"Got some bad news for you, Larry."
Pizza, the CD
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Elevator rolling TV picture.
"Bad news- some kid just created an app that creates apps."
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Non-Digital Content Delivery Devices
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"I'm here, honey... in the media room."
"The $19.99 Stairway to the Stars"
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"And he did it all with a flip phone."
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"Nice, but as long as there are readers there will be scrolls."
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"You gotta love this city, right?"
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General Store: We Now Carry Items!
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"Oh yeah, if it weren't for Antiques Roadshow we would have been out on the street long ago."
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"All my gadgets are old. I'd like some new gadgets."
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'Folk Art of Midtown'
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"I'm not getting a flat-screen TV til something better comes along."
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"It was back in '52 that the hits stopped coming."