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(Collector's Weekly)   People collect eight-track tapes. Some of them sell for $5,000, and there are even museums for them in Dallas, Texas, and Roxbury, New York   ( divider line
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2012-12-15 03:33:43 AM  
3 votes:
Why would an*K-CHOONK!*yone want to collect 8 tracks?
2012-12-15 04:52:58 AM  
2 votes:

Bathysphere: Friend of mine brought over a girl from Art school whom he wanted to bang. During a conversation, she looked at me and said in a deadly serious voice, "I ONLY listen to vinyl. " I did not know how to respond.

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2012-12-14 07:48:18 PM  
2 votes:
They should do a match book sollection there as well.

/you know, to wedge under the 8 track to keep it on the proper channel.
2012-12-15 11:24:32 AM  
1 vote:
Freebird changed tracks in the middle of the frenzied guitar riff.
2012-12-15 10:19:01 AM  
1 vote:
Well, it's no Yellow Panasonic TNT 8-track player with a plunger handle, as I had when I was a kid, but you can still buy an 8-Track player today:


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Even has a carrying strap, so you can listen to your favorite tunes while jogging!
2012-12-15 09:15:25 AM  
1 vote:
My brother and I used to sneak into the '77 olds in the driveway and listen to my dad's 8 track of Richard Pryor's "That ni**er's crazy". I loved that car.
2012-12-15 07:29:23 AM  
1 vote:

LordJiro: L.D. Ablo: If we can get hipsters away from vinyl and onto 8 track, the world will be a better place.

Fixed that for you.

Don't be stupid. Hipsters, like cockroaches and vultures, serve an ecologically crucial function in our culture - they are scavengers. They seek out and consume all the dead, decaying flesh our culture sloughs off before it can accumulate to the point that it becomes a mental health hazard.
2012-12-15 07:28:40 AM  
1 vote:
Old people getting misty eyed about old stuff that is crap?

Colour me surprised.

If audiophiles put down the vinyl and pushed for hi-def replacement for cd's they would do the world a favour. But that would need most of them to know what they are talking about.
2012-12-15 07:07:57 AM  
1 vote:
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Had this one in my car.

/get off my lawn
//78 T-Bird land yacht
2012-12-15 05:47:03 AM  
1 vote:

Skyfrog: sallys: [ image 265x350]
How I like my 8 track. Of course, I don't have a player.

I remember reading about that, a new album released on 8-track in 2006.

RIck Nielsen: "We're the #1 8 track in the world"

it was 2009...
2012-12-15 05:43:01 AM  
1 vote:

sallys: [ image 265x350]
How I like my 8 track. Of course, I don't have a player.

I remember reading about that, a new album released on 8-track in 2006.
2012-12-15 05:16:56 AM  
1 vote:
bought a '75 toronado in the 90s. had an 8 track player (and THREE cigarette lighters!) so bought a bunch of disco 8 tracks. Could fit 7 people in that thing and cruise around and when we got out the smoke would just roll out of there.

nasty beast of a car. front wheel drive with a 454 or something. would go 110 down the interstate like a magic carpet though.
2012-12-15 04:41:59 AM  
1 vote:
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2012-12-15 04:31:42 AM  
1 vote:

shanrick: What is love
Baby don't hurt me

Wait a minute, did you just grab my ass?
2012-12-15 04:13:50 AM  
1 vote:
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How I like my 8 track. Of course, I don't have a player.
2012-12-15 02:35:18 AM  
1 vote:
There's also a Pinball museum here in Asbury Park, the difference being, is that you can actually *PLAY THEM!*
2012-12-15 02:33:10 AM  
1 vote:
My first girlfriend in high school had an 8 track of Carlin's 7 Words. That was the first I'd heard it and I still remember listening to it while she and I had awkward teenage sex. In summation, 8 track was pretty damn cool.
2012-12-15 12:29:54 AM  
1 vote:
8-track was crap when it was brand new.
2012-12-14 10:02:47 PM  
1 vote:
$5000? Really? Holy crap!

Where did I put my copy of John Denver's Greatest Hits...?
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