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38 Things From The Past That Did Not Stand The Test Of Time (New Pics)

Published 1 year ago

Have you ever read your old diary and thought to yourself “oh man, that’s cringy, I’m glad no one will ever see this”? Well, in the age of the internet, hiding your past blunders is no longer as easy as burying your diary under a mountain of stuff in the attic – there will always be someone who remembers.

People online are sharing all sorts of things from the past that might have made sense at the time, but are pretty cringy today. From poorly-aged product names to advertisements for asbestos – check out all the things from the past that did not stand the test of time in the gallery below!

Don’t forget to check out part one here!

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Image source: Posts that did not age well

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Image source: xehcimal

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Image source: boobailey

“Going through old slides and found this eerily prophetic pic of my brother, captured late summer 2000”

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Image source: Phtm

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Image source: fortnitelittyest

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Image source: thecryptidmusic

The episode of Seinfeld where Elaine is dating a guy who shares a name with a murderer. He keeps getting mistaken for him so she gets him to change his name. She picks up a sports magazine and is trying to find a name for him in there, and comes up with “OJ” (Simpson, she was referring to). The episode was from 93, the murders happened 94.

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All the acceptance speeches thanking Weinstein

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The Edmonton Swastikas, a Canadian girls’ hockey team. c. 1916

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Image source: Finito-1994

There was an interview with Kevin spacey working with kids and he said he was always looking for the shy kid in the corner.

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Illustration form a Mad Magazine 30 years ago

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Image source: Nulovka

The food pyramid

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Image source: Iceklimber

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Image source: HonchoMinerva

Those shareable Facebook posts saying you are legally proclaiming that Facebook can’t use your personal information

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Image source: IcePickMan

Jared Fogle’s Subway ads

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Image source: anerrorofthinking

The Japanese landlord in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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Image source: JimothyDoe

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Image source: f4rfields

The whole “cousins” thing they pulled in the english dub of Sailor Moon back in the day with Haruka and Michiru (named “Amara” and “Michelle” in the dub), who were originally written as a lesbian couple.

I know that lesbian couples in a kid’s show would have been a big deal at the time that it came out, but looking back now, they really did a piss-poor job at trying to make their relationship not seem romantic while also claiming they were related

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Image source: Posts that did not age well

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Image source: mercjakobs

Older tv shows that joke about psychologists and don’t take them seriously. I’m looking at you Gilmore Girls

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Image source: alpacalypse_nuu

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Aušrys Uptas

One day, this guy just kind of figured - "I spend most of my time on the internet anyway, why not turn it into a profession?" - and he did! Now he not only gets to browse the latest cat videos and fresh memes every day but also shares them with people all over the world, making sure they stay up to date with everything that's trending on the web. Some things that always pique his interest are old technologies, literature and all sorts of odd vintage goodness. So if you find something that's too bizarre not to share, make sure to hit him up!

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