I still see people with nice cameras, but, that's about it!
Reddit users provide a list of things that were common in 1999 that are completely unusual or unheard of in 2019:
- Smoking in restaurants and bars
- Knowing phone numbers by heart
- Having to be home at a certain day and time to watch something on TV
- Rewinding a movie
- Using a map
- Answering machines
- Pre 9-11 Travel: security checks were so quick you didn’t need to be at the airport for hours before your flight. You could even go to the gate without having a ticket. And you could bring more than 3 ounces of liquid in your carry-on.
- Y2K hysteria: Remember when everyone thought the world would end in 2000?
- Pay phones and collect calls
- Dial-up modems
- Catalog shopping (Reddit)