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    Lightbulb What is the meaning of "Brush passes" ?

    Hey guys hope you all are doing great.

    In a movie some old men were talking about technology and one of them said: "Don't you miss the old good days with pay phones and brush passes?"

    What did he mean by "Brush passes"?

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 09-Oct-2013 at 23:39. Reason: Changed quote to "passes" not "passed" as OP typed

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    Re: What is the meaning of "Brush passes" ?

    I've been thinking hard about this question, without success. But I just noticed that a moderator edited the question in a way that altered its meaning. I still have no answer for either the pre- or the post- moderated question, but I feel that the moderator who changed the question must have an idea that has not been shared with us.

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    Re: What is the meaning of "Brush passes" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    I've been thinking hard about this question, without success. But I just noticed that a moderator edited the question in a way that altered its meaning. I still have no answer for either the pre- or the post- moderated question, but I feel that the moderator who changed the question must have an idea that has not been shared with us.
    I did not change all three instances of the word "passed", to "passes". The word appeared three times in the original post - twice it said "passes" and once it said "passed". I simply edited the post so that all three words read the same thing as clearly one of them was a typo by the OP.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What is the meaning of "Brush passes" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by elka021 View Post
    Hey guys hope you all are doing great. Unnecessary

    In a movie some old men were talking about technology and one of them said: "Don't you miss the old good days with pay phones and brush passes?"

    What did he mean by "Brush passes"?

    Thank you in advance. Unnecessary

    A "brush pass", also known as "brush contact" is the term used to describe a brief
    moment where two agents 'meet' and quickly exchange information, ..


    (www.topspysecrets.com/spy-dictionary.html)

    The two old men were probably retired spies.

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