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Which is the better tool?

Cell Phone
45 (97.8%)
Mor-Tite
1 (2.2%)

Total Members Voted: 45

Voting closed: Dec 15, 2012, 01:00 pm

Author Topic: Regional, Round 4: Cell Phone vs Mor-Tite  (Read 2027 times)

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Regional, Round 4: Cell Phone vs Mor-Tite
« on: Dec 11, 2012, 01:00 pm »
On one side of the court we've got a relative newcomer to the industry. On the other, a long-time stalwart traveling companion.

Cell phone needs little introduction - its versatility and utility have earned it a big fan following despite its comparatively young age. However, cell phones are not known for their reliability. They need charging, they need a signal, they need SIM cards and many are pretty useless without apps. In the hands of the audience they're a menace, but in the hands of a tardy actor they may be a lifeline to sanity. When working at their best the cell phone squadron is an unbeatable foe, but can they get it together this week?

Meanwhile, Mor-tite (also known as weatherstripping, blue-tack, poster putty) does not have quite so obvious of a use as cell phone, but once you're familiar with it you will come back to it again and again. Malleable, sticky and pretty much invisible, it has been used to hold loose & wiggly props in place for decades.

Can Mor-tite summon its defensive staying power against what will certainly be an offensive slaughter from cell phone?

The fourth round will run through Friday at midnight CST.

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Re: Regional, Round 4: Cell Phone vs Mor-Tite
« Reply #1 on: Dec 12, 2012, 05:12 am »
My phone - aka my left hand... where would I be without it... it is my office in a little black and silver box.

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Re: Regional, Round 4: Cell Phone vs Mor-Tite
« Reply #2 on: Dec 12, 2012, 10:48 am »
I feel like if this was an NFL game, it would be flexed to a more competitive match up....

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Re: Regional, Round 4: Cell Phone vs Mor-Tite
« Reply #3 on: Dec 12, 2012, 05:19 pm »
The sound you hear is hundreds of stage managers reflexively reaching for their cellphones, just to make sure they're still there.

Just in case.

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