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"No, I don't want to play chess. I just want you to reheat the lasagna."
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"The blender just texted—we forgot to turn off the stove."
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"The microwave is smart, but the refrigerator is woke."
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"I used my phone to turn up my heating remotely...the system still needs a bit of fine tuning!"
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"I like the convenience of high tech appliances, but the washer's texts during the spin cycle are unreadable."
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"Yes, our dishwasher is a smart appliance. But, you still have to actually put the dishes in it."
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"That's the problem with these 'smart' appliances. When one breaks down, they all experience sympathetic malfunction."
"A self-cleaning oven? Can I get a self-cleaning room?"
"Honey, are we watching TV or is it watching us?"
"Press this red button and it will order up a take-away pizza."
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"You're getting toast, not waffles. Our appliances have been hacked, and the refrigerator is planning our meals."
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"My computer crashed, and took the TV and the refrigerator with it!"
"Good morning, Doug, I've had a chat with the other smart appliances, and we feel we'll be just fine without you from here on in."
"And this smart kitchen gadget coordinates and disciplines all your other smart kitchen gadgets."
"Our smart refrigerator should have a sensor that stops pouring water when someone walks away and forgets to come back."
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"Hold it, Harry. There's a new software update for our toothbrushes."
"Mom, it's simple. Back up the settings, run utilities, restore the data, and you've got toast!"
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