"The curvature of the screen tricks the brain into perceiving that you're not overpaying."
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"This requires both ears."
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"This one's just like being at a real theatre."
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"It's an O.K. phone, but it takes great pictures."
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Everything is charged!"
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"We blew a fuse."
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Employees of the Month
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"Have some respect for my learning style."
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"It's an audio guide, sweetheart, not a remote."
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"Batteries . . . batteries . . ."
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"Get your knockoff pretzels."
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Midlife Crises of Appliances.
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"I'm in way over my head"
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"Come on, we're all going to sit around the campfireand play our iPods."
"Hand over your most recently acquired technology."
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"Maybe you set it up wrong."
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"I just realized, Howard, that everything in this apartment is more sophisticated than we are."
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"You fix it by buying a new one."
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"The manufacturer's suggested list price on this is sixty-seven thousand dollars, but, because of our low overhead, I can let you have it for thirty-nine ninety-five."
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"Yep, she's gonna cost ya—your microprocessor's shot."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobile, garage, garages, workshop, workshops, service station, service stations, repair, repairs, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, car mechanic, car mechanics, motor mechanic, motor mechanics, automotive technician, automotive technicians, technician, technicians, car repairs, vehicle repairs, transportation, technology, computer, computers, circuit, circuits, integrated circuit, integrated circuits, microprocessor, microprocessors, central processing unit, central processing units, cpu, cpus, broken, damaged, electronics, expensive, costly, cost, costs, price, prices, modern cars, modern vehicles, modern automobiles, problem, problems, modern life
"It's guaranteed for the life of the product which, obviously, ended when it broke."
"The blender just texted—we forgot to turn off the stove."
Tags:appliance, appliances, electronics, smart appliance, smart appliances, stove, stoves, oven, oven, blender, blenders, kitchen, kitchens, forgot, forgotten, technology, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, cellular phone, cellular phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, smart phone, smart phones, smartphone, smartphones, text, texts, texting, message, messages, messaging, home, homes, safety, protection, fire safety, security, modern life
"It appears to be some sort of ancient texting device."
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"I'll take that one."