1. Telephones that you had to dial, not push button.
  2. Answering machines that used a cassette tape to record messages.
  3. A pay phone on every corner that cost .25 to make a call.
  4. A busy signal
  5. Having to get phone jack put in when you move.
  6. Being able to call the time lady to see what time it is.
  7. Having to sit next to the phone because it was attached to the wall.
  8. Not having a phone when the power went out.
  9. A phone book
  10. Waiting for someone to get off the phone so you could use it.