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It's hard to believe that only 10 years ago, I was using a dial-up computer and that getting a cordless phone in my house was a BIG DEAL.

Ha! Silly ancient technology. I might as well have been a caveman.

Yes, in only 10 short years, technology has moved along at lightning speed, forever changing our lives. As such, the Huffington Post has written a story about the dozen or so things that progress has made obsolete.

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Like, say for instance, remember fax machines? Out. Yellow pages? Done. Encyclopedia sets? Google eats them for breakfast.

Why write a handwritten letter when you have e-mail? Or look through a catalog when you can just shop online? And why call someone to tell them "hi" when you can just text them "LOL :)"

While progress is great, it does tend to make you a bit nostalgic for the good 'ol days, when cell phones were the size of bricks (although I'm pretty sure no one is nostalgic for dial up and it's charming $&^786KH;=&^&^%&(& noise).