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I see red people!

  1. Dec 9, 2005 #1

    Tsu

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    Our TV is broken. :cry: The green went away. :bugeye: Now everything has a god-awful red hue to it. :yuck:
    So, what do you suggest? Plasma or LCD - and why?
    Oh yeah. What's HDTV? :confused: Does it come in plasma and LCD? I don't like researching this stuff and Ivan (poor baby) is SO busy lately! :frown:
    Somebody help me! :surprised
    Thank you very much. :shy: :redface:
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2005 #2

    Evo

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    Oh, do you remember those see-thru colored tv screen covers that they sold back in the late 50's early 60's to put over black & white tv screens to make them "color tv's"? :rofl:

    Just put a green tinted screen cover over your set...problem solved.

    No need to thank me, it's the least I can do. :approve:

    Yeah, the small font isn't very small.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2005 #3

    Tsu

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    wow. Do you LIVE online? :rofl: How ya been, sis? Let's talk this weekend! :smile:

    Oh - yeah. Green filter. Gottcha. :rolleyes: NEXT!!!! :rofl:
     
  5. Dec 9, 2005 #4

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    You can combine it with my old one if you want; the red gun's gone in it. If we put them together, we'll have one big assembly that we can watch 3-D movies on. :approve:
     
  6. Dec 9, 2005 #5

    Evo

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    :frown: yes

    I was going to make a "whine" thread to complain about everything, but decided to spare everyone. I'll call you this weekend. I'll make a pitcher of green apple martinis and we can talk for awhile. :approve:

    Hey drink enough and the tv will start to look better. :biggrin:
     
  7. Dec 9, 2005 #6

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    I think plasma is suppose to be better :P

    HDTV is a new "high-definition" standard of television. You know how they always go "watch this program, now in High Definition"... well the cable company (or local stations broadcast) is sending the signal with a higher resolution then you've always been use to so you get better picture quality with better tv's that have HDTV. Without the HDTV reciever however, you don't get it :)
     
  8. Dec 9, 2005 #7
    You can get good LCD or Plasma doesn't matter, just make sure you get HDTV, that is the important part. HDTV is awesome. I'd get a widescreen too, but that's up to you. PS, nothing makes a better Christmas present than a large plasma HDTV
     
  9. Dec 9, 2005 #8

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    I don't remember those.

    However, I do remember the Oddysey video games. You could play pong half the day long. If you got tired of that, you could put the semi-see-through green tennis court overlay on the TV screen and play tennis for the other half of the day.
     
  10. Dec 9, 2005 #9

    Art

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    Or you could hang on for SED
    Don't you just love how quickly technology changes :-)
     
  11. Dec 9, 2005 #10

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    I recommend the highest resolution HDTV projector you can afford :approve:

    Would cost you less than LCD/Plasma and if you have a nice big wall will give you the bigger picture
     
  12. Dec 9, 2005 #11
    :wink: I remember when those things came on the market. We didn't have a TV yet though because my dad thought that TV would be a passing fad. I remember him saying: "How can anyone get any work done around the house if they sit and watch one of those things all day.":smile: Poor Mom.

    As soon as the boxing matches ,"Friday night fights", were first televised he changed his mind.
     
  13. Dec 9, 2005 #12

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    Sounds good! Let's do it! :biggrin:
     
  14. Dec 9, 2005 #13

    Tsu

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    Sounds like a plan. :biggrin: Although I'm not sure I CAN drink enough to make the TV look better... :rofl: :rofl:
     
  15. Dec 9, 2005 #14

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    I used to have a set that would do that intermittently. Normal color for a while, then Magenta, then back to normal again. Luckily this was back when they still included the schematics with electronic equipment and I was able to trace the problem and fix it.

    http://www.flattvpeople.com/tutorials/lcd-vs-plasma.asp
    http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/hdtv.htm
     
  16. Dec 10, 2005 #15

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    There is light at the end of the tunnel, but it also has a red hue...:uhh:

    Hang on, I'll be home soon. :biggrin:
     
  17. Dec 10, 2005 #16

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    yay. lets celebrate cronxeh's 200th ignored post on this forum

    if trend continues im outa here
     
  18. Dec 10, 2005 #17
    Get the plasma before he gets home. He'll just want to fix the old TV. better hurry
     
  19. Dec 10, 2005 #18

    Lisa!

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    WE had the same problem once! That really hurt eyesight!:grumpy:

    :zzz: :zzz: :tongue2:
     
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  20. Dec 10, 2005 #19

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    Wow! You COUNT yours, huh? Well, CONGRATULATIONS!!!! That's quite a milestone! :rofl: :rofl:

    Sorry if it seemed that I ignored you, dear. I was at work while I was posting and I got called away by a bunch of those pesky sick and injured people in the ER. I swear to god they just show up at the WORST times... :biggrin:

    Thanks to all of you for the info. After googling and checking Janus' links (thanks, Janus!!!!) I've decided I'd rather just dump it in Ivan's lap when he gets home. :surprised :rofl: :rofl:
     
  21. Dec 10, 2005 #20

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    Yeah they also seem to vomit only on your best pants, the neweset boots, and cleanest shirts you have in your wardrobe :bugeye:
     
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