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Things that make you feel old
« on: April 07, 2020, 09:18:47 pm »
For me, it's TikTok

After Vine (which I loved), I knew it was just a matter of time before I went totally Grandpa Cramulus because of a teen software fad. I have a ton of friends who are super into TikTok and I can't wrap my liverspotted head around it.

From what I can tell, TikTok is a video platform which consists of people lipsyncing some random dialog from a TV show. And while you do that, you have to make EXTREME EXPRESSIONS. Like take whatever normal expression you'd be making and turn it up to 50. Sorta like silent-movie acting.


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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2020, 10:05:41 pm »
Tik Tok and the dances. Snapchat. That my middle schoolers were born the year I graduated high school. ETA and explaining 9/11 to early to mid 20-somethings.
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2020, 10:28:18 pm »


when Klaus Nomi's voice shatters your hip



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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2020, 10:31:59 pm »
celebrating your 400th birthday
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2020, 10:32:55 pm »
getting killed by vikings

cause right now, you'd be like 900 years old

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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2020, 10:35:10 pm »
creaming someone with your car because you were thinking about Calvin Coolidge

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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2020, 10:36:06 pm »
unironically eating prunes

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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2020, 10:38:29 pm »
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2020, 10:40:05 pm »
That thing where a muscle that never cramped before cramps for no reason hard enough to temporarily incapacitate you and then vanishes like nothing happened.
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2020, 10:41:32 pm »
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2020, 11:02:47 pm »
going down to the town well to draw water and finding out they replaced it with a starbucks
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2020, 11:08:23 pm »
Seeing the empty husk of a Blockbuster Video standing to this day in a nearby shopping center and remembering playing a Virtual Boy that they had set up as a demo.
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2020, 11:17:24 pm »
Forgetting where I parked my carriage.
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2020, 11:23:08 pm »
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Re: Things that make you feel old
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2020, 11:42:21 pm »
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