22+ Funny Illustrations Proving The World Has Changed For the Worse

Why are the good-old-days always behind us? Sure, your TV is 20lb lighter than it was 10 years ago, but you’ve put on 20lb of weight in the meantime; your old Nokia cellphone was so durable it damaged the floor when you dropped it, but your new iPhone costs as much as a fresh organ on the black-market, and shatters into pieces at the slightest touch.

This open-list has some of our favorite then-and-now comparisons. Can you think of any funny juxtapositions? Vote on your favorite below, or post your own!

(h/t: justsomethingcreative)

#1 Teachers In 1960 And 2010

Teachers In 1960 And 2010

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#2 Mail Then And Now

Mail Then And Now

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#3 Tv’s Then And Now

Tv's Then And Now

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#4 George Lucas Then And Now

George Lucas Then And Now

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#5 Cellphones Then And Now

Cellphones Then And Now

#6 Before And After Smartphones

Before And After Smartphones

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#7 Evolution Of Cellphones

Evolution Of Cellphones

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#8 Evolution And Philosophy

Evolution And Philosophy

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#9 Gaming Then And Now

Gaming Then And Now

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#10 Running Then And Now

Running Then And Now

#11 Wasting Timeline

Wasting Timeline

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#12 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#13 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#14 Birthdays Before And Now

Birthdays Before And Now

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#15 Cellphones Then And Now

Cellphones Then And Now

#16 California Then And Now

California Then And Now

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#17 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#18 Before And After Smartphones

Before And After Smartphones

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#19 Evolution Of Baggy Pants

Evolution Of Baggy Pants

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#20 Then And Now

Then And Now

#21 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#22 Going To Mcdonalds Then And Now

Going To Mcdonalds Then And Now

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#23 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#24 Before And Nowadays

Before And Nowadays

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#25 Then And Now

Then And Now

#26 Playground Then And Now

Playground Then And Now

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#27 Gaming Then And Now

Gaming Then And Now

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#28 Dinner Then And Now

Dinner Then And Now

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#29 Then And Now

Then And Now

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#30 Role-playing Then And Now