Go Analogue For a Day Rumble

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Can you live without the internet for a day? How about your laptop or computer? Your Phone? We challenge you guys to try it out for a day and tell us your experiences!

Credits: -joao-

Have you ever imagined doing it? In today’s modern age, it will probably be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do but I’m pretty sure it will be quite an experience! So for one day, we want you guys to forgo technology and do everything analogue style! No internet, TV, cellphones or microwaves. Quite a challenge eh? After you’re done in your day of solitude, write a blog post about it and post the link here. The most liked and commented blog post will win 15 Piggies while 2 runners-up get 5 each. Good luck. You’ll need it!

written by cruzron on 2011-02-25 in #competitions

52 Comments

  1. metzgor
    metzgor ·

    strange competition.. but sounds really funny!

  2. discodrew
    discodrew ·

    It's going analogue for the day that ruined my career as a surgeon. Thankfully I'm now a pilot. Anybody travelling on the jumbo to New York Wednesday morning should bring a parachute! ;-)

  3. neja
    neja ·

    I was analogue for few day while in Marrakech this month.

  4. pangmark
    pangmark ·

    i do this all the time. I don't have a t.v, my village is all gas cooking & cash only. All i have to do is have a fight with my girl friend, turn off my phone and p.c and read a book. I do it all the time. It'd be a pretty boring blog though.

  5. myloveletter
    myloveletter ·

    nope. sorry. can't do it. sittin this one out.

  6. pushkar
    pushkar ·

    thats means no lomography.com for a day? tough

  7. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Aiiii....I don't have tv, does that count?? Hahaha

  8. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    I can and often do go without technology; just that these often become either 1) a popularity contest or 2) who can spam the community for "likes" best. What is we picked the winner on merit?

  9. eatclicklove
    eatclicklove ·

    Ok, and if I have, somewhere, an analogue TV and some old vhs tapes? I could use an analogic clock and I could also could listen vinyls...

  10. bass_clarinet_2000
    bass_clarinet_2000 ·

    I can't do this. Not only would I simply cry if I don't play WoW, I have to be online a lot for my job. I wish everyone in this rumble a lot of luck. I know I would go insane.

  11. pomps
    pomps ·

    I love to be analog on Weekends! the only thing I should avoid is turn off my netbook, :)

  12. 33mmsemiautomatic
    33mmsemiautomatic ·

    I'm looking forward to this one.. ANALOG SUNDAY PERHAPS? yes, I think so!

  13. awesomesther
    awesomesther ·

    I do agree with @rav_bunneh on this somehow... sometimes, it's really just a popularity contest ... and I doubt I can have 24hours without technology!
    So what... No cars? No trains? Hmm... I'd rather if the rumble was something like ... submitting photos of us/people, doing things the analogue way? Hmmm.....

  14. 0live
  15. macstef
    macstef ·

    I agree with @myloveletter!!!

  16. woosang
    woosang ·

    I have no TV.. I use analogue cameras.. I have a cabin where I use solar power to run the lights and we use river water. .... Does this count?? I am happy to reitre there for a day or a week ...OO I should take photos of that anyway!!!

  17. woosang
    woosang ·

    oh! I can't drive there as my car had a computer chip... damn!!!

  18. 15lexig
  19. fahlavy
    fahlavy ·

    This was a period of time when i was unemployed, had no internet connection, had no cable and my mobile phone line suspended. Took a bus to town, decided to stop at a certain point and walk, in my hand, my 1st camera my parents bought for me. Olympus AF 80G. (i knew this was a hand down as i've seen them use it for a few of years but i loved it.) I bought a Kodak negative, load up and started my street shots. Oblivious to stares of those holding on to their expensive Digital Compacts, a fad back then in Y2K. The Thieves Market was one of the places i wanted to shoot. 36 frames is not much for long walks of street photography. With not much else to do, i just surveyed the market. Old, battered, layered with dust-on-grease-on-dust old Nikons, Yashicas, Vivitars, Minoltas, Contax, Rolleis lined the neat stall... or heaped up forming a mountain on another stall... Rolls of film scattered these stalls. And they've even got exposed ones on sale. Well, since i was on a shoestring budget. i picked up one, furiously bargaining for it. I paid 20 cents, load up and shoot. Back home at a local lab, i was stunned when i was told to come back in 2 weeks to collect my photos. The Kodak negative,i can come a couple of days to collect, the lady told me. But not the one that i bought from the market as she needed to send it out for another lab to process. Now that was my 1st color slide film, and i was scolded by the lady for using expired film.

