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I have and saw the 80s the first time.
ikattarri ikattarri 36-40, F 111 Answers Nov 15, 2012 in Movies & TV

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My gosh at the calories we burned as kids getting up to change the channel for our parents over and over again...lol

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yes and we used pliers when the button broke. whos got the pliers?

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Yes, we had the "tv pliers" too ! ;D

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Me too. Lol!

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Sure did and even remember having black and white TV and rabbit ears.

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yes and i also adjusted the tv antenna with rabbit ears and sometimes even stood in certain positions to lesson the amount of snow.

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Yeah I remember that lol

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Yes, for all four channels.

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Yes, and when I stayed up late, all the channels went off the air. No 24/7 television back then.

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I never really understood what that "test pattern" was supposed to be testing...

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hey!! i'm 15 and i have and i still do.. siblings losing the remote so much but i use to use the VCR too and only one of my siblings know what that is ... did i mention i have 6 more siblings so 1 out 6 know what VCR is >:( i maybe young but i feel old to sometimes you guys aren't special :P

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yep....

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Black and white at that baby, with rabbit ears. I'm one old ****.

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Yes.<br />
I remember when I got cable, the cable box had a 60 channel dial on it.

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the cable box had buttons that made a snapping sound.. still strange.. haha

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No, I mean, my cable box had a dial, not buttons.

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oh, we had one of those at some point too. I know one was a box with buttons though and faux wood

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Yes and now you know I'm old ;)

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Yep, & back then we only had three channels !

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Yes, to play the Nintendo at my grandparents' house :D

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As Awchie ( the way Edith Bunker pronounced it) & Edith used to say ..."THOOOOZE were the DAAAAYYZ " ..LOL

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My Husband met her. :) lol

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Believe it or not I still do! I don't watch much telly and my set is an old black and white with a dial to change the channel.

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I still do because I can't find my remote or because it isn't working :)

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yup, black & white tv, rabbit ears

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Oh yeah. Both the VHF and UHF dials. Channel 17 was our local ABC affiliate. Btw I watched the first Saturday Night Live too but did not realize it was new at the time because we had just gotten cable installed. LOL. Ah youth......

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i have turned a dial ... i have to admit, that i have even used a matchbook to get a clear reception, and a coat hanger to get the reception of the station .... if i told you i have been to homes with Straight Telephone Cords, how old would think i am? :-)

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No point, there was only BBC 1.

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