There are many reasons why we’ve all got loads of VHS still lying around our homes. It’s hard to deny that one of the main reasons we’ve got them piled up and gathering dust is because they once made for a great present. Once upon a time it was hard for a birthday or Christmas to come and go without someone buying you a VHS – and this meant that your collection got pretty big pretty fast. Now as you look to transfer your VHS to DVD, here is a look back at why they were once a great gift.
Everyone wants to know what they were like as a child, and we love looking at our baby photos and embarrassing our siblings with theirs. In the days of handheld video recorders, we all know someone who went over the top and filmed everything.
It’s possible that you’ll stumble across your old videotapes after deciding to move house. The question is: should you take these with you to your new digs? While you might feel slightly sentimental at the sight of your VHS collection, it’s not an excuse to lug them all the way to your new property with you. Here are four reasons why this is always a bad idea.