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From: Tom Jennings <tomj_at_wps.com>
Date: Thu Jan 13 14:50:10 2005

Without a *single* exception I can recall, if it's advertised on
TV it is of utterly no use to me, everything claimed is highly
suspect, etc.

Seriously, there's reason for this. Things advertised (more
accurately, marketed) on TV are rarely 'staples' or things I
decide I want (gadgets, vacations, clothes, sex, whatever) which I
choose through the usual personal criteria. They are literally
corporate fabrications for making money, the problem they solve is
profit, not usefulness. Even or especially things that appear to
be of use, like drugs, I mean really, I'm gonna decide I need a
(heart, diabetes, anxiety) drug from a TV ad?!!!

If it's on TV it has no usefulness and if it appears to you're
probably dazzled by the shiny bauble and overlooking something.
THere may be exceptions (there always is) but I doubt it's better
than 1 in 1000.

"We make buying easier!" yeah it's a real problem figuring out how
to get rid of all this money.

I do watch TV. With a TiVo. Useful and informative shows, like
Super Milk Chan, Venture Brothers, Free Speech TV, ATHF, Simpsons,
Received on Thu Jan 13 2005 - 14:50:10 GMT

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