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“Have you given any thought to what you’ll do with your Saturdays when the world’s fossil fuels are used up?”
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'What do you mean I've been replaced by an 'app'...?'
'Don't worry...the built in obsolescence will kick in before your child has a chance to break it.'
'Obsolete: Any state of the art equipment you bought last year for $250,000.'
"Nice, but as long as there are readers there will be scrolls."
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"Unfortunately, Stan's idea of planned obsolescence extended to his wife."
"Oh yeah, if it weren't for Antiques Roadshow we would have been out on the street long ago."
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"Got some bad news for you, Larry."
"I can guarantee it's the latest thing...until the next thing arrives."
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'Yes, it was expensive, but it's the most up to date version of windows.'
'Day old Bread, 50 off' & 'Day old software, 75 off.'
"I may be a dinosaur, sir, but I am the Tyrannosaurus Rex!"
Blame me for all your income tax mistakes!
"They make us learn reading, writing, and arithmetic to prepare us for a world of videotapes, computer terminals and calculators."
'Employment agency: We have lots of jobs for robots, apps, drones.'
Vice President for Obsolescence
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'And of course, built in obsolescence.'
"Our problem is that because of inferior workmanship, our products don't have the built-in obsolescence we designed for them."
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Thomas Wilson 1901-1989 Fax 555-4320 tombstone
Tags:death, dying, eternity, mortality, cemetery, cemeteries, graveyard, graveyards, gravestone, gravestones, headstone, headstones, tombstone, tombstones, epitaph, epitaphs, office, offices, office life, fax, faxes, fax machine, fax machines, sending documents, document, documents, personal info, personal information, obsolescence, outdated technology, outdated technologies, business card, business cards, how to reach me
'Parish Council, working towards obsolescence'
Obsolete Electronics Landfill
The Before-You-Know It-It'll-Be-Obsolete Computer Company
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"Remember - no mention of planned obsolescence."
'While I'm at the guy, don't you dare throw my old typewriter away.'