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It’s hard being a teen. All of us have our own share of stories being misunderstood by old people, and most of the time, it’s just difficult to make them understand! Here are some common teen problems old people cannot understand which you can surely relate with!

MODERN DAY ACRONYMS

1

Old: What does IDK, LY and ITTYL means?

Young: I don’t know, love you, talk to you later

Old: Okay, I’ll ask your sister.

 

SELFIE

3

How can I No-Filter this?”

 

HASHTAGS

4

OLD: #Officially #making #my #first #tweet #pls #follow #hi #yolo

 

SPENDING MONEY ON ‘RAGGED’ and ‘FADED’ JEANS5

“Why do you dress up like a freakin hobo?!”

 

FREQUENT JUST-CHECKING-UP-ON-YOU TEXTS 6

“Where are you? When are you coming home? Are you safe?”

 

GIFS

7

“Are those moving pictures?!”

TWERKING

8a

“And you call that a dance?”

TIME FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

9

“But who has time for all that?”

MULTITABS

22

“That’s too many!”

PHOTOSHOP

10

“Wow! Are those real?!”

 

EASE OF USING SPOTIFY

12

“Can I put that song on my walkman?”

 

EXPOSING BABY PICTURES

13

“Oh let me show your friends how cute you are!”

 

WATCHING TV SERIES ON  NETFLIX

14

“Why don’t you just watch the TV?”

 

CAFFEINE ADDICTION

15

“Why can’t you stop drinking coffee?”

 

VERY LATE BEDTIME

16

“Are you high or something?”

 

SNAPCHAT

17

“DAFQ?!”

 

SEXTING

18

“YOU DO THAT ON TEXT MESSAGES NOW?”

 

OMBRE HAIR

19

“They sure are running out of hair dye these days…”

 

MODERN MUSIC

20

“Senseless blabbering, that’s what I think it is!”

 

TAKING-A-PICTURE-OF-MEALS-BEFORE-EATING ROUTINE

21

“Are you going to put that in a photo album or something?”

 


 

I guess some things aren’t just meant for the old. No matter how hard we try, generation gaps will always go along the way whether we like it or not. At least let’s appreciate that they are trying hard to understand us as well. Sooner or later, we will meet halfway!

Rudolph Musngi

Rudolph is the mind that spawned this mischief. He is purely evil and loves to plot evil things. He pretends for a living. Everyday he goes to work and faces the world like he's the nicest guy ever.

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