Why are the good-old-days always behind us? Sure, your TV is 20lb lighter than it was 10 years ago, but you've put on 20lb of weight in the meantime; your old Nokia cellphone was so durable it damaged the floor when you dropped it, but your new iPhone costs as much as a fresh organ on the black-market, and shatters into pieces at the slightest touch.


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This open-list has some of our favorite then-and-now comparisons. Can you think of any funny juxtapositions? Vote on your favorite below, or post your own!

(h/t: justsomethingcreative)

#1 Teachers In 1960 And 2010

Teachers In 1960 And 2010

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RomanTouboul 2 years ago

But 60's kids are 2010 parents....

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#2 Mail Then And Now

Mail Then And Now

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MartinaPopova 2 years ago

I don't see how this is bad...

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#3 Tv's Then And Now

Tv's Then And Now

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DraganaStosic 2 years ago

Like my husband :D

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#4 George Lucas Then And Now

George Lucas Then And Now

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ChrisFarr 2 years ago

Greenscreen will never beat having real scale models. LoL Big boys and their toys. :)

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#5 Cellphones Then And Now

Cellphones Then And Now

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FrédéricHeilmann 2 years ago

That's completely true!!!!!!

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#9 Gaming Then And Now

Gaming Then And Now

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AmyWatson 2 years ago

I refuse to play pay to win games!!!

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#10 Running Then And Now

Running Then And Now

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MariusJan 2 years ago

You don't need to update status after running. It updates automatically

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#11 Wasting Timeline

Wasting Timeline

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Brontosonto 2 years ago

That's good self-humor of all us.

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#12 Then And Now

Then And Now

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FatinKhan 2 years ago

LOL no Mubarak

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#13 Then And Now

Then And Now

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AmyWatson 2 years ago

Yup. My parents ask me for help with technology all the time. But I recently helped my 7 year old build gundam figurines!...which he took picture of with his iPad after...

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#16 California Then And Now

California Then And Now

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DustinBradley 2 years ago

Chantal. Relax. I've lived in California my whole life and we're fine. We can take showers, drink from the faucet, go to the beach. Droughts in the US are much different from other nations. It just means we get yelled at a lot here. It's just a joke. Lighten up a little...

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#17 Then And Now

Then And Now

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AidanHolland 2 years ago

Copying is much different than sharing...

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#18 Before And After Smartphones

Before And After Smartphones

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AnnaWall 2 years ago

Well, you could always choose not to act like this, and call people out who are in your company and doing it. I do it all the time!!! :D

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#20 Then And Now

Then And Now

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LABaker 2 years ago

reminds me of the movie, Wall-E, people growing, and growing, and GROWING!

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#21 Then And Now

Then And Now

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JohnStoops 2 years ago

Not doctor bills... Dentist bills, that's terrifying, the holes, drilling, filling and all that stuff? I can just sleep through that, the bills however... even if i sleep, all it does it postpone the inevitable...

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#22 Going To Mcdonalds Then And Now

Going To Mcdonalds Then And Now

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KyleEaton 2 years ago

This is just people realizing its all crap. THIS IS A GOOD CHANGE

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