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11 music struggles kids of today will never understand

STOP TALKING OVER THE BLOODY SONG!

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IT’S INTERNATIONAL CASSETTE Day!

And to celebrate, we’re taking an old fogey look back at how things used to be, when music was music and we were all really, really young, many many years ago.

Youngsters will never understand…

This necessary relationship

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And the necessary relationship between this hole and a tiny piece of paper

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Trying to break into a jog with one of these strapped to your belt

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This:

Trying to press PLAY and REC at the perfect time

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Post-Internet, this:

Queuing all night for tickets

When Garth Brooks tickets went on sale last summer the queues for them were a phenomenon. People were thought to be CRACKED to be staying out all night to get their hands on them.

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Pre-internet though, queueing was the norm. How else do you think you got to see Robbie Williams at Slane? Or Blur in The Point Depot. Queuing all night, that’s how!

Half of a song on one side of a tape, and then the other half on the other side

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The pain of this

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Buying the wrong recordable CDs

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CD-R AND CD-RW? WHY WON’T YOU PLAY IN MY GHETTOBLASTER? ARGHHHHH!

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This struggle

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