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10 Things We Did The Hard Way Before The Internet

In an interesting news article featured on the BBC today, it was claimed that many of today’s children spend up to three hours a day on their tablets or mobile devices. Many of them don’t even watch a TV set anymore, choosing to get all their entertainment online.

This got us thinking! What did we do before the internet existed? Here are 10 things that we used to do the hard way! Whatever did we do without technology?

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    10. Used a landline in the hall way

The time when we only had one telephone, in the hall way – is long gone. Having to conduct our telephone conversations in hushed tones, because Dad was in the lounge and might be able to hear you telling your best mate about your snog with Daz on Saturday night at the disco became a thing of the past when the internet (and instant messaging) came into being.

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Kit Dwyer
Writer and comedian. I've been freelancing since 2009. The last 4 years I've been an SEO specialist. In my spare time I blog about new music. I will publish a novel one day, instead of telling everyone about it.

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