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Re: IPods Shut Out the Sounds of Life
Posted by: Army Feth 2006-01-22 10:02:47
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I don't have an iPod. Sometimes I feel like the only one in the world. Over the long weekend, I traveled to Washington, D.C. Little white cords draped from the ears of everyone from college students to businesspeople to grocery shoppers. I always wonder what they are listening to. When you have an iPod, you get to choose what you hear. As I walked the streets of our nation's capitol with my open and often freezing ears, I heard all kinds of things those listening to music didn't.


Re: IPods Shut Out the Sounds of Life
Posted by: TheD 2006-01-23 16:13:20 In reply to: Army Feth
What a bunch of piffle. Are there any normal (eg, non-autistic) people out there that truly enjoy hearing the sounds of cars and footsteps? No, what I'm more likely to hear walking on an urban sidewalk is, "Spare change?". I prefer my iPod, TYVM.
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