You thought that miss­ing your chance to apply for uni­ver­si­ty would be the worst thing to hap­pen due to the shut­down. But look­ing back now, more than three months into the shut­down, you real­ize that was only the begin­ning. There were a lot of unin­tend­ed side-effects of the Internet shut­down that nei­ther you nor any­one else saw com­ing at first.