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Y2K and your VCR

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  • DSJarvi@xxx.xxx
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 1, 1999
      > Subject: Y2K and your VCR
      >
      > Here is something I bet you hadn't thought would be an issue for Y2K. You
      > won't be able to use the programmed recording feature on your VCR! Don't
      > throw away your VCR in the year 2000. Set it on 1972 because the
      > days will be the same. Please pass this on because you know the
      > manufacturers will not share this information. They will want you to buy
      > a new one that is Y2K compliant.
    • Paul Dever
      Reply to: RE [ujeni] Y2K and your VCR Wrong slightly dude...1972 was a leap year, but century marks (1000, 1100, 1200) are not leaped, just regular ole
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 2, 1999
        Reply to: RE>[ujeni] Y2K and your VCR
        Wrong slightly dude...1972 was a leap year, but century marks (1000, 1100,
        1200) are not leaped, just regular ole years...

        but who the heck programs the VCR...ya put a tape in and you records
        whatever is on, then you send the tape to Paul, Gigi and Whistle...

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        Date: 4/2/99 9:32
        To: Custodian
        From: ujeni@onelist.com
        From: DSJarvi@...

        > Subject: Y2K and your VCR
        >
        > Here is something I bet you hadn't thought would be an issue for Y2K.
        You
        > won't be able to use the programmed recording feature on your VCR! Don't
        > throw away your VCR in the year 2000. Set it on 1972 because the
        > days will be the same. Please pass this on because you know the
        > manufacturers will not share this information. They will want you to buy
        > a new one that is Y2K compliant.


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