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Old 01-13-2016, 07:02 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Fairenatic View Post
Not me. The last thing I want to do when camping is watch TV. I can do that at home.
X2 :I leave that world at home and look forward to my special outdoor world ( the way it used to be). I'm not a fan of being connected 24/7.

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Old 01-13-2016, 07:08 PM   #12
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Don't have a TV outside, but when I'm BBQ it would be nice to be able to watch the football games. That's about the only comment I guess i can make.


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Old 01-13-2016, 07:39 PM   #13
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I camp in some remote areas. On a warm summer night it's nice to watch a MLB game by the fire and have a drink with friends. Camping is about good times. The outside tv is just an additional entertainment tool for those time when it's appropriate
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Old 01-13-2016, 07:56 PM   #14
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Yes, we watch Tv outside at night (smoke and bugs permitting), Monday through Friday nights usually. We spend 4-5 months away from the city life and watching Tv out side in the mountains after all the old snow-bird farts (I'm just an old fart) have turned in for the night (after sunset), is great. Mostly watch the RAYs baseball games and some movies off of Apple Tv. All comes to an end on the weekends when the campground gets more campers that like to light up a nice fire using their wet wood and I have to head for the inside, or take a trip to the hospital... lungs can no longer handle any kind of smoke. For most of the regulars here when the sun goes down the lights go out..

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Old 01-13-2016, 08:06 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Tunce the traveler View Post
X2 :I leave that world at home and look forward to my special outdoor world ( the way it used to be). I'm not a fan of being connected 24/7.
I am not a big fan of listening to music while camping either. And I am a BIG audio\videophile at home.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:07 PM   #16
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I enjoy watching a little TV outside. Sports, news, movie its all good. We tend to travel more now than just camp for the weekend, so I enjoy a little TV after a long day of sightseeing. It is what makes you happy.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:12 PM   #17
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Being in my OFF-ROAD POPUP camper all the time I really like the idea of keeping tabs on the Weather storms etc... Especially the wind storms... This is usually the last thing i do each evening to check on what might be heading my way...

This is with my inside TV setup however haha... I'm also a big fan of the WX RADIO with alarms setup.

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Old 01-13-2016, 09:29 PM   #18
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TV's defeat the whole purpose of camping...
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:59 PM   #19
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We have a 40" LED in our front cargo bay and the 32" in the outdoor kitchen of our 375BHFS that we watch anytime the weather is decent. Then again, we have a seasonal site that we spend nearly 100 nights a year at and enjoy all our creature comforts.
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Old 01-13-2016, 11:18 PM   #20
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We camp over New Years every year. Watching football outside has become part of the tradition. Kids are now getting into the "Ball Drop" so that was watched outside this year too. The rest of the year we don't typically set up a TV.

I do love those who say TVs defeat the purpose of camping; but somehow RVs, Generators/Solar Systems, Plumbing, HVAC, Refrigeration, etc don't.

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