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CentralAvenue Her Royal Highness from my imagination
Her Royal Highness
Mar 16th 2011 at 1:50:59 PM

@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.

Reality has never been an obstacle for me before!!
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 16th 2011 at 2:01:12 PM

They'll care because I'll take away their dessert if they don't.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
OriDoodle Mom Lady from East of West Relationship Status: Consider his love an honor
Mar 16th 2011 at 2:05:02 PM

Phones that only hooked into the wall.

Doodles
InverurieJones '80s TV Action Hero from North of the Wall. Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
Mar 17th 2011 at 12:22:40 PM

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

'All he needs is for somebody to throw handgrenades at him for the rest of his life...'
drunkscriblerian Street Writing Man from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
Street Writing Man
Mar 17th 2011 at 10:47:29 PM

Cigarettes, why people used to smoke them...and why I'm still smoking them.

If I were to write some of the strange things that come under my eyes they would not be believed. ~Cora M. Strayer~
InverurieJones '80s TV Action Hero from North of the Wall. Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
Mar 18th 2011 at 1:30:04 AM

Hell, even I don't understand cigarettes, and I'm a tobacco fiend.

'All he needs is for somebody to throw handgrenades at him for the rest of his life...'
AlirozTheConfused Bibliophile. from Daz Huat!
Bibliophile.
Mar 18th 2011 at 6:43:57 AM

If I ever kidnap some kids and try to raise them, I'll probably have to explain the significance of the awful E-readers.

Never be without a Hat! Hot means heat. I don't care if your usage dates to 1300, it's my word, not yours. My Pm box is open.
InverurieJones '80s TV Action Hero from North of the Wall. Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
Mar 18th 2011 at 6:46:46 AM

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.

'All he needs is for somebody to throw handgrenades at him for the rest of his life...'
GillyGirl32 Your a jerk...... I know from LMFAO backstage party!
Your a jerk...... I know
Mar 18th 2011 at 9:52:17 AM

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.

"OK...where is the rest of it?"
Mar 18th 2011 at 9:55:02 AM

Hey Dad how are babies made?

Captainbrass captainbrass from United Kingdom
captainbrass
Mar 18th 2011 at 11:57:46 AM

I'm still not sure that's been explained to me.

"Well, it's a lifestyle."
Malkavian What is this from madness
What is this
Mar 18th 2011 at 5:35:09 PM

That sex thing is just a smokescreen. You're actually brought by a stork.

"Everyone wants an answer, don't they?... I hate things with answers." Grant Morrison
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 18th 2011 at 7:57:08 PM

Oh please, they're grown in vats.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
Ronka87 Maid of Win from the mouth of madness.
Maid of Win
Mar 19th 2011 at 5:11:40 PM

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.

Thanks for the all fish!
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 19th 2011 at 6:36:14 PM

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.

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
MetaFour AXTE INCAL AXTUCE MUN from a place
AXTE INCAL AXTUCE MUN
Mar 20th 2011 at 10:10:24 AM

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.

I didn't write any of that.
HungryJoe Gristknife from Under the Tree
Gristknife
Mar 20th 2011 at 10:14:16 AM

DAMN YOU KENNEDY!!!

Charlie Tunoku is a lover and a fighter.
CodyTheHeadlessBoy The Great One from Parts Unknown Relationship Status: Dating Catwoman
The Great One
Mar 20th 2011 at 10:16:16 AM

What it was like to watch TV without 3,456,789,021 commercials for penis enlargement and ED pills.

"If everybody is thinking alike, somebody isn't thinking"- George S. Patton
Saeglopur Resident Hipster from Various places in the UK
Resident Hipster
Mar 20th 2011 at 10:52:51 AM

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.

Listen to Music with Tropers at The Troper Turntable!
formerly Lady Justice
Mar 20th 2011 at 11:41:03 AM

[up][up] 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.

"There's more evil in the charts then an Al-Qaida suggestion box" - Bill Bailey
Justice4243 Writer of horse words from Portland, OR, USA Relationship Status: Brony
Writer of horse words
Mar 20th 2011 at 11:46:09 AM

"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

Justice is a joy to the godly, but it terrifies evildoers.Proverbs21:15 FimFiction account.
HersheleOstropoler You gotta get yourself some marble columns from BK.NY.US Relationship Status: Less than three
You gotta get yourself some marble columns
Mar 21st 2011 at 9:06:04 AM

There is a slim chance that C Ds might still exist, but I will probably have to explain how they used to be the main way of buying music,
And that people used to buy music.

The child is father to the man —Oedipus
vanthebaron Mystical Monkey Master from Carlyle, Il
Mystical Monkey Master
Mar 21st 2011 at 9:11:11 AM

what good music was before pop destroyed the world

Untitled Power Rangers Story
Mar 21st 2011 at 10:45:34 AM

This Is Halloween [Anime Expo 2010 AMTV Pro Winner] go to youtube

edited 21st Mar '11 10:45:42 AM by PinkDave

JinxedBlackcat The Ultimate Bifauxnen from Blurry Edges of Genderfluidity Relationship Status: Buried in snow, waiting for spring
The Ultimate Bifauxnen
Mar 21st 2011 at 11:32:48 PM

Why the older arcade games don't have touch screens.

2-D movies.

Real Life rwby rose

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