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(Christian Science Monitor)   India to send the last commercial telegram message on the planet on July 14. What should the last message say? (Voting Enabled)   ( divider line
    More: PSA, Samuel F.B. Morse, wires, Human Rights Commission, Western Union  
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2013-06-16 12:28:47 AM  
"This has been an RKO Radio Picture"
2013-06-16 12:30:01 AM  
Mr Tripathi

Death should occur within 40 days Stop
No cheating Stop
2013-06-16 12:30:16 AM  
"I was the original click"
"The fastest ways to get news around; telephone, telegram and tell a lady." (Old sexist joke has to be retired with the telegram).
"That's all folks!"

Hmm...what else...
2013-06-16 12:32:27 AM  
Vegeta whats his power level?
2013-06-16 12:33:56 AM  
The music is reversible - but time is not.

Turn back...  turn back...turn back... turn back!
2013-06-16 12:36:51 AM  
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2013-06-16 12:37:16 AM  
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2013-06-16 12:39:22 AM  
Came for jackfruit, left satisfied.  (Also came for commentary re ARRL message service, also left satisfied.)
2013-06-16 12:39:32 AM  
Help me, Obi wan. You're my only hope?
2013-06-16 12:40:03 AM  
"Happy Bastille Day!"
2013-06-16 12:40:42 AM  
2013-06-16 12:40:59 AM  
Oh PS, don't let him ever [STOP]
2013-06-16 12:40:59 AM  
We will never stop taking your jorbs.
2013-06-16 12:41:12 AM  
So long, and thanks for all the clicks.
2013-06-16 12:41:20 AM  
God hath obsoleted this and wrought more.
2013-06-16 12:41:45 AM  

TommyymmoT: "What hath God wrought?"

Strangely... the first thing I thought of as well.

Book ends...if you will.
2013-06-16 12:42:35 AM  
Wait for it.......
2013-06-16 12:43:44 AM  
Two Jews walk into a bar.......
2013-06-16 12:44:26 AM  
Hee-haw and Merry Christmas!
2013-06-16 12:45:00 AM  
"....... so I said 'Telegram?  I hardly know my gramma.'" ! ! ! ! !
2013-06-16 12:45:45 AM  
"All these worlds are yours except Europa.  Attempt no landings there."
2013-06-16 12:48:29 AM  
"As of July 15, our new email address will be INDIA[nospam-﹫-backwards]LOA*COM"
2013-06-16 12:49:52 AM  
2013-06-16 12:51:06 AM  

Savage Belief: This is the last commercial telegram ever, I am thinking.

...except for Telegram service still in operation in South America, Europe, and probably parts of Africa.

/Sorry to screw up the theme, but the story is wrong.
2013-06-16 12:51:29 AM  
THere is this new thing STOP
It's called "e-mail" STOP
Thinking of sending more telegrams? STOP
2013-06-16 12:52:06 AM  
don't stop
lol stop
no srsly stop
ok  we'll stop
but we are taking this stapler

/said stop more than once must like stop
2013-06-16 12:52:59 AM  
2013-06-16 12:54:50 AM  
Send birth control. Stop
2013-06-16 12:55:37 AM  
2013-06-16 12:55:41 AM  
Dots all folks! Now I gotta dash!
2013-06-16 12:56:03 AM  
That's all folks.
2013-06-16 12:59:04 AM  
2013-06-16 01:01:20 AM  

TommyymmoT: "What hath God wrought?"

Through in two.
2013-06-16 01:02:07 AM  
Video killed the radio star.
2013-06-16 01:04:32 AM  
"Mr. Simpson [stop] Your calls and letters are becoming nuisance [stop] If you do not cease I will be forced to pursue legal action. [stop] Signed: Boris Karloff, Hollywood, California."
2013-06-16 01:06:09 AM  
'Here may be found the last words of Joseph of Arimathea. He who is valiant and pure of spirit may find the Holy Grail in the Castle of aaarrrrggh'.
2013-06-16 01:09:30 AM  
Ummm, how is this the last commercial telegram ever?

I don't know about India, but there are a lot of other telegram companies out there, including in Canada.
2013-06-16 01:11:04 AM  
What hath God...oh, never mind.
2013-06-16 01:11:16 AM  
Never gonna give you up, <STOP>
Never gonna let you down <STOP>
Never gonna run around and desert you <STOP>
Never gonna make you cry, <STOP>
Never gonna say goodbye <STOP>
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you <STOP>
2013-06-16 01:14:47 AM  
Attack begins at exactly 0500. The filthy American infidels are going down like a hookers Hijab. Do not worry about NSA interception of message.
2013-06-16 01:16:05 AM  

2013-06-16 01:16:37 AM  
Send onions asap...stop
Belts are empty... stop
2013-06-16 01:20:07 AM  
BIT? address in profile.
2013-06-16 01:21:52 AM  

Aulus: Peccavi


I have Sindh.

/nothing is obscure
2013-06-16 01:23:03 AM  
2013-06-16 01:24:24 AM  
"We just received another telegram. Station G-O-N-G. Stop. Your program is coming in great. Stop. Think it's fine. Stop. Like to hear your amateurs. Stop. They're all very funny. Stop. Keep up the good work. Stop! Good luck. Stop! The Gang. STOP!"

/nothing on Fark is obscure
2013-06-16 01:27:35 AM  
Dear kind sir,

I am the attorney for the estate of the late Mrs. Wilmera Ogbu, who tragically died in a car accident approximately 10 km west of Lagos.....
2013-06-16 01:30:00 AM  
2013-06-16 01:34:21 AM  
Doesn't really matter what is sent. The NSA will just intercept it anyway.
2013-06-16 01:34:28 AM  
You are Lisa Simpson.
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