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Do you eat with or without the TV?

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Offline Seany

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« on: 03/06/2007 13:15:55 »
OK.. Well, we eat mostly with the TV here... We have a little table in our living room, so the family of 4 mostly eats there! Sometimes though, we eat in a our big table dining-room, although we don't do that much.. Weird. Heehee.. It's just too awkward without a TV blabbering in the background.

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« Reply #1 on: 03/06/2007 15:14:28 »
I normally eat with a knife & fork  [;D]
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« Reply #2 on: 03/06/2007 16:06:48 »
 When the kids were small we always ate at the table in the Kitchen as We had no Dining room. No Tv in there but we always had the TV on in the other room and could heard in the kitchen. As adults and older children they were always spread out watching tv while they ate. If I took the time to cook a big nice meal I expected them to come to the table and it it! LOL I liked family dinners at the table! Once a month I would make a fancy dinner very elaborate new fancy dish and then really deck the table out with table cloth the china, beautiful goblets and the candles and centerpiece...as if we had gone to a fancy restaurant.... They were expected to have decent manners at the table and we had fun and enjoyed good conversation music sometimes and wonderful chatter about everything..what we all wanted to do etc. or how things were with each of us.LOL That was my monthy fix for never doing anything.. It was in place of going out and spending money or movies etc.. It was actually very nice.. NO TV at all on those special nights! We even dressed up! LOL...

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« Reply #3 on: 03/06/2007 16:40:07 »
I can't stand the tv...unless it is NOVA, History, or something like that...but I am usually too busy for that anyway...
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« Reply #4 on: 03/06/2007 16:52:08 »
Hi LO, I hardly ever watch tv anymore! I love it but, it's no fun to watch alone..LOL

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« Reply #5 on: 03/06/2007 17:32:16 »
i don't have a dining room table. there's no room here. so i eat on the couch. and i can't stand silence (or the newlywed couple that lives below me) so the tv is always on. whether i'm paying attention or not is another story

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« Reply #6 on: 03/06/2007 17:33:29 »
at my parents' house though, we always ate at the table but there was always something blaring from somewhere

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« Reply #7 on: 03/06/2007 17:38:37 »
We only turned it off for the once a month thing otherwise it was on until bedtime and then I turned the one on in the bedroom. Me husband hated it and would get mad so I would leave and go to the computer! LOLI need something on to sleep!

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« Reply #8 on: 03/06/2007 17:41:38 »
Had to say never as I don't own or watch tv.

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« Reply #9 on: 03/06/2007 18:48:50 »
I know  a lot of people who don't either. books and other things are great learning tools!Internet etc.

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« Reply #10 on: 03/06/2007 22:29:41 »
Now, I am totally the opposite. I need complete quiet when sleeping as I don't sleep too well.

Even a radio on low disturbs me.

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« Reply #11 on: 04/06/2007 04:05:47 »
That is amazing I might go nuts without sound when I first go to sleep! After I fall asleep then quiet is ok.. It is the getting there that is so hard!

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« Reply #12 on: 04/06/2007 04:20:21 »
yes... i would never sleep without the sleep timer set

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« Reply #13 on: 04/06/2007 04:21:18 »
i have to have it on while i'm falling asleep, but if it's on for more than an hour it annoys me and i wake back up

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« Reply #14 on: 04/06/2007 05:42:43 »
Yeah my problem is if I get up to turn it off I cannot go back to sleep.LOL

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« Reply #15 on: 04/06/2007 13:01:34 »
exactly

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« Reply #16 on: 04/06/2007 15:44:25 »
I usually have it 50-50, but the balance teeters to mostly with the TV.
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« Reply #17 on: 04/06/2007 16:06:58 »
exactly
LOL LOL..So I am not alone?

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« Reply #18 on: 04/06/2007 16:08:37 »
I usually have it 50-50, but the balance teeters to mostly with the TV.

As much as I love tv, I hardly watch anymore as I love being here better. I really would love one here to see during the day also.

