I live with a gadget freak
in my apartment there is:
a remote for the hi-fi sound system
a remote for the television
a remote for the digital television service
a remote for the surround system
a remote for the dvd
a remote for the combined video recorder and dvd recorder...
Once it took five- one for the stereo hooked to the TV, one for the satellite box, one for the dvd player, and one to actually change the channels.
By the grace of God I have been able to reduce that number to four - one for the box, one for the DVD player, one for the home...
We have quite a few remotes hanging around in our living room currently. No idea why. I suppose no one ever bothers to chuck out the ones that don't work. We have one that does everything that we got about a month ago now. So we don't need seperate remotes for the hi-fi or DVD. I...
The wonderful remote. The power one can achieve with this in your hands. The awe one can inspire to those around you when this is under your control.
Oh, but the horried shame one feels when the power is acted upon only to find -------you have the wrong damn remote.