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Ontario family lives like it's 1986 for a year and has an absolute blast with no Internet - GASP!

Photo credit : Blair McMillan
Ontario family lives like it's 1986 for a year and has an absolute blast with no Internet - GASP!
You may want to sit down for this news: Yes, it's possible to live with no technology and have a good time.

If you have yet to hear this Canadian family's unique story, let us fill you in on what you've been missing. Hailing from Guelph, ON, the fam of four decided to spend an entire year living like it was 1986 and had an absolute blast while doing so. GASP! 

Getting rid of their cellphones, iPads, computers and Internet, 27-year-old Blair McMillan, 28-year-old Morgan Patey, and their two young sons – Trey (5) and Denton (3) – set out to discover what it would be like to head back to the past. 

Picking 1986 because that’s the year Morgan was born, the family even went as far as to adopt the era's way of dressing (yes, that meant sporting mullets) and moved into a house built at that time that had retro décor, complete with a rotary telephone, radio cassette player, Nintendo game console and VHS player.

So what was the driving factor behind this madness? The couple wanted to teach their kids that bonding is important and that fun can be had with minimal technology. Amen!

The CBC recently caught up with the family to see what they miss most about the '80s and you can read their interview here!