11 Photos That Prove We Still Do The Same Things With Our Parents And Grandparents

Some things never really change after all.

Check out these photos and see how we do exactly
the same things today that our parents and grandparents did a generation ago:

1. Showing off our fabulous #ootd in front of the most random of backgrounds

Then:

Our grandparents probably scolded our parents for simply taking photos of their new clothes and wasting film.

Image via Ashley Hon / SAYS

Now:

And now our #instagramhusband and friends nag us for taking so long to get that one perfect shot. Aren’t you glad for those 256GB smart phones?

Image via Ashley Hon / SAYS

2. Taking adorable couple photos in matching outfits

Then:

Check out those high-waisted acid wash jeans that were so trendy back then!

Image via Justin Wong / SAYS

Now:

Fashion trends may come and go (notice their cool sneakers), but an adorable couple photo in matching outfits last forever.

Image via Yong Sheng / SAYS

3. Having a totally hipster fashion sense, right down to the huge glasses and oversized jackets

Then:

The hipster look back then was just... the 70s.

Image via Judith Yeoh / SAYS

Now:

Huge glasses? Check. Oversized jacket? Check. Artsy background? Check. #hipsterforthewin

Image via Judith Yeoh / SAYS

4. Acting all cool when hanging out with friends

Then:

This could totally be an old-school album cover.

Image via Juliana Mokhtar / SAYS

Now:

Even today, posing with sunglasses = ultra cool.

Image via Ihsan Ihsani / SAYS

5. It's not a girls' day out without flaunting all kinds of poses

Then:

Girls will always love their hands-on-shoulders pose.

Image via Jenna Chua / SAYS

Now:

Silly faces and poses with our girlfriends is a must when going out. Maybe it’s ingrained in our DNA? #BFFs #squadgoals

Image via Jenna Chua / SAYS

6. Guys are still super proud of their brand new rides

Then:

Bonus points if you manage to match with the car.

Image via Maxine Desiree Goh / SAYS

Now:

The only thing that's changed is the cars themselves as they continue to get upgraded over the years.

Image via Darian Goh / SAYS

7. The typical school photo formation clearly has not changed the slightest bit

Then:

This is the one thing all schools have in common whether it's an all-boys, all-girls, or a co-ed school.

Image via Esther Chung / SAYS

Now:

It seriously hasn't changed at all. Class teacher still sits in the middle with the ketua and penolong kelas on either side.

Image via Esther Chung / SAYS

8. Parents have never stopped taking photos of their newborns, right from day 1...

Then:

By the time the photos develop, the baby doesn't look like this anymore. But it's okay, that's what the baby photo album is for, to walk down memory lane.

Image via Laila Zain / SAYS

Now:

We still have the baby photo albums, but now it's a Facebook one. Or better yet, babies get their own Instagram accounts featuring them dressed up in all kinds out outfits.

Image via Desiree Tee / SAYS

9. ...and they still pose with their kids and grandkids in exactly the same way too

And the babies always look super confused.

Image via Michelle Soh / SAYS

From one generation to another, parents never fail to embarrass their kids – but you have to admit, these photos are adorable and come from a place of love.

Image via Judith Yeoh / SAYS

10. All the siblings/cousins in the family are always arranged in order of age and/or height for group photos

Then:

How to level up: make them all wear the same outfit.

Image via Arthur Lim / SAYS

Now:

The best part is when you try to recreate the photos years later once you're all grown up.

Image via Judith Yeoh / SAYS

11. Every family definitely has that one collection of pics from a studio photoshoot session

Then:

It's always super awkward 'cause no one knows where to look, whether to smile, and what to do with their hands.

Image via Laila Zain / SAYS

Now:

You still don’t know where to look, whether to smile or otherwise and what to do with your hands – but these photos will be printed and displayed on your living room wall anyway.

Image via Michelle Soh / SAYS

It's time to stop focusing on how generations are so different from each other, and instead start talking about what we have in common

UOB understands that even though each generation expresses themselves differently, the same values define us. Check out their video below to see how:

Remember guys, whether you're a baby boomer or a millennial, we all share the same values <3

Click here to find out more about how UOB is Right By You.

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