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Keychain Remote Control Turns Off Most TVs

 
Jesse Torres
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A lot of people love television but apparently some people have had enough of it, too. A new keychain gadget that lets people turn off most TVs � anywhere from airports to restaurants � is selling at a faster clip than it would take most people to surf the channels on their boob tubes.
Here is the Link! Enjoy
 
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This will change my life for the good! I love it

-Kathy
Kill your television
 
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Here's another reason...

to kill your tv

Actually I love my TV, as a monitor for playing DVDs and DDR. So it's more like "kill your cable and satellite TV service".
 
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Now if only they had one for cell phones!
 
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Now if only they had one for cell phones!


How about Cell Phone Jammers?
 
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Excellent stuff. I would buy one if they could add a few more features to it, to turn the volume down, to cancel incoming calls to mobile phones (open-plan offices and polyphonic ring tones, wrecks my head throughout the day!)
 
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Originally posted by Kathy Sierra:
This will change my life for the good! I love it

-Kathy
Kill your television


That is so true!
 
Jesse Torres
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Originally posted by Kathy Sierra:
This will change my life for the good! I love it

-Kathy
Kill your television


Thanks for having written an excellent book on SCJP. It is the only book that I utilized to study for the test. Well, I also used the JavaRanch mock exams.

Thanks,
 
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Those flat screen TVs people hang like pictures is a turn off in itself;
they look really naff at seated eye level but when hung aesthetically, give people a crick in the neck.Flat and on a supporting platform would be right way to go. Thumbs up for the keyring for turning off TV in public places.

HAnds off my TV and over-stuffed sofa.
 
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Originally posted by Helen Thomas:
Those flat screen TVs people hang like pictures is a turn off in itself;
they look really naff at seated eye level but when hung aesthetically, give people a crick in the neck.Flat and on a supporting platform would be right way to go. Thumbs up for the keyring for turning off TV in public places.

HAnds off my TV and over-stuffed sofa.

Most people in America find those televisions, aesthetically pleasing. In fact, it is one of the most sought after items in America. I can live without such a TV.
 
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If there's plenty of room the right balance can be struck.
The Japanese seem to be going off flat screen TVs, too.Their new models are anything but. There's nothing like a cozy over-stuffed sofa 3-4 feet in front of a decent TV. As you also find in country houses,no monstrosities. A family computer-cum-TV won't be misplaced either ; laptops for private work.
[ October 21, 2004: Message edited by: Helen Thomas ]
 
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Turning off the tube and reading a book.

When done consistently, it will...
a. Improve your vocabulary (unless you're reading Curious George to your little one, or yourself) :roll:
b. Improve reading skill overall.
c. Get you to bed earlier (unless you can't put the book down, this sometimes back-fires)
d. Stop the flow of meaningless drivel into your brain. (no offense to this forum intended)
 
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