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if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

you might be a boomer

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow blocked and reported

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow i dont know if monochrome is the right word but my first mp3 player was a generic knockoff, i think it held either 2gb-4gb worth of music

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@tn5421 @ashfurrow My first mp3 player didnt even have a screen. It was a gray USB stick with media buttons and a jack output.

My second one did though.

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@tn5421 mine held 256MB :/

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow Get out.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow What if it also had a HDD (not joking)...

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow If you actually owned a dedicated MP3 player...

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow can’t tell if serious or…

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow I don't think it even had a graphic LCD.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow A) Fuck you Gen-X ain't dead yet.

B) Mine was a Rio Volt CDROM player with shitty LCD readout.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@mdhughes whoa nice

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow If your first portable music player was an mp3 player, you're a Zoomer.

Boomers had radios, GenX had cassette tape, Millenials had portable CD players.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow Generational determination by music technology >.>

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@RandomDamage I was a poor millennial kid, so I started with cassette tapes. my friend had a minidisc player, I was so jealous! but his dad, uhh, owned a car dealership haha so they could afford it.

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow @RandomDamage I have a distinct memory of some point when I was in school
I had one of those portable CD players and headphones, and my friend had an apple music player of some description
and he asked why I never unplugged the headphones and used the speakers

wasn't quite sure how to phrase that it doesn't have speakers of its own

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@izaya @ashfurrow it's a sloppy mapping to begin with, but it does suck to be a kid stuck with the previous generation's tech.

re: if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@RandomDamage @izaya it does suck, but it's also a unique perspective. I grew up playing with my dad's old 8-tracks and my grandparent's reel-to-reel. no wonder I turned out to be A Nerd.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow Negative. Gen-X dealt with that shit too.

More like: "If your first MP3 player had a needle that vibrated in a vinyl groove..."

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@brion @ashfurrow Aw shit... just remembered I had one of those too.

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@ashfurrow you almost got me with this! but now i get it... cuz genex's first players were our desktops, right?

if your first MP3 player had a monochrome screen... 

@robey lol good point

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