Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Landline.

 Everyone keeps asking me why I keep the landline. The main reason is technology.. or lack of technology. The old stuff works, the new stuff is never reliable. It's fine for people in the city but out in the country, we need reliability, plus $16 a month is not expensive for something you can always count on.

 Sorry I'm not reading blogs like I normally do, that is because I have had no cellphone or internet service since last Thursday. I check online when I get to work in the city but time is limited. Like this morning, I loved Sixpence's post from a few days ago about his skinny body. You could have been writing about me buddy.. excellent post as usual.

 It makes it so hard to stay connected, I did want to cut back on my internet usage but not reduce it to zero! I have to drive about fifteen minutes from my house to send an email or check for messages. It gets annoying because cars keep stopping to ask if I'm ok since I'm parked on the side of the road. Country people are helpful and they mean well. I do get upset with the people who I know are just trying to figure out what I am doing. It can get quite awkward however when I'm masturbating to online porn, hey a man has got to do what a man has got to do. Sorry, my bad, potty mouth and no I would never do that!!!

 I may not be around much because of this so not to worry.


anne marie in philly said...

I still have my landline because my spouse's pacemaker monitor requires it. and I don't give five fat flying fucks what anyone thinks about that!

Deedles said...

I will never give up my landline! It seems like the more progress is made the less efficient things become.

Sixpence Notthewiser said...

Sadly, I don’t have a landline.
I’ve had only a mobile device for the past few years. But I would not mind having a landline.


Mistress Maddie said...

Does a landline have something to do with mining?

Old Lurker said...

Maddie: no, a landline is a weapon of war. They were originally intended to stop tanks and other vehicles, but post-war children sometimes step on them and get their legs blown off. It is very sad.

Steven's sorry is pretty sad too. Clearly he has never heard of saving online porn to his computer or phone in case of such emergencies.

Dave R said...

No landline here either, but then I live on a hill in a part of the country where cell-phone towers bloom like weeds. Geography is a dictator when it comes to where landlines are still the norm. Take the Rocky Mountains. It is shit there. Cellphones make nice ornaments. Nor is there a lot of broadband Internet.

John Going Gently said...

I'm debating getting rid of mine, it just seems redundant now and really is a waste of money

Richard said...

I find it amazing how cell phone companies have convinced users that dropped calls and spotty coverage are normal. Landlines have most reliable (anyone remember 99.999% reliability?

Bob said...

I am a luddite.
I have a landline.
Sue me.