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Life without internet

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by sharpshooterpete, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. sharpshooterpete

    sharpshooterpete Donator

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    Recently, my regiment has moved barracks and although our accommodation is much better, there is no WIFI! Now I have always been one for moaning about how much i hate the internet and technology and i even said "id be happy without the internet, i dont really need it that much" but not only have i had no internet, i dropped my iphone into the sea a week after moving whilst out in the canoe with the Mrs...

    I can't begin to tell you how awkward life is without the internet and my iphone! Simple things such as checking and sending emails, getting information from the internet within seconds, using the map/navigation on the iphone... Im actually lost without it and now i only get it at the weekends when im back home.

    I always thought the world would be better off without the internet, GPS and advanced technology but i could definitely see the benefit of it all once it was gone.

    Pete.
     
  2. mrs bl4de-rr1

    mrs bl4de-rr1 Engaging Member

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    Feel much the same about all this tech we have now, does my head in ! I feel that even though it's a blessing of sorts it's also a curse, as people do not actually communicate properly anymore and have got lazy . See so many work colleagues on their mobiles constantly looking at their texts and when your trying to have a conversation with them you may as well be talking to the wall ! So rude ...... :mad:
     
  3. Ganton Gunner

    Ganton Gunner Super Duper Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    there you go a old saying springs to mind
    be careful what you wish for you might just get it :rolleyes:
     
  4. JD

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    3000 posts gantongunner, do I get a prize for noticing ? I wish. LOL
     
  5. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    Life without cheese would be worse for me:D
     
  6. cryptos

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    I would go crazy without the internet. How did people make it in the old days? :D
     
  7. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    No bother at all, as we didn't know any better.

    And used the yellow pages:D
     
  8. Barni

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    I would get a lot more done without it ! But what was once a luxury is now a necessity ..... and of course the kids need to be connected to the outside world somehow :)
     
  9. Black-Pete

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    My wannabe wifey is addicted to the facebook and she would be climbing the walls after two days without internet :D As for me, i could manage a week or two without withdrawal symptoms :D
     
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  11. Donki Oaty

    Donki Oaty Where's the time going?

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    Do you remember life before the internet?
    Out all day fishing, shooting and surviving like Tom Sawyer?
    Us 60's, 70's and 80's kid bang on all the time about being outside all day...

    ...but the more you see the news recently it's now wonder we were all outside! We were avoiding the paedo priests, TV personalities, MP's etc etc...
     
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    Women walking with children along side busy roads, kids(babies) running freely while mum is watching her thumbs, not even looking where she is actually walking never mind where the kids are and then they get the kids into the fuel guzzler still without taking their eyes of their thumbs and drive away still eyes on thumbs......
    Where would we be without phones,,sorry,, hand held computers and the internet :confused:
     
  13. cryptos

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    I just recently gave up Face Book, good riddance but I got's to have me Internet :)
     
  14. sharpshooterpete

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    The Mrs had shown me this video and said "babe, we need to stop using our phone's and internet so much. especially when we get into bed" i agreed and thought it was a really good idea... she lasted 24 hours. Although i really like everything said in this video, unfortunately this is now the world we live in and its never going to change.

    Pete.
     
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    Get yourself a dongle! Thats what ive used for the past 6 years. And its better than the **** you get threw the wall in the block!
     

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