[LMB] OT: Fun
paal at gis.net
Sun Apr 5 15:26:20 BST 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "James" <cessnadriver at gmail.com>
> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 09:52, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net> wrote:
>> I remember the day my parents got their first TV. I was 16, and when the
>> installer finally turned it on, the show was "Kukla, Fran and Ollie". It
>> was a 12" Zenith, and there was a great big double antenna on the roof,
>> one pointed toward Milwaukee (25 miles away) and the other pointed toward
>> Chicago, 75 or so miles away. There were 5 stations available (only 1 in
>> Milwaukee, the other 4 in Chicago). No soaps, either.
> I'm not that old, but I remember when "big screen TV" was anything
> over 20"... and nowadays, getting anything smaller than 20" is a
When was that?
Advent was making consumer (expensive consumer, but consumer nonetheless)
large TV systems back in the early 1970s, with more than 6' diagonal
> challenge! I don't even know what a "large screen TV" is these days...
> TVs just getting bigger and bigger and bigger and ever cheaper...
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