I'm a tobacco fiend.
If I ever kidnap some kids and try to raise them, I'll probably have to explain the significance of the awful E-readers.
Come to think of it; why they don't see Daddy very often and why he kills other kids' mummies and daddies.
That'll be an interesting day.
What's an Ipod mommy?
Well back in the day it was this uber device that you used to listen to your favorite artists of musical quality young version of myself.
Hey Dad how are babies made?
I'm still not sure that's been explained to me.
That sex thing is just a smokescreen. You're actually brought by a stork.
Oh please, they're grown in vats.
I was teaching a group of grade 9 students (14-15-year-olds) the other day and I had to explain 9/11 to them. They knew vaguely what had happened, but just "terrorists attacked and then buildings fell down." Some of them didn't even know they'd been hit by planes. Man.
Oh yeah. I remember talking to a kid who hadn't been bored yet. Just...eerie. I'd been in second grade, so my memory isn't perfect (although not going outside for recess had me positively furious) but I do recall a lot of details.
On a lighter note: Smoking in restaraunts.
I'll have to tell my kids that there was a time when everyone wore fedoras, and then after it fell out of fashion it was mainly associated with Film Noir and Indiana Jones. Not geeks and hipsters.
DAMN YOU KENNEDY!!!
What it was like to watch TV without 3,456,789,021 commercials for penis enlargement and ED pills.
There is a slim chance that CDs might still exist, but I will probably have to explain how they used to be the main way of buying music, and how you'd own a 'CD Player' in order to listen to them.
Hilarious! On a side note, my cat slept on my laptop and bought up a bunch of porn sites on google the other day by simply typing in /89.
Might have to explain how there's lots of porn in my browser history.
"Grampa! Grampa! Tell us about the time you got sentenced to prison because Mr. Fluffels needed his child porn fix!"
edited 20th Mar '11 11:46:16 AM by Justice4243
what good music was before pop destroyed the world
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edited 21st Mar '11 10:45:42 AM by PinkDave
Why the older arcade games don't have touch screens.
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