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"Every coach should be recording games to watch...use your VCR." - Don Meyer

"Well, lets just say, if your VCR is still blinking 12:00, you dont want Linux." - Bruce Perens

"Synergy is the VCR of media right now - discredited, outdated and left behind." - David Zinczenko

"The VCR is to the American film producer, as the Boston Strangler is to the woman home alone." - Jack Valenti

"You might be a redneck if...you bought a VCR so you could tape wrestling while you are at work." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Everyone knows what a hypocrite is. That's the guy who gripes about the sex, violence and nudity on his VCR." - Zig Ziglar

"I suppose I should get a VCR, but the only thing I like about television is its ephemerality." - P. J. O'Rourke

"And the VCR did the same thing: the movie industry thought nobody would ever watch movies any more." - Niklas Zennstrom

"Fair use is important to innovators as well as consumers. It's fair use that allowed the VCR to innovate on top of the television." - Joe Kraus

"I say to you that the VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston strangler is to the woman home alone." - Jack Valenti

"I have two young kids. So my VCR, like, you kind of have to sift through a lot of, like, 'Animal Mechanicals,' 'Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.'" - Kathryn Hahn

"The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone." - Jack Valenti

"I wasn't opposed to the VCR. The MPAA tried to establish by law that the VCR was infringing on copyright. Then we would go to the Congress and get a copyright royalty fee put on all blank videocassettes and that would go back to the creators." - Jack Valenti

"Today is a time of turbulence and stagnation, of threat and promise from a competitor: the magic, omnivorous videocassette recorder (VCR). In other words, it is business as usual." - Richard Corliss

"Consider the standard two-person married couple. ... They will share a VCR, a microwave, etc. This is not a matter of ideology or even personal inclination. It is practically the definition of marriage. Marriage is socialism among two people." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"America...Do not touch my TV, my DVD, my stereo, my dual-deck VCR. Do not touch my old school, my new school, my slow jams, my party jams, my happy rap, and you better not touch...My James Brown." - Bernie Mac

"I used to go over to my friend's house and we'd watch VCR tapes, three of them a day, and I was like, "I could come up with better stories than this." And I've wanted to write films ever since." - Michelle Rodriguez

"It's the kind of movie home video was invented for: Not worth the trip to the theater, but slam it into the VCR and you get your rental's worth." - Roger Ebert

"Do you know what the good side of crack is? If you're up at the right hour, you can get a VCR for $1.50. You can furnish your whole house for $10.95." - Chris Rock

"Just like the VCR opened the film and TV industries to unimaginable new revenue streams, search, RSS and the Internet will do the same for marketers and media companies." - John Battelle

"Customer expectations? Nonsense. No customer ever asked for the electric light, the pneumatic tire, the VCR, or the CD. All customer expectations are only what you and your competitor have led him to expect. He knows nothing else." - W Edwards Deming

"It is still true that it is easier to compose a poem in the form of a manual for adjusting a VCR than it is to write a piece using just tuning as a symphony." - Brian Ferneyhough

"We were probably the last people in the country to get a VCR and we didn't have cable. There wasn't any admiration of glamour, no, 'I want to look like them or have that lifestyle', because everyone in my town had the same lifestyle. So I didn't think, 'Ooh, a movie star's birthday!' I just thought, 'What?" - Christina Hendricks

"We were probably the last people in the country to get a VCR and we didn't have cable. There wasn't any admiration of glamour, no, 'I want to look like them or have that lifestyle', because everyone in my town had the same lifestyle. So I didn't think, 'Ooh, a movie star's birthday!' I just thought, 'What?'" - Christina Hendricks

"When a mother comes home with her new baby, she will find her abstractions are all concrete now. 'Freedom' now means being able to take a shower. 'Mobility' means being able to reach the glass of water on the dresser while not breaking the baby's suction on the breast. 'Flexibility' means being able to push the Record function on the VCR without dropping the baby." - Marni Jackson

"But in that moment when my brother took the field, all that washed away, and everyone was proud... I looked up at my dad, and he was smiling. I looked at my mom, and she was smiling even though she was nervous about my brother getting hurt, which was strange because it was a VCR tape of an old game, and she knew he didn't get hurt." - Stephen Chbosky

"My sister Wendy has a husband and two children, and they have a family photo on top of the VCR, where they're all looking slightly to the left. As though something is going on over there! I guess something happened over to the left that made everybody happy! Except my sister is cross-eyed, so she can't quite pull it off. One eye is right-on." - Mitch Hedberg

"Larry David called me and said, "You can never watch The West Wing again. Either the show is going to be great without you and you're going to be miserable, or the show is going to be less than great without you and you're going to be miserable." So I had them send a tape of the first episode that I didn't do. I put it in the VCR and I don't think I got 15 seconds in before I leapt up and slammed it off! It felt like I was watching somebody make out with my girlfriend. I've never seen a West Wing episode in seasons five, six or seven." - Aaron Sorkin



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