Have you ever sat around and thought about how different life must have been for your grandparents and great grandparents? Well, today Twitter users are doing just that by using the hashtag “in grandpas day.”
#InGrandpasDay they didn't even HAVE eBooks and the library was a 10 mile walk. up hill. both ways. in the snow.
— OverDrive Libraries (@OverDriveLibs) December 2, 2015
We’ve all heard our grandparents start stories with “back in my day” so Twitter users are taking full advantage and poking fun at the older generation.
#InGrandpasDay everything was peachy keen jelly bean..
— Karen Fox (@Countesssegot) December 2, 2015
#InGrandpasDay They ate ROCKS for supper everyday and were THANKFUL!
— View from my Office (@viewfrommyoffic) December 2, 2015
Some are using the hashtag to mock the things we complain about today.
#InGrandpasDay there was no Netflix and chill there was just chill and marriage
— Ramon (@rexaurus89) December 2, 2015
#InGrandpasDay people worked hard & didn't expect everything handed to them
— T a b i t h a (@jelllystone) December 2, 2015
But many more are pointing out the difficulties that the generations before us survived.
#InGrandpasDay they didn't "text" – they worked in textile factories…
— kc scannell (@KCScannell) December 2, 2015
#InGrandpasDay Call of Duty wasn't a fun video game, it was World War 2.
— Tommy Campbell (@MrTommyCampbell) December 2, 2015
#InGrandpasDay "Black Friday" was when the stock market crashed
— Dreamweasel (@Dreamweasel) December 2, 2015
#Ingrandpasday everything was simultaneously much much worse and much much better.
— SanchaPanza (@DaleShuger) December 2, 2015