Lookit how small my fuckin TV is!

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  1. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    We just finished (for today) moving in to the new house. I was just about to hang the TV up on the wall when I noticed its tiny. This won't do. This one us going in the bedroom and maybe tonight we hit up Best Buy.

    What's good these days?
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  2. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

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    Nice floors Dave
     
  3. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    Thanks GHP. What kinda TV you got? I know you don't buy junk
     
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    Gas Face Well-Known Member VIP

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    judging by the pic, it looks like you do. :smile:
     
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    zhukov Time traveler VIP

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    visios are inexpensive

    samsungs are better but more $$$
     
  6. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    Hey, that's a Samsung funny man, it's just small. 32" was good enough fit the smaller place but its no good here
     
  7. Dave

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    Visio any good?
     
  8. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I bought my daughter a Visio. POS. We took it back, got a Philips that has been good.
     
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    You chose the size of the TV based upon the room. What's the viewing distance?

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    Then stick with LED TVs. 240 Hz, 1080p.. Sharp, Samsung, Panasonic.. They are all good.. but do look different.. take time in the store and look at the picture and color on each TV before you pull the trigger.
     
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    I've got a couple of them, so far so good but not as good as a Samsung

    the main issue is the refresh, when shit is moving around on the screen, like a basketball game

    check out how it looks when the picture is in motion
     
  11. Dave

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    Lemmie get my tape measure brb
     
  12. GHP

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    Visio's are OK. We used them in our editing bay way back when

    IDK what brand of TV we have at the house :wtf:

    It's a 60" though which is good for an old person like me :)
     
  13. Dave

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    I'm 17 feet away
     
  14. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    Wow, you could stich two leather straps around both sides and wear that thing like a wrist watch.
     
  15. gwartney

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    Best Buy Jacks up the intensity on their TV's for display to make the picture jump out at you. Most places do. If you can get your hands on a remote, go into the menu and set the TV for "normal" viewing or default, whatever that is called on that particular set.
     
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    LED is better than LCD

    plasma has good pic but it is an energy hog
     
  17. GHP

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    NEVER pick a TV by the picture in the store. They've all been tweaked for exposure under those massive fluorescents :hat:
     
  18. Dave

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    Sounds like Visio is out
     
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    that's too far dude move your couch up

    8' away, you need a 60"
     
  20. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    I think a 60 would be good