11 Things You Don’t Realize You Miss About Landlines
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Oh, the satisfying feeling of slamming down the receiver on your boyfriend!
Cellphones are awesome. We get it. But, are we missing out on some key factors from back in the day when we had to stay home to use our phones? If you remember land lines, chances are you’ll remember some of their benefits:
Actually hearing the other person
Did anyone even say “Can you hear me now?” before the invention of cellphones?
You’ll never leave your home phone in the bar.
… or have someone steal it
Your land line doesn’t overheat
After a long conversation, cell phones feel like they’re microwaving your brain. Land lines just give you a little bit of ear sweat.
You can’t drain the battery by taking selfies or by playing Candy Crush
Always remember to shut down your camera, guys. Always.
When you drop it, it won’t cost you $600 to replace
And you know you’re going to drop it. This phone from VTech only costs $23 and it probably won’t even break if you drop it.
There aren’t constantly new updates to install
Which means less storage space.
It was so much more satisfying to hang up on someone
There’s no more cord to twirl around your finger while talking to boys
You couldn’t get distracted in the midst of something else.
Never running out of battery
Okay, that still happened. But, you usually had a back up receiver you could switch to mid-convo.
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