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Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day....
12/20/16 05:26 AM


> TV's were just crap back then. We used to have to get up an smash the top of the TV
> to get the picture to quit rolling.
>
> Fond memories of that time period, but I sure don't miss vacuum tube TVs!

Bullshit. The better TVs lasted 15-20 years. Hell, some are still working now. The new TVs are shit. Nobody can work on them and it's cheaper to throw away and buy new. Crazy! BTW, most TVs were solid state by the early 70s, except of course the picture tube. My family had a Zenith 25" color console that was bought new in 1972 or '73. It still had a great picture when I junked it in 1989. I junked it because one of the contacts in the tuner broke and would not pass a signal. I could have spent $60 for a tuner, but elected to buy my mom a new 27" console. It was still going strong when she died in 2005. I'm not sure what we did with it. I know I didn't have room for it.







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* Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74 12/18/16 08:50 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... R. Belmont  12/19/16 06:21 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/19/16 10:55 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/20/16 05:26 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/21/16 07:20 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/21/16 01:25 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Traso  12/24/16 12:45 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Traso  12/20/16 01:54 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Envisaged0ne  12/19/16 11:21 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 06:58 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... MooglyGuy  12/19/16 11:37 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... DMala  12/21/16 06:11 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 07:22 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... redk9258Moderator  12/19/16 01:00 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Kitsune Sniper  12/20/16 06:03 AM
. * it was our parents who damaged us.. grog  12/19/16 03:40 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... CiroConsentino  12/19/16 12:42 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... BIOS-D  12/18/16 09:18 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... vram74  12/18/16 11:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... BIOS-D  12/19/16 01:31 PM
. * I figured it was BS vram74  12/19/16 04:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Vas Crabb  12/19/16 08:40 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Nightvoice  12/18/16 09:03 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Gatinho  12/18/16 09:43 PM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... Nightvoice  12/19/16 04:02 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... DMala  12/21/16 06:17 AM
. * Re: Atari 2600's damaging TV's back in the day.... anikom15  12/19/16 07:30 AM

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