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(The Atlantic)   2001: A Space Odyssey can no longer be screened in Cinerama, and antique films like Miller's Crossing and Barton Fink have no existing 35mm prints. Oh yes, and laser projectors will make today's digitized movie theaters obsolete in 5 years   (theatlantic.com) divider line 4
    More: Sad, A Space Odyssey, Barton Fink, Miller's Crossing, Cinerama, John Turturro, movie theaters, laser projectors, Lawrence of Arabia  
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2012-11-25 01:32:58 AM  
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namatad: At what point in the future does our society "disappear" from an archaeological point of view?


The Flintstones age actually came after the Jetson's.

They were a "modern" stone age family.

After the sprocket/cog corporate wars. The earth was left in ruins. No more flying cars, no more high rise apartments.

All Digital Media was lost..music, books, education texts. What remained was hard copy print films, books and LPs. Forgotten in the vaults of ground based libraries.

Using that media which did not require specialized players the ground dwellers rebuilt a society based on the 50's and 60's decades of America. LP/Film Movies/and hard copy books were the template to imitate cultures and styles.

Appliances were simulated using escaped bio engineered animals---and trained to preform specific tasks.


This is how that started: "I got a Kindle"
2012-11-25 10:37:58 AM  
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I'm still angered over the decline of flip books, especially the ones with naked ladies.
2012-11-25 06:26:11 AM  
1 votes:
As long as we don't lose

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2012-11-25 05:06:53 AM  
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Ice Pirate: But, it's a type of wordplay that requires you to think for a moment longer than it takes to be one of the first four commenters.


Thinking? On MY internet. Not bloodly likely.

Especially not when I become rich with this perpetual motion engine I found on 4chan. All I need is a cat, some buttered toast, and string....
 
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