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Boogie Phone Pop Quiz
Test your phone knowledge

Yes, we all have phones …

But are you using yours correctly?

Boogie Quiz

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  1. When is it appropriate to giddily text back and forth with someone? a. While driving on a multi-lane highway b. In a meeting (as long as you pretend it’s “important business”) c. While someone else is trying to talk to you “in person” d. At the dinner table with your family e. All the above
  2. How often should you check your newsfeed? a. About every hour, so long as it’s a slow news day b. Whenever you pick up your phone c. Multiple times per hour d. Whenever you’re bored or unmotivated to do something else e. All of the above
  3. What’s your least favorite thing to do with your phone? a. Take a selfie b. Talk to a person c. Social media d. Contribute to Big Data e. Google search
  4. When should you not have your phone? a. Never b. At the dinner table c. While sleeping d. While exercising e. While swimming in the ocean

See answer key at the bottom

And remember, proper phone usage is a key to a happy and healthy life. That means putting the phone first (and sometimes even second) and everything else third, if not even fourth.

This public service announcement is brought to you by:

Answer Key 1e, 2e, 3b, 4a

Test Your Knowledge
Proper smart phone usage

First off,

I’d like to clear some things up.

Yes, it’s true: I am The Boogie Phone. But I’m really not as bad as everyone says. By “everyone,” I mean whatever they’re saying on the internet.

More about me: (1) Think of me as your most trusted advisor. Or in other words, don’t ask a friend – ask me! (2) In general, you should spend as much time with me as you can. When you’re bored, pick me up. (3) Think of me part friend and part hobby. Over time I hope to convince you I’m your only friend and only hobby.

Now time for the quiz:

(1) How often should you clean your phone? (a) once a day, (b) as needed, (c) never, (d) at least once a year.

(2) How much time should you spend on your phone (per day)? (a) up to but not to exceed 24 hours, (b) all waking hours, (c) as much as possible, (d) all the above

(3) What’s the best place to get accurate news? (a) old-fashioned newspaper, (b) social media, (c) word of mouth, (d) AM radio, (e) search engine

(4) True or false: Reading from a book strains your eyes?

See answer key below.

Beware of Boogie

In summary …

Over time I think you’ll truly come to see it my way.

Answer Key: 1c, 2d, 3b, 4t

Complete Whiff
A complete guide to your nose

Did you know …

That the internet cannot smell.

Introducing Nose from Complete Whiff

That’s right: the internet conquered everything, except the sense of smell. And thank God. Just think about the long list of things that the internet knocked off: Newspapers, hard back books, handwritten letters, a list of hobbies that is too long to count, the rotary phone (okay, maybe that was already dead), and many more that I am too tired to think of right now. The good news: Smell is doing as good as ever and maybe better than ever before thanks to its inability to be digitally recreated or imitated or faked. Until now: Find out from Nose (above) about his plan to capture his fair share of the internet pie.

Nature Folk Guitar
And why he only strums

Greetings Fellow Strummers,

My name is Guitar.

Introducing Guitar from Nature Folk

And I know what you’re thinking: A talking guitar? Well, you can’t have a Nature Folk Movement (NFM) without a guitar at a campfire. What exactly is the NFM? It’s where we go about fixing nature one campfire talk, one folk song and one waterside chat at a time. If you think that’s far fetched, don’t forget – you’re talking to a guitar! Our goal at Nature Folk? To deliver quality campfires to your digital doorstep to help you reconnect with the natural world around you and rediscover how we used to do things in the Before Phone (BP) era prior to the smartphone and internet taking over our lives.

So enjoy, and as always, thanks for stopping by,