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Date: 02/11/08 01:18 AM

62 Responses to Mr. Microphone

  1. Profile photo of LittleMissQT
    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
    1266 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:20 am
    Link: Mr. Microphone - Aren`t you glad you weren`t a teenager in the `80s? And for those of you that were teens in the `80s, I`m so sorry.
  2. Profile photo of vatroslav
    vatroslav Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2008 at 1:24 am
    That...Is saaaad...How lame were those days ???
  3. Profile photo of BikerTeen
    BikerTeen Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2008 at 1:24 am
    Weird and kinda tripy
  4. Profile photo of lucid_wizard
    lucid_wizard Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2008 at 1:27 am
    "I got one and I love it"

    wow, 17.88, that was what, like a thousand dollars back then.

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    sunsetxluv22 Female 13-17
    415 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:29 am
    were they high? cause seriously, that was retarded.
  6. Profile photo of Kaizer250
    Kaizer250 Male 18-29
    777 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:30 am
    You know that your life is sorely lacking when you carry a fake microphone in your jacket lining.
  7. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4014 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:30 am
    Hell yeah I`m thankful I wasn`t a teen in the 80s.

    Though I wonder what excellent technology in the 90s will we find funny in 10 years time?

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    Dyia Female 18-29
    58 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:34 am
    My question is, did they really work?
  9. Profile photo of EvilM
    EvilM Male 13-17
    411 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:38 am
    The only feasible use for that now is pretending you`ve fallen down a well.
    Also, I can`t help bt notice everyone kept their microphones REEEALY close to the radios; low range, by any chance?
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    Deejay89 Male 18-29
    194 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:02 am
    It`d be funny to talk to one of your family members through the radio and act like you died and are transmitting your voice through the radio to bid your final good bye o.o;...I want one...
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    simcon Male 13-17
    254 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:07 am
    like s**t professional people would use it for practice. Funny in the video how the person playing the guitar was using it and there was such a small group lol.
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    powpowking Male 13-17
    551 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:21 am
    omg....old as the 1980s...
  13. Profile photo of Toonoisy
    Toonoisy Female 18-29
    102 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:33 am
    The iPod of the 80`s?
  14. Profile photo of louis1080
    louis1080 Male 13-17
    30 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:48 am
    Id luv 1 of them crap things!
  15. Profile photo of T3h-Wraith
    T3h-Wraith Male 13-17
    645 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:01 am
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    PandaLoMein Male 18-29
    189 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:13 am
    Wow. . . so this was the commercial that was parodied in the Simpsons.

    Great post. "Hey good looking, we`ll come and pick you up later!"

    Awesome. I`d like to try that.

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    yankee15 Male 30-39
    263 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:21 am
    Hey don`t knock being a kid in the 80s! Aside from crap like this and having Reagan for president it was better than having Bush. At least Reagan could talk, and there was still decent music being made back then. Music is crap now.
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    low325 Male 40-49
    199 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:28 am
    I have a good use for that if it has high enough range. Find someone using a radio and get into range and makes sex noises into the mike. Then they can hear sex noises. Even better if it is a little kid and their mother is in the room.
  19. Profile photo of FeeFee
    FeeFee Female 18-29
    583 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 4:13 am
    Okay then.
  20. Profile photo of StoogegirlSi
    StoogegirlSi Female 18-29
    202 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 4:14 am
    My god, I think I had one when I was little. I mean, really little. I mean, like, when I was two. That was also the time I had that creepy talking teddy bear (you know what I mean, his mouth moved to the tape.)
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    bankvole Male 30-39
    959 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 5:57 am
    it looked very early 80s if not 70s. And just because this sort of s**te was available doesn`t mean we all got on like the twats in the clip.
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    H3_SIX Female 18-29
    81 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 6:15 am
    lol. 0:20 something, they guy trips up.
  23. Profile photo of Myxgyglplx
    Myxgyglplx Male 30-39
    223 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 6:23 am
    StoogegirlSi: You mean a Teddy Ruxpin. :-)

    No one I knew had a Mr. Microphone. It was considered stupid crap back then as well, and we made fun of this same commercial. I did, however, go to Radio Shack and buy a small FM transmitter. I started a radio station at my house, but it only had a range of a couple hundred feet. I also used it for eavesdropping as part of my super secret spy gear.

