The good old days…

As we were unpacking all our stuff from our California move, I stumbled across this beauty…

PSP Outside PSP Inside

You might not recognize it, but it’s a PSP (Performance Service Plan) from Best Buy, but from a loooong time ago. It’s cool on a couple of levels. First it’s a single folded piece of paper, which is simpler than today’s PSP brochures. Also, it’s a two color print! It looks so plain, like a fake PSP or something.

The cool thing to note is what I purchased…

The DVD-A100 was a first generation DVD player! That’s right, $500 bucks for a DVD player and it didn’t even have a menu system. I know Andy will remember me getting that thing and hooking up the dolby digital using the fiber optics. I thought it was about the coolest thing ever.

I’ll blog a bit later to discuss why I bought a $500 DVD player when I was a college student..or maybe, if Andy would care to guest blog, he could tell you. πŸ™‚


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Jaime says:

    I guess Andrew’s not up to the challenge you set forth. Even I guest blogged on your site. Shish.

  2. Chris says:

    I know, right? He’s probably going to say that he was busy, “providing critical mission support to aid in the success of our armed forces.” please. πŸ˜›

  3. Andrew says:

    Sorry…I’ve been busy and just checked the blog today. I’m a loser, you’re a winner. You’re good looking, I’m…not…attractive.

    That’s probably one of the first movies we watched on that thing, although I’m not quite sure that I remember it costing FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS! We were poor college students. I worked at a frickin hole-in-the-wall crappy restaurant just to pay the bills, and here you were living it up with your fancy-pants electronical equipment, speakers bigger than the wheels on my Skyhawk, and more wattage than the entire GPS constellation. Selfish…pure selfish πŸ˜‰

    What I do remember is thinking how cool it was to have a *digital* system to watch movies, and how cool that uber-expensive optical cable was. Did it make a difference? I have no idea, but it was still really neato. What I remember more (unless it’s the same player and I’m having a brain fart) was the super-mega-DVD changer. Now THAT was totally unnecessary, but still completely cool.

    We’re here at work watching “The Matrix” at 1am in the morning (0100 military time, 0700 Zulu), and I’m remembering the first time you and I saw it at the Terre Haute mini-plex. Great movie. That was just a few months before we graduated and I moved a million miles away. Now I’ve gone and made myself sad…

    This reply is too long for a comment, but not distinct enough for its own post. I’ll blog here if you give me a topic to write on. Deal?


    Ah…the good old days.

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