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What's the best way I can get rid of VHS tapes?

  1. Ann810 profile image81
    Ann810posted 21 months ago

    What's the best way I can get rid of VHS tapes?

    We have a closet full of VHS tapes, want to get them out as part of Spring-cleaning. We don't own a VHS tape-player anymore, obviously. All suggestions are welcomed.

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    Cissy1946posted 21 months ago

    There are people out there that collect everything so if you really have a lot, the first thing I'd do is post them on eBay as a collection. If that doesn't work there's always craigslist or a yard sale. If you don't care about getting anything out of them there's always Goodwill or a local church charity. My final option is, I think, my best. Find a VHS player in good shape and keep the tapes.

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      Ann810posted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Hi Cecelia, thanks so much for your answer. I will definitely use your ideas for getting rid of the VHS tapes after I convert them to DVDs. The tapes take up too much space, I'm keeping up with technology a bit slow when it comes to storing movies.

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    LoisRyan13903posted 21 months ago

    Cissy has an excellent answer.  If there are some movies you love, you can get a VHS to DVD converter.  I hear they don't cost a much and are pretty easy to do.  Plus a DVD/VCR combo

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      Ann810posted 21 months agoin reply to this

      I agree Cecelia's answers are excellent. I guess we can start by getting a VHS to DVD converter, thanks for the idea. And then I'll do a couple of the suggestion Cecelia has given.

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      Cissy1946posted 21 months agoin reply to this

      I converted about 450 of my VHS tapes to DVD then just ran out of steam. I would suggest pulling your favorites and convert them first. I started at "A" and still had some of my favorites in the "To Do" pile when I gave up.

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      Ann810posted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Yea, I will convert the favorites, and then have my daughter to convert the movies they like. And for fun, might keep a couple tapes to remember how they  look in the future. My uncle used to remind of how he would play 8-track tapes in his car.

 
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