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What should never have been invented?

Goldenoldie
02-25-2010, 10:28 AM
Many of the things we take for granted in the 21st century were completely unknown or in their infancy 100 years ago. What marvel of "modern" technology do you wish had never been invented, and why?
The poll gives some examples, but I am sure there are many others.

JolánGagó
02-25-2010, 11:26 AM
where is your own answer?

i find it so funny when ppl open polls and don't reply to them...

Purple Rainbow
02-25-2010, 11:42 AM
Landmines!

Goldenoldie
02-25-2010, 12:26 PM
where is your own answer?

i find it so funny when ppl open polls and don't reply to them...

Fair enough. I voted, but did not comment. My votes were telephone, mobile telephone, i-pod and DVD

JolánGagó
02-25-2010, 12:35 PM
IMO mobile phone is the only listed item with cons outweighing the pros. It seems very useful at first sight but the 24/7 ubiquitous availability is a huge step back for mankind.

DVD and video games are pretty useless but not enough as to make me desire they hadn't been invented.

I don't consider life without i-pod to be viable.

buddyholly
02-25-2010, 01:19 PM
DVD, iPod and video games do not infringe peoples' rights, so why bother to list them?

Mobile phones are another story. They have caused the complete degeneration of society. Useful for emergencies OK, but their use has got completely out of control. I like to walk along the street forechecking people who have their heads down texting and not looking where they are going. I want to sit beside those loudmouths in airport terminals and sing at the top of my voice, but don't have the courage.

I only got one recently because my rented condo had no landline. I never leave home with it.

And as for the deaths on the road........................

Har-Tru
02-25-2010, 01:20 PM
None of them shouldn't have been invented.

Kolya
02-25-2010, 01:55 PM
Mtf.

Nikki♥
02-25-2010, 02:39 PM
Mtf.

Agreed.

out_here_grindin
02-25-2010, 05:43 PM
Texting. Everywhere you look people are texting. It makes it damn near impossible to talk to people. After every class people whip out the phone and text. I can't stand when I look over at someone who is texting and laughing out loud at a text.

ExcaliburII
02-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Ipod of course. There are many similar things that could be used :shrug:

sammy01
02-25-2010, 06:26 PM
of that list im ok with them, but guns and religion would be top of my list of things that should never have been invented in general.

recessional
02-26-2010, 02:06 AM
what's with people voting for videogames :mad: :awww:

would people have still voted for the 'i-pod' option had it said 'mp3 player' instead? i personally can't go out the door without listening to music, espcially when i have to take the train to uni.

VolandriFan
02-26-2010, 08:49 AM
Hip-hop music.

Jimnik
02-26-2010, 05:45 PM
Exams. Biggest waste of time.

Jimnik
02-26-2010, 05:48 PM
I like all electronic inventions but if I was forced to dis-invent one I would choose mobiles.

Planes, trains and automobiles are the greatest inventions of all time.

2003
02-26-2010, 09:13 PM
Nuclear weapons?

Mind you, I could see an arguement for Nuclear Weapons making the world safer i.e preventing WW 3 as everyone knows it will be the end of the world if they do.

"I know not with what weapons WW 3 will be fought, but I know WW 4 will be fought with sticks and stones".

Sofonda Cox
02-26-2010, 09:26 PM
Mtf.

+ 1.

Also you shouldn't have been invented.

Kolya
02-27-2010, 10:20 AM
+ 1.

Also you shouldn't have been invented.

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