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What Tinder would have looked like in the 1980s

If there’s one thing that spooks me, it’s the thought of what dating must have been like before smartphones. How did people flirt without emojis? How did they banter without those taunting little text bubbles? How did they judge someone’s total worth without the ability to swipe?

Well, the folks at SquirrelMonkeyCom help us envision such a world with this delightful imagining of what Tinder would have looked like if it had existed thirty years ago. Spoiler alert: paperwork, floppy disks, and some fun chiptunes are all involved.

Of course, if you’re lookin’ for some IRL hunks from the 80s, don’t forget about the wonderful world of VHS video dating.