10 Things Kids These Days Can’t Relate To

If you’re older than 20, it’s likely you’ve seen how much the world has transformed from your childhood to now. From weekly trips to Blockbuster to playing Oregon Trail like it was your job, check out these 10 nostalgia-inducing memories that kids these days can’t relate to.

1. Be kind and rewind!

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The joy of going to Blockbuster to rent a movie.

2. The ultimate power move.

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The satisfaction of closing your flip phone to show you’re mad.

3. It didn’t always take a click of a button.

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Inserting a VHS tape into a VCR to watch a movie or to record something.

4. We once weren’t blessed with the invention of the GPS.

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Finding your way with giant folding maps and car atlases.

5. Sharing is caring?

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Sharing a single landline with your entire family.

6. An iconic game.

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Dying of dysentery on the Oregon Trail.

7. The struggle was very real.

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Struggling to find the right CD.

8. Rest in Peace to all abandoned Tamagotchi pets.

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Watching your Tamagotchi die.

9. The coolest doll that you just had to have.

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Begging your parents for a Cabbage Patch Kid.

10. The best candy container to line your bedroom shelves.

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Collecting Pez dispensers like it was your job.


Celeb Facts - Celebrities Who Suffer From High Blood Pressure

  1. Toni Braxton discovered she had high blood pressure in 2004, which is the same time she found out she also has pericarditis. The singer and actress has been able to keep her healthy going strong thanks to medication and to an active lifestyle. Recently, however, she was diagnosed with Lupus.
  2. John Singleton, director, producer, and screenwriter, suffered a massive stroke on April 28, 2019. SIngleton was struggling with high blood pressure long before his stroke, though. His family used his death as a chance to educate and raise awareness about how many African American men and women actually suffer from high blood pressure.
  3. Everybody knows who Oprah Winfrey is, but what you may not know is that the former talk show host and businesswoman has high blood pressure. Many of her issues are probably related to her yo-yoing weight, but recently she has had it under control.
  4. American Idol winner, David Cook, has also been dealing with high blood pressure since his stint on the show in 2008. After a taping in August 2008, he was rushed to the hospital due to high blood pressure. At the time, it seems his blood pressure is under control, thanks to medicine.
  5. Jerome Lester Horwitz, better known as Curly Howard in Three Stooges comedic trio, was diagnosed in 1945 with high blood pressure. The comedian reported feeling a decline in energy and was also diagnosed with hypertension and obesity. His health forced him to leave the comedy group a year later.

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