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How Did People Entertain Themselves on the Toilet Before Smartphones?

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Dropping the kids off used to be a lot less fun

If you remember a time before cell phones and computers, recall the pain of having to go home to check your messages, using encyclopedias, and not being able to stalk your high school sweetheart from a safe distance. You also remember being bored.

Sure, we filled our times by having IRL conversations, reading books, watching television, and more. But alone time on the can was quite boring without a book or newspaper. So how else did we pass that poo time? These Redditors explain.


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