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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)   (csmonitor.com) divider line 188
    More: PSA, Samuel F.B. Morse, wires, Human Rights Commission, Western Union  
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2013-06-16 10:15:36 AM  
Copy the shortest telegram: "?"
 
TWX
2013-06-16 10:52:38 AM  

bigbobowski: TWX: "This has been an RKO Radio Picture"

what the fark is a radio picture?
/


It's a picture of a radio!
 
2013-06-16 10:57:43 AM  
"Hitler did nothing wrong."
 
2013-06-16 10:59:29 AM  
Goodbye, World!
 
2013-06-16 11:05:26 AM  
Echos of past events nudge the tiller on my present course,
I await its reflection in the future.
                                   --Scorcher
 
2013-06-16 11:07:48 AM  

WelldeadLink: Copy the shortest telegram: "?"


"!"
 
2013-06-16 11:32:28 AM  
Have you tried pushing the power button?
 
2013-06-16 11:44:31 AM  
Sent from my iPhone
 
2013-06-16 11:50:00 AM  
Hello, my name is ... Steve. How may I assist you today?
 
2013-06-16 12:18:57 PM  
"How Old Cary Grant?"

/too obscure?
 
2013-06-16 12:36:12 PM  

Greystoke: YOUR RICH UNCLE DIED AND LEFT YOU ALL HIS M


Who's the dummy writing this show?
 
2013-06-16 12:38:31 PM  
I'm more amazed that you coule send a telegraph in the US up until 2006. I had figured that Western Union had abandoned telegraphs to focus on wire transfers long ago.
 
2013-06-16 12:45:13 PM  
"Done in one."
 
2013-06-16 12:58:07 PM  
.- .-.. .-..   -.-- --- ..- .-.   -... .- ... .   .- .-. .   -... . .-.. --- -. --.   - ---   ..- ... .-.-.- -.-- --- ..-   .--- ..- ... -   .-.. --- ... -   - .... .   --. .- -- . .-.-.-
 
2013-06-16 01:13:02 PM  
While we are waiting for your computer to reboot can I ask you who your wireless provider is?
 
2013-06-16 01:26:19 PM  

water00boy: "How Old Cary Grant?"



"Old Cary Grant fine. How you?"


/too obscure?


/ not on fark
 
2013-06-16 02:46:16 PM  
STOP WITH THE HAVINGS OF BABBIES STOP YOU RUNNING OUT OF SPACE STOP
 
2013-06-16 02:50:25 PM  
All Points Bullitin:  Be on the lookout for William H. Bonney, a.k.a.  William Henry McCarty, Jr., a.k.a. Billy the Kid.  Subject is armed and presumed extremely decrepit.  Stop.
 
2013-06-16 03:01:55 PM  
You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door.  There is small mailbox there.
 
2013-06-16 03:08:55 PM  
It should be sent to Deadwood.

CSB - when we were there years ago, they had a nasty storm that knocked out cell reception and all the ATMs between there and Lead were offline.
 
2013-06-16 03:22:08 PM  
Elf needs food. Badly.
 
2013-06-16 04:18:30 PM  
The only appropriate bookend to "What hath God wrought?":

OMG STOP
 
2013-06-16 04:20:05 PM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: So long, and thanks for all the dits


Dammit.  Thought I was all clever and unique, and it was covered in the third damn post.

/tiny fist
 
2013-06-16 04:56:28 PM  
CQD CQD SOS Titanic Position 41.44 N  50.24 W. Require immediate assistance. Come at once. We struck an iceberg. Sinking
 
2013-06-16 05:28:21 PM  
"Candygram for Mongo."
 
2013-06-16 05:31:43 PM  
I drank what?
 
2013-06-16 05:32:21 PM  
Khaaaaaan!!!!
 
2013-06-16 09:17:36 PM  
Dear sirs, I am Attorney Albetero of the Surgy Province and have been entrusted with distributing the estate of the late Crown Prince Trintoto in the amount of 1.67 Bil Euros...
 
2013-06-16 10:35:18 PM  
have you tried turning it off and on again?
 
2013-06-16 10:58:44 PM  
YOU ARE IN A MAZE OF TWISTY LITTLE PASSAGES ALL ALIKE.
 
2013-06-17 12:04:23 AM  
Video killed the radio star, and text messaging killed the telegraph.
 
2013-06-17 02:28:06 AM  

JK8Fan: 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>


Now that's funny
 
2013-06-17 08:03:40 AM  
God hath wrought nothing.

/has the sad I'm so late
 
2013-06-17 08:17:11 AM  
www.goldenpalace.com
 
2013-06-17 08:47:24 AM  
Happy birthday, wooden_badger.

/yes, it is
 
2013-06-17 10:04:08 AM  
Hello. My name is Kevin. How may I be to helping you?
 
2013-06-17 10:57:41 AM  
Will send payment by wire tomorrow STOP
 
2013-06-17 12:24:10 PM  
you break, you buy
 
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