Clever hack for your old VCR reveals monster surprises
When our VCR came to the end of its natural life in around 1987 (I believe the term at the time was "the heads are knackered") we didn't attempt any clever hacks as outlined in the video below, but that's because YouTube wouldn't be invented for another 15 years.
Instead we drove to the tip in Barnard Castle (the council were going to charge to take it away) but there were shady characters waiting to steal it away once deposited. To ensure nobody else profited from his unwanted items, my dad drove to a nearby layby and threw it high into the bushes.
If only he'd knew. Look at what you could have won, Dad, just look at it:
TOPICS: Consumer Advice