9 Things Gen-Z And Millennials Don't Know About The 70s and 80s
There was no high-speed internet; people connected to the web using dial-up modems, accompanied by distinctive connecting sounds.
Creating mixtapes from radio songs and playing them on Walkmans was how people curated and enjoyed portable music.
Video Rental Stores
Blockbuster and local video stores were the go-to for renting movies, complete with late fees and the challenge of choosing from limited selections.
Phones had rotary dials, and making a call required spinning the dial for each digit. No texting or touchscreens.
Cassette Rewinding Woe
Rewinding cassette tapes with pencils or fingers to fix tangled or loose tape was a common inconvenience.
Adjusting antennas for better TV reception was a regular task, and the limited channels required physically turning the dial on the TV.
Research involved flipping through encyclopedias for information, as Google and online databases were nonexistent.
Video game enthusiasts went to arcades to play popular games like Pac-Man and Space Invaders, as home gaming consoles were in their early stages.
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