Was regular def television really this horrible?

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  1. Gitfiddle

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    So I'm watching some HLN Zimmerman trial coverage and, for some reason, HLN isn't in High Def on my cable.

    Anyway, the picture is just horrible. I flipped around and it was the same on all the regular channels.

    I haven't watched anything but high def since it came out so I can't really remember but is this what it was always like?

    White people problems?
     
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    k.
     
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    hook it up to a CRT and it doesn't look so bad.
     
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    yeah it fits the TV
     
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    Yeah, I suppose I never really watched reg def on a small screen. Is that what it is?
     
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    it really was that terrible. we had been watching tv through beer glasses all those years .:/
     
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    it's also not quite so noisy, seems to hide the flaws more.