Ad From 1990 for mobile phones

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+100 1. LightAng3l commented 10 years ago

That was the slim version, believe it or not...
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+120 2. Alucard commented 10 years ago

Yes? Oh hello,yeah we need artillery support. >:)
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+56 3. Reaperdaddy commented 10 years ago

many times id like to go back in time and show people a few years ago what we have now...
Im 30 years old almost, and im quite proud that my generation knew the explosion and developpement of so many cool things like the internet, PCs, mobile phones, video games, TV's...

But its no doubt that in 10 or 20 years people will also laugh about us and the stuff we are using now...
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+11 4. kainim commented 10 years ago

now what is that kid doing with a keyboard on his lap :p it has a screen, but no powersource :p
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+25 5. joka232 commented 10 years ago

LOL its handy you can use to smack a robber in the face when being robbed! and that was a COMPUTER THE KID WAS HOLDING????!
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+19 6. LordFren commented 10 years ago

The phone is compact... except for that HUGEASS powersupply :D
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+33 7. smellyape commented 10 years ago

Hey, least i wouldn't be losing it around the house :)
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+18 8. armageddon commented 10 years ago

i wonder how much is the weight?
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+26 9. Randyio commented 10 years ago

lol at the kid, if that's not Bill Gates then we do know where he got his look from.
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+13 10. gendarme commented 10 years ago

Notice how glasses have evolved since then... 8-) :)
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+10 11. Trooper commented 10 years ago

I wonder if cell phones got stolen then at the same rate they are now...

To spot a cell phone thief, look for a strong man,
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+7 12. Tareim (admin) commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) #(removed comment) chill out man, I think #(removed comment) might of been a bit to eager with the warning and possibly thought you was a troll that downrates comments.
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+9 13. cameramaster commented 10 years ago

I had a courier job ffor a while where i had one of those ! bloody thing HAD to be with me 24 /7

can you imaing their faces when they phoned me and asked where the hell i was and what i was doing..i told them in great detail and quit at the same time........i was in the gents having a piss at the time.

I enjoyed both lol
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+10 14. Srchak commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) I think that voting system on Snotr can be abused cause some people are here for achievements and that is idiotic. So I do this: when I don't like some comments I just ignore them, but if they are too vulgar or offensive then I downrate them. Maybe it's dumb but that's I do
Sorry for long comment
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+3 15. BrianDilori commented 10 years ago

Ahhhh thats the kid from the movie Beethoven!
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+4 16. BooTheGoose commented 10 years ago

Why does the kid want a hundred chairs?
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+6 17. Oddi commented 10 years ago

Thats not a phony...its presidents nuclear command console. Now every1 can have a mini nuke to play with
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+5 18. Maffis commented 10 years ago

I have a portable cellphone from the mid nineties in my possession. It's as small as a my arm.
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+3 19. badboy007 commented 10 years ago

If anyone has this now they could probably sell it as an antique
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+6 20. Highmeadow commented 10 years ago

My wife had a nice Motorola unit in '93. It was only half that size. ;) In other words, it was the size of a standard desk phone, weighed about 4 pounds and you carried it around in a camera bag. :D Hey, I think it's still in the basement - what do you think they would say at the local cell store if I brought that in and wanted it activated? >:)
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+5 21. NotFirst commented 10 years ago

These items are still at large today. They are used for many different functions.

-A step stool for reaching the top shelf
-Boat anchors
-Counter-weights for the Leaning Tower of Pisa
-Equipment for the NEW P90X WORK OUT VIDEOS!
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0 22. badboy007 commented 10 years ago

sorry it came out as question marks for some reason
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+6 23. riverside89 commented 10 years ago

Wow, that's amazing! You could take it anywhere. It would fit in a backpack.
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+5 24. eupatriot commented 10 years ago

#2.
Funniest comment I've seen all week ;)

Also,
I didn't know they made phones that use car batteries.
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+11 25. patriotaus commented 10 years ago

#(removed comment) no, you are able to downrate comments that you dislike, however you cannot go ahead and downrate every comment. I am not saying you are, but hopefully that answers your question.

I downrated most of your comments because of your pomposity, but i didn't rate your comment down which was factual. That is how it works.
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+4 26. YoArgentino commented 10 years ago

Go Mobile! with notebooks & cell phones
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+4 27. huldu commented 10 years ago

I owned one of those back in those days and boy were people jealous. Of course it was heavy as hell and battery time very short.
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+4 28. USAnumber1 commented 10 years ago

The first mobile phone I used back in the '70's used an "operator" to connect the call for you....kind of like a ship-to-shore phone or radio operator. Price per minute was close to one dollar. Some of those early phones cost over a thousand dollars.
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+7 29. MsZoomy commented 10 years ago

Bertie - just so you know, tomas, as an admin, can tell exactly how many times you dowrate or uprate comments and videos. We have problems with people that just give thumbs down all the time, the way I see it, if it's that bad then go someplace else because you (not meaning you neccesarily) obviously aren't getting anything enjoyable out of the site. Some people downrate all the comments so theirs stands out or because they're just assholes that need a life. So if he feels that you're (again, not neccesarily you) abusing the privilege he sends a warning. Please feel free to up or downrate comments and videos to your hearts content. Some people never leave comments but just come on and rate the videos and the comments they enjoy or hate. All I ask is that if you find yourself dowrating much more often than you uprate, then maybe this isn't the place for you and perhaps you should look for your entertainment elsewhere. Sorry this is longwinded but it needed to be said not just for you but for ALOT of other people out there, you know who you are. Sorry I wasn't here to answer your question earlier as I am not on 24 hours a day, I have a life.
Peace!
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+2 30. chilledfingers commented 10 years ago

"hello... you still there? yes hold on a second my other brick is ringing..."
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+3 31. bugattiboy253 commented 10 years ago

#5 it was a typewriter
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+2 32. Davewave commented 8 years ago

How much did they pay Bill Gates for this commercial? He looks young!!