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What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? #2997284 07/04/19 06:06 PM
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Here's what...

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/sony-walkman-40th-anniversary/

So by 2010, Sony had sold 200,000,000 Walkmans. That's impressive until you realize that Apple has sold around 400,000,000 iPods.

Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997292 07/04/19 07:12 PM
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Very cool.

Man, I loved having a Walkman. Mixed tapes - the original playlists.

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Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997305 07/05/19 01:34 AM
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Back in the 1980s, I recorded the best running tape ever. Never got bored with it. Began with a moderately-paced tune to start the run: ZZ Top's Rough Boy (wailing guitar solos).

Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997320 07/05/19 10:56 AM
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Cool. But shouldn't it be "Walkmen"? wink

I never made a mixtape for mine. I always listened to albums I taped (usually my own) though sometimes I had to juggle tracks to make things fit on the cassettes I used.

Even back then, I was always pushing the tech. My favorite Walkman was the one that collapsed to the size of the cassette box and could be put in the rack with the cassettes.


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Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997337 07/05/19 02:38 PM
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A mix tape? I made somewhere around fifty of them.

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Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Bone Muskeleton] #2997354 07/05/19 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe Muscara
Cool. But shouldn't it be "Walkmen"? wink


This is the era of gender neutrality. It's "Walkpersons."

Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Mike Rivers] #2997367 07/05/19 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike Rivers
Originally Posted by Joe Muscara
Cool. But shouldn't it be "Walkmen"? wink


This is the era of gender neutrality. It's "Walkpersons."


And what about those who have mobility issues and can't actually walk?

It's a PC minefield!


The past is gone. I'm sure it can take care of itself now.

Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997386 07/05/19 07:44 PM
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grin


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Re: What Happens When You Put 230 Walkmans Together? [Re: Anderton] #2997833 07/09/19 06:25 PM
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Near the end of their run, they had some really slim and elegant ones. I always had one on my hip. I'm ancient, apparently.


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When I saw the title of the thread, I was hoping somebody had hacked a bunch of walkmans/walkmen to make a Walkman mellotron....that would be cool!


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Originally Posted by J. Dan
When I saw the title of the thread, I was hoping somebody had hacked a bunch of walkmans/walkmen to make a Walkman mellotron....that would be cool!


This is the Internet. Of course it exists.


"For instance" is not proof.

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