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in the very early days of the transition from black and white to color tv, scammers used to go door-to-door selling these three strips of clear plastic. the bottom strip was light brown, the middle strip was pale pink and the top strip was light blue.
the idea was, you'd tape it up on the black and white screen. and on average, peoples' faces would appear in the middle bit, so they'd be pink.
@lynnesbian some record players actually had track navigation features! they basically scanned the disc optically to figure out where the track changes were, i think
@lynnesbian oh we’ve got some of those in our office
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