What is a computer “trick” that in the past was cool, but today is unimpressive and trivial?

Answer by Rod Nussbaumer:

Using auto-dial on my modem, instead of dialing with the phone, and waiting for the screechy noise to start. Auto-dial plus 1200 BPS! Pure bliss. Even better, writing a program to retry the dialout when the BBS line was busy.

What is a computer "trick" that in the past was cool, but today is unimpressive and trivial?

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