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Subject: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Rainbowz on 07/03/19 at 10:23 pm

I'd probably say one of the things that you could easily get away with in the early 2010's that you can't now is owning the very first iPhone. It's ancient as hell by today's standards.  ;D

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: mc98 on 07/03/19 at 10:41 pm

- Being a Hipster unironically
- Making electronic heavy music
- Making Top-text and Bottom-text memes
- Having Scene-ish hair
- Making a Hip Hop song without Trap beats
- Having a Facebook
- Having a Blackberry
- Doing the Harlem Shake
- Blurred Lines
- Playing Angry Birds

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Retrolover on 07/03/19 at 11:08 pm

- Doing the Gangnam Style dance
- Rooting for Yao Ming
- Discussing Girls on HBO if you were a female
- Having a Twitter
- Wearing a “Duh, Winning” Charlie Sheen shirt

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: a_reminder on 07/03/19 at 11:52 pm

Making jokes about race, gender, and sexual orientation.  I'm in no ways a hateful person, but up until the mid-2010's I felt like we could openly talk about anything honestly and not take ourselves too seriously.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Early2010sGuy on 07/04/19 at 3:19 am

-Gangnam Style and LMFAO songs
-Electropop
-Artists like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Kesha, etc.
-Steve Jobs Era iPhones (Now technically obsolete)
-Pre-iOS 7 era apps like Angry Birds, prank apps, and silly games like Talking Tom
-Neon fashion or any forms of 80s fashion
-Looking hipster and acting like it
-Using Facebook and Twitter
-Bronze Age Rap music, cleaner and fluent lyrics and voices, unlike the dirty gross mumble rap of today
-Windows Vista/7
-Skeuomorphism
-XBOX 360 and PS3
-Playing Call of Duty games before Ghosts
-Having late generation flip phones or candy bar phones
-Watching Smosh and Ray William Johnson, or lets plays on YouTube
-Playing Club Penguin, Miniclip, Y8, Animal Jam, etc.
-Hating Justin Bieber
-Having a shaggy hairstyle
-Slangs like Pwn, Swag, YOLO, Noob, H8ER, SK8ER Boi, Epic Fail, Cray Cray, etc.
-Skyrim
-Having respect for Barack Obama

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Dundee on 07/04/19 at 6:03 am

The phrase "I haven't used Facebook in awhile" is so common nowadays. That would have been unthinkeable in the early 2010s.

Also, Swag culture

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2442/6463/products/swag-hat-black-gold_2048x.JPG?v=1508738383

Gave away to the Lit culture, but on itself it's irrelevant.


- Having a Twitter

Sounds like the opposite to me? I remember Twitter being depicted as a more serious social media for adults, but nowadays everyone's on it for the memes.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: aja675 on 07/04/19 at 6:16 am

I think Twitter has replaced Tumblr as being ''that one place with SJW's and porn."  :D

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: 2001 on 07/04/19 at 6:22 am

My neon blue/cyan hoodie, skin tight skinny jeans and neon orange shoe laces.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: 2001 on 07/04/19 at 6:23 am


The phrase "I haven't used Facebook in awhile" is so common nowadays. That would have been unthinkeable in the early 2010s.

Also, Swag culture

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2442/6463/products/swag-hat-black-gold_2048x.JPG?v=1508738383

Gave away to the Lit culture, but on itself it's irrelevant.
Sounds like the opposite to me? I remember Twitter being depicted as a more serious social media for adults, but nowadays everyone's on it for the memes.


I miss 2008/2009 Twitter  before the far right trolls and general population were on it:\'( It was just me and my fellow hipster blogger friends.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Howard on 07/04/19 at 7:24 am


Making jokes about race, gender, and sexual orientation.  I'm in no ways a hateful person, but up until the mid-2010's I felt like we could openly talk about anything honestly and not take ourselves too seriously.


We're living in this PC culture that almost everything now, people get offended. ::)

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Retrolover on 07/04/19 at 8:30 am

- Taking the Cinnamon and Ice Bucket challenges.

- Boasting about owning an iPad.

- Watching Disney Channel almost all day during the summer if you’re a Gen Zer.

- Saying FML, cray, and breh.

- Buying merchandise with “Keep Calm and Carry On” on it.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: rapplepop on 07/04/19 at 8:29 pm




- Buying merchandise with “Keep Calm and Carry On” on it.


Not to mention all the knockoffs of it, like "Keep Calm and Love Shopping".  :D

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Retrolover on 07/05/19 at 9:24 am

- Being an Angry Birds fan.

- Holding discussions about Kimye.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Slim95 on 07/05/19 at 3:22 pm

Owning a Blackberry

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: 2001 on 07/05/19 at 11:19 pm


Owning a Blackberry


I have a friend that's a huge BlackBerry fanboy and still uses one ;D

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: Slim95 on 07/06/19 at 1:40 am


I have a friend that's a huge BlackBerry fanboy and still uses one ;D

They are very out of style now. Even when they tried coming back with new phones it wasn't good.

Subject: Re: What were things you could get away with in the early 2010s that you can't now?

Written By: rapplepop on 07/17/19 at 3:46 am


I have a friend that's a huge BlackBerry fanboy and still uses one ;D


You said you're Canadian right? Probably a national pride thing.  ;D

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