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Old 08-31-2014, 09:32 PM   #20971
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I have a Samsung TV. It has a camera?
It depends on the model or year. I think it's really creepy. They have face recognition software too. It's supposed to give a "personalized experience". I read something about allowing third parties to access the cameras if you don't opt out. I don't remember the details.
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Old 08-31-2014, 09:38 PM   #20972
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Hmmm. I'm going to have to look into that.
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Old 08-31-2014, 10:09 PM   #20973
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Thank goodness we have older TV's - I never put makeup on when we stay home.


I've got the baseball game on the computer - Indians are playing Kansas in the ESPN game. I had wanted to go to a favorite grill/bar so we could have burgers, beer, and baseball on their TV (we don't have cable for TV, just internet) but my hunny's tummy was wobbly. That's OK, the Indians have the best play-by-play guy in the game...in my opinion. And in my little world it's the only opinion that counts.

I figure while I'm listening I'll go through old recipes. I need to find my friend's recipe for Kitchen Sink Cookies that I got when we worked together over 3 decades ago. We've lost touch (I could probably find her if I looked on line, I bet...) and I haven't found one online that looks like her version.
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Old 08-31-2014, 10:15 PM   #20974
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Oh boy, am I glad they didn't have cameras in TVs when I was younger. Things I've done in front of a TV...
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Old 08-31-2014, 10:42 PM   #20975
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If you have good competition in your area for TV and internet, you can call to cancel your service, they will send you to a retention specialist. Tell them that your bill is too much and that company X is offering a lower price and that you're just not willing to pay the high price anymore.

We have internet only, and this got me a 50% discount for a year, more of a discount than I expected, and we were able to keep our top tier internet speeds.
I did that. Last year I decided to cancel my satellite and go with just Netflix and Hulu. (big mistake, I wasn't happy with that at all, and missed my TV programs.) I called one of the satellite companies and told them I was thinking about re-signing and after an hour of negotiations, ended up with 50% off for one year. I told them I would consider it if they would give me 2 years. They did. Sold.
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:12 PM   #20976
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i'm organizing some gopro vids on my computer.

riding waves at the joisey shore a few weeks ago:
Looks like a great time!
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:22 PM   #20977
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Oh boy, am I glad they didn't have cameras in TVs when I was younger. Things I've done in front of a TV...
can you describe any of your misbehaviours? slowly, with much detail?

heck, we could get another "outlander" series goin'.
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:23 PM   #20978
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Looks like a great time!
yes, it was. thanks.
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We just got home from our small town Labor Day celebration. Small town parade, midway, a lot of fun with family!
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:38 PM   #20980
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We just got home from our small town Labor Day celebration. Small town parade, midway, a lot of fun with family!
Small towns always celebrate holidays like cities never do. I remember walking in the parade with my doll carriage all decked out in red, white and blue streamers. The boys decorated their red wagons or bikes. Even tricycles made it in the parade.
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