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Sarkes Tarzian
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Inventor
    (1900-October 1987)
    Developed the electron gun
    Pioneered modern TV tuners
    His company is called 'Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.'
    His name evokes images of Tarzan.
    His major invention, the electron gun, is instrumental in delivering many brain-stagnating TV shows to young children, contributing to youth obesity.
    On that same note, he probably enabled lots of adults to become fat, as well.
    Part of his massive, deer-inhabited estate has been developed into ritzy townhouses, drawing criticism from local environmental groups.
    He revolutionized the way we watch TV.
    His family emigrated from Armenia to escape persecution.
    As a child, he worked at several jobs to help his parents.
    He was the top high school graduate in Philadelphia (1918).
    He automatically received a scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania.
    He said: 'We're thankful to the good Lord for the United States of America, where people like us can come and be greeted with open arms. Here, if you are interested and you are willing to put the effort in, you have the chance to accomplish wonderful things.'

Credit: Big Papa


    In 2018, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 37.04% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 49 Votes: 38.78% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 25 Votes: 32.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 96 Votes: 44.79% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 116 Votes: 45.69% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 218 Votes: 44.50% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 254 Votes: 44.49% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 533 Votes: 43.15% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 423 Votes: 50.35% Annoying
 
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