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12 Things People In Nebraska Did Before The Internet Took Over Our Lives

It’s so weird to know that there’s a whole generation of people becoming adults right now who never lived in a world without the internet. My own kids can’t imagine what it was like before people could rent movies right from the TV or instantly look up any information we need to know on Google. When I told one of them to use our dictionary/thesaurus instead of Wikipedia for a homework assignment, she looked at me like I’d grown horns. It started me reminiscing about what life used to be like before the internet was such a huge part of it.

I know some of you are thinking “These are true for everywhere, not just Nebraska!” And you’re right – but when I think back to my internet-free Nebraska childhood, these are the simple joys I remember. Not that you should stop using the internet altogether – you do have to check Only In Nebraska every day, right? 🙂 How about you? What were the best parts of your pre-internet life in Nebraska? Leave us a comment and let us know!

Delana
Delana is a writer and editor who has lived in Nebraska for most of her life.