Last year, the Polaroid company announced it would stop selling its cameras and producing instant film. Now that stores have sold their stocks, the price of a packet of Polaroid film is through the roof. Rapid changes in technology make it hard to keep up with the latest gadget, and even harder to let go of the ones we love. What low-tech device do you refuse to give up?
I refuse to give up pencils. -Cat, Plymouth, MN
I refuse to give up my turn table and vinyls. Purple Rain just isn’t the same crammed into an iPod -Phillip R. Minneapolis, MN
My pressure canner and clothes line. -Jason
I refuse to give up my paper daytimer calendar. -Linda Sorensen, Oronoco, MN
Low tech device I refuse to give up? That’s easy. My turntable and vinyl records. -Adam Thurston
I just seem to not be able to loosen my grip on my original Nintendo system. I don’t use it, it’s just there, much to the chagrin of my fiance. -anonymous text message
Definitely my VCR! -Miranda, St. Paul, MN
I refuse to give up flush toilets. -Reid, Duluth, MN
My corded phone. -Jane Fisher, St. Paul, MN
I wont give up my books or newspaper. Can’t curl up on the couch with my blanky and my computer! -anonymous text message
Share your reply in the comments: What low-tech device do you refuse to give up?