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"You were completly off the grid at that point."
What does ''off the grid" mean in this context?
Here are two links and a few words concerning the matter in question.
I’m going off the grid next week, on a 2.5 week holiday in Toronto visitng my wife’s family. We’re off to a cottage on one of the lakes so I’ll have one week where I’m not online, not on the phone! First time in a few years!
The only times I’ve fallen completely off the grid is when I moved and it was because I didn’t have internet hooked up yet, nor phone service,
But if I weren’t, if I had time off, I think I’d do what I haven’t done yet all year, even on the ostensible holidays I’ve taken: fall off the grid entirely and relax properly — without telephones, without text messages, without the Internet.
Would it be wise to move to the big island Hawaii and live off the grid?
The exact definition you may find in the first link above.
“The term off-the-grid (OTG) or off-grid refers to living in a self-sufficient manner without reliance on one or more public utilities”.
The set of sentences in my post above is something of the sort of an improvised manual for practical usage of the expression in question.