A few of the local Zellers stores closed down in our city in 2012 and they had massive clearance sales before they closed their doors for good. The Boyfriend and I decided to check it out and see if we could score anything for cheap.
We were in the electronics section when I came across something from a bygone era hanging on one of the shelves. I was immediately swept back to middle and high school and I was shocked that these were still in production let alone available for purchase anywhere other than the internet:
And there you have it, folks…a discman. Something not been seen since the late 90’s to early 2000’s. I definitely had one of my own and it went everywhere with me in a backpack full of CD’s; until of course I got my first mp3 player, that is. So let’s all toast a piece of history that I’m sure was a part of all our teenage worlds back then.
But really? $40 for the damn thing? I can’t see it being wanted for any reason let along someone paying that much for them. Perhaps that is why the Zellers are turning into Targets up here…