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"Darn - missed! I wish I had one of those space-based lasers."
"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televisions, new technology, old technology, technological advancement, technological advancements, old model, outdated, old, obsolete, made obsolete, obsolete technology, stingy, penny-pincher, penny-pinching, frugal, mean, luddite, luddites, pub, pubs, bar, bars
Pizza, the CD
"I'm here, honey... in the media room."
"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."
Tags:street vendor, street vendors, directory, directories, phone directory, phone directories, mobile phone, mobile phones, cellphone, cellphones, early mobile, early mobiles, old mobile, old mobiles, old technology, old technologies, outdated technology, outdated technologies, street seller, street sellers, convenience, convenient, contact, contacts, contacting, telephone book, telephone books, cellular phone, cellular phones, impractical, impracticality
'Open up Clayton, you knew it was inevitable.'
A snake charmer charms listing paper
Tags:snake charmer, snake charmer, snake charming, paper, papers, .matix printer, dot matrix printer, .matrix printers, dot matrix printers, matrix printing paper, old printer, old printers, 80s printer, 80s printers, old tech, old technology, printing, printer paper, printer, printers, charming the printer, temperamental printer, broken, printer, paper jam, paper jams
"Nothing. I just called to say I found a working pay phone."
One of those smart little cameras
Tags:technology, technologies, easy-to-use, simple, camera, cameras, photography, photograph, photographs, picture, pictures, rude, name calling, old technology, photographer, photographers, daguerreotype, daguerreotypes, digital, film, film camera, flash photography, dark room, calotype, calotypes, art, memory, memories
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!!!"
"Is that your beeper or my beeper?"
Behold The Horror Of... The Ringing Landline
"It appears to be some sort of ancient texting device."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, typewriter, typewriters, writing, computer, computers, word processor, word processors, word processing, text, texts, texting, message, messages, messaging, technology, old fashioned, traditional, old school, retro, antique, antiques, vintage, ancient, history, historical, device, devices, electronic, electronics, generation gap, age, youth, confused, confusion, old technology, progress, technological advancement, digital age, basement, basements, cellar, cellars, storage room, storage rooms, modern life
"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
VHS at the Antiques Roadshow: 'I'm afraid the fact that you've 'got tons of blank tapes for it' doesn't make any difference.'
"The fax machine ate my homework."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, learning, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, homework, assignment, assignments, paper, papers, essay, essays, report, reports, project, projects, excuse, excuses, fax machine, fax machines, technology, old technology, fax, faxes, faxing, the dog ate my homework, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school
"But if we keep up with technology out employees might develop skills that will allow them to leave."
Tags:employer, employers, manager, managers, management, employee, employees, development, employee development, training, skills development, learnings and development, learning & development, retention, employee retention, skill, skills, upskilling, technology, new technology, old technology, tech skill, tech skills
Tags:snack, snacks, snacking, midnight snack, midnight snacks, scientist, scientists, laboratory, laboratories, old computer, old computers, early computer, early computers, old technology, old technologies, fridge, fridges, refrigerator, refrigerators, staff fridge, staff fridges, unexpected, surprise, surprises
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
"Aren't these old eighties phones tiny!"
Tags:cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, cell, cells, cell phone, cell phones, satellite phone, satellite phones, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, technological advances, technological advancements, old-fashioned, smartphone, smartphones, modern life, obsolete, old tech, old technology, old technologies
'We've found that with pacemakers, old technology is often the best.'
Telephone line ends up buried in the ground with a headstone.
Flash memory replaces compact disc