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13 reasons things were easier in the eighties

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1. This was as complicated as text messaging got

Texting in the 80s - Imgur

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2. This is how decisions were made


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3. There was a football team to believe in

Stuttgart Soccer European Championships

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4. And  a song

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5. Computer games kept it simple, simple respawning, no playing strangers on the internet


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6. Princess Diana danced with John Travolta

Diana, Princess of Wales retrospective

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7. Ice creams were better

HB Ice Cream Product Price Poster 1988 (HIGH ...

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8. This is what we thought Michael Jackson might look like in 2000


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9. Pat Kenny’s teeth/glasses/jumper combo


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10. Zig and Zag came into our lives

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11. This was where all our music knowledge came from

Pepsi & Shirlie - Smash Hits - May 1987 - MAGAZINE-343822

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Pet Shop Boys - Smash Hits - August 1987 - MAGAZINE-340980

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12. And listening to music meant this

Walkman And Public Safety

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13. But not yet this

Kids these days will never know the struggle. - Imgur

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