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JoeEkaitis
03-30-2005, 03:06 AM
http://writersbbs.com/members/joeekaitis/oldcomputer.jpg

Everything in the Old Downtown Shopping District was quaint,
including the ATMs at the bank.

or

Before touching any part of the mainframe, be sure to discharge
static electricity from your fingers into your kidneys.

Poppy
03-30-2005, 03:53 AM
If it's an automatic dishwasher, why am I still here waiting?

Poppy
03-30-2005, 03:55 AM
Wait, got a better one (I think)...

This isn't what I had in mind when I signed up for computer dating.

Cabria
03-30-2005, 04:00 AM
"O.K. I found the port-a-potty. Now, how the hell do I get in?!"

maestrowork
03-30-2005, 04:07 AM
Gary Coleman trying to calculate his height...

E.G. Gammon
03-30-2005, 04:20 AM
"I hope this computerized washing machine finishes before my sister comes home and finds me in her clothes."

rich
03-30-2005, 04:25 AM
Hmmm, I'll catch up to the tourists later. I'll just jiggle a few toggles here and see what happens. Nuclear silos are cooler than I thought.

Poppy
03-30-2005, 04:37 AM
Seriously, what year is this from and what is that machine supposed to be? Those clothes says 70's.

JoeEkaitis
03-30-2005, 05:11 AM
Seriously, what year is this from and what is that machine supposed to be? Those clothes says 70's.

Instead of stealing bandwidth, here's a link to the location of the original photo, along with a whole lot more great stuff collected and perversed, er, uh, preserved. :)

1970s Textbook "Art" (http://lileks.com/institute/jetsam/11/index.html)

Poppy
03-30-2005, 05:13 AM
Thanks, Joe. :) Doing stuff like this is good practice for me as a greeting card writer.

JoeEkaitis
03-30-2005, 05:17 AM
Thanks, Joe. :) Doing stuff like this is good practice for me as a greeting card writer.

You just had to mention greeting cards, didn't you?

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Just HOW drunk was I?

Happy Birthday

Poppy
03-30-2005, 05:22 AM
:ROFL:

Vipersniper
03-30-2005, 05:29 AM
:banana: So this is what you call computer, automated dating?

William Haskins
03-30-2005, 05:39 AM
http://writersbbs.com/members/joeekaitis/oldcomputer.jpg
"Worst. Arcade game. Ever."

VA Buckeye
03-30-2005, 06:45 AM
Hands-free urinals were somewhat bulky and awkward to use until miniaturization technology was perfected in the 1980's.

rhymegirl
03-30-2005, 07:34 AM
"Where the hell's the soda?"

Mr Underhill
03-30-2005, 08:39 AM
Oh come on now, all I want is a damn cup of coffee.

wurdwise
03-30-2005, 08:43 AM
Damned, how long does it take for this thing to give me my money?

Poppy
03-30-2005, 08:50 AM
Well, the time machine works, now I need to find a mall.

JoeEkaitis
03-30-2005, 09:18 AM
Although the Burroughs System 8750 Mainframe wasn't listed on the box, Gordie was certain it could run Windows XP.

Mr Underhill
03-30-2005, 09:24 AM
Minibar, my a$$.

Rob-rite
03-30-2005, 06:54 PM
Leroy stood, wondering how he was going to sneak his new '74 edition "pocket" calculator into the maths exam...

robeiae
03-30-2005, 07:00 PM
Circa 2050:

Mission control, you say? You mean they really launched rockets from here!

Rob

Richard
03-30-2005, 07:03 PM
"Any more smart comments, HAL?"

Mr Underhill
03-30-2005, 08:00 PM
"Any more smart comments, HAL?"

Hmm. Combining yours and Ray's submission, we get:


What'choo talkin' about, HAL 9000?

rhymegirl
03-30-2005, 08:10 PM
Leroy stood, wondering how he was going to sneak his new '74 edition "pocket" calculator into the maths exam...

I thought that was a woman in the picture.

Poppy
03-30-2005, 08:13 PM
You should start posting things like this in the Writing Exercises, Prompts, and Games forum because it is good "exercise." They're fun too.