Western Electric physically cutting hundreds of bundles of cables in 47 seconds in the mid eighties. This is to switch off a phone system as instantly as possible, before anyone might call in.

Why is this so satisfying to me?

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Three boosts, five likes, and I'd pasted the wrong YouTube link. 🤣 Bonus points to @cancel for catching it!

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