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View Diary: What's Happenin'? 5.22.13 (102 comments)

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  •  That's the thing (5+ / 0-)

    Once you turn that tv off and get used to it, you don't even miss it.  It's about 99% crap.  I like the a la carte method online, except for a few things like breaking news, Olympics, some local pro team games, other select things. But actually during the last few major breaking news events I did not turn on the tv, so maybe I don't need it for that either.  

    I'm so sick of having to sit through so much crap in order to have a little content -- ads, network promos, and whatever else.  It's an enormous time suck.  I think we're in for a major transformation in the Madison Avenue world.  We're already seeing it, but it's going to change even more.  We have a whole generation coming up, many of whom are ditching tv.


    "Justice is a commodity"

    by joanneleon on Wed May 22, 2013 at 07:57:32 AM PDT

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    •  I use my tv for playing dvd's and the security (4+ / 0-)

      video for our front door. I can see who's ringing the bell. Also handy if I am expecting guests. My son wants me to get a flat screen tv because this one is pretty ugly but what do I do with the old one? Can't sell it or give it away and I don't know of any place that reclaims them for parts., yet.

      To thine ownself be true

      by Agathena on Wed May 22, 2013 at 08:06:29 AM PDT

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