The Weekend Five: Signs That It’s 2012

Although some of us might still accidentally write “2011” next to today’s date, there’s no denying that 2012 is here. All end-of-the-world jokes aside, our entrance into the year 2012 allows for brand new opportunities and advances that we’ve never seen in any other year. Of course, with the passage of time, we begin to forget some pop culture of the past, and become less and less aware of the technological struggles we once faced. That’s why this week’s Weekend Five pokes fun at our brand new year. Enjoy, and feel free to add your own observations in the comments section!

The Weekend Five: Signs That It’s 2012

1. The hottest toy for children on the market is an educational version of the iPad.


2. You still remember your excitement from receiving a Now That’s What I Call Music 3 CD when you were in elementary school, and yet you just saw a copy of Now 40 on the shelves.


3. When someone says the name “Farrah,” you ask, “Fawcett, or the girl from Teen Mom?”


4. Even though you own Beauty and the Beast on VHS, you’re still tempted to go see it in 3D now that it’s back in theaters with every other movie from your childhood.


5. Several of your classmates argue that email is not a quick enough form of communication.


What do you think? What are some of the 2012 markers that you’ve noticed?

4 thoughts on “The Weekend Five: Signs That It’s 2012

  1. lukasmaker says:

    Como sou brasileiro fiz duas versões Inglês e português:

    Português minha língua: gostei bastante do seus blog pode deixar agora você tem mais um membro brasileiro…muito show seu blog mesmo vou estar por dentro das suas novidades…

    English: I really liked your blog from now you can only have one Brazilian member of your blog … really show it’ll be on top of your news …

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