toonsday - one is enough ...


  1. From the look on his face, Daryl, I'd take a chance, and guess the idiot isn't you.

  2. Only one remote? We have three. And I'm usually the idiot.

  3. You have no idea how relevant this I type I have FIVE remote controls next to me, and the tragic thing is not one of them will let me record from Foxtel to the hard drive hahaha !

  4. the other day I tried to make a phone call with the remote
    the TV was so confused

    1. Good luck, Toonman!
      One of our remotes came with a 200 pg. user's manual.
      Thank you for the smile! :-)

  5. No plan is perfect and a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. And I think we know who that is....

  6. ha! I can so relate to this- I'm that idiot & it's so embarrassing! glad to know there are others like me.

  7. and goddess help you if you don't know WHAT you did!!!!
    Remember the Hard Reboot (unplug the box for 5 minutes) too.
    Are you cable tech help people as patient and thorough on the phone as ours, or is it all NY-style?

    Happy Aloha Toon Man

    from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

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  8. short cut: don't record.

    I know, I know... Silly me.

  9. very funny My poor mom has issues with our direct tv remote but can't help her
    just let her do her own thing What did they do in the 1900's without tv??

  10. Not to tell tales out of school, but MY WIFE is usually the one who presses something and then the closed captioning for the hearing impaired starts scrolling across our screen. She says, "Whuh?!?" and I have to figure out how to get it back to our able-to-hear-just-fine-thank-you setting.

    (Of course, when the day comes when we actually NEED closed captioning, I'll never be able to figure out how to get it to function, so there's that.)

  11. Snort...I would be the one here that does the same :)

  12. my husband tells me all the time I don't use the remotes correctly.


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