degenerate-afro: I have two VHS, one S-VHS, and an LD player. I haven't used any of them in years, but I still have them.
whereisian: 119 million people live in homes with four or more televisionsThat's nuttier than the VCR thing. Most people I know have one, some have two, can only think of one person with more than that.
cxjohn: I have found there to be very little, if any, content worth "delayed" viewing.
nekom: We stayed at a vacation property last year and they had a VCR and a few tapes in one of the bedrooms. I felt like a damned archaeologist.
Gunny Walker: VCRs are great for kids.1.) Grab the purple tape.2.) Push it into the VCR.3.) Watch4.) If it ends, go to step 2.Can't do that with a DVR or DVD.
moothemagiccow: Yeah I had my VCRDVD combo up until just recently. Hooked up to the plasma and everything in case I wanted to watch the definitive version of star wars they released by mistake in the 90s
gund goat: nekom: We stayed at a vacation property last year and they had a VCR and a few tapes in one of the bedrooms. I felt like a damned archaeologist.Just don't watch the one weird tape with the spinning chair and the well.
cgraves67: THere's a VHS/DVD player sitting in a box in my basement somewhere. We still have it because my wife refuses to part with her childhood collection of Disney tapes that she doesn't watch.
jfarkinB: I've got boxes of poorly-labeled tapes. My plan was to digitize them in batches, quick-scan through them, clip the stuff of sentimental or historical interest, and discard the rest -- but the last working VCR died before I got started. Any advice on a good workhorse VCR player for a task like this, given that the store shelves are no longer full of them?/recovering hoarder//doesn't count if it all fits on one drive///okay, a few drives////plus backups
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Jun 25 2017 00:21:17
Runtime: 0.300 sec (299 ms)