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Old 04-05-2014, 08:38 PM
 
Location: upstate NY
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Imagine what it would be like without the internet, or cell phones. I know that both are very useful but imagine how peaceful life would be. A normal day would be wake up, go to work, come home and check messages on your answering machine, maybe make a call or two, eat dinner, do something constructive, watch a show or two and go to bed. There would be no random calls, or texts throughout the day. Imagine no Facebook! You wouldn't know what a random person was doing at any given time anymore. You would only know what the people that you care about were doing. I would be nice, but its definitely a thing of the past!
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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I don't have the internet, NOR a cell phone. I do this at work.

Yep. I'm 32.
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:44 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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Dual edge sword, this technology is........
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Dual edge sword, this technology is........

I will say, it isn't that I don't want the internet. I'm just in no hurry.


I certainly won't be on facebook when I am though. I did that once, years ago, and it was crappola.
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:49 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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CD is the olnly "social media" that I partake in... I have a FB account, rarely login to it........ CD is enough of a time drain for me.....

That and youtube.... I can get into a youtube jag and forget to shave.....
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:50 PM
 
Location: upstate NY
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I will say, it isn't that I don't want the internet. I'm just in no hurry.


I certainly won't be on facebook when I am though. I did that once, years ago, and it was crappola.
I envy you! I also tried facebook, not a fan.
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:53 PM
 
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I've lived without Internet and cell phones.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Arlington, VA and Washington, DC
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Um no thanks. I like being able to chat with my friends during lunch on FBI and getting hooked up on events via internet.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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Imagine what it would be like without the internet, or cell phones. I know that both are very useful but imagine how peaceful life would be. A normal day would be wake up, go to work, come home and check messages on your answering machine, maybe make a call or two, eat dinner, do something constructive, watch a show or two and go to bed. There would be no random calls, or texts throughout the day. Imagine no Facebook! You wouldn't know what a random person was doing at any given time anymore. You would only know what the people that you care about were doing. I would be nice, but its definitely a thing of the past!
I don't have to imagine it, I remember it well
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:15 PM
 
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If it wasn't for my job I wouldn't even bother to be totally honest.
I grew up with no phone in the middle of nowhere and we managed to live just fine...we had relationships, made plans, had friends and everything!
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