Things that Make the 1990s and 2000s Better Than the 2010s

I’m a 2000s kid, being born in 2003. In my opinion, both the 1990s and 2000s were better than now. Because of reasons below, feel free to add your own items on this list.

The Top Ten

1 Better Cartoons

I know that B1ueNew and Skullkid755 are both 2010s kids that's why they feel this way, but we 1990s and early 2000s kids grew up with these shows and watched them from the beginning. It was much better.

I agree with this reason for sure. As someone who was born in 1999, I grew in the early to mid 00s for the most part. I got to grow up with shows like Jimmy Neutron, The Early Sponge Bob, and Fairly Odd Parents, Dexter's Lab, Ed Edd and Eddy, Billy and Mandy, etc. The kids nowadays have to grow up with awful shows, like Adventure Time, Teen Titans Go, Breadwinners, The Amazing World of Gumball, etc. I feel bad for the young kids of today for sure.

Gumball and Adventure time are quality cartoons. Go past the first season of Gumball and the first 2 seasons of AT and you'll see what I mean

Ducktales, Gumball, Regular show TMNT the Loud house those are good and there 2010s cartoons

Yep. All entertainment instead of stuff that matters more.

2 Better Music

100% true. The 1990s had Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Blur and early Green Day, while the 2000s had Green Day again, Arctic Monkeys, Tool, Linkin Park and Nickelback. Plus, these artists were all heard on the radio. Now only crappy artists are played on radio and most good artists are buried underneath them.

I agree that 90's and 2000's had the best music but there are tons of good music in the 2010's.

Yes! Can't they at least make one good song in the 2010s for once?

No explanation needed

3 Better Memes/Trends

No dumb challenges. Back then, there were better memes such as over 9000.

In my opinion memes like Pepe The Frog and Doge(Which are 2010's memes) are better than Over 9000 and This is Sparta.

And also eating tidepods are not dumb.It is smart because death is the most empowering thing.

I should’ve removed “memes” in this. But viral trends are dumb in this decade.

4 No Smart Phones

Yeah, I agree that Smart Phones have been bad for our society. I'm 19 right now, and I remember the era before smart phones in the early to mid 00s. People were way less egotistical back then. Even when smart phones first came out in the late 00s, people did not abuse them nearly as much as they do today.

Yeah not appreciate what we can do with it.

And that's a bad thing.

I know that the first smart phone was released in 2007, but it’s overused now.

5 PlayStation 2 PlayStation 2 Product Image

Most overrated game console ever.

Best selling console of all time

6 Less Concern about Looks
7 No Vine

Yeah I agree with Swellow vine ain't a thing anymore

Vine isn't even a thing anymore...

8 No Donald Trump in the White House

Trump is awful but George Bush and Bill Clinton were worse.

Yeah because George W Bush was such a amazing president

I didn’t put this here, and George W Bush was one of the worst presidents.

9 Gameboy Gameboy Product Image

What about it?

10 Bionicle

You guys like a decade better over TOYS? Come on.

Screw Hero Factory.

The Contenders

11 Gamecube Gamecube Product Image

Yeah ok and what about it?

12 GTA: San Andreas

Sure it may be a good game, but this is subjective.

What about it?

13 Better Movies

Nope. I strongly disagree here

Um, the 2010s also had good movies. (Yes, I’m complaining about something I made)

14 No Musical.ly

Musical.ly is gone now but it has a worse redesign called "Tiktok"

15 Better Video Games
16 Fewer Mass Shootings

What about Virginia Tech and Columbine?

Ummm... Columbine and Virginia Tech?

17 Wii

Best console ever with a wide variety of exclusives and good licensed games and 3rd party titles.

18 Better Economy

Great Recession, 100 dollar oil, Foreclosures, Lehman Brothers Collapse, General Motors Bankruptcy doesn't sound like a good economy.

Although yes, the economy in the 2010s hasn't been all that great either.

The world seemed less harsh of a place prior to the 2008 Recession

19 Roblox

Roblox is only for small kid that are 4 years old

20 No Pay-To-Win/Play Video Games
21 Game Boy Advance Game Boy Advance Product Image

The best handheld console of all time

3DS is much better.

22 Sega Dreamcast Sega Dreamcast Product Image

Yes, this underrated console. Nice game on this console.

23 Windows XP

It could be frustrating to use it today.

24 No Selfies
25 Better SpongeBob Episodes
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