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Will smoking in a small room that my 50" plasma tv is in, do any serious damage?

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Long term Cigarette smoke won't be good for any electronics. When my mother was smoking cigarettes the walls of her home were coated with a thick coating of yellow nicotine. When I sprayed the walls with 409, the walls would drip with nasty yellow drool. This is what would first happen to the TV screen, then eventually the internal electronics would be affected. In Broadcast facilities no smoking is allowed because of the affects.

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You are kidding, right?

You don't worry about your own lung but you worry about the TV? Oh well...what can we say.

However, I disagreed with Dan, Your TV will not die of lung cancer, hehe.

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LOL that is a good one :p

That made my eyes water Grin LOL

NO smokers here but I do have a dirty wood burning stove. I have my plasma's in a different rooms, but I do have my Sony SXRD tv about 8ft from the wood stove, the tv does get dirty form the ash fast, the room is 25x15ft, even with an air-filter right next too the tv & in the winter the tv needs cleaning every other day & in the spring time I take a vacuum cleaner, clean all the vents & clean out the area where the fans are. I would never put a nice brand new tv (plasma, PJ, or LCD) in that room.

Smoke, ash & dust are all bad for electronics.

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