Hooking up a tv with Baby Boomers!

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    So my parents got a new tv today at Walmart, a Vizio 1080p 42 inch and with like anything else having to do with tv's and cable I had to hook it up for them. It is quite funny too because they have no idea what they are doing and they kept moving the parts even though I had them all laid out to be ready to use. So I just told my dad to go in the other room and watch the Apple Cup and I would let him know when it was done. :lol:
    They had put off buying a new LCD screen because my dad hates anything new anyways but just say as soon I turned the new tv to his football game he couldn't stop smiling.:razz:
     
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    Good job, Luissa! :clap2:

    (BTW....I turn 47 next month which makes me a tail-end Baby Boomer, we're not all technophobes).
     
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    My parents are part of the first wave, my mom was born in 46 and my dad born in 47. My mom was actually born I think six months before my uncle/her oldest brother even came back from the Pacific. They hate anything new, my dad hates their microwave because he can't just turn the dial. :lol:
     
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    i still love when people give me a blank check to newegg, best buy, etc and want me to build them a computer, home theatre setup, and all those other fun things.
     
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    I am the one who picked out the tv! We went a couple of days ago and I found the nerdiest kid working and asked him what were the best tv's for the money they had and then my mother and I looked it up and that is what we decided on and just told my dad that is what they are getting. :lol:
     
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    My mom is '43, my dad '38.

    I'm '62.

    Do the math. :D

    My Mom is the technophobe. My dad and I are gadget people. If I had my Dad's money, I'd have all the toys he has! :D

    He firmly believes in that old adage: "He who dies with the most toys wins." :lol:
     
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    sounds like my brother! HE has a home theatre with theatre seats with three different levels even and a HD projection screen, I am not sure how big but it is the size of a good size wall. Of course when you own the contruction company, it is cheaper to put in. :D
     
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    Your mom most of been what 19 when you were born?
    My mom was 34, just say I was a huge accident, I have two adoptive brothers from my mom. ;) She didn't think I was really coming until she gave me birth to me. :lol:
     
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    Yup....and I have older brother too! :eusa_whistle:

    And a younger sister and much much younger brother....who, lets just say came about in circumstances similar to yours. Mom thought she had indigestion and gaseous bloating for 9 months.... :eusa_whistle:

    Dumbass (her, not you). :lol:

    And yes, I would say that to her face. Only there's no guarantee I'd still have teeth after I said it. :rofl:
     
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    my mom thought she had an ulcer! :lol:
    She knew she was pregnant after a few months but she had lost many other babies so she figured she would loose me but she never did. I don't know if she really got lucky on that one or not! :lol:
     

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