>>99075644>BACK IN MY DAY, WE WUZ
iPods, PSPs, DSs, in-car DVD players, Neo Geo Pockets, Game Boys, Game Gears, walkmen, books. There has always been some equivalent that parents use to distract their kids because they can't be bothered to stimulate them, personally. And that's only hand-held devices.
Don't get me started on: social media, online video games, forums, the Internet in general, satellite/cable TV, cartoons, TV in general, 80s/90s action movies, punk music, hippy music, movies in general, TV in general, rock and roll music, radio, books and so on.
Dumb fuckers like you were complaining that kids weren't working like slaves in factories and were learning how to read instead, because literacy wasn't necessary in an era where you only needed manual labour jobs.>>99075993
Lazy parents and pedo paranoia. Can't even have kids in the front yard these days without some busybody threatening to call the police for parental negligence. It's easier to keep them inside, safe, and then complain kids don't go out enough.>>99077152
This anon gets it.