Quiz: How did things work before smartphones?
How did things work before smartphones?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Oh, smartphones. What would we do without them? They're an integral part of life, but do you know what life was like back in the good ol' days? We'll test your knowledge of how people once did simple things. Prepare to be amazed. Actual paper was involved!

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How did you shine some light in the darkness?
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How did folks know North from South, and East from West?
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How did you remember someone's address and phone number?
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How did people communicate quickly while camping, hiking, and riding bikes?
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How did truck drivers and police officers communicate?
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What were the primary ways people would advertise?
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How did people listen to music?
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Which of these will be reduced or replaced in the future by cell phones?
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