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  1. I hate to admit it, but these days, I plop on the couch with my wireless-internet laptop, and then turn the tv on.

    I still miss the days when I had the WebTV plus that could surf the ‘net on the TV itself, while watching TV on the Picture-in-Picture. I dont miss the 56k modem speed though.

    Comment by The Belt — 02/03/2021 @ 08:48:35 AM

  2. If I must choose one, it’s the TV about 2:1. But most often, we’ll do something else.

    I empathize with your desire for more interaction. I’ve tried contests, quizzes, direct questions… Hell, I’m giving away free tickets right now, and participation is still low. I don’t know what to do. It is frustrating and embarassing.

    Comment by tommy — 02/03/2021 @ 09:32:18 AM

  3. Ultimately, the first thing that I head for are my cats! After that, the computer.

    Comment by Pimme — 02/03/2021 @ 09:57:39 AM

  4. Lots of other things before either, but always computer. I hate TV. The only thing I like about it is BET and that’s mostly so I can bite dance moves and think about new fashion possibilities. (Yes, I am lame, thank you for noticing.)

    Comment by r* — 02/03/2021 @ 12:56:20 PM

  5. Computer first.

    Comment by Todd — 02/03/2021 @ 01:11:01 PM

  6. Computer, of course.

    Comment by Rob — 02/03/2021 @ 02:15:45 PM

  7. Computer… I check email.

    Comment by Chad — 02/03/2021 @ 02:39:02 PM

  8. I walk in through my kitchen and usually turn on the small tv for the news.

    Comment by Theresa — 02/03/2021 @ 03:02:39 PM

  9. There’s a TV??!?

    Comment by Cliff — 02/03/2021 @ 03:15:16 PM

  10. Well, I guess this is a bit of a hit! Thanks all (and keep them coming). I guess a category tag is on the way…

    Belt: I do the same thing, wireless notebook in the vicinity of the tube (although the tube is frequently showing Xbox games instead of programming).

    Tommy: You may have inspired a dedicated post to what you’ve mentioned, probably for tomorrow. Stay tuned.

    R*: Hate TV? BET acolyte? You continue to shatter my cherished illusions of you. (I get my dance moves from endzone-strutting NFL players.)

    Comment by CT — 02/03/2021 @ 04:28:15 PM

  11. Both, neither. I turn watch telly through the laptop.

    Comment by Fene — 02/04/2021 @ 12:57:53 PM

  12. Very high-tech. But then, that means you hit the computer first, obviously.

    Comment by CT — 02/04/2021 @ 01:00:40 PM

  13. with a cherry on top?
    …lack of interaction on posts. He recently posted a quiz to elicit… …Busy Mom declared a “Lurker Amnesty Day,” asking people…

    Trackback by Sticks of Fire — 02/09/2021 @ 09:02:18 PM

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