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1Feeling His Age Empty Feeling His Age on Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:33 pm

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I feel your pain, Art! It's horrible to realise that you've finally aged to the point when you can rightly call yourself a 'grumpy old man'.

Like Art, I remember VHS (magnetic tape audio-visual recording, for those young whippersnappers out there) and everything needing a cable. Like him, I regard wireless input peripherals with a degree of distrust, mostly due to the fact that I could never get my Nintendo GBA's wireless communications to work except at a carefully-aligned sensor-to-sensor alignment at four feet line-of-sight. It's hard to get used to the fact that technology has moved on and that gimmicks that you well remember being glitchy and unreliable are now unremarkable and proven for everyday use!

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2Feeling His Age Empty Re: Feeling His Age on Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:03 am

A video tape. Look it up gen z.

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3Feeling His Age Empty Re: Feeling His Age on Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:53 am

Holy shit, I once worked alongside this girl who was talking about how she loved watching Shrek as a kid - which is hard enough to hear as a guy who saw that movie after graduating high school - and then proceeded to struggle to remember what VHS's were called and the entire time I was just...

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4Feeling His Age Empty Re: Feeling His Age on Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:04 pm


I still have a Reel to Reel tape recorder in storage, for video Shocked Shocked Shocked

I used to get asked to troubleshoot peoples stereos VCRs radios and TVs - now everything is custom surface mount LSI chips pale

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