25 Things That Were Totally Normal In 1999

August 22, 2013 4:39 pm 0 comments Views: 1954

Welp, we’ve come a long way.

1. Playing Snake on a green-screened Nokia phone.

Playing Snake on a green-screened Nokia phone.

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2. Rewinding VHS tapes after watching a movie.

Rewinding VHS tapes after watching a movie.

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3. Taking notes in school off the overhead projector.

Taking notes in school off the overhead projector.

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4. Calling your friends from a house phone.

Calling your friends from a house phone.

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5. Inserting CDs in a computer tower.

Inserting CDs in a computer tower.

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6. Saving all your files on a floppy disk.

Saving all your files on a floppy disk.

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7. Waiting for dial-up to connect to the internet.

25 Things That Were Totally Normal In 1999

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8. Using Encarta for research projects.

Using Encarta for research projects.

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9. Listening to music on a Sony Walkman.

Listening to music on a Sony Walkman.

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10. Using physical maps or printed directions.

Using physical maps or printed directions.

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11. Watching music videos on TV.

Watching music videos on TV.

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12. Getting all your fashion advice from magazines.

Getting all your fashion advice from magazines.

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13. Paying bills in person or by mail.

25 Things That Were Totally Normal In 1999

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14. Burning CDs and making sure they didn’t go over the space limit.

Burning CDs and making sure they didn't go over the space limit.

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15. Taking pictures with disposable cameras.

Taking pictures with disposable cameras.

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16. Playing music at parties with a boom box.

Playing music at parties with a boom box.

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17. Booking flights by phone or travel agent.

25 Things That Were Totally Normal In 1999

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18. Worrying about Y2K.

Worrying about Y2K.

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19. Making works of art in Microsoft Paint.

Making works of art in Microsoft Paint.

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20. Reading newspapers.

25 Things That Were Totally Normal In 1999

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21. Listening to messages on the landline answering machine.

Listening to messages on the landline answering machine.

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22. Adding WordArt to your papers because it made it look COOL.

Adding WordArt to your papers because it made it look COOL.

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23. Skimming the Yellow Pages to find phone numbers for businesses.

Skimming the Yellow Pages to find phone numbers for businesses.

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24. Renting movies at Blockbuster.

Renting movies at Blockbuster.

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25. And blowing into your Nintendo cartridges.

And blowing into your Nintendo cartridges.

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