Redundant Technology

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#1

Laserdisc
Landline telephone

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


#2

When I’m at home I tie my mobile to the wall


#3

one of my favourite lines from paranoid android


#4

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


#5

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


#6

Pagers
Dictaphones
Typewriters
School blackboards


#7

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.


#8

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


#9

minidisc


#10

telegram dating


#11

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


#12

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


#13

Play-by-mail fantasy football


#14

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.


#15

Pagers

Oops, that’s already been said


#16

Bravo


#17

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


#18

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


#19

Cd changers for the boot of the car

Micro fiche. I presume anyway, @plasticniki??


#20

Almost all of them use mobiles now.