Shoulda-Been Movie Watches: TRON Edition

I posted my blue Armitron Griffy for #wruw yesterday. @Type2Camper wrote that it made him think of "the OG Tron movie." This comment necessitated a quick Photoshop job.

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1,000 times agreed! 馃憣馃徎

Greetings, Program! My User agrees and I'm sure the MCP does, too!馃槀

Perfect!

Type2Camper

Greetings, Program! My User agrees and I'm sure the MCP does, too!馃槀

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Griffy gang! Such a fun watch. And now I want a Tron edition! 馃槀

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Cool AF

Problem is, your blue LED Armitron couldn't exist in 1982 when Tron was released. The first commercially available blue LED wasn't produced until 1989, and an efficient, ie bright, blue LED wasn't invented until 1993, for which the inventors won the Nobel Prize. So your blue digital watch couldn't have been the Tron movie watch, except after the fact as an anachronism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-emitting_diode#Blue_LED

wilfried

Problem is, your blue LED Armitron couldn't exist in 1982 when Tron was released. The first commercially available blue LED wasn't produced until 1989, and an efficient, ie bright, blue LED wasn't invented until 1993, for which the inventors won the Nobel Prize. So your blue digital watch couldn't have been the Tron movie watch, except after the fact as an anachronism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-emitting_diode#Blue_LED

Next you'll be telling me that Users can't actually be digitized and uploaded to the Grid on the Encom mainframe. I WON'T HEAR IT! <fingers in ears> LALALALALA

But thanks for the surprisingly interesting real information!

Big fan of the OG Tron.

Watched Tron in theatre in 鈥82!

Was cool then, and still is 馃槈