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Why do people do these things.

by gabereyes / April 11, 2006 1:28 PM PDT

#1 buy a plasma TV, wall mount, Installation, and then buy a full size stand to put under the mounted plasma.

#2 buy an LCD tv and then put it in a entertanment center.

#3 buy an HD LCD for the kitchen to hook up standard cable.

Ive seen lots of picture of people doing this, I got to know the answer, WHY.

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by masterying01 / April 11, 2006 2:17 PM PDT

#1. so their kids dont hang on it and/or knock it down. it looks pretty good. they have room for all their components.

#2. because a lot of people like new technology but are limited by the space of their entertainment centers. a 42inch dlp will not fit into a center built for a 36inch tube....but they dont want the tube technology due to the weight of it...so they go for lcd.

#3. because most good lcd's around 17inch or bigger will be HD anyways and "it'll be ready for the future".

basically, it is what it is

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ANOTHER WHY
by stewart norrie / April 13, 2006 9:44 AM PDT

Just had friends visit me, they had just bought a new plasma set hooked up to a s.d. cable and when they saw my system asked why mine looked so good . So I told them about my dish hi-def satellite system and the $19.00 fee for hi-def service and they told me that was way to much money go figure so many folks think buying a hi-def t.vis like buying a toaster plug and play ha ha

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And another reason
by Larry Pigeon / April 13, 2006 10:51 AM PDT

AT least for new constuction custom homes. Bt the time the owner gets to audio/video he/she is already tired of making decisions, overbudget, overwrought, possibly near divorce, and just wanting to get anything in place so they can get moved in.

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