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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:46 am 
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[quote]NAME THAT TONE
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.

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