Nostalgia

20 Marvelous Things That Kids Today Will Never Get To Experience!

by Julia Lynn Rubin

17. Tan M&Ms

17. Tan M&Ms

These were around until 1995, when Mars decided that having two brown M&Ms was no longer necessary. These tan chocolate morsels will always have a place in our candy-loving hearts.

18. Metal Slinkies

18. Metal Slinkies

Sure, these still exist, but they’re plastic now. It just isn’t quite the same as the ones that got could get all rusty and possibly cut your fingers.

Remember that old jingle?

“What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, And makes a slinkity sound?

A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing, Everyone knows it’s Slinky…

It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky, for fun it’s a wonderful toy

It’s Slinky, it’s Slinky, it’s fun for a girl and a boy”

19. Metal Playgrounds

19. Metal Playgrounds

Speaking of metal, playgrounds used to be a lot more rough-and-tumble for Boomers!

Nowadays, asphalt jungle gyms and see-saws that scorched you on hot, sunny days have been eschewed in favor of soft rubber and plastic equipment that some researchers argue are too safe.

20. Being a Baby Boomer

20. Being a Baby Boomer

There’s nothing quite like it! We are one iconic generation.

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