Using a pencil to reel in a cassette — sometimes, even your finger
Yes, we had CDs. Yes, we had to clean them regularly.
Also, we “typd lyk dis” to save $$$.
This pipe screensaver was on every computer at school.
Collecting Polly Pockets and showing off our collections
Our generation didn’t have online multiplayer games. We had Space Cadet.
Hanging up on someone on a flip-phone was therapeutic.
Waking up with Nickelodeon’s alarm clock
Spending hours playing on your Game Boy
Drawing and “magically” erasing things on magic slate drawing pads
All the cool kids had Playskool color-changing flashlights.
Having clear and transparent gadgets
Watching the teacher pull down maps in classrooms
Switching tapes to watch the rest of the movie
Disney read-along books and cassettes — this was every kid’s dream collection.