Just survived 3 days without phone, internet or television. They're all through my cable company. But one of my neighbors moved last weekend and the cable company turned off service to the wrong house -- my house! Took the nincompoops 3 days to figure out the problem, and I had to be here the whole time while they were running back and forth.
So, what would you do if you had 3 days without phone, internet or TV? My dogs are pooped from all the walks and my house has never been cleaner!
i could definitely get along without tv, but would have to go get a per use phone and use the internet at the library or coffeeshop because i need to stay connected or i would have problems.
Exercise, cook, go swimming, eat, cook, exercise, spend time with my kid eating, swimming, walking, cooking, cleaning... wait, I already do that.
I would spend 3 days wondering what the rest of the world is doing.
Wow, that's tough. 3 DAYS!! I've had to go w/out electricity on a few occasions which lasted for upwards of 20 hours and that alone was torture. 3 days w/out internet connectivity would seriously disable me. I suppose I would go ahead and take my laptop to the local coffee shop w/ wifi and stay there all day. And, in the evenings, would clean clean clean as well.
I would write Hubs or draw mostly. If not, I would go out and do stuff, go window shopping or if I needed a computer go to the library. I have an ok answer for everything, when I was younger I used to go to a nice private lake to a cottage my grandmother owns, it has no phone, used to have tv bunny ears for 6 channels(not anymore thanks to digital...) and no internet at all. We played lots of board games, went swimming, and used to do craft-type things.
I did it back in July. 7 days would you believe
Loved it too. I was on a rock in the atlantic. Was restful, peaceful - heavenly.
Unfortunately the rock was more a home to a million shitty seagulls than it was for folks but I bore up well. I'm a top dodger me
If it was home - read. Watch some DVDs I keep meaning to sit and enjoy. String more than I have been of late. Probably take a much intended walk up to my cemetary and take some photographs maybe.
I have a couple books I've been meaning to get around to....
When we moved, we went without all three for a week, until the cable company could get here...ugh...
We watched a ton of movies during the early evening hours that we are usually on the computer, and talked about everything under the sun, then hubby Tom went to bed early, and I took advantage of the opportunity and read a LOT of books, lol...
My boys mainly watched movies, over and over...hahaha. But they're older--if they were young'uns, I would've sent them outside to play, but kids in their 20's don't tend to do that very often anymore, lol...
A great excuse to spend time outside. Once out there, you'd find plenty to do.
I would go out exploring, read, write, attempt to work on my back office which hopelessly needs clearing out, listen to music, swim... I wondered where you were. glad to see you back.
When my laptop crashed, I spent a lot of time shredding loads of old documents!
I'd catch up on some sleep, because while I'm here I never sleep much!
Drive over to my sister's house. She's has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms!
I would catch up on my reading and painting. I love to do both but with so many distractions I rarely get around to do either. The peace and quiet would be welcomed.
I'd have parties with my friends and family and watch CD's with my hunny, maybe do some painting or writing and a lot of walking the dogs.
Too funny, Sandra! And Ralwus, somehow I knew your answer would involve a party!
spend time with my two daughters playing and spend time with the wife. I work alot
Reading would be my first choice then I might think of paying some visits too...
1) Write in my journal.
2) Ride my bike.
3) Do homework/study.
4) Eat food. Lots.
5) Go to the gym.
6) Hang out with friends/family.
Dang computer runs so slow sometimes that wouldn't bother me too much. I unplugged the phone anyway, got tired of the thing ringing. Without the tv I guess I could catch up on some long overdue reading. Been cleaning the house like crazy the last few days getting ready for new grand daughter due in three weeks.
by bayareagreatthing 8 years ago
When/where do you spend the most time on the internet? What days?Some claim that they never do it at work, some while in the tub, some do it while everyone is asleep and no one knows, others spend their whole Saturday staring at the screen (oooh eye pain)...and some do while driving to...
by salt 10 years ago
In line with the creation of 30 hubs in 30 days. Couldnt we create a read 100 hubs in 30 days? Thus increasing comments and interest in hubs. That would be reading about 3 or 4 hubs a day for 30 days... UMm whos up to it? I already get a number of peoples hubs sent to my inbox when they publish...
by mayhmong 10 years ago
Sorry folks! Haven't been on since my laptop's internet had crashed. Don't understand why it did that. And its not what you think! I refuse to go to see any porn site?! Yeah, not suitable for virgin eyes and ears. Anyways, it was connecting fine one night. I was browsing through Ripley's Believe it...
by sunforged 9 years ago
Who wants to participate in 60 Day Challenge ? 30 days of writing followed by 30 days of...promotion ? With the power of group promotion tactics and community mentoring?In the first 30 days we will write 30 hubs, in the following 30 days we will take part in promotion strategies that will lead to...
by MissJamieD 8 years ago
I usually watch tv or read.
by Eileen Hughes 12 years ago
I am having so much problems with my computer in last 2 days. It keeps dropping off the net.I will explain. I am networked. I have a small computer which has smoothwall on this is my server.Then I have my computer and then my husband has a laptop.These are both connected to this...
Copyright © 2020 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|