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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-18-08 02:24 PM
Response to Reply #17
20. with my low attention span
it's okay with me, because i can just double click the screen the make the video not full-sized anymore, and read news. or look up nude pictures of hotties in movies.
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  -Since some here are the AC police, lets ask them if they have a flat screen TV. Neshanic  Jul-18-08 02:09 PM   #0 
  - no flat screen TV and no AC  notadmblnd   Jul-18-08 02:10 PM   #1 
  - Do flat screen TVs use more electricity than other TVs...  Eric J in MN   Jul-18-08 02:10 PM   #2 
  - I've read that plasma TVs use 3X the electricity for their size.  pnwmom   Jul-18-08 02:50 PM   #32 
  - LCD TV's use less power than traditional CRT TV's.  tridim   Jul-18-08 02:11 PM   #3 
  - How do plasma flat-screens compare with regular TVs...  Eric J in MN   Jul-18-08 02:11 PM   #5 
  - IIRC, plasma uses the greatest amount of electricity.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-18-08 02:13 PM   #11 
  - My reply in .28 contains some actual data. (NT)  Tesha   Jul-18-08 02:46 PM   #29 
     - I have a 50" Samsung DLP set  kgfnally   Jul-19-08 10:41 AM   #71 
        - DLPs are reasonable.  Tesha   Jul-19-08 03:32 PM   #73 
  - No they don't.  Tesha   Jul-18-08 02:44 PM   #28 
     - You do know that your LCD is about 2.25x larger, right?  EOTE   Jul-18-08 03:17 PM   #43 
        - CRT's also produce far more heat than LCD's....  Puzzler   Jul-18-08 06:10 PM   #53 
        - Are all DUers completely illiterate when it comes to science?  Tesha   Jul-19-08 08:54 AM   #69 
        - Do the math again  Tesha   Jul-19-08 09:41 AM   #70 
  - Heretic! How dare you use electricity to be comfortable!  Liberal Veteran   Jul-18-08 02:11 PM   #4 
  - As a post-menopausal woman, I decided that life is too short to be sweaty n/t  SoCalDem   Jul-18-08 03:54 PM   #51 
  - no televisions at all  DS1   Jul-18-08 02:12 PM   #6 
  - Seriously?  Midlodemocrat   Jul-18-08 02:13 PM   #8 
  - I watch shows, that's for sure  DS1   Jul-18-08 02:17 PM   #16 
     - Gotcha. I prefer watching while sitting on the couch,  Midlodemocrat   Jul-18-08 02:18 PM   #17 
        - with my low attention span  DS1   Jul-18-08 02:24 PM   #20 
           - I know what you mean.  sammythecat   Jul-18-08 10:06 PM   #64 
  - What's A TV? Heared It Shows Movin Pictures In Your Shack!  Better Believe It   Jul-18-08 02:16 PM   #14 
  - I have A/C. Use it all summer.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-18-08 02:12 PM   #7 
  - I have the old-fashioned teevee with a tube  rox63   Jul-18-08 02:13 PM   #9 
  - What kind of flat screen?  Puzzler   Jul-18-08 02:13 PM   #10 
  - i have a flat screen that is an lcd, people who think all flat screens are plasmas  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-18-08 02:14 PM   #13 
     - You'd be surprised how many luddites are out there.  EOTE   Jul-18-08 03:41 PM   #46 
        - 10 grand for a tv just seems so nuts, i know people spend a lot on a/v stuff but that's  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-18-08 03:46 PM   #47 
  - i have a/c and i use it and unless someone wants to come on over and fan me  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-18-08 02:13 PM   #12 
  - I'm in Phoenix and I'd die without it.  thecatburgler   Jul-18-08 02:16 PM   #15 
  - Lived in the valley all of my life  ChazII   Jul-18-08 09:02 PM   #58 
  - Plasma sets use buttloads of energy and run hot  Warpy   Jul-18-08 02:21 PM   #18 
  - And what neck 'o the desert do you live in?  Neshanic   Jul-18-08 02:33 PM   #23 
  - I have to use AC -- I work out of the home & the computers would fry without it. . .  Journeyman   Jul-18-08 02:23 PM   #19 
  - No flat screen, no AC here. 95 degrees here today. nt  Bonobo   Jul-18-08 02:27 PM   #21 
