This Shows Why Dating in the 1980s Was Terrible

Annie Colbert

The next time you find yourself grumbling while browsing eHarmony, take a second to reflect back on a time before online dating, when you couldn't stalk potential dates on Facebook. That scary time was called the '80s.

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Yes, curling up with your iPad on the couch to peruse mate candidates can be frustrating. But imagine instead sifting through hours of VHS footage of lonely dudes.

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Still distraught over the modern challenges of mate selection? Prepare to -- beep beep -- backup on those grumbles after watching YouTube user SuperZen2012's montage of 80s video dating.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.