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BAR CODE

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David

David Report 3 Jul 2008 07:45

Do you think the bar code is a good thing or an insidious way of keeping track?

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 3 Jul 2008 09:34

I dont go to bars where they have a code!

David

David Report 3 Jul 2008 09:38

I like it Mick


Bars codes been around a while. Will the next generation of kids have a bar code on their fore heads?

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 3 Jul 2008 09:40

No - microchips are much more efficient!

LanarkshireLassie

LanarkshireLassie Report 3 Jul 2008 19:33

Bar codes have been about for a good number of years.

It is just that they have actually been used for their proper purpose over recent years.

Used properly, and you, yourself remaining vigilant, they are to your advantage.

Gail

David

David Report 3 Jul 2008 21:23

Doesnt it help the system work faster and more efficiently?
Helps stockists reorder on time and suppliers to gear their production etc

And thats just one example.

But these bar codes, they're everywhere, on everything.