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Friday Fun: 20 Questions I Have For People Who Were In Their 20s Before Cell Phones & Internet

The 20 somethings have a sense of humour:

20 Questions I Have For People Who Were In Their 20s Before Cell Phones & Internet

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“1. How did you make plans?

2. How did you CANCEL plans?

3. How did you know who was calling you before you picked up the phone?

4. How did you rid of the fear that is calling people?

5. How did you find out information about people before you went on dates with them?

6. How did you find people to date in the first place???

7. How did you keep tabs on exes?

8. How did you keep tabs on what your entire graduating class from high school was doing?

9. How did you look for jobs?

10. How did your parents get in touch with you when you were out? 

11. How did your survive waiting for meetings, appointments, trains, or anything without being able to pass time by pretending to look busy on your phone?

12. How did you do ANYTHING at work before email?

13. How did you tell co-workers (or someone else you were meeting) that you were going to be late when you were stuck in traffic or stuck on some disabled subway car?

14. How did you sign up for classes at the gym?

15. How did you know where you were or where you were going ever?

16. What did you have to do if you broke down on the side of the road?

17. How did you always have change on you to use these pay phones?

18. How did you research anything for school? Did you have to go through the Encyclopedia?

19. How did you find out about the weather?

20. How did you stay in touch with friends?”

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Now could I have asked my grandparents what it was like before TV, Talkies and Telephones?  Oh wait, I’m old enough to be a grandparent now.


Posted on: February 20, 2015, 6:57 am Category: Uncategorized

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