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 19, 2019
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A phrase typically used by old people to criticize younger people or to justify themselves.
Kids today are always on their phones, but back in my day we were only allowed to play with a wooden stick!
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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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Is when a person above the age of 60 says that something was harder back then.
Justin: It's so hard to walk to school everyday.

Old person: Back in my day I had to walk over Mt. Everest to get to school.
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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 10, 2013
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