The hashtag SignsYoureInYour40s is currently trending on twitter. People in their 40s are jumping in and contributing to the fun with images of now obsolete objects and other things that were a significant part of their childhood. Funny enough, there were many references to back pain being a sign of entering the 40s as well! Have fun walking down memory lane with the following references.
Those McDonald’s birthday parties! If you were a lucky duck who had a birthday party at McDonald’s or even attended one, it was an epic day in the private play area with special seating and happy meals.
— marc (@BadBoxArtMarc) June 30, 2023
There was rarely a weekend without a trip to Blockbuster to rent a movie. Walking down the aisles and getting excited over the new releases was always fun. But you could get fined for bringing the movie back late and sometimes not rewinding the tape! The result – unhappy parents who had to pay the fines.
You paid late fees for movies you didn’t even watch… pic.twitter.com/v6A7jUpz31
— Bob Marsdale (@BobMarsdale) July 1, 2023
Do you know the connection between a pen and a cassette tape?! Many tape mishaps could be fixed with a handy pen or pencil.
— ꧁༺ ʝʊʟɨɛ ༻꧂ (@juliecornewell) July 1, 2023
You already know about AI and his name is Clippy pic.twitter.com/SYPdgA78CN
— Scott my cup of tea (@scottinthe503) July 1, 2023
— Elizabeth (@chaos1674) June 30, 2023
— Genae Babb (@msgenae) July 1, 2023
These phone booths weren’t just for Superman to change his clothes. Who? What? Ok, nevermind.
— Crusty Is Risen (yet again) 🎌🍣🦂 (@WTFinSoCal) June 30, 2023
— Jackie (@tnk1480) July 1, 2023
I still don’t understand how it works.
— Buzzards Roost (@jwbtenn) July 1, 2023
If you don’t have your fingertips smudged with ink from a dry erase marker then you don’t understand the overhead projector.
— Blue Bunny (@Smiley_Bunny_) July 1, 2023
The best online messaging system with the best sound effects.
— Dan Gerous, Inc.🐷🍻 (@Anythingpork) June 30, 2023
— Why: Glare (@b_lab0147) July 1, 2023
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