You would have a physical copy of the TV guide that you could flip through each week to find out if your shows were new episodes or re-runs
You could also watch the TV guide channel that you'd have to pay really close attention to because the second you looked away was going to be when the channel you wanted would slip by
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You'd have to set your VCR up properly if you wanted to record - make sure you check that tracking setting!
If you wanted a recording that didn't have the commercials it was a whole process of pausing the tape between each segment. But you would be risking the first few seconds of post-comercial break, was it worth it?
Hoping that the free movie channels would play something really good but it was unlikely
On Sundays, Disney would usually have a really good movie that you could watch with your family
At night time most channels also went to bed and would turn to static or those colored bars
How many of these ring a bell for you? Share if you remember doing any of these when you used to watch TV!
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