  20. xtina70
    xtina70 ·

    i can't do this, life w/o technology is just like buried alive >__

  21. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Here's mine :) bit.ly/hJBL1x

  22. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Here's mine :) bit.ly/hJBL1x

  23. gelibee
  24. adrienne-is
    adrienne-is ·

    I am chiming in with @awesomesther and @rav_bunneh on this rumble. I'd love to take part, but the constant self-promo to bring in votes isn't worth it. It would be nice if Lomo did read the blogs and choose the one from merit.

  25. daforl
    daforl ·

    www.lomography.tw/homes/daforl/blog/2004-leave-the-digital-…
    my thougts about this competition and to live analogue. just read it and i hope you will agree with me

  26. bongofury
  27. fad
    fad ·

    ha, duk kampung ar baru rase analog life...

  28. eatclicklove
  29. eatclicklove
  30. eatclicklove
    eatclicklove ·

    bit.ly/gW5dEf

  31. eatclicklove
    eatclicklove ·

    why isn't my link clickable? www.lomography.tw/homes/eatclicklove/blog/2129-i-went-analo…

  32. kitde
    kitde ·

    Somehow I survived! www.lomography.tw/homes/kitde/blog/2138-going-analogue

  33. kitde
  34. sonicandknuckles
  35. pic_maithai
  36. daforl
    daforl ·

    for you who haven't seen it more up :) www.lomography.tw/homes/daforl/blog/2004-leave-the-digital-…

  37. sonicandknuckles
    sonicandknuckles ·

    Why wont this be a link?? check it out anyway? You're a champ! www.lomography.tw/homes/sonicandknuckles/blog/2147-analogue…

  38. eatclicklove
  39. daforl
  40. jaguarwomon
    jaguarwomon ·

    Kinda late in the game...

    www.lomography.tw/homes/jaguarwomon/blog/2242-analogue-for-…

  41. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    Here is my blog entry :)
    www.lomography.tw/homes/icuresick/blog/2267-the-day-i-left-…

  42. bemdaponte
    bemdaponte ·

    bom, aqui meu post de hoje! resolvi sair um dia do normal e fazer tudo sem tecnologias!!! aí meu post! Abraços! www.lomography.tw/homes/bemdaponte/blog/2322-um-dia-sem-tec…

  43. ginnys
    ginnys ·

    I almost don't make it on time! Better late than never:
    www.lomography.tw/homes/ginnys/blog/2329-an-analogue-lesson…

  44. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    Read my experience, you don't have to like it, I just want to share it with you =) www.lomography.tw/homes/cinzinc/blog/2468-analogue-without-…

  45. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    I agree with @rav_bunneh and the others, these "let's see who gets the more likes and comments" competitions are totally useless. There are brilliant lomographers who just don't have the time to network, that doesn't mean their work is lesser.

  46. sthomas68
    sthomas68 ·

    Lsi is gonna do the right thing by the community when they announce the winner on this one....otherwise I think a lot of ppl are gonna be really upset...

  47. neja
    neja ·

    www.lomography.tw/homes/neja/blog/2950-go-analogue-for-a-da…
    I went to Kew Gardens, best botanical gardens ever!

  48. blormore
    blormore ·

    And as a last minute decision, I'm in! :) www.lomography.tw/homes/blormore/blog/3193-a-day-less-digit…

  49. dogma
  50. nelka
    nelka ·

    Wrote about my experience here: www.lomography.tw/homes/nelka/blog/3377-all-analog

  51. megafirdaus
    megafirdaus ·

    This is quite a tricky challenge ! Btw, MP3 doesn't count, right ? xD

  52. itsdebraanne

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