20 Things 2002 Had That 2022 No Longer Has
Life is so much different from what it used to be a few decades ago. We went from shooting to the moon to shooting to Mars. We went from dreaming of flying cars to constructing them. Also, it wasn’t as hot before as it is nowadays.
In an Ask Reddit post, the OP asked, “What was normal in 2002 but not 2022?” A lot of people poured into the thread to share their thoughts. Now, sit back as we present to you 20 of the best and purely nostalgic responses from the thread that will make you miss how things used to be two decades ago!
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A comedian making an edgy joke and not have their career nuked
Using a phone book.
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Thinking George W. Bush was the worst president ever.
Spinning a tape cassette with a pen
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Floppy disks. I work at my school as a program they offer and I saw an old 2000 PC with a floppy disk.
Going home with your digital camera so you could upload the photos from your day to your computer and email them to your friends or upload to Friendster.
A single paycheck buying everything I needed.
Living being affordable
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Dial up internet access.
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Frosted tips for guys and streaky highlights for women.
VHS tapes. I was 6 in 2002. They were at the end of their life, but most of what I watched up until then was on VHS.
Going out without a phone or any other kind of remote communication device. Imagine driving a back road without anyway to get a hold of someone if you break down.
Smoking cigarettes everywhere. Cars had ashtrays and restaurants had Smoking sections.
Burning CDs, then writing the names of each song with the number track on the front of the CD