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Borgs.............

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by chris4x4, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    I looked around the restaurant. There were five tables,
    counting mine, within sight. At every table (my table was the
    exception), there was at least one person on a cell phone.

    I thought as I surveyed the scene, 'Is this what we've come to?
    Permanently tethered to an invisible electronic line? Are we so
    caught up that we can't even eat without being involved with
    some electronic device?'

    What a shame. What have we succumbed to? Are we becoming like
    the Star Trek Borg creatures? Creatures who cannot exist without
    being electronically tied into the collective?

    I was so disturbed by the thought that I just refused to witness
    it further.

    Someone has to take a stand!

    So I closed up my notebook computer and walked out.
     
  2. FireMedic518

    FireMedic518 Active Member

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    I find it ironic you then home and posted this...... :)
     
  3. chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    It was an e-mail I received as a Joke. Irony indeed. :)
     
  4. FireMedic518

    FireMedic518 Active Member

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    lol. Irony is my favorite form of humor. Well I'm getting off my computer and heading to the bars.
     
  5. joedirt

    joedirt Revived and BACK baby!

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    They ran the viewers choice marathon of Star Trek The Next Generation last weekend on the Sci-fi channel. :D
     
  6. Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    It's the dorks that walk around with the blue tooth stuff that I think is funny/annoying.
     
  7. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    yep......them people drive me crazy!!!!! you look around, and think they are talking to you, then ya notice they have an ear bud thing in their ear, and they are yapping away!!!
     
  8. Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Yup!

    Talk about looking like a borg. :rolleyes:
     
  9. joedirt

    joedirt Revived and BACK baby!

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    Atleast they're not trying to assimilate you. :D
     
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    ph16drive \m/.....\m/

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    I think for many people that their cell phone actually starts their vehicle. My wife's van works that way. 30 seconds after she leaves for work, my phone rings and it's her . . .
     
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    BTW, Zoe Saldana is going to be the new Lt Uhura!!
     
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    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    Resistance is futile.
     
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    Red Alert! Raise shields! :D
     
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    I keep telling my boss that it's a cell phone and not life support device, and I refuse to answer it everytime it rings. I work construction and my hands often have tools and wet concrete, and will get the message when I am DAMN good and ready. :eek:
     
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