- Baseball was played mostly during the day.
- The only way to track the stats of your favorite players was through the box scores in the newspaper.
- There were no Russians in the NHL.
- The Mets were good and the Red Sox were perpetual losers, often in heart-breaking fashion.
- MTV showed music videos.
- Nobody got famous because of reality shows.
- UHF/VHF dials on your TV.
- VCRs with wired remotes.
- The best cartoons were on Saturday morning.
For video games:
- You could play all day in an arcade for a couple of dollars, provided you didn’t suck at gaming.
- Also, arcades.
- The only handheld gaming device weighed as much as a brick and was black and white.
- If you wanted to play against a friend, he had to come to your house.
For computers (mostly DOS/Win):
- Command line and ini file editing.
- Boot disks and memory managers for specific games (Wing Commander).
- Sound beyond the PC speaker was a revelation.
- 5 1/4 in. floppy disks, clipping the other side so you could make them double-sided.
- 8 character file names.
- WordPerfect was king.
What else do you have for this?