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poe 18/01/13(Sat)22:39 No. 778372

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IRL oldfags, tell me how was your life before internet?

tee 18/01/13(Sat)22:55 No. 778373

Awkward conversations at the newsstand purchasing porno mags and buying cds

It was awful.

r000t 18/01/14(Sun)04:01 No. 778376

I used a 5.25" floppy boot Sim City 2000, and I made a city that would run for weeks without intervention.

Homicide 18/01/14(Sun)05:54 No. 778379

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I had no car, lived in a shithole apartment that was 2 miles from my three jobs at the mall.

I was a malnourished, pussy slaying, narcissist destined to be king of the mall rats 🐀 one day.

Thank Zeus for that $300 Dodge Dart, Pell grant, and junior college library.

Bill 18/01/14(Sun)12:17 No. 778388

i read a lot more books back in the 80s, i even used to watch tav occasionally. i got bootleg akira on vhs at a comic con in late 80s crystal city Va., filmed on a camcorder from the audience bootleg & no subs. and of course back them my computer didn't have an internet connection.
the weirdest thing of the whole 1980s happened pretty early on. the gunman in the failed reagan assassination attempt was a close personal friend of the bush family but the media was completely quiet about it. the only way i ever found out was that i had read charles lindhberg's diaries which traced out the bush-hinckely family connection going back to the 1930s.

Optimus Prime 18/01/14(Sun)20:33 No. 778389

I didn't know that until today! How interesting...

herp 18/01/15(Mon)04:52 No. 778439

I missed out on so much teen pussy. I could've licked so many girls if I just had the balls to offer them my service. They would've known me as The Tongue.

Also, it was a lot harder to find new music.

r000t 18/01/15(Mon)09:34 No. 778440

- Cheap cigs were less than a dollar a pack.
- Gas was as low as $.98 a gallon for regular.
- The ultimate level for stupidity in a president was Gerald Ford.
- "Kayfabe" still existed in it's original form
- Only CP I came across was photos my uncle took of me when I was 3.
- Cat pictures were few and far between.
- The "Meme" didn't exactly exist yet.
- "Oregon Trail" was the ultimate in violent shoot-em-up video games.
- Ric Flair was still Da' Man. WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

Closet Furry 18/01/16(Tue)01:34 No. 778447

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I used to just show up at a friend's house without knowing if they were actually home or not. Then we'd go to another friend's house to watch stolen cable or VHS recordings of stolen cable. Getting on a computer at the library was a breeze because no one else knew how to use them. I have no pictures of myself at the age of thirteen because it was easy to avoid being photographed. Now? Now I have to make plans with friends months in advance just for them to be able to cancel ten minutes before meeting up thanks to texts. Can't steal cable anymore because the boxes are all digitally linked to the cable company. You can't even run a line from one room to the next, they want you to buy a box for every room. If I even wanted to bother using a computer at the library, I'd have to wait half an hour for one to be available and then end up with some grumpy old Airwolfer hovering around me waiting for me to be done so they can get back to playing Farmville on Facebook or whatever. And pictures? Shit, every time I go back to my hometown, every member of my family has their phone up my nose snapping pictures! I mean, some future stuff is great but sometimes I miss the spontaneity of life.

Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 18/01/16(Tue)12:58 No. 778453

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>Ric Flair...

To each their own; for me it was any Von Erich

Mudkip 18/01/16(Tue)18:52 No. 778459

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>the spontaneity of life

Damn, I never could put it into words but you hit the nail on the head.

I was hoping it'd get better after college/university/whatever education. That the time of due assignments and having 20 things to do at once would pass. That we'd all just get shitty 9 to 5 jobs and actually have time to do things during the off hours.

I was wrong, anon. So very wrong.

Miku Fanboy 18/01/17(Wed)03:52 No. 778473

This post should be locked in a vault for posterity

Also I was young, used to ride my bike and talk to neighbor kids a lot. Played video games with my family. Not too much has changed really except I can't find anyone nice

[tags4lyf]PEARS 18/01/17(Wed)04:02 No. 778474

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Q: How do you kill a Von Erich?
A: You don't have to, they do it themselves.

tee 18/01/17(Wed)05:26 No. 778476

I only talk to my neighbors' pets. I am on a first name basis with a dog (as in, I know his real name) in my neighborhood but I have never spoken a word to his family. Cool dog, though.

Spider Expert 18/01/17(Wed)05:41 No. 778477

I'm on a first name basis with a dog in my neighborhood too. Hopefully they named him shithead.

Mudkip 18/01/17(Wed)12:19 No. 778484

I'm probably about as bad as the newfags. I started my online journey as a kid on Windows 95. So my life prior was Preschool and Kindergarten.

Moot 18/01/17(Wed)13:50 No. 778490

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That is so airwolfed up.... and yet... I'm crying with laughter...

He-Man 18/01/17(Wed)18:29 No. 778492

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They go through the effort to get new IPs and write differently, and still manage to airwolf up.

Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 18/01/18(Thu)15:53 No. 778503

I have been looking for the text of this poem since 2007:
Henry Dumas "Double Nigger" (1965)

Brony 18/01/19(Fri)01:03 No. 778516

I'm too much of a nigger to pay for it.

Sonichu 18/01/19(Fri)05:34 No. 778519

So you're a triple nigger?

O.P. 18/01/19(Fri)07:49 No. 778520

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I suppose I am.

Brony 18/01/19(Fri)08:06 No. 778521

Are they both named Dave?

Moot 18/01/19(Fri)16:19 No. 778525


Sorry man. Multiple wrestling fans on a chan site? HOW COULD THAT POSSIBLY BE?!?!?!

But nah, I never met a Von Erich. (Just met a nurse who dated one when they were living. David, I think.)

Alas, I'm just a low-talented Mid Atlantic jobber who's sole claim to fame is making it onto Trash Bag Wrestlers once...

O.P. 18/01/20(Sat)04:32 No. 778532

Rational thought isn't Davespiracy's strong suit.

W. T. Snacks 18/01/20(Sat)04:42 No. 778533

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There's more than one Venture Brothers fan here. I've only known three in real life and yet there are at least four here. It's a surprising bunch.

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