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TARC - The first thought phone
« on: July 13, 2013, 11:10:58 pm »
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2013, 11:32:49 pm »
..and now the crystal nutjobs are at it...
http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tarc-the-first-thought-phone?c=home
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2013, 12:30:59 am »
Holy nut job batman!
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2013, 01:09:44 am »
TARC: Take All Rubes' Cash.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2013, 02:45:02 am »
TARC: Take All Rubes' Cash.

well according to Paris Tosen inventor, TARC stands for:
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The TARC stands for “Thought Attenuated Resonance Communicator” and is powered by the electromagnetic fields surrounding the human body and is activated by bioelectrical effects.

Methinks Paris has a novel and private definition of 'attenuated', on second glance you nailed it terminal jack.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2013, 02:52:34 am »
..and now the crystal nutjobs are at it...

Why not turn being bat shit crazy enough to hear voices to your advantage. If you are going to hear voices they may as well be from someone you think wants to talk to you :)
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2013, 02:55:49 am »
:-DD

Oh, this is just great.

I hate to be so cynical, and usually I get rather enraged at these scams, but really, if you invest in a thought phone, I don't think I have it in me to feel bad for you... It's just hilarious, that's all, perhaps in a dark sort of way...
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2013, 03:30:51 am »
Did he cut the bottoms off of beer bottles?

If he'll pay for the beer, I'll drink it and he can have the bottle bottoms.

I'm sending a telepathic message to him right now, we'll know it works if I get an email from him.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2013, 07:40:23 am »
If his thought phone really works, then he should be getting a handful of calls right now and his thought-message-box is likely full!

Or maybe he's got thought-waiting?

Or if he's somewhere else, thought-forwarding?

Would you get a busy signal if he's thinking about somebody else when you tried to think about him?

How do you hang up on a thought?

What does a thought-"ring" sound like?

If a thought-phone rings in the forest, and nobody is around to hear it, did it really do any thinking of thoughts?

What happens if you dial a wrong thought-number?
Does the person at the other end hear your thoughts regardless?

Who exactly is the thought-operator?
Who runs the local thought phone company?
Are there many choices when it comes to long distance thought plans?

Are thoughts cheaper at nights and on weekends and holidays?
I didn't take it apart.
I turned it on.

The only stupid question is, well, most of them...

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2013, 09:20:50 am »
This sort of thing just makes IGG look like a bunch of greedy idiots who are happy to be complicit with fraudlent scammers. Kickstarter must be pissing themselves laughing.
 
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2013, 09:59:49 am »
I believe he is just trolling around.

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2013, 10:04:59 am »
I hate to be so cynical, and usually I get rather enraged at these scams, but really, if you invest in a thought phone, I don't think I have it in me to feel bad for you... It's just hilarious, that's all, perhaps in a dark sort of way...

And it's likely not a deliberate "scam". The guy probably believes this stuff, and will deliver the actual device.
It's like the golden ear brigade really can hear the difference between electrically identical cables.
And religious people really can hear the voice of god in their head.

This stuff feels as real to them as evidence based stuff does to us.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2013, 10:14:23 am »
I believe he is just trolling around.
Ya think??

From his TARC web site http://www.tosen.ca/tarc.html, the very last paragraph
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The TARC is designed with Stelan technology (ie interdimensional science), advanced ideas that have been adapted to suit human needs.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2013, 10:19:43 am »
Why is it no surprise that he's also a 9/11 conspiracy nut?
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2013, 11:41:38 am »
Just did........bloody telemarketers again. Them and the religious nuts keep calling and leaving a message to call them, but always no return number, just withheld numbers and completely bogus ones if there.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2013, 11:48:09 am »
Maybe they should spin off a new site for these morons - indiewoowoo
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2013, 12:37:22 pm »
Most communications regulations require that a phone (including the phone network) must allow you to call police/ambulance/fire brigade at their well known numbers. The FCC will take care about the TARC :-)
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2013, 03:52:09 pm »
Most communications regulations require that a phone (including the phone network) must allow you to call police/ambulance/fire brigade at their well known numbers. The FCC will take care about the TARC :-)
Maybe it calls the Thought Police.....   


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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2013, 04:47:02 pm »
You been commenting on the Register again mike...........
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2013, 01:57:11 am »
I LOL'd at this part:

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A little practice is required.

I'm not particularly sure why I found it more entertaining than the rest of it.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #20 on: July 16, 2013, 02:33:53 am »
Because they're using it as their "get out of jail free card" with respect to "It doesn't work for me!!!" Well, did you practice enough?

Anything can be claimed possible as long as you clarify that it's not possible for skeptics.
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2013, 02:40:56 am »
Hopefully Verizon does not take is as exclusive, I'm with AT&T and I will not be able to get it !

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2013, 03:51:51 am »
Tosen's Update July 9 - The Tarc
"Comments are disabled for this video"

I'd chuck in some money just to have comments enabled.
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #24 on: July 16, 2013, 03:52:10 am »
Actually,we've had thought phones for years---they've just got some very clunky interfaces!
I usually think before I speak! ;D
 

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #25 on: July 16, 2013, 08:00:04 am »
I will only buy the TARC device when it enables me to do this to my colleagues, otherwise it is a useless toy.

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« Reply #26 on: July 16, 2013, 08:14:14 am »
"The transistor is over 80 years old"
http://www.garrettbaldwin.com/

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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #27 on: July 16, 2013, 09:06:17 am »
Tosen's Update July 9 - The Tarc
"Comments are disabled for this video"

I'd chuck in some money just to have comments enabled.
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2013, 09:09:53 am »
Tosen's Update July 9 - The Tarc
"Comments are disabled for this video"

I'd chuck in some money just to have comments enabled.
Looks like they've taken off the $1 reward, otherwise we might have seen a few more of these :
"Hey, I’m a physicist and I just wanted to let you know you’re bat shit crazy.
Enjoy my $1.00."
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2013, 10:39:10 am »
Actually,we've had thought phones for years---they've just got some very clunky interfaces!
I usually think before I speak! ;D

That's nothing compared to the proven technique of human body teleportation based on thought waves. 

Many report that when one talks negatively about the boss to a collegue he mysteriously appears within earshot.   Whereas positive conversations either do not have this effect, or do have it only  if misconstrued as negative. 

Proof that it was brain waves and not the voice that caused his appearance is because he could only have reached his mischievous subordinates had he started his trip while evil thoughts were being thought.

PS: The observance of this effect, ie that energy required to start this movement originates with negative rather than positive, is further proof that 'conventional current' in electrical circuits is bunk.
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Re: TARC - The first thought phone
« Reply #30 on: July 16, 2013, 03:56:26 pm »
176 views - reassuringly few people interested in this nutjob

That's just me refreshing the video page to get his hopes up.
 


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