Spotlight Question: Life before computers?

TechRepublic member smatee sent in question that deserves some creative answers. Please post your responses in the discussion thread. The three most entertaining posts will win a TechRepublic coffee mug.

TechRepublic member smatee sent the following question to my colleague, Mark Kaelin.

What was life like before computers came to the picture?

Of course, answers to this question are very subjective! However, I'll send a TechRepublic coffee mug to the three most entertaining responses (at determined by moi) that are posted in this discussion thread.