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KC Elbows
5/08/2004 4:17pm,
...when companies design their products to fail, like car parts designed to go out so that the company has nearly guaranteed additional income in the future by selling such products today?

MaverickZ
5/08/2004 4:37pm,
built in obsolescence?

Dralion
5/08/2004 4:40pm,
I believe Maverick is CLOSE:

I think it may be "Planned Obsolence"

KC Elbows
5/08/2004 6:08pm,
thank you, that's the term.

Jenfucius
5/08/2004 6:10pm,
oh, you mean like God and the human body?

bunyip
5/08/2004 6:37pm,
And those turtles you get at the pet store that die two weeks after you get them home. Hm. I guess that's more or less the same thing.

Dralion
5/08/2004 10:57pm,
Originally posted by KC Elbows
thank you, that's the term.

YW!