Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Knew Life Before The Internet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 89 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Oct 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 5 Responses Feb 7, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Really, Cus I'm Young But

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Here we have a man, so engrossed in whatever he’s doing on his mobile device, that he appears to be completely oblivious to the humpback whale that surfaced next to his boat...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 8 Responses Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I find it said how easy it is to reach out to total strangers in cyber space but so hard to say what you mean to say to the people in your life
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whenever you feel alone, just remember, Those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I. - Lion King.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever wonder (this is for the kids) why, when you call a telephone number you say you "dialed" that number? Why dial when you're really pushing buttons? Well, back in the day, one...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 4 Responses Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yeah, I remember what it was like to actually approach a woman to ask her out on a date, and try to get to know her in person, and all of that really nerve-racking stuff. They...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There was a time.........it seems so long ago now, that you didn't have this "distraction", this "opportunity". When you actually spent time with family or went outside for some...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yea this generation is spoiled lol
    wife81 wife81 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember when you had to slide out if your bedroom window, sneak down the alley and throw rocks at the window of the girl you had a crush on to get her attention without parents...
    extex59 extex59 51-55, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I have been going to school in hopes to become a Pastor. I have been getting plugged in to small groups and really pushing myself like never before with my studies and helping...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One more month and I will be celebrating 5 years with my girlfriend. I don't want to be together anymore. I want her to have a happy life. I want a happy life. We are not happy...
    thousandlake thousandlake 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A Menagerie of AcquaintancesI have met so many people online over the years. I remember the first site I used to chat was IRC circa 1994. It was awesome to think that you could log...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a whistle blower who had attempted to expose some ugly truths about a provincial government Ministry. That was back in the day when I believed that justice was about evidence...
    wronglyaccused71 wronglyaccused71 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The internet is the best place to hang out.
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its painful that I cry like a baby every night because of him. Its painful that my heart beats hardly when I remember him. Its painful when I try to get busy with anything so I...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How do people concentrate for long periods of time (like more than an hour)? I can't even stay on task for more than 10 minutes! I honestly haven't noticed this before, but now...
    quirkyyy quirkyyy 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am Nathan. I own my love in and out. I am an experienced Dom/Master. If you are looking for advice, suggestion or more than that, let me know. But know that, she will always be...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Internet is just one way to communicate with people. Internet friends are people sending text messages to each other. That friendship can then be taken further and people can...
    Einwulf Einwulf 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mostly dates. Then meeting just to meet. Hang out, talk. Try to be friends. Talk about whatever :), have fun. Get an ice cream, go to the movies or something. Get out. I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am thinking of Charlotte Dawson when I write this... I pray for you beautiful girl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Dawson She was just a few months younger than I am...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How to make a very long story, very short? I dated a boy (we shall call him Darlin), a coworker, for 6 months. My high school sweetheart and best friend (who we shall call Bug...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Late-term abortion of twins Sarah Terzo Abortion (LiveActionNews) - In an article profiling the now deceased late-term abortionist Dr. William Rashbaum (which I’ve...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I find it kind of pathetic how I've been on the internet all my life yet I have failed to make a friend over the internet, or how to get noticed on a website, not to be well know...
    Vilo21 Vilo21 18-21, M Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    https://www.battleforthenet.com/ No one tells you what the internet is for. You get to decide. Whatever you want to make, or do, or say, the internet is there for you. That's a...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So my brother has been moved in since Christmas, now he thinks he owns the Internet! He makes the Internet go slow for everyone because he's playing fucken games all day! So then...
    TsukiWolf56 TsukiWolf56 16-17, F Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i adore my Dom and i respect him and his decisions. i'm very sorry that i didn't act like it. i should have tried harder to talk to him and make... ask that he listen. i have a...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To get best recreation titles for Android, prime 10 just form online games by Standing. Be an integral Element of innumerable our savage pirates from everywhere in the earth whoR17...
    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Admin, i like ur internet site and ur effort. this iz best website, and i always maintain watching for ur new uploads.The driving in GTA 5 is fresh, and through the gameplay...
    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I confess that I love all my gadgets, they enable me to meet people I would never have known and see places I could never go thanks to the wonders of the internet. and my phone is...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is going to sound a little bit contradictory, but here goes... I have a crazy little circle within all of my friends list, where we really should have a conference messaging...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been isolated since I dropped out of high school nearly four years ago. I used to go out on walks, blasting music in my ears; singing and dancing to pretend that I wasn't...
    RadarsDream RadarsDream 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I honestly feel more comfortable spilling my heart out to a stranger rather than my family in real life. It seems like the internet friends I have made care more about me than the...
    MusicFuelsMySoul MusicFuelsMySoul 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish people would consider other people's feelings and emotions before judging another's life without knowing anything about them. It just upsets me how others can quickly bash...
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel