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Time traveler caught on film. Hey, why not?
csmonitor ^ | October 28, 2010 | Eoin O'Carroll

Posted on 10/28/2010 12:52:52 PM PDT by JoeProBono

An Irish filmmaker has uncovered irrefutable evidence of the viability of time travel: a shot of a woman jabbering into a cellphone in a Charlie Chaplin silent film.

George Clarke, the Belfast director of the independent zombie film, "Battle of the Bone," spotted the time traveler in the DVD extra footage of the 1928 Academy Award winning film, "The Circus." He uploaded the clip to YouTube on Oct. 19, and it has since been viewed 1.5 million times.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies; Travel
KEYWORDS: cellphone; repost
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Chaplins Time Traveler


1 posted on 10/28/2010 12:52:53 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Ping the Apple freaks.

That is one of those new crappy iPhones. You can tell by the way she is holding it. She is making sure the attenna is not covered.


2 posted on 10/28/2010 12:56:11 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: JoeProBono
Too blurry to see anything. Even watching the film it doesn't look like there's a phone by her ear.

Maybe Bigfoot is in the next scene.

3 posted on 10/28/2010 12:56:13 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: JoeProBono

Gee, I wonder who she was talking to? Can you see what network she was on? Were the cell towers transported back in time too?


4 posted on 10/28/2010 12:56:26 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: JoeProBono

No cell towers back then so communication device must be wormhole capable.


5 posted on 10/28/2010 12:57:00 PM PDT by Pete (29thday.org Exponential problems require exponential solutions)
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To: pnh102

Uh, there would not have been a network back then. The phone would be dead.


6 posted on 10/28/2010 12:57:38 PM PDT by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: JoeProBono

It is SCIENCE!


7 posted on 10/28/2010 12:59:33 PM PDT by MichiganConservative (A government big enough to do unto the people you don't like will get to doing unto you soon enough.)
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To: JoeProBono

Its just a hearing aid.


8 posted on 10/28/2010 1:00:05 PM PDT by Bevo
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To: JoeProBono

John Titor, please call your office.


9 posted on 10/28/2010 1:01:11 PM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (And that is all the people need to know!)
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To: Paul Ross


They worked everywhere on Star Trek...
10 posted on 10/28/2010 1:02:27 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: JoeProBono; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!; Lucky9teen
Screaming Lord Sutch?


11 posted on 10/28/2010 1:03:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Bevo
Ok. This is really sad. The server at the hearing aid museum at http://www.hearingaidmuseum.com/gallery/General_Info/GenInfoVacuumTube/info/generalinfo-vacuumtube.htm has crashed.

We have waaaaaaaaayyyy to much time on our hands.

And don't ask me how I found out it crashed.

12 posted on 10/28/2010 1:03:12 PM PDT by Pete (29thday.org Exponential problems require exponential solutions)
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To: Paul Ross
Uh, there would not have been a network back then. The phone would be dead.

No one time travels alone, except Titor. It could be a circa 2525 era walkie talkie and this person is yakking with their friend about being on the set of a Charlie Chaplin film.

13 posted on 10/28/2010 1:05:14 PM PDT by Malsua
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To: Bevo

14 posted on 10/28/2010 1:06:09 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

15 posted on 10/28/2010 1:06:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: Darteaus94025
Were the cell towers transported back in time too?

Perhaps. After all, according to Joe Biden, we had network television in the 1920's, during FDR's presidency.

16 posted on 10/28/2010 1:08:06 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: JoeProBono

No cell towers and who the hell were they calling?


17 posted on 10/28/2010 1:08:49 PM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: JoeProBono

Glad to see the fashion trends in the future which use cell phones is still turn of the century Dickins.


18 posted on 10/28/2010 1:09:07 PM PDT by blackdog
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To: JoeProBono

Its not a cell phone. Its a transistor radio. The sound quality wasn’t great and there was street noise which is why she’s holding it to her ear.


19 posted on 10/28/2010 1:09:27 PM PDT by marron
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To: Paul Ross
Uh, there would not have been a network back then. The phone would be dead.

From the comments:

Everyone's saying it COULD be a time traveler on a cell phone. But that it would be impossible because there's no cell phone towers. Uhh...what? lol I mean, if he's an actual time traveler, that would mean he's from the future. So who's to say there HAS to be cell phone towers in order for cell phones to work in the future?

20 posted on 10/28/2010 1:09:37 PM PDT by library user
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To: JoeProBono

21 posted on 10/28/2010 1:12:07 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Posting news feeds, making eyes bleed, he's hated on seven continents")
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To: JoeProBono
She was describing how to play Fizbin.


22 posted on 10/28/2010 1:13:58 PM PDT by frithguild (Joe Wilson was wrong when he shouted "You lie!" Obama doesn't just lie - he lies all the time.)
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To: BenLurkin

Inventor Martin Cooper holds one of the first mobile phones.


