12. In-Person Gossiping
Oh the pleasure of seeing your friend actually laugh out loud or cry from laughter or have her jaw drop to the floor with the juicy gossip you just told her instead of having an emoticon do it for them.
13. People Actually Picked up the Phone when you Called
It was more likely that when you called someone in need of a cheerful pick me up, someone would actually pick up the phone to talk to you. Nowadays you usually have to make an appointment to speak to someone or type your conversation to them instead.