Thursday, April 24, 2008


So as I may have mentioned before, we're one of those households living in the stone age, with no TIVO, and no immediate plans to get one. It's not anything against TIVO, it's mainly that I went for about 5 years of having no or limited TV channels, and not watching much TV. Now that we do have TV channels, it's mostly background noise for me.

With the exception of Lost. That's the show I can't bear to miss. I freaked out last week because I thought it was going to be on when I was out of town. But no, it resumes this week. Unfortunately, it resumes this week an hour later than it used to come on--10 p.m. our time.

And now you see the TIVO dilemma. If I had one, I could just TIVO Lost and watch it tomorrow after work. And I'd be okay with that--I can avoid the spoiler sites for a day, I think. :) But with no TIVO, the only solution is to stay up late to watch it. (Yes, there is also the option of waiting a week and watching it when it airs at 9 p.m. the following week, but I can't avoid spoilers for that long. :) )

I suppose when it comes down to it, there are many worse annoyances in life, and I should be glad that this is my main gripe at the moment. But dangit, why are they making my favorite show HARDER for me to watch?!


Anandi said...

TiVO will change your life. I used to make fun of the people who said that, until we got one (and we were relatively late to the party since we didn't get ours until 2002).

OMG I love my TiVo and I only watch about 3 hours of TV a week. But it means I can watch my shows on MY schedule. And it's a godsend when you're home sick, because there's *always* something on the TiVo.

Just give in. You won't regret it.

Dawn said...

Jerome is also pushing for the TIVO, so perhaps we will be using our lovely economic stimulus checks to contribute to the American economy. :)