On Thursday, Twitter took a respite from repeatedly clowning on Donald Trump Jr. to waxed nostalgic about the shared experiences that summarize growing up in their age cohort. Or perhaps they just shouted at clouds because kids have it too easy now. Grrr, youths!
Well, either way, @esquiretags started the hashtag #MyAgeInAPhrase, and Twitter loaded it up with relatable descriptions of how things used to be when they were kids.
The hashtag was imbued with plenty of nostalgia:
And some people also pointed out all the risky behavior parents let kids get away with back in the days of living dangerously:
Seriously, how did we ever get through our childhoods without being kidnapped? For some kids, it’s because they never left the house, and plenty of Twitter users reminded the youngsters about how technology used to be less convenient in their day:
Pfft, amateurs use arrow keys. The true playa uses I O P K ; , . /
Wait, people don’t still do this?
Some people took the hashtag in a different direction but were still accurate:
And this last one is perhaps the most accurate of all: