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“…And humble pie is always hard to swallow with your pride.” Or something to that effect. January 21, 2010

Filed under: Weakening Resistance Against Digital Music Takeover — yourbirdcansing88 @ 11:20 PM
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Well, folks.  I’ve done the unthinkable.  I’ve sold out to the man.  I am to this blog what Dylan was to his surprisingly narrow-minded folky fans at Newport 1965.  I’m now the owner of an iPod Nano.  See, I thought I could resist the movement forever.  But then, while packing up for winter break at the very last minute, it occurred to me:  man, I have a whole heck of a lot of CDs that I couldn’t bear parting with even for a month (regardless of whether I actually played a single one of them over break is a different matter altogether).  And much as I love my vast and eclectic CD collection, it sure is a pain in the butt to have to transport it back and forth between home and school.  To make a long story short, I decided to swallow years’ worth of my technophobic pride and buy myself one of them new-fangled music machines.  This is not to say I’ve given up on all other formats of music (in fact, just earlier this week I was at f.y.e. splurging an obscene amount of holiday gift card credit — and then some — on CDs), nor that I’ve gained much more trust in technology.  But let’s face it — it’s so much easier to move your music collection from one location to another when it doesn’t weigh half as much as you do.

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One Response to ““…And humble pie is always hard to swallow with your pride.” Or something to that effect.”

  1. It’s like we are related. That is exactly how I feel about new technologies. I refuse, refuse, refuse, but have finally given in! Then comes the period of complete frustration trying to figure the thing out. Many pulled out hairs later, I then become an addict and try to get everyon I know to join me in my new addiction. Sorry you had to finally give in. but it is great to have all your music in such a small little thingy isn’t it? Thanks for sharing. Sometimes us anit-tech pple can aften feel like outcasts. Good luck with your new music storage thing. 🙂


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