Wednesday, April 15, 2009
The whole Mars-Venus thing in a nutshell
I did happy hour Tuesday with my friend Jan Brady and, over an amusing little apple martini or two, she, once again, shocked me - this time asking what the big deal was about Blu-Ray and why is it even any better than a standard DVD.
But, even worse, proudly proclaimed she would rather watch the standard def version of a channel instead of the hi-def because the HD "is too sharp and hurts my eyes."
Ok, first I will allow every male in the universe to shudder.
And apparently this is a wide-spread problem. I like to read those online boards about HD programming, and it is stunning how many guys will post aggravated messages noting they come home and their gal is watching ch. 4 instead of ch. 704 on the $2,500 big screen HD set.
They just don't seem to care about HD.
And you can forget about the 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound system being turned on.
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My gf does that too but she doesn't do it on purpose, she just goes to the regular channels out of habit. When I point it out to her she's like oh yeah I forgot. And she can never find the HD channels! lol
There's really not that much difference to justify spending that much money on a TV and then EACH MONTH to get HD channels.
Sorry but to think there is not much difference between Hi-Def and regular channels? That's just not true.
I love my HD TV but if it wasn't there I wouldn't go crazy either. It's a nice little luxury to have but you know what, it wont be a luxury soon just like color TV stopped being one.
But if the programs aren't in high def then does having a high def TV set even matter?
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