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Old July 8 2013, 09:53 PM   #42
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Re: The X-Files: for want of a modern cellphone...

As kid watching "Lassie" I was always confused on why Timmy's parents, to use the phone, had to pick it up and ask whomever was on the other end to make the connection. "Can't they just dial the number?!" I would ask. I wonder how much 80s/90s movies and TV will confuse younger generations on stuff like this on being ignorant on the technology and how it worked at the time.
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.
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