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Discussion on: Remember phonebooks?

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Ben Halpern Author

It’s kind of crazy that we don’t physically own our media anymore.

I used to own Independence Day with Will Smith. Physically, in the room.

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David J Eddy

I still enjoy purchasing physical media entertainment. If nothing else for the "...when X provider no longer has the license to stream it..." event.

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Thomas Leathers

Must be partly why vinyl records have made a comeback. its a very 'real' medium. no bits nor servers, just a needle running in a grove.

Its funny, what once was people's goto music format, is now made as a novelty for collectors. Ive noticed this seems not limited to music, as quite a few indie developers have released games for old systems on actual cartridges for example.

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Kevin McGinn

Much to my wife's chagrin, I am into collecting Blurays of movies I like (and all of Game of Thrones). We still stream a lot of stuff, but it doesn't always hit the consistency of a good 4k disc.😊