Things that should be obsolete by now, but aren't

I had to buy a new tin opener on Friday - as the handle snapped off on my old one

Like 70% of tin cans don’t need a tin opener to open them - lets make that final push up to 100% and stop messing about with this annoying gadget

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1p coins

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Find it easier to use a tin opener than using some of those hecking ring pulls

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Always have to slide a knife under the ring pull and lever it away from the tin before I can pull it with my fingers

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First past the post

fax machines

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I’ve had the ring fail on me and needed an tin opener as back up

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Always need to have a can opener as backup for those ones where the ringpull just breaks off.

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signatures

it’s fucking 2017 and you want me to write my name down as a means of security? lol ok then

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Guys - all this is saying that the tin manufacturers need to up their game - not that we should still be using tin openers in 2017

In the old days you had to use a hole punch thing to open a can of beer/ coke / lemonade - it was not a better system than what we have now

Opened the thread to say tin openers, nothing else to add

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Little Chefs

racism

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bit heightest there m8

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Fax machines. Get back to the 80s and stay there.

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National borders, I mean really.

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can anyone remember those cans with two holes that you’d press through… one small one (for relieving the pressure?) then a big one to drink out of…

cash

financial transactions in general

Did you open it with a ring pull?