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Old 07-22-16, 12:30 AM   #1
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Never got the 12:00 to stop blinking? Too late now...

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Old 07-22-16, 05:47 AM   #2
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I captured cleaned up and digitized the last VHS video that I had to capture long ago.
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Old 07-22-16, 06:35 AM   #3
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lol I'm into new tech I have had a vcr in more then a decade
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I'm surprised they were still making VCR's let alone sold 750,000 in 2015.
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I haven't even had a dvd player in like 7 years blu ray baby and soon ill replace the bluray player for br 4k
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Some of the "newer" generations could set time by themselves, picking the time 'tick" from the nearby cable box.

What's a "cable box" you ask....? Have a seat....

P0rn gave us affordable VCRs, and obsoleted them away all the same.
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I'm stocking up on $50 DVD players with RCA Jack connectors while they're still making those.
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I'm weird I want at least 1080p .but id prefer 4k
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I'm stocking up on $50 DVD players with RCA Jack connectors while they're still making those.
What is the specific interest in that connector type?

I had a couple, but spouse's yoga classmate did need one, so that one is gone.
I used to restock at the town reuse & recycle shed... where I get all my vintage audio, but they changed rules, no VCRs, etc.

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My family used to pick up 3 or so movies from blockbuster once or twice/week and re-record them 3-4 to a tape... I've probably spent months of my life just rewinding and fast forwarding. Good riddance.
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Some of the "newer" generations could set time by themselves, picking the time 'tick" from the nearby cable box.

What's a "cable box" you ask....? Have a seat....

P0rn gave us affordable VCRs, and obsoleted them away all the same.

One of the local PBS stations usually had this signal in their transmissions. It was during the NTSC analog days though. Now this is available in the electronic program guide info gathered by your digital tuners or converters but be forewarned that if the info isn't readily available you won't have a current time or guide to set any recorders by without manual entry.


You can be in July on one channel and January on another too.
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I still have a vcr in the basement to watch old tapes that tries to set itself from the no longer existent PBS signal all the time and it causes problems because it wants to do that when it first turns on. I just need to replace those last few tapes.
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