A Real Time Traveler ? Not a Joke ..

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  1. PrimulArchangel

    PrimulArchangel Well-Known Member

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    i post to try start a discussion about something i thought was interesting and i think only one person actually took it some what serious and showed some stuff that it could be that the woman had, and that being a early form of hearing aid.. But everyone else turns it into 5 pages of nonsense.
     
  2. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    Yeah, no. One thing I will say is that I like how even though we could see it pretty clearly the first time, the guy chose to replay it ten other times in slow motion. :lol  Like, 'just in case you missed it the first four times'.
     
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    Ah, c'mon. It's just a senile old lady trying to talk to her dead husband through a tobacco tin.
     
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    Yeahhhh, because before celphones people didn't hold things in the vicinity of their ears while they also happened to be talking. The woman could have been using a style of dictaphone, the rest of which was hiding somewhere on her person or in her bag. By the time the movie was made, they had electronic microphones attatched to them, which were often square in shape in those times. And especially if she was portraying one of the masses of reporters that attended those things back in the day as well as today.

    Reminds me of a photo that caused a sensation a while back, of a crowd in a mining town watching a dam or bridge being opened for the first time back in the early 30's. People were *absolutely convinced* that one man in the picture not only was wearing modern clothes, but had an iPhone or Blackberry in hand. People who, it turned out, had absolutely no idea what 1930's mountain climbing clothes and the back of an 1930's camera looked like...and who also had no intention of listening to the people who commented who knew what the stuff looks like because they or relatives used to wear it or own a similar camera.

    I'm all for ghost photography et all, but if Obvious Explanation is Obvious, you can't really argue with it. ;) 

    --Moony
     
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    Probably a vacuum tube hearing aid.
     
  6. Rodimus Major

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    I guess they must have sent back a cell tower too.
     
  7. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    Oh sh*t! Its Sam Beckett! Hes leaping thru time till he makes the leap home! he must be contacting Al to find out what needs to be done!
     
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    And here is the definitive answer, courtesy of several 'Chaplin Movie Mystery' sites:

    1924 Siemens Hearing Aid

    Take a look at the picture - look familiar?

    --Moony
     
  9. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    YOU LIE!!!!! Its Dr Sam Beckett!!!!!! I BELIEVE!!!!!!
    :p 
     
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    Nobody ever realised that somebody equipped with the power to travel through time would probably not rely on a cell phone that is as shitty as our current tech?

    Or how the phone probably wouldn't even work in the 20s because there was no network to use the phone on?
     
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    It's the Doctor in drag as an old woman!
     
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    I'm assuming she must have also brought back all the infrastructure for a cellular network AND had someone else back in 1928 to speak to?

    I'm amazed at the attention this is getting.
     
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    HEh, I was gonna post about this, but Moonscreams hearing aid explanation has shot my belief out of the air.

    Boo!
     
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    This one:
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    You beat me to it.

    Great scott!

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    Clearly a time traveler would have a super cell phone with a network that could have calls travel through time! :lol 
     
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    Screw you guys, its a cell phone.

    He tell me!
     
  17. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    That would be epic!
     
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    I'm more surprised that the Time Travel App is only $1.99.
     
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    This times a thousand. Did he really go and think that maybe he had time travelling buddies, brought back a sattelite and network towers?
     
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    Time travelling: for when hipsters need vintage, vintage clothing.
     

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