17 Tumblr posts that will give you flashbacks of your childhood

With all the newfangled technology we have these days, it's easy to forget how different things were just a decade or two ago. Cell phones were still luxuries, DVDs seemed ridiculously advanced, and WiFi was pretty much magic.

Now, however, internet access is pretty much treated like a human right, nobody bothers buying hard copies of films, and if you use anything other than the latest Apple or Android phone, you're considered a Luddite. For the most part, that's fine... but don't you sometimes wish you could go back to a simpler time?

Here's 17 Tumblr posts that'll make you feel nostalgic about those glorious days...

1. Freshly-sharpened pencils and packed lunches

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2. *Puts hand on laptop screen* IT'S NOT THE SAME

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3. Only because I got a Gameboy AdvanceĀ 

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4. This is why you invest in one of those clip-on bookmark lights

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5. Everyone had a story about this happening to their dad's cousin's uncle's dogsitter

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6. And if you fell asleep in front of it you'd wake up to a bright white glare

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7. Yes and yes

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8. Climbing trees > sharing memes

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9. Remember accidentally downloading 8754 viruses to your mom's computer

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10. Megavideo was the OG Netflix

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11. It was a simpler time

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12. I smell a Kickstarter coming on

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13. When unlimited data sounded like a pipe dream

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14. I'm sorry, iTunes who?

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15. Dial-up sounded like an alien battle cry

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16. You can get adult-size Heelys. Just sayin'

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17. My puffles are probably all dead now

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They were simpler times, yes - but also happier ones. Say what you will, but I'll take Pokemon cards over Playstation games any day.