20 Kids Who Made Adults Realise How “Old” They Are

Published 3 weeks ago

Despite the years under our belts, we still feel young at heart even after we’ve had kids and started our own families. So it can feel brutally shocking when our spawn reminds us that we are old, whether through an innocent comment about how The Lion King came out 30 years ago or mention ‘the 19-hundreds’ as if it was the era of the dinosaurs. 

Indeed, there’s a whole new generation in town and one viral thread on X is where parents get together to discuss with as much humour as possible all the little ways how the kids keep reminding us that we are actually rather obsolete fossils at this point.  

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#1

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Luis Hernandez Dauajare: Robin Williams as Peter Pan: “Are you related to Mighty Mouse” Random internet reviewer: “Who is Mighty Mouse” Me [screaming internally]

#2

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Peppy : Ahh the late 1900’s ,good times

#3

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“Disembodied voice” : Or pound symbol

#4

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A girl : My mom was 40 when she had my brother. She was sited in the school newsletter as having been part of PTA for 21 years. I always joked my parents were Vulcans. Every 7 years, they had a kid. 10/56, 1/64, 12/70.

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Zoey Rayne: I can top that. I was teaching preschoolers about dinosaurs, and a three year old asked me if I was there when the asteroid killed them all! I’ll give her points for thinking I could somehow survive a mass extinction event.

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Ace: Well yeah, he’s got a point.

#7

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ILoveMySon: Poor child will never know the joy of checking the coin slot and actually finding money.

#8

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WindySwede: *average age (≠ maximum age ‘back in the days’) 🤓

#9

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#10

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Cecilie Hammershøy: Or the movie going from the expensive to the more affordable category

#11

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Kyra Heiker: I remember when MTV first aired…

#12

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#15

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Astro: I love telling people that I was born in the 1900s (1992)

#16

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cadena kuhn: Apparently Pog means cool now. I told my daughter every time she says it I want to throw a slammer at her

#17

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Midnight (she/her): I mean- they’re not wrong . . .

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MotherofGuineaPigs: Oh, you mean cursive

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Shanilou Perera

Shanilou has always loved reading and learning about the world we live in. While she enjoys fictional books and stories just as much, since childhood she was especially fascinated by encyclopaedias and strangely enough, self-help books. As a kid, she spent most of her time consuming as much knowledge as she could get her hands on and could always be found at the library. Now, she still enjoys finding out about all the amazing things that surround us in our day-to-day lives and is blessed to be able to write about them to share with the whole world as a profession.

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