[mythtv-users] Congrats to Xris

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Sep 20 16:09:10 UTC 2007

Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 9/19/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> sometimes I watch the HD commercials just cause they look so nice in HD...
>> Reminds me of when we used to watch color programs just because they
>> were "brought to us in living color".
>> Am I showing my age?
> I bet you used to watch it on a *ghast* TUBE TV!  ;-)

Well, it was a step up from the mechanical scanners a la Baird :-)

"Crooks Tube" is probably the longest-lasting true electronic device,
having been invented in the 19th century, well before the Audion, or
even a coherer, and it is still in regular use today.


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