30 Feeling Old-Inducing Things

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You know that self-righteous feeling you get around your parents, when they're cluelessly oblivious about movies, music, shows, or the modern world in general? It must be weird to be that old and obsolete.

Well, hold that thought. With a little prodding from PJ7, we asked readers to tell us what made them feel like they're looking at youth in the rear-view mirror.

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Entry by PookieJones

CRACKED c COM It's depressing to remember that the longest-running US animated series is younger than me.

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Entry by LAJL

I feel old when I immediately regret making plans after 8 p.m- I'd rather be in bed watching Netflix than go out at that time. CRACKED COM

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Entry by scandata

Whenever I see celebrities today that I watched in my early 20s and think, Wow, they're getting old! VAL LONS And then I realize that I'm in the sam

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Entry by Scott Laffey

It's a little depressing to think that the anthem for my generation, SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT, CRACN is as old now as KFF403 THE the Four Season's Wa

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Entry by BRWombat

I recently heard a vlogger unironically refer to the turn of the century - AND HE MEANT THE YEAR 2000! To me, 1900 has always been the turn of the

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Entry by Scott Laffey

My 24-year-old son and I found this Darth Maul toy while browsing in an ANTIQUE STORE. AGES 4ANDUP STAR CMAL VEHICLE AY NO BVA NO 1411 WARS EPISODEI S

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If I have SO much as a sip of coffee after 3:00PM, there's no Way I'll get to sleep before 2:00AM. 120 120 9 3 3 S 9 6 6 199 999 CRACKED COM

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

CRACKED.COM Prince William was my childhood crush. I watched him get married on TVin 2011, and now he's a father of three. It makes me realize time fl

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Entry by JarOCats

BACK MORRIS IS Now OLDER THANY MR. BEDDING WASWHENY SAVED BEL BYTHe BEGAN LIFE AS GOOD MORNING. MISS BLISS.

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Entry by Hestutomo

CRAGKEDON I had to explain to a college senior the origin of the word rewind.

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Entry by JarOCats

WHEN DID I BECOME THE LAST OF MY GENERATION LOCk CHOKE TO USE A CHOKE ON A CAR CRACKED.COM OR EVEN KNOW WHAT CHOKE IS, OR DOES?

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

I felt old when I realized that out of those who went to see Detective Pikachu, SO many people weren't even yet alive when Pokemon was just starting o

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Entry by Kristina Yong

My first-ever cell phone (The Motorola Razr) is now in museums. aocpp CLE ll museums! CRACKEIDOON

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Entry by LAJL

CRACKEDcO Thar VS O Sho That '70s Show started airing in 1998 and took place in 1976. If a series was made today with the same time difference, it wou

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Entry by PookieJones

Seeing Chad Michael Murray as Edgar Evernever really bummed me out. In 15 years, he went from a heartthrob on One Tree Hill to a hot dad on Riverdale,

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I've never felt so out of touch as when I had to explain to a local young woman in my music shop who George Harrison was The Kicker? My shop is in Liv

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Entry by scandata

BACV TO FUTURE TTHEe ROYS R CORI Remember how old fashioned 1955 looked when Marty traveled back 30 years? IUHIAIITIENI UNDE THE SEA If that movie cam

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Entry by PookieJones

I'm tech-savvy, but I can't hold a candle to my ten years younger sister-in-law. I feel like a dinosaur whenever she explains new apps to me.

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Entry by PookieJones

After I played a '90s hit to a decade younger friend, he, very seriously, asked me: WILD SMITH MIAM How out did you find about music in new those day

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Entry by PollyDarton

I always really feel my age when I think recognize someone I know... but then realize that the person I'm waving at looks like the person I knew 20 ye

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Entry by Zinnavi

YouTube started when I was a senior in high school. 7S 7RST Tte oa v mo LL HAD You Tube hue Datal wtea Aetoatin SAss Wdes Upload Your Videos Featuret

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Entry by The_MoHan

I feel old when I watch my favorite old teen shows and realize I have more in common with the parents now.

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Entry by TasteisSweet

When my kid has to explain wordls like Yeet it makes me feel old as Hell,

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Entry by Kristina Yong

Whenever I come across a throwback playlist with several hit songs from my teenage days, I get the message loud and clear.

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Entry by TheClam

LO PAILE 20 I don't mind when athletes are younger than me. I do mind when my doctor calls me sir.

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Entry by scandata

One day, I proudly wore my Dark Side of the Moon necktie to work. A guy in his 20s only SAW triangles and rainbows and just assumed it stood for gay

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Entry by Sonny Time

We Card Not being carded reminds me that I'm old.

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Entry by TheClam

Why does my body hurt? X Strenuous exercise? X Fell down stairs? E didn't sleep with a pillow between my legs!

It's been thirty-seven years since 1999 was released. A 19 It's been twenty years since I partied like it's 1999.

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Entry by Scott Laffey

My daughter had no idea that The Flintstones was a show until I showed her online. She thought Fred was just a cereal mascot like Toucan Sam.