a terrible thing has happened, can you help me?

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oh RUDE, you will not believe what of all things was the latest victim of my cursed clumsiness (i have a super bad record recently of RUINATION & DESTRUXTION), oh it suxxx so much, ONLY my fuckin TAPE DECK. Yeah tapedeckless AGAIN - only recently emerged from a period of not having any of that stuff, rec's tapes macines for the deployment thereof all scattered to the 4 corners of whuh, rec's being looked after by benefactors while i was homeless & the other stuff all broke or stole or losted, HOW WILL I STAND IT??? i mean makin tapes for ppl is like the ONLY USEFUL CONTRIBUTION I MAKE TO SOSSITY pretty much! rude rude RUDE!!!

-- duane (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 10, 2002


anyway fortunately tomorrow ist DOLE DAY so i will hit Cash Converters & the bogan traders of South Dn tomorrow lookin for the shit but i don't hold out major hope, DN is not a v. good place for finding that sort of stuff 2nd hand. who knows. but anyway i'm axing this : does any of our contributors in the DN area got a spare tape machine, any kind long as it works, that they can sell me cheap or lend me til i can afford a new one or whatever? HELP IN ANY FORM - EVEN JUST ADVICE ON WHERE I MIGHT FIND ONE OR WHAT THE HEX EVER - WELCOMED & APPRECIATED TO THE MOST DEEPEST HIGHEST WIDEST LONGEST UTTERMOSTEST & i will make you lots of tapes & stuff.

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 10, 2002.

duane if you dont have any joy you might find something at trademe.co.nz or place a wanted add there, its a good place to trade

-- kiwi (csisherwood@hotmail.com), April 10, 2002.

the preceeding was a paid advertisement for Yet Another Shitty E-comm site [TM].

sorry i don't have any gear to lend you, doorag. what happened to your tapedeck? and is it repairable, possibly?

-- petra jane (petrajane@nightmode.net), April 11, 2002.

>what happened to your tapedeck? and is it repairable, possibly

(1)well it's rooted (2) i don't know

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 11, 2002.

its not that bad ! worth a look if you get desperate... Stereo Ref:964781 $20.00 22 hours place a bid

Midi system good condition, has twin cassette, radio, record player and a place to plug a CD Player/Aux into. Has graphic equalizer, is amplifier and also has microphone and headphone plugs. Has no Speakers. Model MD320

L@@K-double tapedeck-Goldstar brand Ref:983946 $15.00 Sat, 13 Apr place a bid

This is a Goldstar double tapedeck. Goes really well, has detachable speakers, stereo, 5 band graphic equlizers, Party Centre 2400. Has earphones output, Excellent condition. Older style but good lookin!!!! Would be perfect for kitchen radio/tapedeck/ batch/study etc, as there is nothing wrong with the way it looks but of course these days there are more modern groovy machines! Approx 65cm wide and 22 cm high. Happy bidding.

-- kiwi (csisherwood@hotmail.com), April 11, 2002.


these days there are more modern groovy machines! = lies! audio equipment aesthetics have been steadily declining since they phased out genuine wood veneers and orange bakelite with super space- aged bubble dome rekkid player cover whatsits.

ok i'll try to stop being such a contrary bitch now. really.

-- petra jane (petrajane@nightmode.net), April 12, 2002.

i = much agreement with petra. i should get around to scanning in this photo i took of a great record player that was in this old church being used as a storage area for an a secondhand dealer's place just outside dunedin city that the owner let me and my companion sleep in for the night when we were hitching, years ago. It was orange, spherical, on legs.
duane you should try the city auctions on hope street. i try to go there every week so if you want to go with me ring me or whatever. it's every tuesday starts around 11am. they list the stuff coming up on the website www.cityauctions.co.nz and they have viewing on mondays so you can go try out the equipment and see if it works and so on. heaps of stuff goes for so cheap there and it's fun. well i think it is. but everyone else, fuck off (or don't tell anyone) cause i don't want you competing on my bids for the good stuff.

-- elizabeth anne marjorie (spectral@liquidinformation.com), April 12, 2002.

Do not accept anything less than a 3-head 2-motor machine. 3-motors are better, and if you can find it, auto-reverse is a plus too. What brands? Denon, Sony, Pioneeretc. STAY AWAY FROM THE CHEEZY RADIO SHACK HOUSE BRANDS such as Archer (really old equipement) Realistic (old equipement) and Optimus (old and current equipement)

Look for other features: Dolby B, Dolby C, VU meters (digital or analog), seperate record and playback volume controls (3-head models), source-tape moniter switch (3-head models).

Remember, if it has 3 heads per tape well, it is a good deck. If it has 2 wells and there are a total of 3 heads in the whole machine and one motor, keep lookin.

-- Here and There (hereandthere@here.there), April 13, 2002.

"audio equipment aesthetics have been steadily declining since bla bla bla", yeah WORD.

i am going to chch soon, that's sorta a better place to look for stuff than here so y'know.

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 16, 2002.

but yeah liz i thought about going to those auctions, i aint bin for ages but i useta get much stuff there...i'd've gone w/ you today for sure if i'd've seen this in the a.m. hey those orange round stereos are dope. my sister or...no it was saskia's, yeah saskia had 1 of them but some creep conned her out of it, i can't remember how but it was some creep con ripoff shit.

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 16, 2002.

'cause they're "collectable", = creep magnet, too bad.

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 16, 2002.

oh yeah & when i said "i would've gone w/ you today" i thought it was tuesday, it wasnt tho.

-- (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 17, 2002.

i got a new (old) tape deck in chch, it seems to work OK. we're off to the races!

-- unknown or illegal user (doorag@eudoramail.com), April 25, 2002.

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