Kid gets custom 98 inch screen

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  1. kymac macrumors 6502a

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  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I personally wouldn't do it, I'd like to see my kid again if I opt to procreate, but I'm sure she thought it was a good idea at the time.
     
  3. alphaod macrumors Core

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    When I'm having kids, I'm going to ban video games and there will definitely be no electronics in the bedroom.
     
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    That looks so uncomfortable to view if you need to sit up. Bad idea to put it on the ceiling in my opinion.

    So no TVs, stereos, computers, cell phones, ipods, clocks, or even calculators?
     
  5. sammich macrumors 601

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    Good idea, until you realise that your arms are usually in front of you to use the TV/console/keyboard to control whats on the screen. For example, if you're going to play console games, your arms are going to get tired in about 35 seconds, if you're watching TV, the back of your head is going to get uncomfortable and you'll want to roll onto your side (which is why I want a TV on the roof, and either side of my bed so I can still watch the TV when I'm sleeping on my side.
     
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    Well good on you Patti… :rolleyes:

    Just don't come crying when the paramedics have to break down a wall to get your 890lb, socially ill-adjusted son out of the bedroom in a few years time…

    Jeezus. What is she thinking?
     
  7. sammich macrumors 601

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    Don't forget the lighting switches.
     
  8. alphaod macrumors Core

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    That's correct; TVs are for the den, stereos are a distraction, cell phones are evil. There are plenty of mechanical clocks; kids these days need to use pen and paper and do math in their heads. If they need a computer, again it's not for the bedroom—the bedroom is for sleeping.

    Lighting switches are not electronics—you don't go to Best Buy to buy light switches. You don't order light switches from the electronics section in any store. So no need to get smart about it.
     
  9. Dagless macrumors Core

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    And there was I thinking it was mad with us having a 40" bedroom TV :D. And is it just me or does that picture not look like a 98" projector image?

    Still I wouldn't. But I'm not keen on projectors.
     
  10. wywern209 macrumors 65832

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    Wow, this kid is spoiled. What did this kid do that compelled his mom to do this?
     
  11. .Andy macrumors 68030

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    That would look beautiful with a stars and planets crossing it at night. Or even a view from the floor of the ocean towards the surface with fish swimming and penguins and whales and dolphins about. I could handle that :).

    edit : [​IMG]
     
  12. iBlue macrumors Core

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    I hope it's a projector, or very very securely fastened to that ceiling. :eek: Doesn't seem like the most ideal viewing position but whatever.
     
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    Maybe not.

    Who knows? But she is definitely enabling that result.

    Agree. Keep the bedroom for sleeping. Keep the computer in a public area of the house and limit use time. Pen and paper. Math is good exercise for the brain. :)
     
  14. bartelby macrumors Core

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    I agree about the TV and phone, but a stereo!?!?

    There's no way on earth I'd remove the world of music from my kids...
     
  15. mscriv macrumors 601

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    A teenage son with this set up who likes video editing. Just a little hint for you mom. When he disappears for hours at a time and his door is locked that doesn't mean he's playing video games. Lack of supervision = mischief and teenage boy = crazy hormones. I bet dad is so jealous. :D
     
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    This kid's eyes are so going to be ruined, then he wished that he never had it :rolleyes:
     
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    90+ inch and 1080p? Come on. I just want me a 30 inch. (Matte LED backlit Apple 2560x1600 :D)
     
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    I can't wait until that mount gives way and the TV falls and lands on him. Next headline: "Kid gets crushed by custom 98 inch screen"
     
  20. dmmcintyre3 macrumors 68020

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    Fixed!
     
  21. UltraNEO* macrumors 601

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    I'll just ban them from having a Monitor/TV in their room. If they wanna use the computer, use it in the living room or study.
     
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    Why? Are you another one of those crazy people that thinks video games corrupt children?
     
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    They reinforced the ceiling in order to prevent that from happening.
     
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