10 Outdated Things Boomers Always Keep in Their House and Use

Boomers are known for still having landline phones even though most people now have smartphones. They like that a phone handset is reliable and has a recognizable feel.

1. Landline Phones

Even though email and other digital forms of contact are common, Boomers still use their trusty fax machines.

2. Fax Machines

Boomers are happy of their large collections of vinyl records, even though digital music streaming is the industry standard. 

3. Vinyl Records

Boomers are known for their love of movies, and their collections of VHS tapes are a testament to this passion.

4. VHS Tapes

Boomers often keep their trusty Rolodexes on their desks, even though they have digital address books and phone contacts. 

5. Rolodexes

Boomers are likely to have a collection of encyclopedias proudly displayed on their bookshelves.

6. Encyclopedias

Boomers usually keep a bunch of film cameras in their closets. They like photography as an art form and the patience it takes to get the right shot.

7. Film Cameras

Many Baby Boomers still use answering machines to screen their phone calls. They like being able to hear texts right away and decide whether or not to answer.

8. Answering Machines

Even though digital calendars and notes on smartphones are common, Boomers often still use their trusted wall calendars.

9. Wall Calendars

Boomers often keep real address books to keep track of their contacts. They like how easy and reliable it is to have a hard copy in case their digital devices break.

10. Address Books