28 Things That Were Cool 20 Years Ago

Buying a bunch of Twilight merch from Hot Topic:

Taking mirror selfies like this (complete with shutter shades) and uploading them to Photobucket:

Changing your profile pic to something like this:

Uploading EVERY photo you took at a party or while out onto Facebook:

Lying about your life on LiveJournal to make yourself sound more interesting:

Convincing people the iPhone was worth the money by showing them that one app where it looks like you’re drinking a beer:

Or the one app that made it look like you were swinging a lightsaber:

And that one app where it looked like you had a lighter:

Or arguing with your friends that the iPhone wasn’t worth it, because you didn’t want to lose your BlackBerry BBM conversations:


And, of course, bragging about your Brick Breaker score:

Having a mini-meltdown because Internet Explorer crashed:

Arguing passionately over whether pirates could beat ninjas in a fight:

Buying bootleg DVDs ’cause you couldn’t wait for a new movie to be released officially onto DVD:


Bragging about the DVDs you had in your Netflix queue:

Quoting that one Starburst Berries and Cream commercial over and over:

And quoting Borat A LOT:

Randomly yelling, “Leave Britney alone!” while having a conversation:

Just posting the most ridiculous s@#t on Facebook:

Thinking Chuck Norris jokes were the be-all and end-all of comedy:

Thinking that typing like this was the coolest:

Thinking it was funny to Rickroll your friends:

Leaving a fake outgoing voicemail greetings that sounded like you had picked up your phone, but couldn’t hear the person on the other end:

Using laser pointers all the time to bug your friends:

Talking about Michael Phelps’s diet like six times a day:

Taking pictures with that one awful Photo Booth filter:

Harassing everyone on Facebook with like 14 “LOST PHONE, NEED NUMBERS” groups:

Watching full-length movies that cost tens of millions of dollars to make on an iPod with a 2-inch screen:

Having your cell phone ringer on at full volume and having some top 40 song as your ringtone:

Yelling “DON’T TASE ME, BRO!” in public:

Sharing memes about all the times Christian Bale and Kermit the Frog were basically twins:

And finally, sending out FarmVille invites to your friends and family:



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