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14 things people who grew up with the internet will never understand

Oh, to be young.

THE INTERNET CHANGED everything. And people who grew up after its arrival will never know what it was like before.

In particular, they will never understand these things:

1. The gravity of this decision

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2. “Disk 7 complete. Insert Disk 8 and click OK”

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3. Instead of YouTube videos, having this

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4. Or if you were lucky, this

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5. And it was a big deal when your copy of Windows had this

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6. Every computer taking a full two minutes to boot up

With accompanying orchestra of sounds

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7. This being the source of all human knowledge

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8. Installing music from your CD collection, and playing it on something like this

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9. Choosing the right screensaver to reflect your personality

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“Do you think Flying Toasters looks too wacky?”

10. This being how people killed time at work, instead of going on Facebook

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11. This being the height of strategy gaming

Er, World of Warcraft what?

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12. And this guy the equivalent of spam

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13. This living hell

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14. And the importance of this message.

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