You Know You`re Living in the Year 2003 When


    1. Your reason for not staying in touch with family is because they do not
    have e-mail addresses.

    2. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.

    3. You call your son's beeper to let him know it's time to eat. He e-mails
    you back from his bedroom, "What's for dinner?"

    4. Your daughter sells Girl Scout Cookies via her web site.

    5. You chat several times a day with a stranger from South Africa, but you
    haven't spoken with your next door neighbor yet this year.

    6. You check the ingredients on a can of chicken noodle soup to see if it
    contains Echinacea.

    7. Your grandmother asks you to send her a JPEG file of your newborn so she
    can create a screen saver.

    8. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone
    is home.

    9. Every commercial on television has a web site address at the bottom of the

    10. You buy a computer and 6 months later it is out of date and now sells for
    half the price you paid.

    11. Leaving the house without your cell phone, which you didn't have the
    first 20 or 30 years of your life, is now a cause for panic and you turn
    around to go get it.

    12. Using real money, instead of credit or debit, to make a purchase would be
    a hassle and takes planning.

    13. Cleaning up the dining room means getting the fast food bags out of the
    back seat of your car.

    14. You just tried to enter your pass word on the microwave.

    15. You consider second day air delivery painfully slow.

    16. Your dining room table is now your flat filing cabinet.

    17. Your idea of being organized is multiple colored Post-it notes.

    18. You hear most of your jokes via e-mail instead of in person.

    19. You get an extra phone line so you can get phone calls.

    20. You disconnect from the Internet and get t his awful feeling, as if you
    just pulled the plug on a loved one.

    21. You get up in morning and go on-line before getting your coffee.

    22. You wake up at 2 AM to go to the bathroom and check your E-mail on your
    way back to bed.

    23. You start tilting your head sideways to smile.

    24. You're reading this.

    25. Even worse; you're going to forward it to someone else.
  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   kavi
    These are great! Did you write them?
    I have to admit, I will be forwarding them!
  4. by   Mkue
    Me too, forwarding, thanks ! those are great
  5. by   nurseman
    I forwarded to my mom who complains i never call her.