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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 07:39 PM

So this morning I had no audio on my TV...

I tried to reboot, which often works for other problems. Nope. Called U-verse and tried their re-boot. Then talked to a person. He took me thru a lot of things to try to fix the problem...pulling out sound cables from the back of the vcr box, other maneuvers that required hubby to come in and help as I had to hold a flashlight to see behind the vcr...all this went on for ONE HOUR...then the ATT person gave up and said they''d send me another vcr by UPS, no charge. Fine.

One hour later I come downstairs to make brunch and hubby has TV on with SOUND! Thrilled, I praised him for fixing the problem!

Uh, it seems that he had suddenly remembered that last night he had (for some reason) reduced the sound to 0, fell asleep in front of the tv and when he woke up to go upstairs forgot to restore the sound level...So...

Don't ask why he didn't just "mute" the sound (I already did, he doesn't know why). Good question as to why the ATT guy didn't ask either...

Sometimes I think it is scary to live in my house...

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Reply So this morning I had no audio on my TV... (Original post)
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Wash. state Desk Jet Feb 2013 #1
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Jamastiene Mar 2013 #5
CTyankee Mar 2013 #6

Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:52 AM

1. !

There is a silver lining to it ! you will most likely get a upgraded version of the vcr ! sometimes an accident isn't necessarily an accident !

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 08:41 AM

2. No. I thought about that and reconsidered. Better to just cancel the new box without

going into an embarrassing explanation. It's all good, hubby just got off the phone with ATT and we're square. They're also upgrading our Internet speed starting next week (no charge...for now at least).

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:36 PM

3. Some days, I swear the moon is in the House of Klutz

and I leave any electronic or mechanical problems strictly alone until I'm having a better day.

Likely you would have discovered the problem had you waited until a good night's sleep had put your brain in gear.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 07:34 PM

4. well, since hubby did it and I didn't, my own "moon" wouldn't have given this answer...

I think because we "assume" the "mute" situation, we don't automatically go to the lowest volume setting situation. I swear I don't know why hubby thought to do that, and he doesn't either!

There are just irrationalities in our lives...and actually, he was the one to try to increase the volume, even tho he didn't know why he lowered it to zero...go figure...

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 11:57 AM

5. I do that.

It is usually to make sure the sound does not come on. I use the closed captioning when I do that. A mute button can accidentally be stepped on by the cat. I doubt my neighbors would want to hear some things I watch on TV late at night.

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Response to Jamastiene (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 12:10 PM

6. In your instance, it makes some sense!

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