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Old 10-25-09, 08:21 PM   #1
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So what would you guys do if the internet turned off?

Saw this on Slashdot, and figured that this would be a perfect place to carry the discussion.

So discuss.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:22 PM   #2
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An hero.

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Old 10-25-09, 08:28 PM   #3
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Finish this book I have been reading for the last month.
Look for a new job.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:31 PM   #4
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I'd go into immediate weather radar withdrawal.
Then I'd go ride my bike.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:40 PM   #5
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Use my memory and concentrate real hard.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:52 PM   #6
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Wouldn't have to waste my time going through all of those stupid forwarded emails from my wife.

But also means that I would have to actually call tech support at work and listen to someone with a Far Eastern accent ask me the same question over and over. Gimme someone from Tiajuana over Ismokecrackistan any day.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:55 PM   #7
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It has several times today...stupid 6 year old pc.....reboots without warning.

...looking at a MacBook or minimac
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Old 10-25-09, 08:56 PM   #8
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I would brush off my black smith skills.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:57 PM   #9
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Resort to phone calls. *shudder*

Wait, does the internet include txt messaging, blackberry messenger etc?
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Old 10-25-09, 08:59 PM   #10
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back to what I used to do before the internet. Read more books.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:00 PM   #11
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subscribe to playboy. join a social club, start going to the library to look up things like "who was the actor in X movie?"
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Old 10-25-09, 09:10 PM   #12
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rejoice in the fact that soon everyone else would be out on the street like i will soon be... and that all the debt would be erased!
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But what would this mean for Pcad?
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Old 10-25-09, 09:31 PM   #14
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Pure and utter insanity.
Oh wait..
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Old 10-25-09, 09:36 PM   #15
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internetless... wao.. I've been online since the the BBSes at 2400 bauds... I guess I will:

1) resort to adult shops for movies

2) visit questionable bars for social interaction

3) Ride the bike a lot more
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Old 10-25-09, 09:38 PM   #16
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Get rid of my porn addiction?


Edit: And look for a new job. Hopefully in the adult film industry.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:38 PM   #17
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I went without for a few weeks earlier this year.

I read a LOT and got my Netflix back in the mail IMMEDIATELY after viewing.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:40 PM   #18
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Turn it back on of course.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:41 PM   #19
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remember the fact my left hand will never leave me:-)

ride my bike, or knit.

or, remember I have a private server on my computer, and I have a lot of typing I need to do.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:43 PM   #20
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Make some real friends.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:46 PM   #21
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Make some real friends.
So you're saying we're not your friends then?
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Old 10-25-09, 09:48 PM   #22
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I'd need some money from you before I can answer that question.
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Old 10-25-09, 09:50 PM   #23
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I'd need some money from you before I can answer that question.
Do you take checks?

Also, are you strong enough to hold it down if it tries to bounce?
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Old 10-25-09, 09:52 PM   #24
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You should just give me your credit card number, it would be easier. And, for completely unrelated reasons, your birthday. That's what a real friend would do.
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