  - I don't have air conditioning but I certainly don't renege anyone who is  Cleita   Jul-18-08 02:28 PM   #22 
  - No flat screen, only a 15 inch tv/LCD monitor...swamp cooler only...  hlthe2b   Jul-18-08 02:33 PM   #24 
  - This is fun. I get to beat on both AC users AND flat screen people.  Evoman   Jul-18-08 02:37 PM   #25 
  - Nobody is safe here. Maybe you use that evil nuclear power...hmmmm?  Neshanic   Jul-18-08 02:39 PM   #26 
  - Nope.  Evoman   Jul-18-08 02:53 PM   #34 
     - Oh, there is something you are guilty of. Do you have an electric juicer?  Neshanic   Jul-18-08 02:56 PM   #38 
  - Dang it, I spit soda outta my nose  DiverDave   Jul-18-08 06:40 PM   #54 
  - 1 flat screen, no A/C  cobalt1999   Jul-18-08 02:39 PM   #27 
  - When Gore gives up his mansion, SUVs, and conveniences  bamalib   Jul-18-08 02:47 PM   #30 
  - You are not responsible for Gore or anyone else  cobalt1999   Jul-18-08 02:53 PM   #36 
     - You're right. I have made my choices  bamalib   Jul-18-08 03:32 PM   #45 
        - Can you believe that Gore guy with his Ozone warming theory?  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-18-08 06:57 PM   #55 
  - Big screen TV, but not flat screen.  CrispyQGirl   Jul-18-08 02:48 PM   #31 
  - Who the hell was bitching about AC in the desert?  The Straight Story   Jul-18-08 02:51 PM   #33 
  - See AC poll in the neighborhood....apparently it is uneeded in places like the Low Sonoran Desert.  Neshanic   Jul-18-08 02:55 PM   #37 
  - Have AC and flat screen.  loveable liberal   Jul-18-08 02:53 PM   #35 
  - Saw an ambulance today at a bus stop.  Perragrande   Jul-18-08 03:02 PM   #39 
  - on monday i was in Houston and we decided to go to old town Spring and when we  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-18-08 03:05 PM   #40 
     - You have to hide in the AC for several months out of the year.  Perragrande   Jul-18-08 03:17 PM   #42 
        - when i lived in Texas i must have stayed in the house a lot, i mean it gets hot  chimpsrsmarter   Jul-18-08 03:18 PM   #44 
  - I have a 52" DLP, comparable to a 32" analog CRT  subliminable   Jul-18-08 03:09 PM   #41 
  - Watch per inch doesn't tell you very much at all.  EOTE   Jul-18-08 03:51 PM   #49 
     - I think the article was also comparing wpi of plasma vs. DLP  subliminable   Jul-18-08 09:25 PM   #60 
  - How can we be comfortable and watch TV  wvbygod   Jul-18-08 03:48 PM   #48 
  - That's insane that people here are blasting other people for using A/C.  KillCapitalism   Jul-18-08 03:51 PM   #50 
  - Ugh...I lived in Wisconsin (Madison) then....same heat wave as St. Louis &  tpsbmam   Jul-18-08 08:52 PM   #57 
  - 2 summers ago my wife and I were out garage selling and bought a 50 inch  madokie   Jul-18-08 03:58 PM   #52 
  - Standard CRT TVs. They work fine, so no reason to replace yet.  WillowTree   Jul-18-08 08:33 PM   #56 
  - Man you're dumb. Just go stay at your summer home at the beach?  Captain Angry   Jul-18-08 09:06 PM   #59 
  - Biggest power use in my house is the REFRIGERATOR.  SimpleTrend   Jul-18-08 09:33 PM   #61 
  - On some models you can turn fridge door heaters down or off  caraher   Jul-18-08 09:51 PM   #63 
     - Speaking of mold,  SimpleTrend   Jul-18-08 10:09 PM   #65 
        - Excellent points  caraher   Jul-18-08 10:39 PM   #66 
  - I've got  MullenBank   Jul-18-08 09:42 PM   #62 
  - I dunno, maybe because having the money to do it doesn't make it wise?  caraher   Jul-18-08 10:43 PM   #67 
     - Isn't CO2  MullenBank   Jul-18-08 11:06 PM   #68 
  - No flat screen or AC  sakabatou   Jul-19-08 10:42 AM   #72 
  - Who cares what people think of you?  YellowRubberDuckie   Jul-19-08 04:12 PM   #74 
  - God forbid if you use an air conditioning...  Fox Mulder   Jul-19-08 04:20 PM   #75 
  - Maybe someone already posted this.......  suston96   Jul-19-08 04:36 PM   #76 

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