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Live MSNBC Video Coverage Of Earthquake

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Fri, 03/11/2011 - 08:40 | 1040078 Debtless
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What's a TV?

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 08:45 | 1040087 MsCreant
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Funny, many ZHers have killed their sets. I have not had cable in years. MSM is obsolete...just google it.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:07 | 1040269 chumbawamba
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I'm watching this and then wondering why.  It's so entirely useless.  These people just fill the silence with their incessant babbling.  It's less than useless.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:12 | 1040445 DaveyJones
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less than useless,

worse than noise

in the attic

infant toys.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 15:09 | 1041659 glenlloyd
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I haven't killed my set yet...gotta watch the Simpsons, but I do not waste time watching idiot media parading about blathering on about nothing. I get far more here than I do from watching the various clownNBC shows.

I have never had cable and won't because there's really nothing of value there, it's only a distraction.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:12 | 1040095 Oh regional Indian
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Thought the same thing. No braodband either, so no Net TV either.

But having eyes that "see" is  compensation enough.



Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:49 | 1040564 Drachma
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Hello ORI,

Nice link. I think if you have not already read them you will find the following books by immanuel Velikovsky very interesting:

Worlds in Collision

Ages in Chaos

Earth in Upheaval


Fri, 03/11/2011 - 15:27 | 1041738 Oh regional Indian
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Thanks Drachma. have not read th ebooks but have read all his work that is on-line.

India is a litttle low and slow that way (book-wise).

Look at those titles, tell the whole story eh?


Tue, 03/15/2011 - 10:18 | 1055464 Drachma
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They may be a little low and slow, but they sure have great book prices. I remember paying $35 (including shipping) for all my electrical engineering textbooks from India, as opposed to $400+ here in Canada.

BTW, I'm looking for a good translation of the Mahabhata and Ramayana. Any suggestions on a  good link?


Fri, 03/11/2011 - 08:52 | 1040100 Broomer
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B-but I own one of those USB thingies to watch TV on my computer!

I didn't watch TV in the last two years, though. Only my brother uses it.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:09 | 1040116 hamurobby
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Tsunami waves (est @ 6ft) should be reaching Hawaii about now.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:09 | 1040276 chumbawamba
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That guy is a fucking imperial retard.  He has no concept of the metric system.  1.2m is less than 4ft, not 6ft.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:12 | 1040135 johny2
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Japonese are tough people.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:13 | 1040144 gwar5
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I knew my family was different when I was in the first grade in the 1960's.

I went to a friend's house and discovered they had all the furniture in the house arranged around a big color Cabinet TV so they'd never have to take their eyes off of it. 

My family had a black and white portable TV we kept in a closet unless somebody wanted to use it. 



Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:13 | 1040454 DaveyJones
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we kept our TV out but my youngest brother was in the closet

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:15 | 1040152 Uncle Ream Us
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Which one of the USB devices do you use to watch TV on your computer?

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:35 | 1040190 Broomer
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I'm from Brazil and the model that I use here wouldn't be suitable for you (Brazil uses the Japanese HDTV system).

Get one from Hauppage and you will be set.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:17 | 1040157 johny2
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This is a neat way to find who does not have a TV...

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:53 | 1040226 impending doom
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1 Year tv free here. One day I decided that I was tired of watching other people live their lives and decided to get the hell up and live my own...

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 15:57 | 1041851 downrodeo
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I decided that I was tired of watching other people live their lives and decided to get the hell up and live my own...




That was very well put. Things are changing now, and rapidly at that. What worked in the past won't work any longer.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 16:35 | 1041950 impending doom
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Thanks. It only came as a result of feeling like I was inherently damaged for years since I was dissatisfied with the status quo, despite "winning" the game. Just to illustrate: I was engaged to a stunningly gorgeous, devastatingly intelligent girl who essentially told me to fuck off once I woke up. I just couldn't match up with the Jeeersy Shore, Amerikkkan Idle, So You Think You Can Trance... This quote keeps me going: It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:33 | 1040185 NOTW777
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did they blame Bush or Palin yet?

little carl of cnbc fame is attacking gov walker like a small dog

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:33 | 1040187 DeltaDawn
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No tv here. It was like a bad breakup...they have hounded me for months to come back.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:37 | 1040195 lynnybee
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thank you, Tyler ....... i do not have cable & would not have known about this ......... so happy for ZEROHEDGE in my life.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 09:37 | 1040196 msjimmied
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I have a TV, it just never gets turned on. Rabbit ears, gubmint got me digital for fwee!!! Don't miss it at all. Maybe Craiglist the sucker and get more shiny. But seriously, what else is gonna go wrong? Cue the frogs?

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:22 | 1040472 DosZap
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No wonder you never watch it.......(;

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:22 | 1040473 DosZap
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No wonder you never watch it.......(;

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:00 | 1040255 Cognitive Dissonance
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The spokesman for the Tsunami warning center thinks 1.2 meters is 6 feet and 2 meters is 8 or 9 feet.

Will someone buy this fool a meter stick and a yard stick and let him see the difference?

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:16 | 1040304 chumbawamba
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Isn't math a required subject for scientists?


I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:19 | 1040465 DaveyJones
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and while you're at it, send some to the treasury 

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 16:06 | 1041874 downrodeo
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Not these days. I'm currently taking a requisite course for my degree. It's called Electricity and Magnetism: a non-calculus approach to the EM phenomenon.

We wouldn't want to muddy the waters with MATH now, would we? After all, the concept of electric potential is so much easier [for the instructor] when you don't have to explain vectors and gradient fields.


Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:23 | 1040331 Hedgetard55
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Other than a sports event now and then and some PBS cooking shows (Lidia) I have lost interest in tv. Gov paid for my digital box, I have no cable.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:05 | 1040433 jemlyn
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Thanks for the photos.  I threw out all TVs some years ago when I got mad at the managed news, the disgusting entertainment and the annoying ads.  Haven't missed it.  Interesting to see how many others on ZH do without TV.  I might have guessed that.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:18 | 1040464 I_Rowboat
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Shit, I haven't had TV since 2000.  Why anyone would invite an inanimate object into their living room to lie to them and try to sell them plastic crap they don't need is simply beyond me.  It's a complete waste, and I have too little time for that.  Everything TV can do, other media and real actual experience do with greater breadth and depth.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:27 | 1040488 HedgeFundLIVE
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i swear one of our guys called the earthquake last night before it happened!!!: http://www.hedgefundlive.com/blog/earthquakes-and-flash-crashes-the-coming-mini-flash-crash

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 11:52 | 1040573 Stuck on Zero
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The Brits call our news "talking heads".  Few pictures, lots of editorializing, glibness, when a picture comes it is 50% obscured by text, pictures, logos, and of course  sheer ignorance on the part of the staff as to world geography, history or politics.  I hate US news.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 15:12 | 1041670 glenlloyd
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Our news is all glitz n tits.

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 13:17 | 1040977 JW n FL
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the best coverage... not pg-13.. you will see people getting killed.. you have been warned.

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