Being born in the 60's many things have been introduced to the public. Some worked for a while, some just didnt hold the test of time. As fast as they have come they have went.
What was more exciting than taking a color picture and having it develop in front of your eyes minutes later? Being able to take as many pictures as you could at the family reunion and then come home and place them in your family album right away was the best way to record the day.
Meant to replace the 8 track, that just missed the list, it was a easier way to own and store your favorite music. Smaller in shape and size made it easy to just stick one or two in your pocket and go.
What better item to play the new cassettes you have than the Walkman. A little larger than the actual cassette , simply pop in the cassette, plug in the headphones. You were set, it easy to listen to favorite tunes while to were on the run.
Finally, movies to buy and watch at home, but you needed to purchase a lazier disc player first. Then you were all set to start your movie library. Resembling the LPs of their day, with flashy covers to match, you were the talk of the town if you had one.
Remember sitting at your desk, the teacher walks into the room with a hand full of papers. Everyone on pins and needles waiting for her to pass at the papers. Waiting, not to start the next pop quiz or assignment, but waiting for that scent. That wonderful magic scent of fresh ink you could only inhale in the classroom, left behind from the machine.
Although important durning their time, and gone now, they paved the way and laid the building blocks for some of todays best inventions. The DVD owes the laser disc a big Thank you!
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