I bet every one of you have had experiences when you wanted something, but you couldn’t get it because your family didn’t have the money for it or perhaps you only used to get a certain thing once in a very rare while.

This ultimately led you to believe that certain things are only reserved for rich people and if you were to eventually get it, you would feel high class for having it.

Maybe it never was posh in the first place. Regardless, people spent their childhood thinking that. One day, author and teacher Eve Dunbar posted a tweet asking people what were some things that they thought was the height of class when they were children. And people responded with these very memories.

Bored Panda invites you to take a look at what things the people of Twitter grew up believing was high class. Vote on the ones you’ve enjoyed the most or the ones that struck a nostalgic chord with you. And hey, while you’re at it, why not leave a comment in the comments section below?

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm so thankful your dream came true.

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Thinairgal
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh, for sure the Crayolas. And a real, brand new coloring book!

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BeckyC
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1 month ago

Sorry for your loss.

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Shelp
Community Member
1 month ago

Reading this made me sad, thinking that such a normal thing (for me) can be the sign of an inaccessible dream life for some children.

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#5

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Norma
Community Member
1 month ago

Still the same!

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 month ago

I feel wealthy b/c I have a second bathroom.

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Troux
Community Member
1 month ago

100% the same. Started earning money at 12 to get my first set of keys to a rusty jalopy, and I will never let go of the meaning of 'VALUE,' which a brand new car does not have. When something is worth 25% less almost immediately, it's clear that a lot of the price is just in being 'brand new'. Meanwhile, a standard car model will undergo 'major' changes only about every ~15 years. Waste of resources...I'll never be rich enough to justify throwing money out like that.

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Up All Night
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh boy, the difference between lower and upper middle class is HUGE. No one acknowledges that the lower middle class is actually poor.

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Geth
Community Member
1 month ago

I haven't seen those in YEARS.

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sh
Community Member
1 month ago

I still think people with pools are living in the lap of luxury lol. Especially during all this lock down business.

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Troux
Community Member
1 month ago

Amen! In my mind, preppy sweater tied around the neck = trust fund. Ref: Ralph Lauren

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Sean Harrison
Community Member
1 month ago

I love these! My Mom used to put a pack of them in my stocking at Christmas every year when I was a kid.

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regi stra
Community Member
1 month ago

READ THIS REALLY IMPORTANT! Benetton are an Italian Family, they do cool ads BUT in fact, in Italy they own concession for like 80% of the highway, they earn A LOT of money from them but they spend very little for maitenance, for this a bridge in Genova have collapsed and more than 40pll died.... they are the emblem of hypocrisy.. be carefull whit people like this, they told you "hey we are all brother we care about people and world" and meanwhile they make profit on people shoulders. Most of Italian people hate this family (except for the ones who believe that they believe in that ads" sorry for my english! not my language :/

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Cat Nip Gal
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes, very rich!

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Roadkill The Brave
Community Member
1 month ago

Half-Priced book stores are my superheros.

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sh
Community Member
1 month ago

This type of appreciation for your parents is something I think "rich" kids miss out on. I have so much respect for my parents for all they made happen for us with what little they had at times.

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Thinairgal
Community Member
1 month ago

Yeah, that's still rich, in my book

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Kat Kirkpatrick
Community Member
1 month ago

I miss these...!

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Palestinian warrior
Community Member
1 month ago

You mean a sewing kit? 😂😂 (Where I'm from that specific biscuit tin is used to store sewing stuff)

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Cat Nip Gal
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes, I agree

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sh
Community Member
1 month ago

How about 5-Star? That was rich kid shit.

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Channon Doughty
Community Member
1 month ago

I could not agree more!! I still think, at 47, that I can count the number of vacations I've had on my fingers.

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 month ago

I *was* the dishwasher, LOL... In seriousness, yeah. A working dishwasher. Besides me.

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Parmeisan
Community Member
1 month ago

Growing up, I had a wonderfully crafted hand-made dollhouse. It was made by a good friend of my mom's, originally used by her daughter (who had by that point grown out of it and was our family's babysitter). It was really special. All the better - we were able to return the favour and pass it back to the daughter some years later when she had a child of her own. :D

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Rick Kiefer
Community Member
1 month ago

We, had half n half. Half real and half powdered milk.

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sh
Community Member
1 month ago

In boxes instead of bags..

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FurryManiac
Community Member
1 month ago

I have one and a half in my current apartment that I share with my boyfriend, still feels like a luxury

El Dee
Community Member
1 month ago

When I was VERY young our house didn't have a bathroom. It was a shared (between 12 families) outdoor toilet and bathing was once a week in a tin bath in front of an open fire. Adults got their own water, kids shared, oldest first..

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes! That second bathroom! OMG. Still my sense I'm a millionaire. More than that? Or a "half-bath"? Hello, Fortune 500.

Alex T
Community Member
1 month ago

I have three bathrooms in my house... am I a god??

Squirrelflightisawesome
Community Member
1 month ago

We have three bathrooms. It's nice because there's one on each level, but they're hard work to keep up

laggy in zoom
Community Member
1 month ago

a three leveled house. i sense millionaire status.

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VANILLA
Community Member
1 month ago

What’s a forth bathroom?

Tabitha L
Community Member
1 month ago

I have 4. It is great.

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Flopsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Growing up one bathroom would have been a dream, I had an outhouse and a plastic basin to wash myself in. When my parents built a house years later it had 2 huge bathrooms. 😀

KT
Community Member
1 month ago

LOL same, now we own a townhouse with 3 bathrooms. We had to share one bathroom with 6-9 siblings depending on my dads visitation for his kids too

Colin Allcars
Community Member
1 month ago

Now I feel bad to have 4 bathrooms...

Laura Maeflower
Community Member
1 month ago

I grew up with one bathroom in a six person family. Any more than one bathroom seems like a bonus to me.

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Kitsune Fox Girl
Community Member
6 days ago

2 and a half

Mark Kelly
Community Member
1 month ago

W had 2.5 baths in y childhood house here in Canada.

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

We had a bathroom but the place we move to had an outdoor John. My baby brother stayed so long Mom went to check on him, asked if something was wrong. He said, "I can't find the flusher."

Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 month ago

We had 3 bathrooms in my house where I grew up 🤷‍♀️

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 month ago

If the bushes in the back yard count as a bathroom, we had 2 when I was growing up.

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Valerie G.
Community Member
1 month ago

and drinking Pepsi from those cool red glasses.

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Valerie G.
Community Member
1 month ago

Pepsi, the word you were looking for was Pepsi.

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sh
Community Member
1 month ago

The cost of Jordans have always been outrageous. Spending money like that on shoes for a kid who will quickly outgrow them is just a poor financial decision.

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