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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Margit Detweiler, Liz Thompson

I never listen to CDs anymore and I have a TON! So I’m going to dig out my husband’s external cd rom drive and one day take the best songs of each CD and load them into my iTunes! One day….

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Same same. In the process to figure out what cds are easily available on Spotify or iTunes, and the ones that are not.... (which is a LOT of 90s indie music, which I have a ton of) is a time consuming pain.

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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Margit Detweiler, Liz Thompson

Just the other day my son & I were wondering about the old Flip video camera. A. did I still have it somewhere? and B. Would it still work?

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Funny, you should ask this. I still have my old Flip video recorder too which I think I’m going to finally get rid of. I was able to connect it to my computer but there’s nothing on it. I couldn’t get it to actually work though to take video. But I loved that thing!

Mostly - with some of the pieces of tech I’m holding on to - I’m worry about old stuff I can’t get off of these old pieces of tech and then sending it off to electronic recycling and someone getting old info off them. So they remain, an archaic, useless pile. I’m probably over-worrying?

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If you’re worried about wiping them, I think you can rub strong magnets in them so they’re wiped!

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I have an FM Sport Walkman, small, yellow and black, water resistant, from 1983. It's in a drawer. I just think it's so cute. I got it by bartering an electric guitar I didn't play any more that year.

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LOVE!!

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I still have my digital display alarm clock/radio/cassette player that I got for Christmas in 1990 and it still works. The display is getting hard to read which is why I downgraded it from my daily alarm clock but it sits proudly on my desk and has been with me for....a long ass time.

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I've been laughed at more than once for having a fax machine (it's in my printer/scanner...but I still have an efax number/voicemail, and I use that when a phone number is required; the spam can go there). But those folks stop laughing when they need to borrow it. LOL. And LPs will never, ever go out of style. xo

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