Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Want Your Feedback -- Life Before Internet

It was a dark and dreary time for us all, even if we weren't aware we were missing out on an exciting universe that existed in glowing box and that would eventually cut down on the amount of time we spent actually dealing with other people.

I invite you to share how miserable life was before such a thing as Internet came around. Know that if you share something, I may use/steal your idea.

For example, before Internet, people had to purchase music. Before the Internet, you had to show up to a date to see what the other person looked like (i.e. no posting pics online).

Anyway, you folks get the idea.

I'm now gonna eat some dinner. It will probably be something from Trader Joe's. Thought you should know that.

46 comments:

afslip said...

Before te internet, I would have to disguise myself before going to a adult video store to rent some porn.

c_neil said...

I think the internet was invented because the "@" sign above the two needed a purpose. It was the lonely punctuation mark.

Before the internet you had to have cable to watch cheap shows and crappy videos.

Before the internet "domain names" were double entendres.

Before the convenience of the internet people dialed seven numbers to order Papa John's now they boot up their computer, login to windows and they type "http://www.papajohnsonline.com/index.html.

Before the internet spyware was the fashion worn by the good guys in James Bond films.

Before the internet bookstores didn't have to serve coffee just to lure customers away from Amazon.com.

Before the internet people used "phonebooks" to find celebrity numbers.

Pirate games were based on Peter Pan before the internet.

Before E-bay you had to go to insurance salvage stores and flea markets to buy crap you don't need.

Before the internet it was rude to use the phone (lines)to share your opinions and bad jokes with strangers.

Mr. Bloggerific Himself said...

Before the Internet I wasn't able to discuss “before the Internet times” because it was before the Internet was available to me to know what it was like after the Internet was available.

Before the Internet, someone got paid to type in my catalogue purchase. But now I enter in all my own “bill to, ship to and credit card” information, and I don’t even get a discount. Whaaaaa!


(Also, I didn't get to say "Mornin'" to THE SWISH!)

RedLobo said...

Before I answer, I just want to know if your using us for material because you've gotten to good to do your own material, so your gonna be a cheapskate and use comments here instead? Fine, I hereby give my soul and all worldly possessions to Laura "Cheapskate" Swisher. And I being of sound mind blah, blah, blah.

Life before the Internet was glorious.

I use to watch 10 hours of TV a day instead of now five hours.


It was nice being able to goto bed at a reasonable hour, but now I cannot end the IM conversation until like 3 in the morning.

I used to physically stalk celebrities, but now I just hack into their T-Mobile phones (Kinky pictures you got there Mr. Swisher)

I used to be able to withstand the radiation from the sun for at least an hour. But now I write Vampire whenever it asks for Race on my applications.

I used to be considered a dork and a nerd before the Internet but now I'm hip and a trend setter.

Steak and potatoes have been replaced with Ramen and microwaved meals.

And sadly while I am gaming, instead of going to the toilet to pee, I think that my Mountain Dew bottle would make a perfect urinal.

All rights reserved. All wrongs avenged.

Amadeo said...

Before the internet nerds and geeks had no place to consolidate their power. They were left in rag tag science clubs which were easily targeted by those higher on the ass-kicking food chain. Now they can send clandestine messages back and forth and explode onto the scene en mass at Star Trek Conventions and the like. Instead of sitting at home creating new dungeons their fingers now move rapidly as they plan their inevitable takeover. Where do you think metrosexuals came from? They are whitling down their opposition. Beware.

jobs123 said...

You have a nice blog here. Did you know
there Is A 90% Chance That Your Computer Has AdWare Or Spyware On It Right NOW!

Spyware and Adware viruses have rapidly become the number one threat to your computer with over 90% of computers already infected. These include trojans, bugs, ad serving software, monitoring software and more.
I also have a anti download free mcafee virus site-blog. It can help you find and get rid of spyware, adware plus other stuff pn your computer for good. Free downloads.
You should check it out if you get the time!

Livenwealthy said...

Smart webmasters from around the world are moving their sites to ThirdSphere every single day...cheap webhosting

brian said...

Awesome site. I bookmarked it for future use. I also suggest you check out adware spy

Small Business said...

This secure hosting blog is awesome.
If you get a moment you may want to visit
this secure hosting site
it's pretty awesome too!

Admin said...

Discount Computer Software and freeware have made the internet a bargain hunter's paradise.

TheDevilIsInTheDetails said...

code daddy go promo sourceGreetings! I have to say that I'm quite impressed that your blog ranks so highly for code daddy go promo source . Because it does (And I'm wacky like that) I thought it might be beneficial to point out this resource for code daddy go promo source

TechDown said...

