From "VHS, 30, dies of loneliness. The home-entertainment format lived a fruitful life."

"After a long illness, the groundbreaking home-entertainment format VHS has died of natural causes in the United States. The format was 30 years old.

No services are planned."

Read the rest of the obit HERE."


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Wouldn't know it's dead from the way it's been circulating at my library. Second only to DVDs in overall circ. We stopped buying VHS over a year ago, but we have new titles because we keep getting so many donations. I'm even trying to figure out how to get more shelf space for them without spending on a new displayer.

I like the way they said VHS won over Betamax

because of it's long-play feature.
Nothing to do with the massive amount of pornography and video nasties that became available on that format then?

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