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DIY Electrics reader is being followed by the Grim Reaper.
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"We blew a fuse."
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'And you say you check your e-mail on average three or four hundred times a day?'
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"I'm in way over my head"
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"You fix it by buying a new one."
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'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...'
'My company utilizes a yet-to-be-developed technology to deliver content that's still in the conceptual stage to a segment of the economy we really hope is out there!'
"You wear it on your wrist and it hacks - I mean, tracks - all your personal data."
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'I mean, how totally lame is this? Just as the marketing for our new video game was about to go viral, the Center for Disease Control shut us down!'
"I'm from the future. You left the toaster on."
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Everything is charged!"
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"It's an O.K. phone, but it takes great pictures."
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"Batteries . . . batteries . . ."
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'Why don't you put all that stuff away, and go watch some good old-fashioned TV?'
"The new system is 100% accurate as long as the client is called Colin and lives in Swindon."
'Don't worry...the built in obsolescence will kick in before your child has a chance to break it.'
'Trade you seats?'
WI-FI and HI-FI.
Tech stocks rose on news that 98% of the population are addicted to gadgets.
'Just as we finally get the industrial revolution down pat, we find ourselves in the middle of the electronic revolution.'
"It's guaranteed for the life of the product which, obviously, ended when it broke."