Apparently If You Did Any Of These 40 Things Growing Up You Are Officially Old

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If you've ever...

1.Watched TV on an ancient device like this...

old tv

2.Had to physically remove your car's stereo to stop it from getting stolen...

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3.Ate ice cream out of a toilet paper roll...

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4.Almost caused a 15-car pileup trying to find the perfect CD...

cd case

5.Had to set the TV to channel 3 just to watch movies...

tv static

6.Drove a car that needed TWO keys just to unlock the doors and then get it running...

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7.Still have a mouth full of scars from these...

Twitter: @realhumbyy

8.Lived this nightmare...

Twitter: @xfalltree

9.Remember exactly where this exact piece of paper used to be in your house...

phone number list
Twitter

10.Burned the heck out of your arm on one of these on a hot summer day...

ashtray in a car

11.Bought a soda on an ancient machine like this...

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12.Waited days for your pictures to develop only to find out they were all of your thumb...

13.Said either this...

image of a phone reading call me back after 9 when my phone is free

14.Ever SLAMMED a phone down to end an argument...

Twitter: @tookeaustin

15.Played N64 on a greasy controller in a McDonald's...

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16.Watched YouTube back when it looked like this...

  YouTube
YouTube

17.Spent way too long staring at this exact screen...

windows media player music screen

18.Ever used a search engine not named "Google"...

ask jeeves screen
Ask Jeeves

19.Spent hours waiting for a song to download...

Twitter: @UdiGod

20.Used this medieval contraption...

car window roller upper
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21.Printed out directions only to get immediately lost...

mapquest directions

22.Had to use manual labor to rewind a cassette...

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Getty

23.Used these exact computer speakers...

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24.Ate at Wendy's back when the packaging was yellow...

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25.Took batteries from every single thing in your house to just get 20 more minutes of Game Boy time...

Twitter: @tranzmute_art

26.Listened to music using this thing...

cassette to cd player

27.Or like this...

cd player hooked up to cassette

28.Experienced this disappointment...

tweet about having to rewind movies

29.Had a room specifically for a computer...

tweet about having to go to a computer room

30.Took the ball out of your mouse and tried to bounce it...

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31.Fished the newspaper out of the recycling bin to find out movie times...

32.Spent 10 minutes typing a text through T9...

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John Greim / Getty Images

33.Stalked the radio waiting for the perfect time to record like a GD caveman...

Twitter: @monkaaaay

34.Spent way too long as a kid trying to get these right...

Instagram: @will_ent

35.Spent way too long fidgeting with this thing...

floppy disc

36.Can HEAR this image...

sega logo
Sega

37.Carefully unfolded the lyric book from a cassette so you could learn the words...

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38.Took a million pictures that looked exactly like this...

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39.Watched one movie on two VHS tapes...

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40.And ever sustained minor injuries in a scenario like this...

tweet about running back to a tv when something was on

CONGRATS! You're officially old.

Don't worry, I am too.