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Worst Invention 100 Years

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by CajunJ, Aug 27, 2020.

  1. Collin D Plonker

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    Wow. You have strong feelings about leaf blowers. In truth, I rarely use them for leaves, but rather grass clippings, which they do a fine job on. For leaves I use my mower. I can get away with that simply because I have only one tree, at the back of the yard. I find the mower to be quite efficient on oak leaves.
     
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    plastic CD jewel cases are the stupidest worst thing ever produced for packaging music.
     
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    Which was invented first? (I bet the gas can. Great motivator.)
     
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    Partially appealing for some comedy, but I do think they are abused, because they don't really work for most folks as believed, and impose on others. Its like folks that can't manage a checkout line, taking twice as long, for half the stuff. Its not that they can't, its that they won't as if the rest of us don't matter. Leaf blower addicts subject all of us to hours of noise, when a few minutes of pushing a broom or rake would work. Of course, others could say the same for my practice thru a Twin on a Sunday afternoon, lol.
     
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    I just leave the leaves. That’s why they are called leaves. :cool:
     
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    You use a comb and paper to make it. We did it when we were kids.
     
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    Bathroom spray...especially in the workplace...
     
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    I finally got that. I wanna get an old fashioned army surplus type can for my shop. It’s inexpensive and gets the job done. EPA has gone too far!
     
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    I can't find it anywhere, but there used to be an infomercial for a car de-icer that was basically a flexible hose that you hook to your tail pipe. Looked like something Dr. Kevorkian would have liked.

    The ad said, among other things: "Iced locks? No problem..." and it showed the owner blowing the hot exhaust on the door locks to melt the ice. Wait a minute, how'd he get the car started? (This was before remote starters came along.)
     
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    Has Karaoke been mentioned?
     
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    Indoor plumbing.

    I miss iron hand pumps and outhouses. Especially in winter.
     
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    Bradshaw?
     
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    Brings back boyhood memories of spending the Christmas holidays at my paternal grandparents' home in coastal Newfoundland in the fifties and early sixties. A wood stove in the kitchen for heat and kerosene lamps for light. Brrrrr.
     
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    Radio formats... when I was coming up, a typical local radio play sequence might have been: Beatles, Buck Owens, the Supremes, the Kingsmen, Porter Wagoner, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, CCR, Archie Bell and the Drells...you get the idea. The listener heard anything and everything. We, as youngsters, listened and accepted some of it and, in my case, accepted most of it. It was somebody's output.
    Then, sometime in the 80s, some beancounter pushed the idea of radio stations playing genre based playlists. I believe this direction had an influence on the tribalism we suffer from, in a cultural sense these days. "Oh, I don't care for rap. Oh, I don't care for bluegrass. Oh, I don't care for Death Metal", on and on ad nauseum....
    Anyhow, this is my rant. If you disagree, that is ok.

    https://www.npr.org/sections/therec...ormats-shaped-splintered-and-remade-pop-music
     
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    How about garbage disposals? I've never had one, but isn't it easier and better for the plumbing if you just throw the garbage in a garbage bag or can?
     
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