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25 things that are making people nostalgic about life before the internet and mobile phones

People shared memories of using rotary phones, meeting people in person,and using guidebooks to travel.

25 things that are making people nostalgic about life before the internet and mobile phones
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Everyone has sweet memories from the pre-internet era. Those were the simpler times when even though people didn't know about everything happening around them, there was more sense of peace and harmony. People loved meeting each other in person and having deep conversations. There was no hurry to be the first to put pictures on social media or check reviews before going somewhere. They relaxed and did things on their own time. These are some of the many things people miss when asked to remember life pre-internet.

Representative Image Source: Pexels | Miray Bostancı
Representative Image Source: Pexels | Miray Bostancı

So, when @ThatEricAlper asked, "People old enough to remember life pre-internet, what are some less obvious things you miss about that time?" Many users on the platform started sharing their memories of using rotary phones, meeting people in person and using guidebooks to travel. So, here we have compiled all the interesting answers that people shared on this thread: 

1. Tring-Tring



 

 

2. On repeat mode



 

3. What else?



 

4. Meet-up spots



 

 

Image Source: Pexles/ Elina Fairytale
Image Source: Pexles/ Elina Fairytale

5. "When takeout was a treat"



 

6. Mystery



 

7. Good old days



 

 

8. Just taking it all in



 

9. No information overload



 

10. Meeting in-person



 

 

11. Can't be matched



 

12. Calling for reservations 



 

13. No cancellations



 

 

14. Try and test it



 

15. Rotary phones



 

16. Precious playtime



 

 

Image Source: Pexels/ Michael Morse
Image Source: Pexels/ Michael Morse

17. Exactly!



 

18. Letters for the win



 

19. Hello!



 

 

20. Got concert tickets easily



 

21. Friday nights



 

22. Such joy



 

23. Treasure Hunting!



 

 

24. No people politics



 

25. Guidebooks



 

 

Image Source: Pexels/ Arthouse studio
Image Source: Pexels/ Arthouse studio

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