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What size television do you own to watch your sports on?

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Post#1 What size television do you own to watch your
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:01 am by Wes_Tiny_Abe_

What size television do you own?
What kind of television do you have?
Where did you buy it online or at a retail store?
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Post#2 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:30 am by Rafael122

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:What size television do you own?
What kind of television do you have?
Where did you buy it online or at a retail store?


32 inch HDTV, Vizio and I got it at Target.
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Post#3 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:37 am by fishercob

I got mine at Panera and paid a million dollars. It covers an entire wall of my condo.
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Post#4 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:43 am by montestewart

I have the Apple iWatch HDTV on a wristband. 2" diagonal. If I hold it right up to my eyeball, it's as if I'm in Sec. 420, row M.

When I'm in a meeting, people say, "He must be a busy man. He keeps looking at his watch." And then I do the commercial.
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Post#5 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:24 pm by verbal8

I watch on a 5" portable B/W TV
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Post#6 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:33 pm by Benjammin

Classic thread so far...
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Post#7 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:25 pm by Wes_Tiny_Abe_

fishercob wrote:I got mine at Panera and paid a million dollars. It covers an entire wall of my condo.


Really?

Panera sells electronics?

You know whats ironic about Panera, Condos, CVS, Starbucks and the rest of the current overpriced stores who pay inflated rents?

They replaced lots of independent stores and shops all over this city some of which used to sell televisions and other related electronics.
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Post#8 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:38 pm by fugop

In theory, I use a 40" Samsung. 3yrs old. LCD with CCFL backlight. Purchased at Best Buy after gf complained about lack of reasonable television. It's a decent, reliable television.

In reality, I usually used a SiliconDust HD Homerun Prime to record games, and watch them on a side computer monitor while I'm working in the middle off the night. Generally a Dell U2311.

This year, I'll have to use league pass, as I'm moving between NYC, Kentucky, and DC.
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Post#9 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:40 pm by LyricalRico

I'm rocking a 37-inch 1080i Dell LCD that I bought around 2006 through a purchase program at my job. I don't think Dell makes TVs anymore.
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Post#10 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:47 pm by nate33

fugop wrote:In theory, I use a 40" Samsung. 3yrs old. LCD with CCFL backlight. Purchased at Best Buy after gf complained about lack of reasonable television. It's a decent, reliable television.

In reality, I usually used a SiliconDust HD Homerun Prime to record games, and watch them on a side computer monitor while I'm working in the middle off the night. Generally a Dell U2311.

This year, I'll have to use league pass, as I'm moving between NYC, Kentucky, and DC.

I have a TV tuner on my PVR, which is networked to all the computers and TV's in my house. Unfortunately, I'm too cheap to purchase the NBA package so I can't record the games and watch them on delay. I usually tune in and watch a live stream on atdhe or someplace like that.

Does anybody know of a way to record a live stream and then watch it later?
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Post#11 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:08 pm by BigA

47 inch Vizio HD-LCD purchased at Costco early 2011. Very happy with it.
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Post#12 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:18 pm by queridiculo

I have a 50" 720P Samsung Plasma I bought at best buy 3 years ago for around $550.

Picture is clear as day and size wise it's just borderline obnoxious.

I'm thinking about upgrading to a 1080P at some point, but I'm in no rush as long as the current one continues to purr along.
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Post#13 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:31 pm by dandridge 10

55" Samsung 8500 LCD. Was rated as the best HDTV by cnet 2 years ago and the picture is incredible. Unfortunately, I had to replace the panel after 3 weeks of owning it (covered under warranty) and now have to replace the motherboard because it is turning off by itself (not covered under warranty). I'm finishing my basement this Fall and putting in a media room with 120" projection. That will be where I watch all my sports. Heck, I might even give up my Wizards season tickets.
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Post#14 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:19 pm by miller31time

42" Insignia (best buy's tv brand) plasma. Bought it in-store as there was a massive sale. I think I paid $320 for it. This was around 1 and a half years ago.

The deal was so good, I told my family and now, my mom bought 1 for her house and 1 for our Ocean City condo, my brother bought 1 and my sister bought 2.

I should be getting a cut of Best Buy's profits, damnit.
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Post#15 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:37 pm by OffTheWall2

nate33 wrote:Does anybody know of a way to record a live stream and then watch it later?


I used to do this with a program called Camtasia Studio http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia

Oh.. and for TV this season I'll be using an Optoma HD20 with an Elite Screens 106" manual pull down screen.

Just moved to a new place with a basement and finally had the room I've been waiting for to put up a screen like this.
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Post#16 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:55 pm by JWizmentality

60" Mitsubishi 1080p 3D DLP
Got it for $770 labor day sale from Mitsubishi online.
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Post#17 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:06 pm by long suffrin' boulez fan

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Post#18 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:44 pm by montestewart

JWizmentality wrote:60" Mitsubishi 1080p 3D DLP
Got it for $770 labor day sale from Mitsubishi online.

These screens are trending progressively larger. Who's gonna top 60"?
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Post#19 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:01 pm by Little Digger

dandridge 10 wrote:55" Samsung 8500 LCD. Was rated as the best HDTV by cnet 2 years ago and the picture is incredible. Unfortunately, I had to replace the panel after 3 weeks of owning it (covered under warranty) and now have to replace the motherboard because it is turning off by itself (not covered under warranty). .
All you have to do is take the back panel off and re-adjust the lever so it doesnt automatically switch the TV off.

My samsung did the same thing , I didnt use it for a whole year before I googled the problem and found the easy solution.

If I can do it, I guarantee anybody can .
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Post#20 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:55 pm by doclinkin

MacBook Pro I lifted from some hipster kid who walked away from his table at Starbucks in Georgetown.
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