14 Incredible Things Older Generations Haven’t Seen in Years

Life is ever-changing. The ways technology and everyday life are constantly evolving. Specific aspects and items become things of the past and often disappear entirely.

Thinking about them can undoubtedly cause wistful feelings of nostalgia. In an online forum, some members of older generations discuss this topic.

Rotary and Pay Phones

It doesn't feel like that long ago when rotary phones were in every household and pay phones were everywhere in the world. But since cell phones became the norm, landlines are rarely seen.

Shoe Fitting Fluoroscope

Do you remember this metal device that would measure your feet when you went shoe shopping? I can't recall the last time I saw one.


Their impractical and odd nature no doubt led to a decrease in popularity. But there was once a day when waterbed stores were everywhere.


Unless you are eating at a 1950s-style diner, chances are it's been a long time since you've seen a jukebox. Many remember this unique musical machine fondly. They are creative, innovative, and just plain fun.

Drive-In Movie Theaters

Drive-In movie theaters may have yet to disappear completely, but they certainly are not as prevalent as they once were. Numerous users claim it's been years since they have come across one.

Diners With Wait Staff on Roller Skates

If Drive-Ins and jukeboxes are rarely seen these days, it's no wonder that diners with roller-skating waiters and waitresses aren't either. Many lament the loss of these themed diners.

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