AGremlin: When I was a kid, I had a lot of vinyl. I hated it as it was such a pain in the @$$ to maintain. I had the cleaning fluid, the static gun, non scratch cleaning pad, and needle brush. You'd get one scratch on your record and you were farked. You really had to treat each record like....well.....an easily scratched piece of plastic. I would make tapes, with dolby a/b noise reduction and they were never excellent sound quality.When CDs came into being, loved them and got rid of most of my albums. Still have some, just for the cover art. Now with downloadable music, will never go back to vinyl. My brother in law raves about the sound quality of vinyl, but he's too young to have grown up with it. The convenience of downloadable music makes up for the loss of sound quality IMHO.
radarlove: I am not near a record store, because I do not live in Portland.I am, however, near a bad of weed. Happy 4/20, everyone!
Miss Stein: S'Platters on Lower Queen Anne? Have fun; hope you get some good Record Store Day swag.
kab: OH HAY GUYS LIKE PEOPLE STILL BUY RECORDS? LOOK HOW WITTY AND ORIGINAL I AM./thread is exactly as dumb as I thought it'd be.
Farker4Life2: THIS.And I'll bet you still have it all digital too. It's about the collecting and the tactile experience of an LP.//and why yes it is 420!
buckler: On a side note, I had a Philip Glass album that had a skip, and didn't realize it for nearly 20 minutes.
biyaaatci: serial_crusher: Whatever, I just read the sheet music.Beck fan, eh?
Munchkin City Coroner: Sorry, subs. I'm already booked for the day with my local purveyor of fine vaginyl.
dyfsunctional: nakedcritic: "Ah haf 3000 pieces of vinyl, bawf!"Came here to post something along these lines and wondered if it was too obscure./Mac-hine//and a Baba Booey to y'all
letrole: Anyone who prefers vinyl also tends to:1. Own a TV but haven't turned it on in years [check]2. Drink microbrewery beer [nope]3. Watch Japanese children's cartoons on a Mac [nope]4. Ride a bike to work wearing spandex stretch trousers [nope]5. Read books at Starbucks [nope]6. Claim to prefer girls with small breasts [check]7. Make snide remarks about Wal-Mart.[you mean Chiner-moort]8. Walk past a smoker and force pretentious coughing noises [Smokes]9. Take comfort in believing size doesn't matter [hung like a hebrew natioal]10. Feign disgust at the idea of eating a Big Mac
nakedcritic: "Ah haf 3000 pieces of vinyl, bawf!"
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