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Old 12-10-2010, 07:57 PM
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We were all talking about TV's and the fact I still don;t own a flat screen tv everyone thought it was hilarous that in 2010 almost 2011 that I still don;t have a flat screen. Then they made fun of the fact that my biggest TV is only 24 inches.

I guess I'm just committed to sticking to my financial goals and don't feel a upgrade is necessary right now. Anyone situated like me and don't have a flat screen or a TV bigger than 24 inches?
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Why is this important?
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:07 PM
 
Location: SE Florida
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The Comcast installer couldn't believe that we had only one TV connection. And it's not a flat-screen TV that we have.

I'm with Tabula..... Why is it important?
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:12 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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A what?
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Same here, who cares?
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:47 PM
 
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We were all talking about TV's and the fact I still don;t own a flat screen tv everyone thought it was hilarous that in 2010 almost 2011 that I still don;t have a flat screen. Then they made fun of the fact that my biggest TV is only 24 inches.

I guess I'm just committed to sticking to my financial goals and don't feel a upgrade is necessary right now. Anyone situated like me and don't have a flat screen or a TV bigger than 24 inches?
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I have two 27" televisions that I bought in the early 1990s after my house was burglarized in 1990. Both TVs are in great condition.

Maybe I should have upgraded as five or six family members or friends have offered me their old TVs FREE when they paid $2-3k for their flat screens. (The same people who cannot afford to fund their 401(k)s.) However, it was too much of a hassle to pick them up and take them back home.

I nearly never "WATCH" TV as I am always online and honestly cannot tell a lot of difference between the flat screen and the CRT pictures. Maybe they are a little better on sports replay but that is really about it.

I do not want a flat screen as they use up a lot of energy and throw off a lot of heat.
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:50 PM
 
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Why do your coworkers have to know anything about what you own or don't own? It's none of their business! The less said about personal things to people at work, the better. Besides, you can have a 'flat screen' TV and still not have an LCD or plasma TV. Before the thin profile TVs came out, the older sets did have 'flat screens' instead of those curved screens.
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:09 PM
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Why do your coworkers have to know anything about what you own or don't own? It's none of their business! The less said about personal things to people at work, the better. Besides, you can have a 'flat screen' TV and still not have an LCD or plasma TV. Before the thin profile TVs came out, the older sets did have 'flat screens' instead of those curved screens.

Well I'm content with my Wide screen so I was laughing along with them. But I was just curious to see if anyone else lacked a flat screen
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:35 PM
 
Location: Troy, Il
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Why do your coworkers have to know anything about what you own or don't own? It's none of their business! The less said about personal things to people at work, the better. Besides, you can have a 'flat screen' TV and still not have an LCD or plasma TV. Before the thin profile TVs came out, the older sets did have 'flat screens' instead of those curved screens.
I got one of those flat screens, and i got it for a great deal because i bought it when they stopped making anything but plasmas. Personally i love movies so i splurge on TV's and movies, just bought a 50' plasma for my bedroom. I'm very frugal otherwise.
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Old 12-10-2010, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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I got one of those flat screens, and i got it for a great deal because i bought it when they stopped making anything but plasmas. Personally i love movies so i splurge on TV's and movies, just bought a 50' plasma for my bedroom. I'm very frugal otherwise.
Hope that was a typo or you have one BIG a$$ed bedroom LOL
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