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Offline Jerrymac

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Dumbfounded
« on: June 11, 2009, 09:35:35 AM »
I just.....
Should there....
This is....
Oh good grief

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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2009, 10:58:41 AM »
My husband sits there with his finger on the mute button, the minute a commercial starts, he hits it.  Commercials don't really bother me, I just tune them out (the Toyota ads are the worst) but it surely would be nice if they'd quiet them down. 

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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2009, 11:04:41 AM »
they don't bother me either.  it does bother me that congress would spend time on something like this.  i say again, they have way to much time on their hands!!

hit  the mute.  tune them out.  buy a smart TV that keeps the sound steady.  turn the dang thing off.
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2009, 11:39:08 AM »
....  it does bother me that congress would spend time on something like this.....

That's what I thought.
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2009, 11:56:08 AM »
My husband sits there with his finger on the mute button, the minute a commercial starts, he hits it.   

OMG- we're married to the same guy! :-D

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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2009, 12:05:28 PM »
mine too, but then he forgets to take the mute off when the programs starts.  sometime i just sit there and watch him to see how long it will take him to realize he's watching his program with no sound.   :evil:

you'll enjoy high speed.  it's more expensive, but there is so much stuff you have been missing! 
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2009, 12:14:42 PM »
mine too, but then he forgets to take the mute off when the programs starts.  sometime i just sit there and watch him to see how long it will take him to realize he's watching his program with no sound.   :evil:


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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2009, 12:38:25 PM »
How can one guy stand to be married to so many different women. :shock: Opinionated, intelligent, conservative women at that!

That's how we keep from getting bored  :-D
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2009, 02:04:55 PM »
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" Congress will inevitably make it more messy than it needs to be," he said. "It's like going after a fly with a pistol."

yup.  Like an insane cowboy going after the fly.  And the fly is on the side of a building owned by an American corporation.  In the middle of a busy populated plaza. And the pistol doesn't have sights.  And neither does the cowboy.

<sigh>

The mute button thing is just too difficult for most people to figure out.  As are the volume controls.
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2009, 08:12:17 PM »
mine too, but then he forgets to take the mute off when the programs starts.  sometime i just sit there and watch him to see how long it will take him to realize he's watching his program with no sound.   :evil:


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How can one guy stand to be married to so many different women. :shock: Opinionated, intelligent, conservative women at that!
You've got that right, Liz!  Kathy, my husband always walks out of the room and leaves it on mute, I'm half paying attention to a program, then I realize it's back on - maddening!

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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2009, 09:43:23 PM »
I don't like the loud commercials either. We mute them ourselves here at home.
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Re: Dumbfounded
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2009, 03:42:54 PM »
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And can I say it's a pleasure to be surrounded by such smart, intelligent, conservative and desireable women? 


and don't you suppose we scare the daylights out of the left?  we should not exist  :-D
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville

 

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