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n2mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:39 PM
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What is the worst invention ever?
Voice mail, great for home but frustrating trying to talk to a human at a company. They forward you to the person or department you need to talk to only to get someone's voice mail, they never call back.
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StopTheMorans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:40 PM
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1. the Republican Party
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bearfan454 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:41 PM
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3. I second that one n/t
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SOS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:41 PM
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2. Nuclear weapons.
nt
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Flaxbee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:44 PM
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8. I'll second that.
Imagine not being able to destroy the world with the push of a few buttons. Not developing them probably would have prevented the proliferation of the whole Military Industrial Complex beast.
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loudestchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:41 PM
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4. Epilady...it's a torture device..n/t
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dean_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:42 PM
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5. Cell phones.
They seem to have no purpose except to turn everyday people into rude obnoxious assholes. And bad drivers, for that matter.
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jswordy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:43 PM
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6. Butt plugs. Nuff said. Heheheheheh.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:58 PM
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13. I wouldn't say that. But that's just me.
:-)
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Darknyte7 Donating Member (687 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:43 PM
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7. 24-hour cable news... eom
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madison2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:45 PM
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9. the computer
nah, not really
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Schema Thing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:55 PM
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10. Leaf Blowers
Especially gasoline powered leaf blowers.
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eyepaddle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:04 PM
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18. Oooohhhhh Maaaaannnnnn! I am so with you on that! nt
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WildClarySage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:57 PM
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11. telephone answeing menus
I hate trying to call a company for something and getting an automated menu which lists scads of options ("If you need a new insurance card, press 3") but never has an option matching what I'm calling for.
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:58 PM
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12. dick pill commercials
I'd just say "dick pills" but I understand the legitimate need. But the commercials . . . .just shoot me now.
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:59 PM
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15. I hate the one with Ron jeremy the most
the 30 min infomercial
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:02 PM
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16. never seen that one -- i'm lucky!
:bounce:
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BR_Parkway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:58 PM
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14. Barbara Bush's diaphragm, since it wasn't self inserting n/t
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pbartch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:03 PM
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17. WEAPONS.....guns etc. Anything that will kill.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:25 PM
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19. The Wheel
I mean the Egyptians had these really cool sledges for everything.

Seriously, I second voice-mail.
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Jessica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:26 PM
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Thong - tha - thong - thong - thongs.
x(
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hickman1937 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:29 PM
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21. You mean butt floss? n/t
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:45 PM
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22. The thong was one of mankind's greatest achievements
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 01:26 PM
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20. The Wheel
I mean the Egyptians had these really cool sledges for everything.

Seriously, I second voice-mail.
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bobbobbins Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:04 PM
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23. That spray on hair for bald people
just terrible
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blindpig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:45 PM
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24. agriculture
it's been down hill ever since.
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