13 Things People In Maine Did Before The Internet Took Over Our Lives

Do you remember life before the internet? If you were born after 1989, when an English scientist invented the what would become the world wide web, probably not. What did we do before we had chat rooms to escape to, social media accounts to constantly update and emails that could deliver a thought with a simple click of a button? Here are just a few of the things I remember as a kid, before the internet began taking up so much of our time.

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The best part of this list is that we can certainly get back to this lifestyle. Let’s all just spend a little more time in the present with the people we love. What do you miss about before we all became so reliant on technology? Let us know over on the Only in Maine Facebook page!