Redundant Technology

Landline telephone

This thread been done? Big whoop, we’re doing it again.

one of my favourite lines from paranoid android


Fax machines (except on transfer deadline day).
Hostess trolleys.

this is as good a place as any to say that a bloke from 6th form who i barely know but am still friends with on facebook posted a picture today of his new train driving license

probably a bit late in human history for that career choice

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School blackboards

Was just clearing out ‘the drawer’ and have put about 4 old ‘slow charging’ phone chargers in for the recycling. Only from about 5 years ago, but completely redundant to my life.

for all us Fletch fans, we’ll never give up the Dictaphone.

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telegram dating

All those budding romances ended by a misinterpreted “STOP”.


You’ve got at least 30 years before train drivers/operators become redundant. He’ll be fine.

Play-by-mail fantasy football

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Plotters in offices. We just got rid of ours and have gone back to sending drawings out to be plotted, like it’s the early-90s.


Oops, that’s already been said


Pagers are still quite often used by doctors and nurses in care homes and hospitals.

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My mum still has and uses a hostess trolley. Its made her the slowest cook in the world - I swear she cooks a meal one thing at a time

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Cd changers for the boot of the car

Micro fiche. I presume anyway, @plasticniki??

Almost all of them use mobiles now.

When I worked in a care home, a lot of the nurses used pagers.

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