The way an old man tells you to stop whining about shit that people back in their day did differently
Old Man: Back in my day, we didnt have toilet paper, we just wiped our asses with leaves

Young Man: Holy Shit, that must've sucked ass.
by GrapeRape69 October 16, 2014
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Something that Gen Z'ers will most likely say when they're over 60 years old.
Elderly Gen Z'er: Why back in my day... We had memes, social media, Justin Bieber, bottle flipping, dabbing and internet challenges.

Grandson: Honestly, your generation sounds like it sucked ass horribly.
by CelticEagle February 18, 2019
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The prefix of a phrase uttered by elders and adults describing what it was like to do something in their own past.
Old Man Ulysses: Back in my day, we would look up Webster's Dictionary instead of Urban Dictionary. No biased information there!
Pizza Guy: WAT 0_0
Wordington-Chan: Gee, I didn't know that. Thanks for the enlightment~! ^w^
Old Man Ulysses: You're welcome, lass. Anyways, back in my day, instead of ordering pizza, we made our own on our farms.
Pizza Guy: WAT ):<
Old Man Ulysses: Back in my day...
Pizza Guy: WATEVER (Yeah, I know, nobody used emoticons in their own dialogues.)
by Mr. Wordington the Tenth October 31, 2018
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A situation in which a person has so little support, that they pretty much stop caring about everyone around them and take what they damn well please.
Joe: "I tried getting my teammates involved, but they were so god awful I said screw it and went back to my Cleveland Days."

Francis: "Did you guys win?"

Joe: "Yeah"

Francis: "Were your teammates pissed?"

Joe: "Who the fuck cares?"
by Joejitsu101 June 09, 2013
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