Product: Audio
Interesting phrase generator.   (+3, -7)  [vote for, against]
A device with millions of interesting phrases programmed into it, which it spits out randomly.

Has anyone else noticed the interesting comments under "halfbakery" on the top left hand corner of this page? I propose that somebody build these into everyday devices, such as cell phones and mp3 players.
I would buy it.
-- andrew1, Sep 27 2005

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[skinflaps, Sep 27 2005]

Baked for Palm Pilots http://palmsource.p...oftware&prodid=1963
...which these days double as cell phones and MP3 players. If your phone is programmable, I'm sure it can be ported to that, too. [DrCurry, Sep 27 2005]

we noticed
-- dentworth, Sep 27 2005


After some thought, i realised that i can probibly do this myself, and if my tiny programming expertise fails me, I can make my brother do it.
-- andrew1, Sep 27 2005


Andrew: you will find this has been Baked over and over again - I first saw one of these more than twenty years ago on the university mainframe.

In any case, this is a "me too" - see the Help file.
-- DrCurry, Sep 27 2005


But was it built into a cellphone, mp3 player or similar handheld device?
-- andrew1, Sep 27 2005


Ah, the “cookie” program, first seen in fortran on a PDP. - good memory Dr. C. This program was ported to *everything* back in the day.

// But was it built into a cellphone, mp3 player or similar handheld device?//

Not that I know of.
-- Shz, Sep 27 2005


yeah devices like that have all sorts of messages built into them.
-- schmendrick, Sep 27 2005


You've been here since April and now just noticed them?
-- RayfordSteele, Sep 28 2005


I can only imagine what size an MP3 player would have been twenty years ago.
-- hidden truths, Sep 28 2005


I read somewhere they were called juke boxes.
-- DrCurry, Sep 28 2005


//You've been here since April and now just noticed them?//


I noticed them a few days after i joined, it just wasnt till now that i wanted one.
-- andrew1, Sep 28 2005



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