Acer to market 'smart prayer beads'

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Re: Acer to market 'smart prayer beads'

Post by Kim O'Hara » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:47 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:49 pm
I count sheep. LIke Acer products, they are occasionally prone to viruses but the worst part is having to round up 108 of them each time. I found a short cut, though - round up 27 and count each leg, plus the sheepdog to allow for errors. ;)
If you count the heads and tails as well as the legs, you only need 18 of the sheep, and you will accumulate merit by letting the other 9 peacefully graze.
Mantrik wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:49 pm
Seriously, though, 'daft beads' may be a better term.......why introduce something which needs power to work, can go wrong, costs more money, and probably has caused a fair amount of pollution in the making. It must have been an April Fool stunt.


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Re: Acer to market 'smart prayer beads'

Post by dzogchungpa » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:19 pm

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Re: Acer to market 'smart prayer beads'

Post by Mantrik » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:41 pm

$10 a bead and only one is 'tech'.

Still, I wonder, if it were a 108 mala, how many TIbetans would love the novelty. HHDL?

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Re: Acer to market 'smart prayer beads'

Post by lelopa » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:40 am

Simon E. wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:32 am
Call me Mr Stick- in- the- mud but I'll keep using beads I can feel. Whose heft is in my hand. Beads that I can oil and smell the sandalwood or frankincense...

I like using all the senses, not just hearing and cognitions

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