A Freakonomics Contest, Nostalgia Edition

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I was in California the other day and saw someone doing something that I haven’t seen done in a good while. I used to do it myself quite a bit, when I was in college, largely out of necessity.

 

What was it?

A piece of Freakonomics swag to the first correct guess.

 

Addendum: The answer to the nostalgia contest question is provided here.

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  1. Alex Andrews says:

    Use a telephone box?

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  2. Rajat says:

    I’m going to guess use a phone booth. Thanks to cell phones, hardly anyone uses them anymore.

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  3. Adam says:

    Urinating in public

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  4. Denise says:

    Hitch-hiking

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  5. Doctor Gonzo says:

    Rolling your own cigarette.

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  6. Jon says:

    Typing on a typewriter?

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  7. J says:

    Smoke weed and/or drink beer out of a funnel

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  8. Marc says:

    Eating Ramen noodles

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