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Old 04-24-08, 01:23 PM
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The Internet ...what if it went away?

Could you imagine if the internet just went away, completely, one day. Inspired by the latest "South Park" obviously. But what would you do if it was just gone with no hope for its return.

Anyone actually ponder this? I mean forget about what it was like before. I mean if it was tomorrow, after you've spent hours of your day everyday strolling around, actually doing useful things as well and then you couldn't do it any longer.

Maybe we would be more communicative with real life people, maybe we would be less lazy as a society, maybe...
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I would just go over to twikoffs house
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I'd shit bricks.
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I would head out California way.
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As long as Freecell still worked ....
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Even if it went away I still wouldn't pay for porn.
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I believe last week's South Park summed up what would happen very nicely.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Even if it went away I still wouldn't pay for porn.
"pay for porn" ... I'm not understanding these words.
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If the internets went away, I might go outside, read a book. OMG don't take the internets away.
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I would be out of a job, since I work for an ISP. That would mean no money, and no place to live anymore.
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I would be very bored at work.
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Originally Posted by dieinafire
I would be out of a job, since I work for an ISP. That would mean no money, and no place to live anymore.
I too would be out of a job.
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Originally Posted by movie diva
If the internets went away, I might go outside, read a book. OMG don't take the internets away.

That's just crazy talk
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I guess I have to actually have a life.
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I would have to take applications over the phone rather than directing people to our company website.

In other emoticons...
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This is what would happen:


<embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/videoplayer/flvplayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowScriptAccess="always" wmode="transparent" width="400" height="355" flashvars="file=http://www.theonion.com/content/xml/63609/video&autostart=false&image=http://www.theonion.com/content/files/images/INTERNET_CRASH_new_article.jpg&bufferlength=3&embedded=true&title=Breaking%20News%3A%20All%20Online%20Data%20Lost%20After%20Internet%20Crash"></embed>
Breaking News: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash
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I guess it would be back to the telephone for me.
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Wait - the entire internet? All of it? Even the pirate ship? Even the island?

I could not cope.
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I would cry real tears.
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I'd just yell my reviews into a bullhorn on the roof.
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My attention span would return to pre-1994 levels.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
That's just crazy talk
Moving to Crazy Talk.
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I'd be very bored at work. And I'd lose my mind not being able to google for information either.
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1. I'd probably be a lot more productive at work.

2. I'd have to leave my house to get new music.

3. Chris Hanson would be out of work.
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I'd actually get off my ass and maybe start an exercise program to loss some weight.

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