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Old 07-28-2017, 12:07 AM   #1
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What would you do with an entire week with no internet, tv, radio, phone or devices?

What would you do with an entire week with no internet, television, radio, phone or other devices?

Somewhat of a difficult question and I'm still considering this myself as I just thought about it. How about you?

edit: After a little thinking I would definitely clean and read more. After I read and cleaned everything I own, build something new or pickup an old hobby.

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Old 07-28-2017, 12:08 AM   #2
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Clean the house I guess
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:11 AM   #3
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What I do every year for a week when I go into the deep forest with buddies. Shoot stuff, fish, camp, and drink a lot of water through a "life straw."
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:16 AM   #4
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:17 AM   #5
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I do it sometimes. Read, create art, organize/clean, meditate, etc.

That said, just 'cause I can do it doesn't mean it has no downside or that I'd wanna live that life long-term.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:21 AM   #6
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Its actually not that bad if youre patient and have other people with you.

I used to go on camping trips that were about a week long on average and we generally didnt have any technology aside from cell phones for contacting people. No Internet, tv, radio or other electronics though.

Granted, when you go out camping with friends, theres alot of social contact. with each other which keeps you entertained and occupied. The true challange would be to spend time without technology and without friends.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:30 AM   #7
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With friends is easy. Get out the dice and pencils.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:51 AM   #8
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Old 07-28-2017, 01:10 AM   #9
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People still go camping as adults?
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Old 07-28-2017, 02:02 AM   #10
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Hmm so I guess landlines are out also (just thinking of contacting people)

I'd be busy doing things with my children and when alone, organise the house more, reading/art.
I'd still miss it though.
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People still go camping as adults?
Absolutely. I work at a place where people go camping every weekend. It's mostly an excuse to get drunk, far as I can tell.
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Let me think back to what I was doing in 1999....
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Mirage [is]...a comic about life and how life and the people closest to you just absolutely suck sometimes. It's "adult" in a very real sense, in that it deals with heavy themes that resonate more with adults, not that it's full of blood and titties or whatever.
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Let me think back to what I was doing in 1999....
Think of any specifics?

I was in the middle of high-school. Or probably watching The Big Lebowski on VHS and playing N64. All on something resembling this...
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Think of any specifics?
Make out with my boyfriend.
Study.
Read.
Go to football games/rehearsal/larp.
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Do you count CD players, cassette tapers or even grammophones into this too, Turtle WA?
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Do you count CD players, cassette tapers or even grammophones into this too, Turtle WA?
I was thinking anything that takes electricity or batteries. Are gramophones wind-up? They could be fine. CD players no.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:55 PM   #19
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Prob do stuff I'd been meaning to get to but weren't priority.

I don't watch much tv, I don't own a smartphone and don't spend half the day glued to one... but if I can't have my internet and computer, now that would suck. At the very least, the computer sans internet would at least let me again work on some stuff I've put off.
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