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15 Things That Made Us Happy In Good Old Childhood Days

15 Things That Made Us Happy In Good Old Childhood Days

“Remember when we were little, we always wanted to grow up? Now we realize it was better being a kid.” – Anonymous

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Those were the days when the simplest of things could make us happy, and the smallest things brought tears to our eyes. When we though stealing ice-cream from the refrigerator was a crime, and your homework slipping your mind was the worst thing that could happen.

Those were the priceless days of childhood when all we wanted was to grow up and get rid of the bags and homework. Now that we are grown-ups, all we want are those happier days of our lives, when we could be anything that we wanted.

Let us take a look at some of the things that could bring instant smiles to our faces, jab hum chote bachhe the.

The “Zero” Period

The “Zero” Period
The “Zero” Period

Remember the free period before all the lessons that had to follow. Or even the ones when the teachers were absent.

The Test Got Cancelled!

The Test Got Cancelled!
The Test Got Cancelled!

This was the best news one could get. Especially when the subject in question was science or maths.

No Homework!

No Homework!
No Homework!

Is equal to 2 hours of full-on masti when you get home!

10/10!

10/10!
10/10!

And the class claps when the teacher took your name.

Birthdays!

Birthdays!
Birthdays!

One of the few days when you dressed up in colored casuals. The teachers showered blessings, and the best part was when you picked up your bestie and went outside to distribute sweets, roaming around the school.

When A Friend Called on Home Landline

When A Friend Called on Home Landline
When A Friend Called on Home Landline

And the only id was their own voice that said, “Aunty main bol raha hun”

The Trailer of Our Favorite Movie on TV

The Trailer of Our Favourite Movie on TV
The Trailer of Our Favorite Movie on TV

Because Youtube and Smartphones were not there to wipe off that element of surprise.

The Solution on The Answer Sheet = The Actual Answer

The Solution on The Answer Sheet = The Actual Answer
The Solution on The Answer Sheet = The Actual Answer

Special mention: Mathematics exam.

The First Desktop

The First Desktop
The First Desktop

We all had our share of excitement when the bulky old daddy desktop came to our homes. No new gadget can match that first rush of happiness.

First Ride in The New Family Car

First Ride in The New Family Car
First Ride in The New Family Car

When we graduated from riding on the scooter to the new family car. Mostly the good old Maruti 800.

Shaving/Getting Eyebrows Done For The First Time

Shaving/Getting Eyebrows Done For The First Time
Shaving/Getting Eyebrows Done For The First Time

O yeah! We were officially grown-ups getting rid of facial hair.

Writing with Pen

Writing with Pen
Writing with Pen

One of the most awaited events of entering middle school.

First Day of New Session

First Day of New Session
First Day of New Session

New books, and every alternate year, new bags, shoes, and uniform, and that brown paper cover.

Cello Gripper

Cello Gripper
Cello Gripper

Recall the greatest rage of the time? When we all were too eager to get our hands on this new pen with the “special cushion grip”. Cello had us all tripping on this one!

Orange Bar

Orange Bar
Orange Bar

The slurpy, juicy slab of orange flavor was our savior in that chubhti, jalti garmi.

Accept or not, we all miss those times. The only things that make us happy now, are weekends and 8 hours of sleep. How pitiable our lives have become as grown-ups, isn’t it? But as it is said, you are never too old, if you don’t your childhood slip away.

Recall it and embrace it. Any more memories? Do tell us in the comments below.


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