Does Anyone here still actually read the newspaper?

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  1. Graves

    Graves ******WTF Belt****** Platinum Member

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    I'm making this thread in the 'berry cause I know you guys take things (semi) seriously.
    But really, I haven't looked at a newspaper in over five years but today I was getting my car
    aligned and in the waiting room was an old school newspaper. I felt like I was in the 1800s ffs.
    truthbetold, it was kind of interesting.

    and tbh, I never look at news either on the TV or the nets so this was kind of weird.
    anyone else read a newspaper?
     
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  2. DaleBoca

    DaleBoca Silver Belt

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    I still get the Sunday Edition of the LA Times and time to time I will read it.
     
  3. catzilla

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    I get two city ones once a week. I pick them up from the end of my driveway and throw them in the trash... think I looked at once once and felt like an old person.
     
  4. Graves

    Graves ******WTF Belt****** Platinum Member

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    lol exactly
    I have friends who get a paper every day.
    sit at the table and turn page to page reading this shit.
    I'm like "are you dead?"
    soo boring
     
  5. Ottawaguy

    Ottawaguy Gold Belt

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    I read news online. I’ll pick one up in a waiting room once in a while for old times’ sake.
     
  6. Graves

    Graves ******WTF Belt****** Platinum Member

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    well, that went well.
    now back to your scheduled programming.

     
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  7. Liquid Smoke

    Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    No and I don't churn my own butter either.
     
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    I'm surprised physical papers are still a thing tbh.
     
  9. Metal_Daze

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  10. Graves

    Graves ******WTF Belt****** Platinum Member

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    I found out today in my ten minutes of perusing this paper messenger that Orchard Supply Hardware, a chain in Cali since 1931, is closing all it's store at years end.
    ok, sad.
    but I'll just go to Home Depot, duh
     
  11. Madmick

    Madmick Cerebrage Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Yes. The Wall Street Journal.
     
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  12. Pliny Pete

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    Youre way too old to make this thread, act your age
     
  13. fonzob1

    fonzob1 Silver Belt

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    Newspaper makes for really cheap wrapping paper.
     
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  14. MXZT

    MXZT Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Rarely, only if I don't have my phone with me and I'm waiting somewhere like an appointment at the doctors. But they have TV's in pretty much most places now. So you got something to grab your attention.
     
  15. BoobyMcBoobFace

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    Only when I'm in the library

    Trying to save a quarter
     
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    I occasionaly read the local papers. It’s 80% high school sports though.
     
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    koolinkunming Silver Belt

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    I picked up a magazine at the doctor’s office the other day and kinda read an article or two. It felt weird. I had flashbacks of when I was a kid.
     
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  19. Graves

    Graves ******WTF Belt****** Platinum Member

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    how'd you get away with posting only two letters?
    pretty sure three is the minimum.
    like, "no."
    you must be so cool irl
     
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  20. Revolver

    Revolver you sound poor Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Can’t remember the last time I’ve seen a newspaper.
     
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