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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:46 am 
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Issue of 2006-06-26
Posted 2006-06-19

There is a new cell-phone ring tone that can’t be heard by most people over the age of twenty, according to an NPR report. The tone is derived from something called the Mosquito, a device invented by a Welsh security firm for the noble purpose of driving hooligans, yobs, scamps, ne’er-do-wells, scapegraces, ruffians, tosspots, and bravos away from places where grownups are attempting to ply an honest trade. The device emits a seventeen-kilohertz buzz, a pitch that is too high for older ears to register but, as we learn from additional reporting by the Times, is “ear-splittingâ€

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:14 pm 
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I've heard it. That means my hearing is still good, at least until I hit 30.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:35 am 
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Odds are that I won't. There is a cost to playing with explosives for 4 years.

Still I don't see how this is techonolgy degrading our lives. Hell half of the people on this board can only communicate and interact meaningfully with each other because of the demon techonogly.

"it takes two sides to end a war but only one to start one. And those who do not have swords may still die upon them." Tolken

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