There was a time when we didn't need games on our phones, because every phone came with a built-in game of roundabouts. Kids today have no idea what they missed, and don't seem too impressed when they find out.


For my children's first birthdays, my sister got them a pair of those classic Fisher Price phone toys, as seen in Toy Story 3.

Illustration for article titled Kids Discover Rotary Phones, Everyone Else Feels Really Old

My initial reaction was "How the hell are they going to know what this is?" To them, phones are flat rectangles that play games. A rotary phone must look like some strange mechanical beast to them.

Strangely enough, and despite never having seen a phone receiver proper, they seemed to understand how it was supposed to work, unlike the children in TheFineBros latest Kids React video. They just make me feel so very old. Does anyone have a shawl?

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