I had to make an emergency run to Best Buy last night

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    One of our HDTV Tube TVs went out and the kids couldn't watch the Disney Channel.

    OH THE HUMANITY!

    I replaced it with a Samsung 37" LCD HDTV Model LN37B650T1F so all is better now.

    Disaster averted.

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    Were they watching 'Starstruck'? That's what my 13 yr old was watching . . . ok and me too. All the teeny boppers think Sterling Knight is a cutie!
     
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    Etch-o-sketch woulda been cheaper. They could create their own Disney shows.
     
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    Tubes for TVs, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
     
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    It might've been. I'll have to ask. All I know is that it was a major emergency and I had to act fast before Best Buy closed. I finally got it set up around 9:30 p.m. so everybody was happy. Emergency crews were on standby just in case I couldn't make it in time.
     
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    Whew, just think what could have happened! You might have had to interact, play a game, read a book or something horrific with your kids.
     
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    Good thing bestbuy was still open!
     
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    Well that would suck! Thank goodness for TVs.

    (But on a serious note, my kids are given permission to watch TV before they go to bed. Otherwise, it's homework. I even have one kid that prefers to read rather than watch TV. We're considering taking him to a counselor to figure out what might be wrong with him. And then, of course, they have to practice their musical instruments each night and I'm the bandleader.)
     
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    You don't have to justify your home life to me. :lol::lol:
     
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    The final tube is going away.


    Back in the day, we had the clock set five minutes fast, because it took 5 minutes for all the tubes in the TV to warm up enough for the thing to come on. And there was the day before circuit boards when you replaced your own bulbs.

    Motorola made a big deal of the fact that theres was the first all circuit board TV with only one tube in it.
     
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