I Knew Life Before The Internet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 138 People

    Not Really, Cus I'm Young But

    it was probably boringgggggggggggg as ****.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2015

    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Aug 8, 2015

    Life Before Google

    The internet came out around the time I was in college. For my one (much dreaded but required) public speaking course, I had an assignment to prepare a speech using the internet as the sole source of research. The topic I had chosen was "lucid dreams", and so I searched for lucid...
    Fallflower Fallflower
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

    Antisocial

    I didn't interact with people as much before. I always had my nose in a book. When I was in school, then later whenever I had a break at work, I was reading. I ignored everyone because, to be honest, people scared the hell out of me. When I finally got a computer and figured out...
    TigersEyeAndTurquoise TigersEyeAndTurquoise
    70+, F
    Aug 14, 2013

    I Knew Life Before Tv.

    I remember when we had to wind up the record player with a crank on the side of the cabinet.
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    Oct 16, 2012
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Oct 12, 2011

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