19 Everyday Items That Have Become the Embodiment of Time

5 months ago

Many of us have probably experienced a moment when our favorite thing becomes too worn out, and we have to think about replacing it. So some internet users decided to show what these things may look like after years or even decades of usage.

“A magic eraser after washing 450+ high school desks next to a new one”

“The same shoes, one year after walking 14 miles per day as a USPS letter carrier”

“This key was used so much that another hole had to be drilled into it.”

“I’m finally retiring my old laptop.”

“My father-in-law has been using this shaving brush for nearly 40 years.”

“Finally decided I needed to replace my bike tire.”

“I wore the plastic retainer on the left for 2 years.”

“A teacher whistle after nearly 30 years of use”

“Replacing vacuum nozzles at my car wash”

“This backpack has been used for 2 years of high school, 4 years of college, and every day of my 9-year teaching career so far. Going strong!”

“The 30-year-old dishwasher I got for free 5 years ago, still in daily use and refuses to die.”

“I’m still using my grandma’s 1940s egg poacher for my morning breakfast.”

“Wedding gift circa 1977. This old school crockpot may outlive me!”

“I purchased this bottle in my boy scout days. I’m 37 now.”

“This thing has been on 24/7 for close to 4 decades at this point.”

“My work boots after 20+ years of home renovations and a few mosh pits.”

“This gooseneck-lamp my grandma gave me. I’m pretty sure it’s from the 1940s.”

“My friend’s grandma uses her old box TV set as a stand for her plasma TV.”

“My aunt’s coffeemaker from 1988, used nearly every day since”

Preview photo credit Sapphos_smalldog / Reddit


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