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 Post subject: What Germans in 1900 thought 2000 would be like
New postPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:35 pm 
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Found this link on the Steampunk forum. A chocolate manufacturer published these promotional postcards in 1900...

http://paleo-future.blogspot.com/2007/04/postcards-showing-year-2000-circa-1900.html


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 Post subject: Re: What Germans in 1900 thought 2000 would be like
New postPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:08 am 
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Hi Rob.

A very interesting vision of the future!

But actually the "House moving by train" is almost true. Have you ever seen those "Monster Moves" programs on TV, where in America (of course!) they literally move an entire house by road to a new location?

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 Post subject: Re: What Germans in 1900 thought 2000 would be like
New postPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:15 pm 
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Most of them have come true in some form, some were already true in 1900. They just put their own spin on the ideas.


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