Times have changed, so has the way of living, people and habits. Change is the only constant and sometimes adjusting to that change is not easy. We always look back in time and feel amazed with the way things have changed. Childhood of people from 80’s, 90’s to the ones from 2000’s have drastic differences.
Let’s take a look at the difference in childhood from then and now.
1. 90’s kids
Played games like langdi, chupa chupi, cut the cake, lock and key etc..
Play temple run, fruit ninja, candy crush etc..
2. 90’s kids
Holding a mobile phone in hand was a big deal
Hey whatsApp me our pictures
3. 90’s kids
Wrote down notes for test with pilot pen/ ink pen/ ball pen/ gel pen
Hey mail me the notes i’ll take a print out before exam
4. 90’s kids
Enjoyed Bollywood films, songs and serials like Shaktiman
Did you watch big bang theory last night? No man! I am finishing GoT
5. 90’s kids
My favorite actor is Shah rukh khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan
My favorite actor is Jim Carrey, Gerard Butler, Robert Downey Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio
6. 90’s kids
Never dared to go 500 meters beyond their house
10-12 year olds hang out in malls and go for movies
7. 90’s kids
Gifted their friends Rs 11 or Rs 21, in an envelop or chocolates on their birthdays
Contribute minimum Rs 500 and gift only branded products
8. 90’s kids
Idea of party was to eat 1 vada pav (Rs 3.50 paise) and ice fruit stick (Rs 1)
Idea of a party is to go to fancy Chinese restaurants or pizza places.
9. 90’s kids
Heard the word FUCK for the first time at the age of 14-15
Use the word FUCK at the age of 10-12 years
10. 90’s kids
Checked out first crush until the end of school and never gathered courage to talk
Have gf/bf in 2nd Std.
11. 90’s kids
Punishment was to not go out in the evenings to play
Punishment is to ban the use of cell phones, tablets, playstation and xbox for 2 days
12. 90’s kids
Sang – Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega
Sing – Chaar Botal Vodka Kaam Mera Roz Ka!
13. 90’s kids
My favorite game is cricket
Football is life dude! I play basketball in my free time
14. 90’s kids
To receive an e-mail was a big deal
I have xyz followers on Twitter and my tweet got so many retweets
15. 90’s kids
Used floppy disks and cds
use pen drives and google drives
16. 90’s kids
Used encyclopedia for their project work
Use Wikipedia for their project work
17. 90’s kids
Referred dictionary to understand a word’s meaning
Let me google
18. 90’s kids
Went to cyber cafe to surf online and check orkut
Have internet on their cell phones and wonder why cyber cafes even exist.
19. 90’s kids
Studied in simple class rooms with a black board and chalk on teacher’s desk
Study in AC classroom and with a projector
20. 90’s kids
Made greeting cards for their parents and relatives
Send e-cards whenever needed
21. 90’s kids
Speaking in English was a forced compulsion
Only speak in English and give judgemental looks to those who can’t.
That’s how things have changed. People from 90’s always feel that they had an amazing childhood, and kids these days are missing out on a lot of stuff. However, kids these days are just adapting and changing with time and that is the whole point. To adapt and grow as humans.