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Re: Theos-World "Signs that you live in the 21st century:"

Dec 05, 2008 08:23 AM
by Drpsionic

A couple of them are dated.  No one except doctors has a beeper any  more.  
The cell phone has replaced that and Y2K is soooo last  century.
Other than that it pretty well describes the way I live.
Chuck the Heretic
In a message dated 12/5/2008 9:44:11 A.M. Central Standard Time, writes:

"Signs that you live in the 21st century:"
1. You just tried to enter  your password on the microwave.

2. You have a list of 15 phone numbers  to reach your family of three.

3. You call your son's beeper to let him  know it's time to eat. He
emails you back from his bedroom, "What's for  dinner?"

4. Your daughter sells Girl Scout Cookies via her web  site.

5. You chat several times a day with a stranger from South  Africa, but
you haven't spoken with your next door neighbor yet this  year.

6. You check the ingredients on a can of chicken noodle soup to  see if it
contains Echinacea.

7. You check your blow-dryer to see if  it's Y2K compliant.

8. Your grandmother clogs up your e-mail inbox  asking you to send her a
JPEG file of your newborn so she can create a  screen saver.

9. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell  phone to see if
anyone is home.

10. Every commercial on television  has a web-site address at the bottom
of the screen.

11. You buy a  computer and a week later it is out of date and now sells
for half the  price you paid.

12. The concept of using real money, instead of credit  or debit, to make
a purchase is foreign to you.

13. Cleaning up the  dining room means getting the fast food bags out of
the back seat of your  car.

14. Your reason for not staying in touch with family is that they  do not
have e-mail addresses.

15. You consider second-day air  delivery painfully slow.

16. Your dining room table is now your flat  filing cabinet.

17. Your idea of being organized is multiple-colored  Post-it notes.

18. You hear most of your jokes via e-mail instead of in  person.

19. You get an extra phone line so you can get phone  calls.

20. You turn off your Modem and get this awful feeling, as if  you just
pulled the plug on a loved one.

21. You get up in morning  and go online before getting your coffee.

22. You wake up at 2am to go  to the bathroom and check your E-mail on
your way back to  bed.

23.You start tilting your head sideways to smile. :)

24.  You're reading this.

25. Even worse; you might recommend this page to  someone else.

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