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First World Problems

Discussion in 'Cafe toonzone' started by Peter Paltridge, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. Hanshotfirst1138

    Hanshotfirst1138 Singing drunken lullabies

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    I want a Panasonic plasma TV, but I can't afford one and they stopped manic acting them. I want and Oppo and a nice surround sound system too, but there isn't any space for it in my bedroom until I move out of my parents' house. I guess I'll have to make due with the HDTV I have ;).
     
  2. purplehairedwonder

    purplehairedwonder No woman should suffer at the hands of men
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    Speaking of TVs, the HDMI ports on mine fried last summer after a really close lightning strike so I only have one composite connection available for my Wii and Blu-ray player which, despite the splitter I'm using, is annoying to change between. The sound when playing Netflix or DVDs/Blu-rays is also screwy, with the background music overtaking the dialogue -- but not when on the TV setting. I tried speakers but that connection was apparently fried in the lightning strike as well.
     
  3. Peter Paltridge

    Peter Paltridge Knows about rock people
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    I think there needs to be a multimillion-dollar, nationwide ad campaign convincing people to shoot cell phone video in Landscape instead of Portrait. I'm so sick of seeing yet another extremely narrow home video on the news.

    "This is your brain when you don't turn your phone horizontally." *squish*
     
  4. Peter Paltridge

    Peter Paltridge Knows about rock people
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    eBay has started sending me spam E-mails notifying me of auctions that I might be interested in, and they are always of things I have already bought. I don't get the point.
     
  5. RandomMe

    RandomMe An Imaginary Friend

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    I agree with you. Landscape is way better.
     
  6. CoolEric158

    CoolEric158 She rocks both ways.

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    Just this evening, my headphones started to act strange; my right bud doesn't project any sound, and I don't like having one ear being yelled at, as it's really annoying; I demand equal representation for both eardrums!
     
  7. Peter Paltridge

    Peter Paltridge Knows about rock people
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    My NBC affiliate pre-empted Believe for a basketball game for the second week in a row, and I'm livid.

    Will they stream it somewhere online tomorrow? Probably. But (1) it's not the same as watching it on the TV and (2) this complaint is going to be exclusive to me, but I like to preserve shows I like as they originally aired, ads and all. Sometimes this is an extra boon because they don't release the shows in HD. The stupid, stupid Blazers have robbed me of my chance to get a complete HD set for Believe.

    Is it a valid concern that KGW could affect the show's ratings (such as they are) by registering a score in Portland of zero? Even if that isn't counted, the ratings of other shows in the same time slot would be driven up (since one of the choices is eliminated) and essentially have the same effect. It kind of needs every drop to live, and it's not getting it from this city.
     
  8. RandomMe

    RandomMe An Imaginary Friend

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    Something similar happened on Easter Sunday. I was watching my favorite Sunday entertainment show (Vale Tudo) which began late due to the network television premiere of Brave. When they returned from the ads, it was pre-empted (for 10-15 minutes) to show SIC Notícias' Play-Off, which was covering the victory of some soccer team. I was whining and believing that the show wouldn't return but it did.
     
  9. ToonamiFanatic

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    When you have directtv and your step dad backs his truck into the dish and dents it and knocks the alignment with the satellite off. So no tv till tuesday untill a tech comes out to fix it.
     
  10. Kung-Fu Yoshi

    Kung-Fu Yoshi Active Member

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    Toon Zone crashes on the desktop if you stay there too long. My desktop.
     
  11. I.R. Shokew

    I.R. Shokew DISGRACED and Rooting ONLY for Underdogs

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    Toon Zone gets too busy and is inaccessible if there are too many people on my laptop - MY LAPTOP which I just bought last year.
     
  12. defunctzombie

    defunctzombie 1992 not 2002
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    Guys, this is not the place for that. Technical problems go in Feedback and Suggestions.
     
  13. RandomMe

    RandomMe An Imaginary Friend

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    When my decoder stops during a recording of something.
     
  14. Dr.Pepper

    Dr.Pepper Well-Known Member

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    The vending machine's cooler was broken. So yay! Warm water for me!
     
  15. cognitofalcon

    cognitofalcon G'night evry' body!!

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    Don't you mean warm Dr.Pepper?
     
  16. defunctzombie

    defunctzombie 1992 not 2002
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    Pandora is playing too much live music, and I hate listening to live music on the radio. That's what you go to a concert for.
     
  17. RandomMe

    RandomMe An Imaginary Friend

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    I rarely listened to live music on the radio...
     
  18. RandomMe

    RandomMe An Imaginary Friend

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    When there's a 10-second long video on Youtube, you can't skip the ads.
     
  19. Peter Paltridge

    Peter Paltridge Knows about rock people
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    Okay......as of today, whenever I open a new window in Firefox, it appears BEHIND my current window. I select a video to appear fullscreen, and it appears fullscreen BEHIND the webpage, so I have to minimize it.

    What's going on? Is anyone else having this problem?
     
  20. RandomMe

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    I don't use Firefox, so no.
     

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