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"I'm not getting a flat-screen TV til something better comes along."
Tags:tv, tvs, flat-screen tv, flat-screen television, flat-screen tvs, flat-screen televisions, new technology, old technology, technological advancement, technological advancements, old model, outdated, old, obsolete, made obsolete, obsolete technology, stingy, penny-pincher, penny-pinching, frugal, mean, luddite, luddites, pub, pubs, bar, bars
"You're a latitude-and-longitude person, which will be helpful to you, I'm sure, in 1992."
Tags:date, dates, dating, bad date, bad dates, dating disaster, dating disasters, small talk, small-talk, map, maps, latitude, longitude, coordinates, coordinate, geographical coordinates, geographical coordinate system, gps, sat nav, technology, obsolete knowledge, obsolete skill, obsolete skills, obsolete technology, belittle, belittling, snide comment, snide comments, snipes, snipe
"Before texting we had to write letters by hand, and before emojis we honestly just bottled up our emotions."
Tags:technology, technological advancement, letter, letters, obsolete tech, obsolete technology, old tech, old technology, before cell phones, before mobile phones, before texting, text, texting, emoji, emojis, emotions, emotion, expressing emotions, expressing emotion, bottle up, bottled up, bottling up, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, children, son, sons, daughter, daughters, expressing emotions, expressing emotion
"Vinyl I get. This, I didn't see coming."
"And this light here lets you know when the camera is obsolete."
Tags:modern technology, technological advancement, obsolete technology, obsolete technologies, built in obsolescence, built-in obsolescence, planned obsolescence, changing technology, modern life, modern times, camera, cameras, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, salespeople, sales man, sales men, sales person, sales people, customer, customers, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, sales technique, sales techniques
Option #43: If you are calling from a rotary phone, hang up, go to an electronics store, and buy yourself a push-button phone, you pathetic, technophobic, economy-slowing loser!!!"
"Relax, I've come for your software."
"The interview went pretty well but they didn't seem terribly impressed with my mimeograph experience."
Tags:job seeker, job seekers, looking for jobs, interview, interviews, interviewed, previous experience, mimeograph, mimeographs, mimeograph machine, mimeograph machines, mimeo, mimeos, stencil duplicator, stencil duplicators, obsolete technology, obsolete technologies, obsolete, old technology, older worker, older workers
"We found it! The Great Pacific Vinyl Patch!"
'It's to replace a download, which replaced a CD which replaced the original vinyl. Funny thing is I've never liked the album.'
'I though I'd developed tinnitus, then I remembered we still have a landline.'
A Blackberry tombstone
Tags:phone, phones, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, cell phone, cell phones, cell, cells, mobile phone, mobile phones, mobile, mobiles, phone brand, phone brands, phone make, phone makes, technology company, technology companies, dead, death, die, dies, tomb, tombs, tombstone, tombstones, grave, graves, graveyard, old technology, obsolete technology, obsolete technologies
Obsolete Technology (Formerly 'Antiques')
The Before-You-Know It-It'll-Be-Obsolete Computer Company
Tags:computer, computers, computer company, computer companies, obsolete, obsolete computer, obsolete computers, obsolete technology, obsolete technologies, planned obsolescence, obsolescence, upgrade, upgrading, upgrades, technology upgrade, technology upgrades, business strategy, business strategies, technological progress, technological advancement, technological advancements
"My computer is down...anyone know how to use this pencil thingy?"
Telephone line ends up buried in the ground with a headstone.
"I mess those old unreadable faxes. They gave you a lot of room for creative interpretation."
"He told me I was a flip phone expected to do a smart phone job!"
Tags:smartphone, smartphones, cellphone, cellphones, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, flip phone, flip phones, obsolete, obsolete technology, old-fashioned, old fashioned, out of date, performance review, performance reviews, appraisal, appraisals, retirement package, retirement packages, retirement, retirements, lay off, lay offs, redundancy, redundancies
"Mommy, look! Tablets from olden days!"
"You didn't cry at the sad movie we watched last night... but you cry seeing your first computer!!"
Tags:nostalgia, nostalgic, nostalgics, sad movie, sad movies, sad film, sad films, reminisce, reminiscing, reminiscent, memory lane, movies, films, love of computers, old computers, vintage computer, personal computers, pcs, 8-bit computers, obsolete technology, emotion, emotions, emotional attachment, emotional attachments, sentimental, sentiment
"In that section are some old timers who still use paper, pencils and land lines. We call it the Historic District."
'My smart watch has some old school features.'
"Somehow the typewriter manufacturers managed to avoid the climate destroying fossil fuel stage."
Tags:typewriter, typewriters, typewriting, electric typewriter, fossil fuels, electric typewriters, office supplies, second hand store, fuel choices, obsolete, obsolescence, fossil fuel, obsolete technology, dated technology, obsolete design, obsolete technologies, fossil fuel, environmentalist, environmentalists
Typewriter Versus Computer
"We desperately need a new video presentation."