If you know how these 10 things work, you should be an uncle or auntie now

The 1990s was a great period—those were the days when boys had to muster all his courage to confess his love to a girl face to face, and when outings weren’t cancelled with a single WhatsApp message.

It was a more difficult time for students, but it was definitely more enjoyable. You won’t have understood unless you’ve been though those Internet-less days—and you certainly won’t understand how these ten things work.

For people who have used these ten things before, well, how’s fatherhood and motherhood coming along?

 

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Image: nav.co.uk

There was one in every classroom. If there wasn’t any in your classroom, then all the best: you’re always going to borrow it from the classroom next door.

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Image: rickplatt.com

This was our computer lesson. Yes, we used the keyboard more than the mouse, and we used an antique called “floppy disk” to save our files.

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If you were one of the cool kids in school, you would have this in your pocket.

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Image: gizmodo.com

If you were the even cooler kid in school, you would have this in your bag. But it was used as a water bottle lah.

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Image: gizmodo.com

Do you notice that people nowadays use this even when they’ve got no blocked nose? Well, because in the 90s, it was cool just to have this. And now, they can’t kick the habit.

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Image: retrothing.com

There’s only one use for the calculator: status symbol.

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Image: howstuffworks.com

You won’t have a topic if you don’t have this at home.

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Image: telegraph.co.uk

This was way before Discman and Mp3 players. So you can imagine how “retro” this is…when it’s like only less than 15 years ago. Talk about rapid technology advances.

Do you have a friend who’s always smiling? Watch this video and you’ll know why he or she is always so happy:

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I know some people are still using this now, but long ago, everyone used it.

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The 90s kids would know this: one mistake and there comes the cane. Now? One mistake and here comes the Facebook post.