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DIY Electrics reader is being followed by the Grim Reaper.
'And you say you check your e-mail on average three or four hundred times a day?'
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"We blew a fuse."
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'Advances in technology are staggering...they can spend ten times as much, four times more quickly for only a tenth of the results.'
'Dozens of gauges and knobs, but not one cigarette lighter to plug in my heated travel mug.'
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'Life is easy for you kids these days! When I was a boy...'
Another new, really cool-looking gadget in a desperate search for a problem to solve.
"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say may be used against you in a court of law, newspapers, periodicals, radio, television, all electronic media, and technologies yet to be invented."
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'It's a disgrace! I've only had this for two weeks, and LOOK! The novelty has almost completely worn off!'
"It's an O.K. phone, but it takes great pictures."
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"Batteries . . . batteries . . ."
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'I'm the oldest employee in the store...I've been here from Hi-Fi to Wifi.'
'Why don't you put all that stuff away, and go watch some good old-fashioned TV?'
'Don't worry...the built in obsolescence will kick in before your child has a chance to break it.'
At long last, true artificial intelligence. 'The heck with this. Let's go fishing!'
'Just as we finally get the industrial revolution down pat, we find ourselves in the middle of the electronic revolution.'
'Mary finally solved the blinking clock problem by putting black tape over it.'
'You can store everything in a flash drive just like this. It's your whole life flashed before your eyes.'
'We can fix it for $79 or you can buy a new one for $12.99.'
Nursing Notes before the computer.
Nursing Notes before the computer.
"And this dashboard has all the electronic distractions grouped into one convenient confusion cluster."
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'He's bought a new TV. I hope it isn't too big.'