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Old 01-06-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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Default Movies and phones

When you're watching a movie that was made before around 2000, doesn't it look funny how no one has a cell phone? I know we didn't have them, I lived plenty before cell phones came around, but being so used to them now, it just looks funny. And how people would "take calls" ("Hey Joey, you got a call"...)

Similarly........remember that scene from Wall Street where Gordon Gekko is on the beach using his Jurassic cell phone? He's supposed to look cool with it. It looks like he's talking into a shoe.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:38 PM   #2
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Doesn't look funny to me since I lived through that decade.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:53 PM   #3
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Yes, I lived through it too, as I noted. But after 10+ years of having cell phones being part of life, it does look funny to me.
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Old 01-06-2011, 01:13 PM   #4
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that's funny to me...



or



"that is funny to me!!!!"



or



or like.."hep hep..I remember those times-



which do you mean?
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Today, I saw a lady get out of her car to use a pay phone. I was kind of baffled. I thought that they were obsolete.
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yeah it is funny!
Lot of storys never could happen nowadays!

If we get lost we just call somebody.
We never get into truble because we have no change for a phone booth (or whatever ya call those things).
We don't have to wait in a room for hours waiting for somebody to call.
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it kinda irks me that the protagonist has to go to further lengths to get to a phone but it doesnt take anything away from the plot

someday ppl will look at us and pity us for not having a certain technology at convenience
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it kinda irks me that the protagonist has to go to further lengths to get to a phone but it doesnt take anything away from the plot

someday ppl will look at us and pity us for not having a certain technology at convenience
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I'm not saying these movies were bad - I love a lot of old movies!

But you can see how damn quick things are changing today
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