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Re: throw away society

Marge - you're no more a fuddy duddy than the man in the moon. I have
300 movies which over the past 15 years represents a considerable
investment and I'm not liking the fact that I may have to eventually
replace every stinkin' one of them. Admittedly I have worn out some and
and on my second copies (All About Eve, The Godfather, Sound of Music,
Gone With the Wind and Ghandi).

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@clubhouse-designs.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 20 Nov 2003 00:29:44 -0500

>What a good idea, Melody.  We need to do the same.  We've got quite a
>tape collection and that's mostly what we do for entertainment, esp.
>now that my DH is pretty immobile.  I've been dreading the day when
>the current VCR dies and I find I can't get one again.  
>Annoys me no end that they are phasing out something that works
>perfectly well - and which, I am sure, a lot of people have invested
>quite a goodly sum in tapes to run on it - just because there is a
>"new" technology.  Well, whoopee!  I don't need or want that new
>technology now and doubt I'll find it something I can't live without
>in future unless I'm forced in that direction.  Guess I'm just
>showing my age...gettin' to be a real old fuddy-duddy:-)
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
>> I know...I'm thinking about buying a VCR and just keeping it mint
>in the
>> box for the day when they stop making those as well...I have so
>> movies on tape that I would hate to not have a means to watch them
>> someday (of course, the tapes probably are made to turn to dust
>> eventually so what's the point?)
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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