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Old 04-12-2024, 04:54 AM   #16771
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Old 04-12-2024, 12:51 PM   #16772
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Were you one of those people who did not mind your 8-track spilling the tape out of the cartridge? Were you also one of those who tossed the resulting mess out the car window?
Does saying the 8-track gave people the ability to listen to music on the go mean that I don't acknowledge their issues? By today's standards wasn't 8-track a not-very-good format? Wasn't the compact cassette an improvement of the 8-track?
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Old 04-12-2024, 05:32 PM   #16773
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Was your reply supposed to answer my questions? Did you find the benefits of 8 track such as not having to flip the tape over at the end of a side outweighed the disadvantages of having a track change in the middle of a song?

Did either of us own an 8-track tape device either at home or in the car?
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Old 04-13-2024, 01:41 PM   #16774
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While I did have an 8-track player at home, does that mean that I can't admire the format while also acknowledging its issues? Isn't it true that the only advantage 8-track had over the compact cassette was the higher tapes speed (double that of the compact cassette)? However, didn't its disadvantages outweigh that one advantage?
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Does a musical box count?
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Does it count that at one time, I owned what was supposed to be an Edison phonograph that came with a couple of cylinders (they came in a box of stuff I picked up at a yard sale)?
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