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« Reply #19 on: 04/06/2007 16:27:54 »
I always do, simply because the only table we have in the house is in the living room with the tv. We did have a big table in the kitchen but we took it apart so all our bikes would fit  [::)]
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« Reply #20 on: 04/06/2007 16:31:40 »
LOL..That sounds Like the way me husband used to do with his 700.00 dollar bike! LOL

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« Reply #21 on: 04/06/2007 16:45:23 »
Ouch, mine only cost me 100  [;)]
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« Reply #22 on: 04/06/2007 16:51:45 »
Yeah Ouch is right! I almost had a heart attack me self.. He had wanted one a long time and had inexpensive ones.. This thing is a cheep brand ot the bike he really wants they are much more expensive!

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« Reply #23 on: 04/06/2007 17:03:34 »
A mate of mine had his bike stolen, but luckily he had it insured. The insurance company told him how much he was going to be awarded, so he ended up getting a 1400 bike  [:o]
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« Reply #24 on: 04/06/2007 17:07:27 »
Well that was cool that they did that.. The one me husband wants is around 6000.00 dollars! LOLMy cars have never cost me that ! Although I have never owned a NEW car!

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« Reply #25 on: 04/06/2007 17:12:56 »
Wow, that certainly is exspensive  [:o]
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« Reply #26 on: 04/06/2007 17:16:22 »
Yeah I don't know where he plans on pulling the money from... but I don't have to worry about it it any more.. I worry about hot water and electricity! LOL LOL

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« Reply #27 on: 04/06/2007 22:43:37 »
I put hardly. But if it said computer, thats a different story. LoL.

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« Reply #28 on: 04/06/2007 23:38:21 »
seven... hundred..? dollars... for a... bike? without a motor? lol. my last CAR was only three hundred dollars! and i had it for over a year.... and... holy moses!

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« Reply #29 on: 05/06/2007 00:37:43 »
Yeah that is one expensive bike kadie.. He wants the other that is thousands of dollars..LOL LOL In his dreams...LOL

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« Reply #30 on: 06/06/2007 21:14:14 »
yes... i would never sleep without the sleep timer set

What's a sleep timer?
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« Reply #31 on: 06/06/2007 21:16:02 »
Well that was cool that they did that.. The one me husband wants is around 6000.00 dollars! LOLMy cars have never cost me that ! Although I have never owned a NEW car!

LOL don't let him buy it! [:P]
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« Reply #32 on: 06/06/2007 21:16:45 »
I put hardly. But if it said computer, thats a different story. LoL.

How come it says 0 votes for hardly?
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« Reply #33 on: 06/06/2007 22:19:05 »
Not anymore i voted there and now it's one! 10%!
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« Reply #34 on: 06/06/2007 22:22:42 »
seany, the sleep timer is the thing you can set so that the tv stays on for a specific amount of time and then turns itself off after however long you told it to stay on for.

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« Reply #35 on: 06/06/2007 22:24:29 »
My TV has that. Nothing special.

I usually program it so it clicks off right when i go to sleep! [;D]
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« Reply #36 on: 06/06/2007 22:26:50 »
LOL.. Rdn00b how? Do you sleep like exactly 15, 30, 45, or 1 hr from when you go into bed??
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« Reply #37 on: 06/06/2007 22:28:02 »
Nah i'm just a really smart smartass [^]
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« Reply #38 on: 06/06/2007 22:54:06 »
Wow... Do you put these sensors on your body? So that it can tell when your asleep?
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« Reply #39 on: 06/06/2007 23:20:05 »
Nah i just calculate the exact time i fall asleep.
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« Reply #40 on: 07/06/2007 04:22:01 »
Well that was cool that they did that.. The one me husband wants is around 6000.00 dollars! LOLMy cars have never cost me that ! Although I have never owned a NEW car!

LOL don't let him buy it! [:P]

I have never stopped him from having the things he wants and he does have a mind of his own.. Besides it doesn't matter.. he loves riding his bike! I will not care what kind of bike he gets it is his money to blow as he sees fit! LOL

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