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 Post subject: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 10:36 pm 
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This should be in everyone's collection... a Bluetooth, USB crap-o-phone for only $350 plus $200 shipping...
HURRY... Last one...
This beats the heck out of those Indian knockoffs... :lol:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Retro-gramophon ... 2479348400


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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 10:58 pm 
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It doesn't do any better than the garbage that's licensed under "Victrola" nowadays!
PHONOGRAPH, n. An irritating toy that restores life to dead noises. -Ambrose Bierce

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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 11:00 am 
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Well, at least it looks like it will actually work once you get it, unlike Crap-O-Phones.


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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 11:42 am 
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80 years from now these will be highly sought after ..... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 12:53 pm 
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Be the first kid on your block to get one---and think of the money you'll make on this investment 80 years from now


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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 4:09 pm 
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emerson wrote:
Be the first kid on your block to get one---and think of the money you'll make on this investment 80 years from now


I'm going to pass on this - 80 years from now I'll be 157 years old... :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 10:31 am 
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Someone ought to do an article in "Antique And Auction News" called "Buying Your First Antique Phonograph".One of the things the author should say is "Avoid Crap-
O-Phones and Frankenphones!That'd be a BIG help for the prospective buyer.edisonplayer


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 Post subject: Re: China's Newest Entry In The Crap-O-Phone Market
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:29 pm 
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All of these seem to use the same cheap plastic turntable as found on the Crosley product.


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