What are some things that WERE actually better back in the day(and not just romanticized by nostalgia)?


#1

Stole this thread idea from Reddit, soz

I’m gonna go with Discos


#2

White dog poo


#3

Threads on DiS


#4

Breakfast cereals:

  • Full of sugar
  • Had toys
  • Often had tie-ins to things like The Crystal Maze on the box

You don’t get things like this nowadays:


#5

Confectionary items


#6

High streets


#7

Curly Wirlys were bigger (or felt like they were as a child at least


#8

I seriously believe that everything was better before the internet took off.


#9

the crisps or the dancing?


#10

popular cartoon The Simpsons


#11

My eyesight


#12

Wwf raw is war


#13


#14

Rap music


#15

Joe Hart


#16

cars used to look a lot cooler

definitely safer these days but they all look shit


#17

Security at airports


#18

Was reading a thing on bbc about the last blockbuster store.
Really much preferred the whole physically renting stuff. Was an amazing treat when a kid,renting megadrive games, loved the smell of the place. Was more selective over what I watched etc


#19

those ‘virtual videos’ were all over my bedroom for years after. would keep finding them in the bottom of the wardrobe


#20

Computer games