Re: [NTLK] [OT] The Good Old Days... (was eMates, 130s, 2100s, ...)

From: Edward Cheung (
Date: Thu Mar 21 2002 - 23:52:38 EST

> Our B&W Zenith TV sat in a burnished cherrywood
> cabinet that was as long as the couch! The TV was in
> the center of the cabinet, on the left was a
> phonograph player (with real 16 and 78 speeds!) and
> automatic changer that slammed the records together
> (we could get 10 records on our spindle!). It also had
> an AM/FM radio (definatly not stereo). This was a
> piece of furniture that was the main living room.

Now I understand that why they made the TV look like a piece of
furniture, because they believe it is a piece of furniture back then.

> and the parents said us kids couldn't (we were
> restricted to 2 hours of TV a day...the radiation from
> the tubes would rot our brains (or so we were told))

that was also the reason my parents won't us watch tv back in the 70's
an 80's,
And now, parents are making a big deal on radiation form cellular phone.
Ed Cheung.

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