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Offline mick

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How much did you pay for that TV?
« on: September 21, 2007, 04:34:09 AM »
I am amazed at the prices people are paying for TVs nowdays. Granted what cost $10,000 12 months ago now costs $5000, but to me thats an obscene price to pay for something that has a 12 month or 3 year warranty at best and would be too expensive to repair after the warranty expires.

Plasma, LCD, HDTV is all the rage here, despite three being almost no broadcasting of HDTV.

All these wood ducks went out and bought what they thought was full HDTV, but only now do they realise that they didnt get 1960 x 1080 I or P or whatever, so they have to upgrade. They are stuck on that treadmill.

I think I paid 500 bucks for my 68cm CRT TV a few years ago, and for the time I spend watching TV, I couldnt justify any more.

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Re: How much did you pay for that TV?
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2007, 07:06:33 AM »
i bought a 40" LCD Samsung back in June. But I had reward points from my credit card that I used and it only cost me $300 including a new dvd player. I wouldn't have otherwise bought one. We don't get HD TV here at all but the picture is great anyway and I'm glad I got it. We watch a lot of dvd's.

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Re: How much did you pay for that TV?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2007, 01:14:16 AM »
Look at the idiots who rushed out and paid $500 bucks for a new Iphone and are now crying because Apple dropped the price $200 bucks.  I learned a long time ago not to buy the 1st version of anything--it usually has too many bugs to work out and the price will drop in a year or 2 anyway after the bugs are solved.

Being a cutting edge consumer can cost (waste) a lot of money.
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Re: How much did you pay for that TV?
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2007, 03:06:38 PM »
Cell phones and SUV's, the opiate of the masses.

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Re: How much did you pay for that TV?
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2007, 12:35:31 PM »
10,000 for a TV? How about something to eat while you watch.

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