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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    I didn't upgrade to hdmi tell like my mid 20s guess it depended on the type of TV but the one I had would I always read VHS first then boot
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Literally got stuck and no way to eject
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    Oh man... tbh I'd take that sucker apart
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    But like the 15 year old me had no idea probably a simple fix thinking about it now lol
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    Butter Knife ;D
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    I was just happy to download a avi throw it on a flash drive and watch digital content through rca
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    There's usually just some sort of latch/pin that keeps the tape from bumping up. Unless it's really tricky- some of them had those stubs that stuck itnto the spots on the tapes
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    I miss... well, a lot of things I guess.
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    I was so pissed cause the person I was living with bought a fancy new HDTV right when mine broke lol
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    I need at least 1 old TV in my future home. With RCA
    inputs
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    I don't even see them at goodwill that often anymore tbh
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    As for HD, well they're a dime a dozen still these days. Dunno what brand I'd go for though...
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    Really? :/
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    I think I oughta hang onto whatever one I see and really like.
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Ones in my area no probably on Facebook marketplaces
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    I don't like the idea of running an adapter through an HDTV for old consoles. They kind of suck the times I dealt with them
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    Yeah, people still throw them out time to time.
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    Watch... future is gonna be full of people sellng vintage tvs for big money. lol
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Depends of the tv my living room tv is like a 50" doesn't stretch but on my 65" it does I don't really mind it but black bars always annoy me
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    You need them to play games and watch movies in their proper formats. It isn't just a nostalgia thing. It's a quality thing.

    And yeah, black bars is yuck
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Stretching the image doesn't really hurt quality too bad on my tvs
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    My eyes can practically feel it xD but not many people mind much. Persoanlly I think the digital conversion just looks too clean. Weird to say
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Everything pre 2015 is just getting so good with emulation now days
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    And theirs like a rip of every media content you could pretty much think of
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  • SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG:
    True- but I prefer the traditional hardware. They just plain work right... RetroArch and PPSSPP still aren't even perfect. Seems like all of the games I really wanna play have some hiccups still. Silent Hill Origins for instance still has that annoying flashlight bug
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    SacredMilkOG @ SacredMilkOG: True- but I prefer the traditional hardware. They just plain work right... RetroArch and PPSSPP...