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Old 01-04-2018, 11:22 PM   #1
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In your journey to be FIRE or after, have you found a preference for something old school again? Say a coffee pot with only an on/off switch, bar soap over soft, washing a car by hand.

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Old 01-05-2018, 12:09 AM   #2
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The coffee pot because I want to have fresh coffee, so if I get up early I'd turn it on anyhow, and if I sleep in I still want fresh coffee, so I want it to start then.

Washing the car by hand, means I can find all the nicks and scratches.

Bar soap as it's easy..

I've started wanting to roast in the oven more, long slow roasting, never had time before.

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Car radios with knobs and buttons instead of "infotainment" screens.

60's music instead of rap and hiphop

Phone calls instead of texts

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Turntable so I can listen to old 33/45 rpm records.

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Old 01-05-2018, 05:03 AM   #5
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I prefer knobs and buttons to touchscreens everywhere. Never got why kitchen ovens started with touch controls.

I do have a smartphone but would love one two-three times as thick so that it came with a decent battery life.

Love that I can change the head bulbs of my motorhome myself. On my car I don't even try.
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Old 01-05-2018, 05:58 AM   #6
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1. Bar Soap

2. I enjoy listening to College Basketball games from my Alma Mater on AM Radio. Fortunately, it is on Tune - In. The play by play broadcaster has been calling the games for over 40 years. In fact, I went to grade school with his daughter.


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