I really enjoy your blog. I wanted to let you know I've found some great info about Credit Card Company
at Credit Card Company
. Check it out and keep up the great blog.

lindaweaverfamily said...

Want to register better domains with better keywords? Want to host the sites better as well? Check out cheap domain name hosting!

TheDevilIsInTheDetails said...

Not much to say besides the fact that coming to Register Better would be a good decision in regards to domain r !

George said...

If you operate an affiliate program, this quick and easy solution can help your affiliates sell more of your productssoftware downloadssoftware downloads

Health said...

Hello

I have just discovered the wealth of information on the net contained in Blogs. I have also found an interesting site to view about internet provider
internet. internet providermoney

Emerald Web Hosting said...

Hello,

Just thought I would check out your blog.
I am new to blogging. I hope you don't mind me posting to your blog. If you are interested in checking out my blog and making a post that would be great.

I have a company hosting web site/blog. It pretty much covers ##WEB HOSTING## related stuff.


Thanks,
Ed

Stan said...

The software industry is one of the world's fastest growing industries
with a net worth of hundreds of billions of dollars.

A lot of people have already made their personal fortunes from this
rapidly growing industry.

All this means that it's now the perfect time for you to start your
own software business.

You've just discovered the secret source for a complete range of
ready-made software tools, all of which can be private labeled with
your own details and then sold to generate a lucrative income.

Best Of Success
Stan Morse
http://trafficzone.us/so/free_software.html

Credit Center said...

Hi, Thanks for your interesting blog. Keep up the great work! I also have a site & blog about credit cards for bad credit, please feel free to visit.

Joe Berenguer said...

Hi Blogger!I like your blog! Keep up the
good work, you are providing a great resource on the Internet here!
If you have a moment, please take a look at my site:
x rated computer wallpaper
It pretty much covers x rated computer wallpaper related issues.
Best regards!

Joe Berenguer said...

Hi Fellow! I was just searching blogs,and I found your site! I like it!
If you have a moment, please visit my site:
white corner computer desk
It covers white corner computer desk related contents.
All the best!

bloggggggs said...

You have generated a lot of interest in your blog. It contains a great deal of discussion. Feel free to surf the following sites domain name registration, domain name, domain reseller, au domain and free website!

blog000111 said...

You have generated a lot of interest in your blog. It contains a great deal of discussion. Feel free to surf the following sites domain registration and transfer, domain name, domain reseller, au domain and free website!

Credit Center said...

Hi, Thanks for your interesting blog. Keep up the great work! I also have a site & blog about credit cards for bad credit, please feel free to visit.

Maniac mansion power said...

http://www.quickimagehost.com is a good place to host your images.

Joe Berenguer said...

I was searching blogs,and I found your site.Please,
accept my congratulations for your excellent work!
If you have a moment, please visit my site:
credit center
It pretty much covers credit center related issues.
Have a good day!

bloggggggs said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf domain name hosting, domain name, domain reseller, au domain, free website, online business, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

bloggggggs said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf domain name resale, domain name, domain reseller, au domain, free website, online business, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

bloggggggs said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf domain name, domain name, domain reseller, au domain, free website, online business, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

bloggggggs said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf cheap domain name real registration, domain name, domain reseller, au domain, free website, online business, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

Scott A. Edwards said...

Hello I am the traffic man, zip, zip, zip. make a new resolution to get a flood of traffic to your website this year. Let me show you how to get FREE traffic to your site. Yes I said FREE, FREE, FREE!!! Don't delay.

To find out more, visit my net money site. It successfully covers FREE information exposing FREE traffic and net money related stuff. Don't forget - FREE, FREE, FREE. You have nothing to lose!

Scott A. Edwards said...

Congradulations on a well written, interesting and superb blog! Have you heard about the shocking news?

1000's of real people are earning quiet fortunes from home using the most ingenious automated system ever invented.

Are you curious to find out what this is all about?

Why not? You have nothing to lose.

You can sign up for this system absolutely free of charge and check it all out for yourself.

To start off, we have a video presentation for you to watch. Just turn up the speakers if you can, and click on the link below.

Have fun and open your mind.

It is all right here: making money through the internet It successfully covers making money through the internet related stuff.

Come and check it out now, Scott :-)

Joe Berenguer said...

I was just searching blogs,and I found your site, Friend! I like it!
Please accept my compliments and wishes for your happiness and success.
If you have a moment, please take a look at my site:
credit center
It pretty much covers credit center related issues.
All the best!

Rachel said...


computer armoire Computer Training. General Computer Training Survival Guide. Put An End To Your PC Nightmares
Amazing New Survival Guide Guarantees You Can Conquer The PC Beast Right In Front Of You!

Does this scenario sound familiar?