23 posted on 10/28/2010 1:17:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

It’s like the contrail you can see in the sky in the Laurel and Hardy movie, The Music Box (1932), even though the first jet aircraft didn’t fly for another seven years, and no prop aircraft flew anywhere near 26,000 feet where contrails usually form.


24 posted on 10/28/2010 1:19:09 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Alex Murphy

25 posted on 10/28/2010 1:19:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Pete

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http%3A//www.hearingaidmuseum.com/gallery/General_Info/GenInfoVacuumTube/info/generalinfo-vacuumtube.htm

No pics, but here is the text


26 posted on 10/28/2010 1:20:04 PM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: library user

Or, it could mean that he’s trying to use his cell phone, which is a 50/50 bet anyway. The results back then are frequently the same as those today.


27 posted on 10/28/2010 1:20:14 PM PDT by blackdog
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To: MichiganConservative
It is SCIENCE!


28 posted on 10/28/2010 1:21:51 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

29 posted on 10/28/2010 1:22:28 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: marron

Ahem, transistors weren’t invented till 1947


30 posted on 10/28/2010 1:23:33 PM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: pnh102

If you look REAL HARD, you also see a Stargate and several contemporary US Marines with M4s, and a heavy laser, for good measure.../s


31 posted on 10/28/2010 1:23:33 PM PDT by Levante
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To: JoeProBono


32 posted on 10/28/2010 1:25:19 PM PDT by frithguild (Joe Wilson was wrong when he shouted "You lie!" Obama doesn't just lie - he lies all the time.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Thats why they had to whittle them from cedar back in the twenties. Dipped in guargum.

:)

I’m kidding. Gee.


33 posted on 10/28/2010 1:27:04 PM PDT by marron
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To: frithguild

Siemens Halske Wallet and Purse hearing aids, 1920s
The Siemens Halske Company, founded in 1847 to build telegraph lines, was located near Berlin, Germany. A medical department was organized in 1877, and in 1910 the company began manufacturing hearing devices. These illustrations of devices from a 1920s Siemens Halske catalog show a wallet hearing aid and aids concealed in ladies’ handbags.
http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/did/20thcent/index.htm


34 posted on 10/28/2010 1:27:16 PM PDT by frithguild (Joe Wilson was wrong when he shouted "You lie!" Obama doesn't just lie - he lies all the time.)
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To: JoeProBono

It’s a shoe phone. There’s no doubt.


35 posted on 10/28/2010 1:27:27 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: bkepley

36 posted on 10/28/2010 1:30:00 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

37 posted on 10/28/2010 1:32:35 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Posting news feeds, making eyes bleed, he's hated on seven continents")
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To: Frantzie

Do Time Travelers have to pay roaming charges?

Just wonderin’


38 posted on 10/28/2010 1:33:24 PM PDT by silverleaf ("This is not an election on November 2 . This is a restraining order" P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: JoeProBono

EH?.....What the hell did you say?


39 posted on 10/28/2010 1:34:29 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: JoeProBono
Two of my favorite.....
40 posted on 10/28/2010 1:38:29 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Constitution Day; JoeProBono

But why is the rum gone?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JImcvtJzIK8&feature=related


41 posted on 10/28/2010 1:39:27 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: Bevo
Its just a hearing aid.

****************

BINGO --

WE HAVE A WINNNAHHHHHH!!!!!

***********

The "earhorn" came in many sizes and shapes-- including small portable versions...

*************

earhorn_pocket

Pocket earhorn

*************

Earhorn_curvy

Convoluted earhorn

************

42 posted on 10/28/2010 1:44:17 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: jimbo123

Kirk always had a Federation starship in close orbital proximity.


43 posted on 10/28/2010 1:46:02 PM PDT by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: JoeProBono
No, this is a woman applying a cold pack to her cheek while waiting a year for Obamacare to let her have a doctor visit.
44 posted on 10/28/2010 1:48:04 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

45 posted on 10/28/2010 1:48:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: marron
Its not a cell phone. Its a transistor radio.

The transistor radio wasn't invented until the 50's.

He/she is definitely holding something up to their ear. I don't know what it is, but I'm sure there is a very reasonable 1920's explanation. No, I don't buy the time traveler BS.

46 posted on 10/28/2010 1:52:43 PM PDT by Tatze (I reject your reality and substitute my own!)
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To: JoeProBono
Certainly multi-tasking possibilities here....

earhorn  - tin

*************

And here also....

earhorn_brass

Huge funny...
Enjoy your day--

47 posted on 10/28/2010 1:54:41 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: a fool in paradise

God. I bet I am the only one here who got that reference.

Was there any connection between his name and Suggs? I think Suggs was a nickname to hide his Scottish name in England.


48 posted on 10/28/2010 1:56:55 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

49 posted on 10/28/2010 1:57:10 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

You can take a look at “The Music Box” at http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/category/comedy/watch/v17189795Kr6n8XDr

Frankly, I didn’t have the patience to watch it long enough to spot any contrails.


50 posted on 10/28/2010 2:02:03 PM PDT by earglasses (I was blind, and now I hear...)
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