A realistic look at the changes mobile phones are making to society

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Sadly all this mobile phone pseudo human interaction makes me feel physically sick ..
I envision a future where humans are all hunchbacked as they continually stoop to text or browse.
Before I became Ill I well remeber sitting on a saturday night with my mates in the local pub ..
The usual beer and banter which included the telling of jokes ..
My mate Andy stopped the conversation dead ..with the words I've got one ..
He then proceeded to pull out his naffing fone ...and spent a few minute scrolling through the vast colection of shyte ..till he found it ..
Then offered up the fone with the screen continually going dark for us to read in turn ..
I got pissed off and went to the bar ..
Is this the future I thought ?
..
One day I was standing at my shop door when I saw 2 young ladies walking up the street with fones to their ears ..
They were chatting either side of the road seperated by a few yards ..TO EACH OTHER !!!
Rage against the dying of the light ..and the progressive proliferation of shyte...
I've never owned a 'Mobile Fone' and never will..I will remain a 'tex' virgin till I die...thank gawd
 

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Just the same with tablets...

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I especially liked the fourth mobile phone pic.

And I don't understand the tablet strip. Am I alone on that?
 

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Sadly all this mobile phone pseudo human interaction makes me feel physically sick ..
I envision a future where humans are all hunchbacked as they continually stoop to text or browse.
Before I became Ill I well remeber sitting on a saturday night with my mates in the local pub ..
The usual beer and banter which included the telling of jokes ..
My mate Andy stopped the conversation dead ..with the words I've got one ..
He then proceeded to pull out his naffing fone ...and spent a few minute scrolling through the vast colection of shyte ..till he found it ..
Then offered up the fone with the screen continually going dark for us to read in turn ..
I got pissed off and went to the bar ..
Is this the future I thought ?
..
One day I was standing at my shop door when I saw 2 young ladies walking up the street with fones to their ears ..
They were chatting either side of the road seperated by a few yards ..TO EACH OTHER !!!
Rage against the dying of the light ..and the progressive proliferation of shyte...
I've never owned a 'Mobile Fone' and never will..I will remain a 'tex' virgin till I die...thank gawd

At our daughter's school, during the nativity play last week, about 50% of the parents had their mobile phones and tablets held up, taking pictures/recordings of the event.
 

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I can see how the devices could be useful ...although a bit distracting for those who just want to watch the play without some inconsiderate sod waving their arms in the air with tablet attched.
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my real gripe is they are used at the expense ...or indeed ..as a replacement for real human interaction.
;)
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..how long before Charlie Brookers vision of a white Christmas becomes a reality ...at least in part..
 

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And to think, back in the day, the incessant need to read discussion forums every day was considered obsessive, I think we're pretty much "old fashioned" by today's standards... :-rofl2
 
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