    The late 70`s and the 80`s ruled. Many of the things you love were invented then. They`re just smaller and improved now.

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    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
    367 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 6:45 am
    Apparently before I was born, one of the people that lived across the street from my parents had one. My parents always called HIM "Mr. Microphone" because of it....maybe he didn`t use the real "Mr. Microphone" but he used some annoying poo like it.
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    SilentFray Female 18-29
    683 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 7:28 am
    haha teddy ruxpin. wow.

    i kinda remember these things.

    anyone notice it was from the Ronco guy, Ron Popeil. i guess that thing started his career.

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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2721 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 9:07 am
    My favourite decade is going to be the one from 2010-2020. I just know it.
  27. Profile photo of joeyhndc
    joeyhndc Male 18-29
    332 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 9:12 am
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    joeyhndc Male 18-29
    332 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 9:13 am
    Wow, they even used the "hey good looking..." line.
  29. Profile photo of EvilM
    EvilM Male 13-17
    411 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 11:15 am
    Wow... this forum just got increadibly nostalgic...

    I gotta agree with deaf woman on this one :->.

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    uuaschbaer Male 13-17
    197 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 11:16 am
    `Buy 2 or 3, they make really great christmas gifts!` Haha ok.
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    rbt_food Male 18-29
    322 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 11:26 am
    so that`s where the simpsons got it.
  32. Profile photo of clc2275
    clc2275 Male 40-49
    37 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 11:37 am
    ok little one`s this is how it was before computers that could fit in your room, the internet and cable t.v. yea it was a joke back then but we did not spend all of our time inside ( there was nothing to do, watch b/w t.v. on 3-4 channels or play pong )so we did stuff outside in " THE REAL WORLD " i know scary but true. stupid stuff like "mr microphone" and "disco clubs" realy advanced the electronic world to what it is today. now i am going to microwave some popcorn and watch a movie off a small disk on a flat screen with millions of colors,while talking on my cell-phone and e-mailing 8-)
  33. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 11:48 am
  34. Profile photo of witchawitcha
    witchawitcha Female 13-17
    347 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    holy hell, i want a mr microphone!!!
  35. Profile photo of greengiant
    greengiant Male 13-17
    686 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 12:31 pm
    Deadman3215, that thing looks like a sex toy
  36. Profile photo of Gunit1
    Gunit1 Female 13-17
    851 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 12:44 pm
    For $20? NEVER!!!! But... for $19.95? TOTALLY!!!!
  37. Profile photo of koolwalla
    koolwalla Male 18-29
    96 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    big bunch of suck!
  38. Profile photo of i-am-horny
    i-am-horny Male 13-17
    1053 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:23 pm
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    whyaskwhy Female 13-17
    275 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 1:44 pm
    if some hottie pulled up in a car and asked ME out with a mr.microphone, i`d be all over it!

    i really laughed at the black guy rockin` out with it. ahh good advertising

  40. Profile photo of scar104
    scar104 Male 13-17
    358 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:00 pm
    Did she just duct tape a $17 microphone to a guitar? *facepalm*
  41. Profile photo of zomgimonfire
    zomgimonfire Female 18-29
    582 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 2:21 pm
    i got something just like that for christmas when i was like, 9. It was from Crayola. Yes, the crayon company makes mics like these
  42. Profile photo of Camira
    Camira Male 18-29
    646 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:00 pm
    A wireless microphone that tunes into a radio!
    That`s a brilliant idea... where can I get one?
  43. Profile photo of crazyotto
    crazyotto Male 30-39
    245 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:20 pm
    i had one and it didnt work
  44. Profile photo of CheesyQueso
    CheesyQueso Female 18-29
    2197 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:32 pm
    that seems lame
  45. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:52 pm
    Me and my sister (10 years older) always have the argument, What was the worst and best decade? For worse we think 60`s because it lead to the 70`s (we could have said 70`s but if you caused the 70s you are worse). And the best, we go split ways. She says 80`s just because it ended the 70s (no other reason though. Come on, Mr. Microphone, Jordache jeans, Jherri Curls?). I say 90`s because it ended the 80s and it had a talking dog "Drop the Chalupa".