It's 3:00 a.m. in the morning. You've just spent the past 24 hours trying to figure out a problem you're having with your personal computer. You've got a gazillion websites, files, manuals and troubleshooters open and you can't figure out where that last little tidbit is that you are SURE will solve the problem! You're so frustrated that you're ready to throw the blasted computer in the trash, monitor, cpu and all!

We've all been there at one time or another. And just when you think you've found the answer, the writer leaps into a whole litany of "geek speak" and once again you're headed down a dead end road. Well, that was then. This is now. You have got to get your hands on the tool that has revolutioned my pc experience. Computer Training computer armoire

Rachel said...


play super mario on computer Computer Training. General Computer Training Survival Guide. Put An End To Your PC Nightmares
Amazing New Survival Guide Guarantees You Can Conquer The PC Beast Right In Front Of You!

Does this scenario sound familiar?

It's 3:00 a.m. in the morning. You've just spent the past 24 hours trying to figure out a problem you're having with your personal computer. You've got a gazillion websites, files, manuals and troubleshooters open and you can't figure out where that last little tidbit is that you are SURE will solve the problem! You're so frustrated that you're ready to throw the blasted computer in the trash, monitor, cpu and all!

We've all been there at one time or another. And just when you think you've found the answer, the writer leaps into a whole litany of "geek speak" and once again you're headed down a dead end road. Well, that was then. This is now. You have got to get your hands on the tool that has revolutioned my pc experience. Computer Training play super mario on computer

Paul88888 said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf domain name registration, cheap domain name, domain reseller, Australian domain, free website, emailer, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

Scott A. Edwards said...

The brand NEW! Safelist Autosubmission software XP - blasts your ads to 3.6 Million Safelist recipients at the click of one button.

Automatic-Mailer XP! - 50,000 hits guaranteed to your website every month! - Posts unlimited number of ads - Create unlimited number of profiles - Posts whenever you want! 24/7 - Schedule autosubmission when you are not at home - Sends Html & Text Advertisements.

Order today. Our Software also includes: - Autovalidation feature that automatically validates all your Safelists validation codes - mailbox cleaner feature that automatically keeps your mailboxes clean!

NOW That's an incredible Deal, isn't it? Get Your Astonishing Automatic - Mailer XP Software today!
Click here: AUTO-MAILER

blog000111 said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf buy domain, cheap domain name, domain reseller, Australian domain, free website, emailer, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

James Baker said...

I just came across your blog and wanted to
drop you, Blogger, a note telling you how impressed I was with
the information you have posted here.
If you have a moment, please visit my site:
credit center
It covers credit center related contents.
I send you warm regards and wish you continued success.

Scott A. Edwards said...

The brand NEW! Safelist Autosubmission software XP - blasts your ads to 3.6 Million Safelist recipients at the click of one button.

Automatic-Mailer XP! - 50,000 hits guaranteed to your website every month! - Posts unlimited number of ads - Create unlimited number of profiles - Posts whenever you want! 24/7 - Schedule autosubmission when you are not at home - Sends Html & Text Advertisements.

Order today. Our Software also includes: - Autovalidation feature that automatically validates all your Safelists validation codes - mailbox cleaner feature that automatically keeps your mailboxes clean!

NOW That's an incredible Deal, isn't it? Get Your Astonishing Automatic - Mailer XP Software today!
Click here: AUTO-MAILER

Joe Berenguer said...

Hey Fellow, you have a great blog here! I have a web
site & blog about credit center.
Yours is top-notch!
If you have a moment, please visit my site
credit center
I wish you all the best!

blog000111 said...

A lot of interest for your blog and a great deal of discussion. Great sites to surf buy domain, cheap domain name, domain reseller, Australian domain, free website, emailer, home based business, electric scooter, xbox360!

Scott A. Edwards said...

NOW, check this out for FREE...

There is a new, fully automated traffic-generation system that can send 1000's of targeted prospects to your website, for FREE! It only takes 5 minutes to set up to set your FREE account!

To find out more visit: Build Your Business Online site. It successfully exposes FREE information covering Traffic and Build Your Business Online related stuff.

Joe Berenguer said...

Hello Friend! I just came across your blog and wanted to
drop you a note telling you how impressed I was with
the information you have posted here.
I also have a web site & blog about domain names so I know I'm talking
about when I say yours is top-notch! Keep up the
great work, you are providing a great resource on the Internet here!
If you have a moment, please visit my site domain names
Best success!

Paul Adams said...

Hi Fellow! I was just searching blogs,and I found yours! I like it!
If you have a moment, please visit my cheap domain registrar site.
Good luck!

James Baker said...

I was searching blogs,and I found yours.Please,
accept my congratulations for your excellent work!
If you have a moment, please visit my cheap multiple domain hosting site.
Have a good day!