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a comic about mobile phones from 1919

DiegoWolfe · 36-40
This is so fucking accurate.... Especially all those random ass babies shoved into my arms
ArishMell · 70-79, M
I've just realised a detail "prediction" in that; [i]Ting ting ting[/i]".

It seems, thankfully, to have become less fashionable, but for quite a while it was apparently trendy to give your up-to-the-minute, 21C, portable radio-telephone a very old-fashioned, metallic bell sound. Specifically, that single-burst, horribly jangly, 1940s American bell that Hollywood made familiar even to non-Americans!
My first mobile phone was a birthday present - and it was one of the most unwelcome presents I've ever received. Nice to see somebody else hated them, decades before they even existed.
ArishMell · 70-79, M
LOL! That is remarkably prescient for something drawn 103 years ago! Socially as well as technically.

Even the instrument's size is about right.
legodood · M
And didya know the 50th anniversary of the very first cell phone call was a few days ago? 😲
chrisCA · M
Prophetic 😅
ArishMell · 70-79, M
@chrisCA Mmmm! I wonder what they'll be saying in 2122 about what we have "prophesied"!
bhatjc · 46-50, M
Old dick tracy watch
Who was the prophet?
vetguy1991 · 51-55, M
Jeephikelove · 46-50, F
So accurate!
MissingLink · 51-55, M
That's Crazy!
They knew a century ago, and yet here we are.

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