We can only imagine how old the girl’s mother must feel.
If you have ever had the opportunity to go through your parents’ most prized possessions, you are sure to find some treasures that you did not expect to.
For us, the best part is seeing how far technology has come over the past couple of decades. Can you believe that our parents once had to collect non-digital forms of media if they wanted to have a collection?
It is especially amazing to us as far as music is concerned. Nowadays, we all have access to the vast majority of all recorded music and we do not even have to pay for it if we do not want to. Meanwhile, a family membership to Apple Music can be had each month for the cost of what we used to pay for a CD from the mall.
CDs are quite the wild concept when you stop to think about it. We would hear one song on the radio, maybe two. From there, we would go to the store and spend $10 to $20 on an album that we hadn’t heard the lion’s share of. At the time, this seemed normal but things have moved forward since. The same goes for cassette tapes.
That’s where this daughter’s discovery comes into play. She found a cassette tape inside of one of the boxes and as you can expect, the good-natured ribbing started almost immediately. This is going to come as a shock to some of the older millennials in our audience but there are lots of kids in her age group who do not have the faintest idea about cassette tapes.
“Born in the 80s and raised in the 90s… of course there were some cassette tapes. I was stunned when I realized my daughter didn’t know what these were, because I didn’t know I was this old already!” the mother shared with ViralHog.
We are with you on this one, Mom! The kids need to stop picking on us for being elderly.
The concept has to seem so foreign to today’s kids. Who knows how far things will advance in the next 20 years? Can’t wait to find out!