Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

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Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:44 am

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LCDs are just too darn small. There's no way you could fit a cat on one. Well, comfortably at least. :P
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:53 am

That's a whole new perspective for looking at the matter.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:59 am

Meadows wrote:That's a whole new perspective for looking at the matter.

From above? :wink:
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 10:57 am

My cat used to sit on my CRT as well, till I got a new LCD...
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:10 am

That's it. I'm sold. Now I just have to figure out where to buy one...

:wink:
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:12 am

I lost a 19" CRT from above... that was one unfortunate hairball.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:31 pm

JdL wrote:That's it. I'm sold. Now I just have to figure out where to buy one...

:wink:

I checked an antique store, and the only one they had was behind the register. And they wouldn't even sell it!
I think maybe people are hoarding them. :)
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:39 pm

We have a cat and it has been trained to stay the hell off stuff. She does most of the time because she knows if I catch her she is going to bounce off a wall and go flying outside.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:53 pm

Geatian wrote:
JdL wrote:That's it. I'm sold. Now I just have to figure out where to buy one...

:wink:

I checked an antique store, and the only one they had was behind the register. And they wouldn't even sell it!
I think maybe people are hoarding them. :)

I still have my Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 14" running from time to time (when I need to quickly set up a workbench). It is still good running at an "overclocked" 1024x768@70Hz (spec'ed is supposed to be 60Hz)!

So yeah, I guess I am hoarding one. ;)
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 7:28 pm

If a cat was anywhere near my pc :evil: it would soon be feeling the full brunt of the dark side.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 7:58 pm

My cat still hasn't figured out how to lay on top of my monitor. Of all the other things she jumps onto, the monitor isn't one of them. I would prefer she jumped on top of the monitor instead of the fish tanks...or the bookshelf...or the kitchen counter...or the ironing board...
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:42 pm

I think I still have one or two 17"CRT's kicking around somewhere.

Although I did see some sitting out on the curb the other day...
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:18 pm

I've thrown out a bunch of CRTs recently; they were broken. I salvaged what I could from the inside for electronics projects.

Maybe someone could build a cat rest for LCD monitors.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:25 pm

I have two 17s and my beloved Hitachi CM-751 19" still doing duty.

My Hitachi does 1080p. That's why it's on the VGA out of my X360. Until I can finally afford a 24+ inch 1920*1200 beauty, at which point my 360 will join me in the computer room, and I'll pick up a second used to put in the living room.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:08 pm

My cat likes the cold, not the hot. Bathtub is his favorite spot along with air conditioned rooms with hardwood floors.
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Tue Jun 24, 2008 4:23 pm

crazybus wrote:If a cat was anywhere near my pc :evil: it would soon be feeling the full brunt of the dark side.
Yes, studies have shown that the mere presence of a cat can cause PCs to explode in the blink of an eye. :roll:
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Re: Why CRTs are better than LCDs:

Postposted on Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:06 pm

Vrock wrote:
crazybus wrote:If a cat was anywhere near my pc :evil: it would soon be feeling the full brunt of the dark side.
Yes, studies have shown that the mere presence of a cat can cause PCs to explode in the blink of an eye. :roll:
It's not so much fear for my pc's safety as a irrational dislike of cats stemming from severe alergies when I was younger. I can tolerate them but don't really appreciate cat hair all over my stuff. Emotional attachment to animals is not my forte.
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