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

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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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Post#21 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:24 am by pancakes3

I personally can't tie 60 (40 for me) but i watch a majority of my sports on my friends' 60 3D-HDTV. It's gaudy... ungodly... REAL... AND SPECTACULAR.
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Post#22 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:41 am by Zonkerbl

If you're getting a hi-def tv, I personally don't see the point in getting anything smaller than 50. Mine's hooked up to my dj'ing stereo and sub-woofer, so it feels like my tv is just barely big enough to keep up when I'm watching movies.

Hockey and baseball are 100 times more interesting on a 50" hi def tv, that's for sure. For hockey you can actually see the puck, and for baseball it feels like you're right there in the stadium.
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Post#23 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:03 am by Wizards2Lottery

A 42 inch Toshiba HDTV I got at Best Buy 4 years ago.
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Post#24 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:17 am by Ruzious

76 inch flat screen that shrinks to the size of a cell phone. I carry it with me in case we get hit by a derecho.
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Post#25 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:37 am by MJG

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:
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.

Agreed, it's a crying shame. Personally, I watch on this nice little artisan set that I got hand-crafted by a local televisionsmith. I had to pay a bit more for it, but it was worth it to support local business.
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Post#26 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:47 am by TheKingOfVa360

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?



42 inch
Vizio LCD 1080p
From Wal Mart
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Post#27 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:57 am by cwb3

32" Silvania LCD 720p HDTV.
Bought at Best Buy.
It is decent, would like to get a larger 1080p at some point soon.
fishercob wrote:I watched first quarter and a half and then tivo'd the rest. No one tell me how it ends. This is so exciting!
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Post#28 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:58 am by Wizardspride

What size television do you own? 55"




What kind of television do you have? Panasonic TC-P55ST50 3D 1080P Plasma HDTV




Where did you buy it online or at a retail store? Online (Eastcoasttvs.com)
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Post#29 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:02 am by DMVleGeND

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Post#30 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:26 am by Wes_Tiny_Abe_

OffTheWall2 wrote:
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.


106" screen?
Thats it?

The HD Optomas can project much much larger than that.
I have owned a few HD Optomas over the past few years mostly for video gaming purposes.

The last time me and my nerd friends set one up outside we were projecting our games 16-17 feet high. We wanted it to be larger but we ran out of room. :(
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Post#31 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:53 am by dandridge 10

Little Digger wrote:
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 .


Unfortuantely, the TV is not just turning off by itself. It is losing signal while still on, and flashing menus when none of the buttons on the remote are pushed. It is like a ghost is controlling it.
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Post#32 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:54 am by Wes_Tiny_Abe_

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


That was you in the yup's video that he posted online to try and get it back? :bowdown:

Due to their lack of street smarts, on a daily basis there are numerous opportunities to victimize those flip flop and sandal people but I just cant bring myself to do it.

I dont know why.
I guess it must be my private Catholic school upbringing.
Maybe it is because when I look at those people I see a lot of myself in them.

Yeah I know. I am a pussy. :(
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Post#33 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:04 pm by Wes_Tiny_Abe_

MJG wrote:
Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:
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.

Agreed, it's a crying shame. Personally, I watch on this nice little artisan set that I got hand-crafted by a local televisionsmith. I had to pay a bit more for it, but it was worth it to support local business.


Well good for you. :D
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Post#34 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:42 pm by OffTheWall2

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:
OffTheWall2 wrote:
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.


106" screen?
Thats it?

The HD Optomas can project much much larger than that.
I have owned a few HD Optomas over the past few years mostly for video gaming purposes.

The last time me and my nerd friends set one up outside we were projecting our games 16-17 feet high. We wanted it to be larger but we ran out of room. :(


Yeah, the 106" is all I can fit on my wall in my current setup, but yes they can definitely project a larger image.
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Post#35 Re: What size television do you own to watch
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:06 pm by fugop

nate33 wrote: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?


If you use a Windows computer and are comfortable adding hardware, a Hauppage Colossus should work fairly well. It's a ~$130 piece of hardware, though, so probably wouldn't make sense.
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