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    MIAMI (AP) — The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family’s teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but the clan’s elders show no interest.
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    We had one attempt to communicate with us earlier tonight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    MIAMI (AP) — The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family’s teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but the clan’s elders show no interest.
    Read More>http://tampa.cbslocal.com/2012/05/09...o-communicate/

    We had one attempt to communicate with us earlier tonight.
    I can just see the elders: "Hmmph! I-Pads! In my day, we didn't use tablets to communicate. Flinging poo was good enough for me, my father and his father, and it's good enough for you."
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    What are these people doing, letting apes use computers. Didn't they see Planet of the Apes? They are preparing them to rise up, destroy our civilization and enslave the surviving humans!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    MIAMI (AP) — The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family’s teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but the clan’s elders show no interest.
    Read More>http://tampa.cbslocal.com/2012/05/09...o-communicate/

    We had one attempt to communicate with us earlier tonight.
    You're just mad because you have to use a DDR pad to post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    You're just mad because you have to use a DDR pad to post.
    On cue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    I can just see the elders: "Hmmph! I-Pads! In my day, we didn't use tablets to communicate. Flinging poo was good enough for me, my father and his father, and it's good enough for you."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
    "In my day we didn't put condoms on bananas!"
    ROFLOL! Where did you put them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    I can just see the elders: "Hmmph! I-Pads! In my day, we didn't use tablets to communicate. Flinging poo was good enough for me, my father and his father, and it's good enough for you."
    How about a little poo-flinging story? The chimps at the zoo used the opportunity to fling a bit of poo at a vet, who was not their favorite. He went by helping hold a stretcher with an anesthesized ape, couldn't let go and drop the ape, so was really pelted.

    Those primates are smart and crafty. We'd best watch out.

    By the way, it's not just apes that love those I -Pads. Our little grandson has been calling almost every day. We do the Skype thing. He tells his daddy, "Grandma, I-Pad". He who must be obeyed gets his way and grandma absolutely loves it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    ROFLOL! Where did you put them?
    You just never mind that! I was elaborating on your elders thing. Forget I mentioned it!



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