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scott at asofyet.org
Tue Oct 17 14:22:45 BST 2006
On Oct 17, 2006, at 4:17 AM, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> Fr*work advocacy is so last century.
> What I really want to know is whether there are people on the list
> who have never bought a vinyl record or pre-recorded cassette.
Well, that rules me out. I bought quite a few of both. In fact, we
just picked up a mint-condition 12" single of "The Message" about a
What's very scary, though, is that my nephews and niece have no idea
what these gadgets are. My 15-year-old brother-in-law even told me
that he thought the Atari 2600 was some relic from the Stone Age.
"This thing is crap. The games are too hard 'cause the graphics
suck." I remember my dad bringing that home in '80...
> For bonus points I'd be interested to know how many people bought
> into the abortive eight track cartridge thing ...
My dad had both an in-dash 8-track player in his Chevy and a
component 8-track player for the Christmas music in his office. I
don't recall any cartridges newer than 1974, though. But, alas, i
chipped in money in college ('94-ish) to purchase an 8-track player
and some kitschy cartridges at an antique shop with some dorm-
mates... so i can't claim never to've bought one.
Brian: If i recall correctly, this is the physics department.
Chris: That explains all that gravity.
-- Family Guy, "The Story on Page One"
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