Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
Tags:technology, modern technology, modern technologies, technological development, waste, wastage, wasteful, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, fault, faulty equipment, consumer, consumers, consumerism, customer service, repairman, repairmen, repairperson, tv repairman, tv repairmen, tv repairperson, tv televison, widescreen tv, flat screen tv, largescreen tv, western world, wealth, wealthy, wealthy society, excess, excess wealth, excessive wealth, throwaway culture, western culture, throw-away culture, throwaway society, throw-away society
"We spend a fortune on a big screen and he watches everything on his phone!"
Tags:tv, television, televisions, widescreen tv, big screen tv, big screen, big screens, little screen, little screens, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cellphone, cellphones, phone addict, phone addicts, phone addiction, phone addictions, child, children, kid, kids, parenting, parenthood, parent, parents
"It's not just the same old crap—it's wider."
He wanted a big-screen TV; she didn't. So they compromised. She let him sit closer to the screen.
'Colin's attempts to convince friends that his 45' surround sound flatscreen TV was purely for nature documentaries was doomed to fail.'
'Tonight's top story...Your TV is too big...'
'Our pop-up is big, but it's not that big. So put your big screen TV, stero and computer back in the house!'
"Every few years, Gordon and the TV get a couple of inches wider."
Hammerhead sharks enjoying widescreen TV
'I'd love to remove this huge TV, but it's so big it's part of the load bearing wall.'
'I had it installed last week, it's an LCD...a large cave drawing.'
'We also have these in a widescreen format.'
Of course we never watch it.
TV: widescreen 16x9 versus 4x3.
'Are you looking for this?'
'Super size me!!'
'How would you like to be on widescreen TV?'
"What did we do before widescreen TV?"
TV dinners: Standard Widescreen
'Don't watch too much TV, children. It'll give you rectangular eyes.'
'Never Anything on TV...'
'Harry got it just for the Anna-Nicole show!'
Widescreen TV turns out to be as deep as it is wide.
'I never realised TV pundits 'ad got 'eads that big.'