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Contented old gits. Your opportunity to celebrate the modern world.

Old Oct 27th 2010, 6:51 pm
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Count your blessings...

My iPhone 4, allowing me to have access to my life at all times. (And bollox to the first person who says "Its a gadget, get a life." I HAVE a life, this just allows me to keep in touch with all of it all the time, if I so wish.)

Super-quick automatic gearboxes.

Webcams.

Cheap or near-free international phone calls.

Concept2.

Digital cameras.
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Old Oct 27th 2010, 7:37 pm
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the internet.
I can check out all the miss universe contestants in alphabetical order.
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Old Oct 27th 2010, 10:01 pm
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How modern do you mean?

sk y pe - which we can leave disabled as much as we want - we're in control - and if necessary can always say that we can't access the site (not true)

email - see above

digital cameras - no more wasted money on lousy developed shots

decent TV - through an undisclosed but well known medium and being able to listen to various radio plays/quizzes from the UK

being able to pay bills on-line - not having to write a cheque, fill in the counterfoil, put it in an envelope and address said envelope, put a stamp on the envelope, go to the nearest post box and post it and then hope it arrives at it's destination

internet banking

air-conditioning

If you'd like to go back much further, then Mr H's grandfather had to guarantee the electricity company in his area the first quarter's takings to get them to put electricity into the village.

So, on that basis, I'd say electricity would be the number one on my list - nothing much runs without it, does it?
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lip gloss
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lip gloss
Is that lipstick for guys?
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Torrents - without which I would be lost

Alpen - without which I would go hungry in the morning

Tinted moisturiser - I am blessed with good skin and don't want to trowel on foundation
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the internet.
I can check out all the miss universe contestants in alphabetical order.
What you were afraid to say was...free internet porn.
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Contraceptives.
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liberated women...though it can be a double edged sword at times
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without a doubt, ghds...

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Torrents - without which I would be lost
Can someone either explain what and how, or direct me to an Idiots Guide to Torrents website please?
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Can someone either explain what and how, or direct me to an Idiots Guide to Torrents website please?
You have an I-Phone 4 and you don't know what or how for Torrents.

tsk, tsk, tsk, tsk. What a life you must have. *shakes head in sadness*
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
Can someone either explain what and how, or direct me to an Idiots Guide to Torrents website please?
dont bother mate, torrents and that style of peer to peer network are over really ...
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Originally Posted by weasel central View Post
dont bother mate, torrents and that style of peer to peer network are over really ...
...and are being replaced by what? (Or did I miss the sarcasm?)
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...and are being replaced by what? (Or did I miss the sarcasm?)
I-Phone 4's?
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