If you’re a member of Generation X like I am, it’s easy to wax nostalgic about how life was when we were growing up. It’s also a lot of fun because some aspects of pop culture are exclusive to the Gen X experience.
Saving your quarters to play video games at the neighborhood arcade – usually located inside a shopping mall – was the thing to do, says another responder on the thread, especially if you didn’t have an expensive Atari system at home.
Every member of Generation X recalls the time when televisions didn’t have remote controls, one contributor opines. If anyone wanted to change the channel, they had to get up, walk to the tv and turn the channel knob manually.