Before you pick those college courses or sign up for that night-school class you’d be wise to make sure that what you’re about to learn isn’t on the massive list of skills nobody will ever pay you for at ObsoleteSkills.com. Among the many long-lost skills on this list are adjusting rabbit ears on top of a TV, calling a phone sex line; cranking up or down a car-window, loading film into a 35 mm camera (and developing that film), drafting with pencils and a T-square, switching from TV mode to Game mode on the box behind the tv, using a pay telephone, programming a VCR. spelling, handwriting, filing cards in a library card catalog, navigating using a compass , popping corn in a pot with oil, remembering telephone numbers, reading a dictionary or encyclopedia, and, last but not least, getting to know your neighbors.

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