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Has anyone else noticed...
    #3381979 - 11/19/04 06:58 AM (18 years, 13 days ago)

Has anyone else noticed that a lot of our technology really sucks? For instance, you're in line at the grocery store, and the register takes a shit. You may have to wait hours before you checkout. Imagine if all the registers, or even a large amount of the registers all over the country or world took a shit at the same time. Mass chaos, and that is only one small example, only one bit of technology. It seems to me that we have set ourselves up for disaster. People are way too fucking dependant on all these flashy gadgets, and it could all crash at once. Now, that is extremely unlikely, but it still makes me a little nervous.


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Re: Has anyone else noticed... [Re: Dark_Star]
    #3382014 - 11/19/04 07:05 AM (18 years, 13 days ago)

I was at the hardware store the other day and the power went out and the cashier couldnt figure out the sales tax on my purchase with a calculator, so I had to go back when the power was on. Its not that the technology sucks, its that the people using it do not understand how it operates.


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Re: Has anyone else noticed... [Re: Dark_Star]
    #3382024 - 11/19/04 07:07 AM (18 years, 13 days ago)

ahh... when i try to think of all the possible events that could happen in the universe... it makes my brain hurt

are people too dependant on technology? ... probably


no excuse me while i simultaneously use 19 pieces of electronics at once :lol:


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Re: Has anyone else noticed... [Re: Dark_Star]
    #3382857 - 11/19/04 11:59 AM (18 years, 13 days ago)

we are way too dependant on technology. i was talking to this one chick about can openers and i was like i dont like electric can openers. are people really that lazy they can't open a fucking can? like what if the power goes off. well shit there goes all that canned food that's gonna last you till the power comes back haha.


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Re: Has anyone else noticed... [Re: Tasty_Smurf_House]
    #3382884 - 11/19/04 12:11 PM (18 years, 13 days ago)

exactly, for some things it isn't usefull to have an electric version of it, like canopeners.
I also noticed that a lot of people can't do anything by themselves; like repairing really basic stuff etc

maybe if you need to open 1000 cans a day I would still like to have an electrivc one :rolleyes:


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Re: Has anyone else noticed... [Re: Dark_Star]
    #3383179 - 11/19/04 04:46 PM (18 years, 12 days ago)

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Dark_Star said:
Has anyone else noticed that a lot of our technology really sucks? For instance, you're in line at the grocery store, and the register takes a shit. You may have to wait hours before you checkout. Imagine if all the registers, or even a large amount of the registers all over the country or world took a shit at the same time. Mass chaos, and that is only one small example, only one bit of technology. It seems to me that we have set ourselves up for disaster. People are way too fucking dependant on all these flashy gadgets, and it could all crash at once. Now, that is extremely unlikely, but it still makes me a little nervous.




that's what the Y2K scare was about. the same could be said for our reliance on oil


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