Dating sure has come a long way in recent decades.

Back in the day, if you wanted to go out with someone, you'd ask them out and go on a date. If things worked out, great. If not, you'd just try again.

Then the '80s came along.

For some reason, people thought it was a good idea to record video of themselves talking about how great the were and the women they wanted to date.

Check out this incredibly uncomfortable montage from '80s video-dating archives.

Just imagine the montage of awkward Internet dating profiles we'll be looking at 30 years from now!

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