Y2K and your VCR

I usually don’t post things like this, but it is worth knowing, and great
conversation. This came across my desk, and fits in the catagory of

“There is always a simple solution for those wishing/needing one”

Caution: I haven’t confirmed this but…

Subject: Old VCRs and Y2K
>If your VCR has a year setting on it, which most do, you will not be able to
>use the programmed recording feature after 12/31/99. Don’t throw it away.
>Instead set it for the year 1972 as the days are the same as the year 2000. The
>manufacturers won’t tell you. They want you to buy a new Y2K VCR. Pass this
>along to all your friends.