I realize that kids today think they have things really hard, but that could not be further from the truth. You don't get to have smartphones and Google and complain about a hard life. Know what's a hard life? Encyclopedias.These are some things kids today will never have to experience, and it's probably for the best. 1. Passing NotesStop Me If You've Heard This OneThe folding, the risk taking, and the intricate details you included in your doodles. Passing notes was the coolest thing you could do. And if you didn't get one, you felt left out.