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    I think Samsung is hip to the fact that no one reads the manual anymore. For the cynical, burned out, or jaded, it's become something of a tradition in message boards across the internet: respond to an obvious question with "RTFM," or "read the frackin' manual," in Battlestar-speak. It's a predictable, dated response, but it's also become something of a joke on itself. The reality is that not a lot of users read instruction manuals anymore. Most manufacturers have stopped including big, bulky printed booklets, making their user guides available as PDFs to download. It's anyone's guess just ...

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    There's a sign that's been hanging on a wall in my childhood home for about twenty years. It's a souvenir from the San Diego Zoo (which I've never visited, so it must've been a gift) and it's basically the longest do-not-do list in the history of man. It reads as follows: "PLEASE DO NOT annoy, torment, pester, plague, molest, worry, badger, harry, harass, heckle, persecute, irk, bullyrag, vex, disquiet, grate, beset, bother, tease, nettle, tantalize, or ruffle the animals." I transcribed that from memory just now, having apparently spent too many mornings lying in bed reading the sign's ...

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