21 Things Today’s Kids Will Never Do

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Do you remember Blockbuster? Your kids won't. They're used to On Demand and Netflix.

RENT A VHS TAPE AT YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE.

Do you remember Blockbuster? Your kids won’t. They’re used to On Demand and Netflix.

 

 

And any other dangerous things you can do on a bike. (Note: We're glad kids are now wearing helmets. This is a good step forward.)

RIDE A BIKE WITHOUT A HELMET

And any other dangerous things you can do on a bike. (Note: We’re glad kids are now wearing helmets. This is a good step forward.)

 

If they can't record it, they can just stream it.

WORRY ABOUT MISSING A FAVORITE TV SHOW

If they can’t record it, they can just stream it.

 

Penmanship is no longer emphasized in elementary schools. Why bother? Most kids are typing on their computers by third or fourth grade.

WRITE IN CURSIVE

Penmanship is no longer emphasized in elementary schools. Why bother? Most kids are typing on their computers by third or fourth grade.

 

Maybe they'll make a playlist instead. RELATED: These 13 Baby Names Are On The Verge Of Extinction

MAKE A MIX TAPE FOR YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CRUSH

Maybe they’ll make a playlist instead.

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Now that there's Wikipedia, these books are basically worthless.

USE AN ENCYCLOPEDIA AS A REFERENCE FOR YOUR REPORT

Now that there’s Wikipedia, these books are basically worthless.

 

At least typing on a keyboard is somewhat similar.

USE A TYPEWRITER

At least typing on a keyboard is somewhat similar.

 

A phone that isn't touch screen? What's that? RELATED: Why I Put My Children on Leashes

DIAL A NUMBER ON A ROTARY PHONE

A phone that isn’t touch screen? What’s that?

 

Between Google maps and GPS, kids today may never even see a paper map.

USE A PAPER MAP

Between Google maps and GPS, kids today may never even see a paper map.

 

Yes, the fill-in-the-bubbles tests that can only be taken with a No. 2 pencil still exist but more and more schools are having kids take tests on computers.

TAKE A SCANTRON TEST

Yes, the fill-in-the-bubbles tests that can only be taken with a No. 2 pencil still exist but more and more schools are having kids take tests on computers.

 

The beloved game is basically dead.

SHOOT MARBLES

The beloved game is basically dead.

 

 

They may never order photo prints either.

TAKE PHOTOS WITH A FILM CAMERA

They may never order photo prints either.

 

We support the strict seat-belt laws but they make it tough for kids to recline and doze off in the car.

FALL ASLEEP IN THE TRUNK OF A STATION WAGON

We support the strict seat-belt laws but they make it tough for kids to recline and doze off in the car.

 

Why talk when you can Snapchat?

USE PARTY LINE TO DIAL IN MULTIPLE FRIENDS

Why talk when you can Snapchat?

 

Not without your mother being able to get a hold of you on your cell phone, at least.

ROAM THE NEIGHBORHOOD WITH A PACK OF WILD KIDS

Not without your mother being able to get a hold of you on your cell phone, at least.

 

AAA is just a dial away from the convenience of your car

USE A CALL BOX WHEN THE CAR BREAKS DOWN

AAA is just a dial away from the convenience of your car

 

They probably also won't drive a car without AC or power steering.

 

They probably also won't drive a car without AC or power steering.

USE A HANDLE, INSTEAD OF A BUTTON, TO ROLL DOWN THE WINDOWS OF A CAR

They probably also won’t drive a car without AC or power steering.

 

We don't miss the broken legs and arms but the old-school equipment was so much fun.

PLAY ON DANGEROUS PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

We don’t miss the broken legs and arms but the old-school equipment was so much fun.

 

Self-adhesive is something we can all get behind.

LICK A POSTAGE STAMP

Self-adhesive is something we can all get behind.

 

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