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Old 10-13-2015, 11:51 PM
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for anyone interested....there is one of these available on the site. This one DOES have an AM radio.

I am NOT really interested...
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Old 10-14-2015, 12:19 PM
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I'm getting old......
I had one when I was like 5 or 6 (so this would be the early 70's) but I can't remember how it worked. I think whoever said it advanced every 10 seconds or so, sounds correct.
I remember the ad on TV made it look cool, and when I got one, I was all "Next...."
I think mom was PO'd because I whined for the books and hated it within a few months.
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Old 10-15-2015, 08:54 AM
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I hear ya! I recall my cousin had one on a wire stand, we would play 45's at different speeds and had a good laugh. I agree the novelty wore off fast though.

BTW if you want one....
This looks too interesting to ignore.
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:53 PM
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I have a clock radio that looks a little bit like a TV set

As for filmstrips and records, my high school had record players and separate slide projectors to show the slides. There'd be a "beep" to signal the kid running the projector to advance the filmstrip. One time the guidance dept was showing some silly filmstrip in the auditorium and some of the kids could fool the projector operator (by making a beep sound) to advance the filmstrip. This throwing the record soundtrack and the images out of sync, and towards the end the projectionist would run out of filmstrip before the record would finish.
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