9 things from 2017 that would shock the hell out of your 2007 self

A lot can happen in a decade. If you look back on 2007 choices, it’s easy to question our judgement and laugh at the technology we thought was the best of the best. But it gets significantly more interesting if the perspective is flipped. A group of Redditors were asked, “what from 2017 would make people from 2007 say WTF?” and their answers were hilariously eye-opening.

1. Then: Arnold Schwarzenegger was the Governor of California

Now: Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted a season of the The Celebrity Apprentice – 4011

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2. Then: TV resolution was different

Now: “Trust me, the picture on your tv can look better.” – Watchmaker_2112

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3. Then: Britney Spears shaved her head.

Now: We’ve pretty much left Britney alone. – LongGuitarSolo

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4. Then: Always hide your marijuana.

Now: Weed is legal in a bunch of states – DancingZaza

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5. Then: Cable = Life

Now: More people are subscribed to Netflix than Cable. – Ryokurin

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6. Then: “If Everyone Cared” by Nickelback was on the 24th edition of the Now! CD series

Now: We’re only 3 CD’s away from Now That’s What I Call Music 100veilofmaya1234

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7. Then: Fast and Furious had 3 movies out

Now: We still have Fast and Furious movies. – Horaciow14

[Editor’s note: Now 7 sequels and 2 short films]

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8. Then: Only used coverup in areas there as a zit

Now: There is this whole contouring “movement” – Curlygirlgreen

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9. Then: We were afraid of accidentally opening the internet on our cellphone

Now: You’ll have a single smartphone that is better than your current cell phone/computer/camera/camcorder/television/mp3 player that fits in your pocket.giggidygoo2

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