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posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:24 PM
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Before, you paid by cash. Now, you pay with plastic.
Before, you went to the movies. Now, you download that movie.
Before, you went to the record store. Now, you just download your music.
Before, you would meet up to socialize. Now, you can socialize anywhere.
Before, you put things into storage. Now, you organize data.
Before, you experienced the outdoors. Now, you see it in pictures
Before, you watched the news. Now, you write the news.
Before, you had a Rolodex. Now, you have voice-dial.
Before, you asked for directions. Now, you just follow the arrow.
Before, you had billboards. Now, you have sidebars.
Before, you had an address. Now, you have a url.
Before, you went to the gym. Now, you follow a video program.
Before, you went to the store. Now, you get things delivered.
Before, you parked your car. Now, your car parks itself.
Before, you broke up in person. Now, you break up via text message.





posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:27 PM
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Before....

Someone else asks, whats your point?



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:28 PM
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Before, you were young. Now, you're are getting old.

Times change, c'est la vie....


Peace



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:30 PM
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Originally posted by LeTan...


Reminiscing on the past and how our technology has changed things.

Some for better, some for worse.




posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:32 PM
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Before, people smoked cigarettes, now they smoke things with an led light in them that they charge via usb..



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:38 PM
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Originally posted by DeVIAS
Before, people smoked cigarettes, now they smoke things with an led light in them that they charge via usb..


Thank you. Some people just take things way too seriously.

Before, people thought about their responses. Now, they have auto-response.



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:40 PM
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Before, we were consumers. Now we are consumed.

This list could go on for ever.
Cool thread.



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:42 PM
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Originally posted by BeyondPerception

Originally posted by LeTan...


Reminiscing on the past and how our technology has changed things.

Some for better, some for worse.



Oh, okay. I'll play your game.

Before, the United States had it's own supply of money and was doing well for itself. Now 14-17 trillion dollars in debt.



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:48 PM
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Originally posted by BobaganooshThis list could go on for ever.


Yes. That is the intention here. I just wanted to give it a rolling start.

Before, we'd build things. Now, we watch things get built.
edit on 8/12/2011 by BeyondPerception because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 05:53 PM
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Before, the US used to build things. Now we don't and our people are out of work.



posted on Aug, 13 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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Before, I could always remember what I was going to say, but now I .......DAMN!



posted on Aug, 31 2011 @ 10:05 PM
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Before we honored penmanship...now we honor keyboards

Before we used to spell, now we abbreviate almost everything like:

"WTF", "LOL", "ROTFLOL", "LMFAO", "BFF", "TPTB"

Oh yes the popular "MSM"



posted on Aug, 31 2011 @ 10:07 PM
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B-4, you sunk my battleship



posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 08:37 PM
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Originally posted by Lawgiver
reply to post by BeyondPerception
 


B-4, you sunk my battleship




Before I could laugh out loud and people could actually laugh with me.

Before we started talking about aliens everything was more human.



posted on Sep, 7 2011 @ 12:28 PM
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Before a person made something from start to finish, now it comes partially-assembled somewhere in China or South Carolina.



posted on Sep, 7 2011 @ 12:41 PM
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Before, furniture was passed down and kept for generations...now we expect out Ikea crap to fall apart in two years...
Before maybe one kid had a car in HS everyone jumped in, now sweet 16's cry when their mercedes is the wrong color.
Before there was this...



atomic lab

Now you get lucky if your test tube isn't unbreakable plastic...

CJ


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posted on Sep, 7 2011 @ 01:22 PM
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CJ



posted on Sep, 8 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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I like this thread...how about this.

Before there was



now



Before there was this:


now


CJ



posted on Sep, 21 2011 @ 12:08 AM
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Before only the unenlightened were considered trolls. Now everybody is enlightened & trolls don't exist







 
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