Today's school children have got it easy. They can look up all the answers for their homework online and can chat to their friends whenever they want on their smartphones but there are a few amazing things that they don't get the chance to experience...

 1. What this thing was used for:

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2. The excitement you felt when this was rolled into the room:

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 3. And when one of these was whipped out:

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 4. The horrible sound teachers made writing on one of these:

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5. How to make your work smell like a fruit salad:

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 6. Using this to look up answers for your homework:

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7. Or this:


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 8. Because usually the internet was a no go:


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 9. The number of hours you spent looking after this (and the sadness you felt when it died):

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 10. How amazingly cool you felt when you got this:


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11. And how annoyed you were when it got confiscated because you were playing this on it under the desk:


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 12. How much you needed each one of these things the second they came out:

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 13. How important your profile was on this:

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 14. And this: 

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 15. And how much time you sepent chatting on this instead of doing homework:


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Written by Tilly Embling for ELUCEO

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