Category Archives: Before the Internet

Before the Internet – Getting Your News

Before the Internet obtaining your news was a little different. You had to be a journalist with sources to create it and you had to a buy or borrow a 100 page throw away pamphlet to obtain it. Some of us were fortunate enough to have the paper delivered directly to our doors while others…

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Before the Internet – Customer Service

Before the Internet Customer service was an enjoyable service. If you had an issue you called the number on the box and talked to someone that was capable, informed and spoke the same language you did. Nowadays you have to press a million numbers and go through the matrix of automation in order to finally…

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High School Reunion’s Before The Internet

BEFORE THE INTERNET the High School Reunion was something we all looked forward to. It was a time to catch up with people you haven’t seen or heard from in 20 years. From the kid that got beat up and stuffed in lockers and is now an real estate mogul and is married to a…

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Before The Internet (Ep. 3) The Book of CDs

Before the days of endless music on your handheld computer phone you had to work for it. First you had to go to work, make money, go to the CD store on release date and purchase CDs one at time at $15.99 a pop to fill up your gigantic Case Logic CD booklet. Then you…

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Before The Internet (Ep. 2) Passing The Note

If you liked a girl in the 1980’s or 1990’s you had to really work hard to get her out on a date. No instant messages. No Facebook messages. No AIM. No text messages. You had to write a note and deliver it in front of everyone to seal the deal.

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Before The Internet (Caller ID)

On Episode 1 of Before the Internet we are brought back to the world without handheld computers and cars that drive themselves. Simple times when you didn’t know everyones business and you were able to keep to yourself.  Back then you had to work a little harder to get things done but you always seemed…

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