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PET Daily Show Pervatron

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#1 almightytodd OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:27 PM

It's the "Pervatron 5000" - a computer voice synthesizer to read the Anthony Weiner texts that are too embarrassing for guest host John Oliver to read...

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#2 RobertB OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:34 PM

Darn! That machine is not among my PET 2001's. ;)

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#3 MrMaddog OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:37 AM

Hope it's not the same talking computer from WarGames... :rolling:

#4 carlsson OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:07 AM

The PET 2001 is iconic. I found a drawing of one in my worker's union (!) magazine a couple of years ago. The text on the screen says "BUY ME!"
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