Life Without Internet?

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  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Recently moved and just got service at my new house.

    It took all of 13 days to hook me up. Partly AT&T's fault as they screwed up my address on the service order.

    Anyway. For those 2 weeks, I was using my jailbroken iPhone to connect my computer to the net.

    I gotta tell ya right now that life without internet would be dreadful. That is seriously as close as I ever want to come.

    It sucked. I'm a huge XBOX Live guy and not being able to BS while play some games is torture. Its almost not worth playing a game if you can't sit there and chat with your friends.

    What do you guys think. Could you make it without internet?

    I was going stir crazy. Nuts, right? Of course it was only made worse by the fact that my new place didn't have cable hooked up so I had to wait on that.

    Never have I been so bored.
  2. Jon88

    Jon88 Benched

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    Right now I'm living life without TV. We have no cable so all I have is the internet and my DVD collection.

    I think I'll take TV by a nose.
  3. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    I'm only without it two weeks out of every year, when I go home to see the folks. After the first 24 hours, I hardly miss it.
  4. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Well, there goes my sex life. :laugh2:

    Someone had to say and I was counting on bbgun, but he let me down.

    Anyway, TV or internet, sometime I wish both would go away for a while...
  5. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    You can get practically everything that is on TV on the internet a day later and sometimes minutes after the show is done.

    I'll have to go with internet.

    Back to the topic; I could live with it but it would be pretty tough to not be so connected to all the news, all my friends, etc. It keeps me sane.
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I guess incest counter acts the Internet withdraw symptoms. :lmao2:
  7. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    I could never manage without the Internet. Personally, I'd be going through withdrawals. Professionally, I'd have to find a new job - no thanks!

    Internetz 4 lyfe, yo.
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  10. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    I dunno. Maybe there's something wrong with me, but....I look forward to going to my cabin and going fishing and chilling with no TV/internet/phone or even cell phone. I miss this place and that is it.
  11. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Homer Simpson: "The internet's on computers now?"
  12. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun... Zone Supporter

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    What about just computers, much less the Internet?

    Ahhh...the good old days.

  13. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    Wouldn't bother me. It would just motivate me to spend more time outdoors. I'd miss using it as a research resource though.
  14. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like. Zone Supporter

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    I'd miss it more at work than I would at home. I'd miss it a lot regardless.

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