    So in conclusion, the 80s greatest contribution was that it ended the 70s (it still has its influence on today though, sadly. Boy bands still sound like girls).

    90s for life or atleast until The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song finally gets old.

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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 3:53 pm
    and clc, yes, stupid inventions due advance technology. For example, Mac Book Air, it seems stupid but it has technology that will contribute in the future. Just not now.
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    razzzledazzl Female 13-17
    564 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 4:09 pm
    Omg I wish I was alive in the 80`s...

    And I used to have something like that but it wasn`t really a microphone, you just talked into it and it just like echoed haha.

  48. Profile photo of CIVILVS
    CIVILVS Male 40-49
    2 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    Good times!
  49. Profile photo of ak4775
    ak4775 Male 30-39
    354 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 5:29 pm
    That wasn`t nearly as bad as some of the stuff we got stuck with.
  50. Profile photo of thrash56
    thrash56 Male 18-29
    70 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 5:58 pm
    How was there no feedback? They held the thing like, six inches, from the radio.
  51. Profile photo of elliannah
    elliannah Female 18-29
    53 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 8:44 pm
    roflmao at the dancing black guy like 10 seconds, he really seemed happy to have that thing XD
  52. Profile photo of mastercif
    mastercif Male 13-17
    458 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 8:48 pm
    now if it had a longer range you could potentially pull off sooooo many good pranks, but seeing in the video they had to be right next to the radio, well theres no difference between that and just talking normally
  53. Profile photo of xp
    xp Male 30-39
    523 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 9:10 pm
    The 80`s was effin awesome! I remember when people actually said wtf is the internet? Or even wtf is a computer? And cell phones? The size of your freakin head and only owned by rich a$$holes. The 80`s were totally awesome. ...and by awesome I mean sucky and lame. Also Michael Jackson was cool back then...
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    DrkAng3LxNat Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2008 at 9:57 pm
    why`s it under funny? no really. i didnt find anything remotely funny about it. at all.
  55. Profile photo of JannyMN
    JannyMN Female 18-29
    30 posts
    February 11, 2008 at 10:08 pm
    I was born at the end of 1980, I had something like this when I was like 5 or 6. This commercial was odd because who the hell would carry one around and talk on it? It was useful for bothering or freaking someone out in the next room... or of course for being an idiot recording yourself on it. And yes, just like on that one Simpsons episode, one of the first things I thought of, besides that I had one and now I feel lame and old. Hell I still remember the internet being dialup BBS access from back in the way early 90s. So I guess I could say I was there and saw it evolve? Yeah.. oh well.
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9312 posts
    February 12, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    *sigh* 80`s...wish I was old enough to really appreciate it.
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    alexisnicole Female 18-29
    22 posts
    February 12, 2008 at 3:42 pm
    this was actually 1979, close but not really 80s. I like to think the only good thing to come out of the 80s was me, and that`s even stretching it.
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    aliachloe Female 13-17
    198 posts
    February 12, 2008 at 5:16 pm
    I liked that black dude dancing down the street.
  59. Profile photo of Jerm_Leather
    Jerm_Leather Male 18-29
    897 posts
    February 12, 2008 at 7:20 pm
    *sigh* Who could forget the classic 80`s blonde douchebag?

    "Hey, good lookin`, we`ll be back to pick you up later!"

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    sabreduelist Male 13-17
    174 posts
    February 13, 2008 at 8:12 am

    Just... wow.

  61. Profile photo of nardo218
    nardo218 Female 18-29
    114 posts
    February 13, 2008 at 9:36 pm
    I had one of these when I was about nine. Haven`t you children seen the Simpsons ep where Bart fools the town that he`s fallen down a well?
  62. Profile photo of Afterthought
    Afterthought Female 18-29
    245 posts
    April 12, 2008 at 8:43 pm
    And now it`s Mr. Microphone....again.

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