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Old 01-13-2016, 04:47 PM   #1
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Who Watches TV Outside?

Was thinking about buying a tv to watch outside under the awning and wondered if anyone else does this. The mount is already there.
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Old 01-13-2016, 04:54 PM   #2
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Not me. The last thing I want to do when camping is watch TV. I can do that at home.
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Not me. The last thing I want to do when camping is watch TV. I can do that at home.
X2 No TV inside or outside the RV.
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I have to smile at your question.

5 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's, why did they even bother, if your going to camp dang it.. CAMP.

3 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's.. Hmm.. looks kinda nice.

2 Years ago sitting in my RV. Look at those people with TV's. If their going to camp dang it, then CAMP.

1 Year ago sitting outside my RV watching TV.. Wow.. Look at all those poor people sitting in tents... They don't know what their missing....

In short.. Don't worry.. If you want to watch TV inside, outside or on your roof then do it. Camping is for fun.. So have fun.... YOUR WAY..... Whichever that may be...
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I have to smile at your question.

5 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's, why did they even bother, if your going to camp dang it.. CAMP.

3 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's.. Hmm.. looks kinda nice.

2 Years ago sitting in my RV. Look at those people with TV's. If their going to camp dang it, then CAMP.

1 Year ago sitting outside my RV watching TV.. Wow.. Look at all those poor people sitting in tents... They don't know what their missing....

In short.. Don't worry.. If you want to watch TV inside, outside or on your roof then do it. Camping is for fun.. So have fun.... YOUR WAY..... Whichever that may be...
Well said.

We used to own an old airstream. We said, "we'll never get one of those white box campers"....well you know the rest
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Old 01-13-2016, 05:20 PM   #6
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Not me. The last thing I want to do when camping is watch TV. I can do that at home.
Agreed! Also, I figure no one next to me wants to see (or hear) my tv either.
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Old 01-13-2016, 06:26 PM   #7
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Really the only time we watch TV outdoors is during football season when a good game is on.

A few years ago during the Stanley Cup Finals (Blackhawks/Bruins) we had the TV out for Game 6 in which Chicago won the cup. During the game, fellow campers stopped by to check on the game and to chit chat. By the third period, we had about 25 hockey fans sitting around my camper drinking barley pops and other adult beverages. A couple about 5 sites away brought with them hotdogs and hamburgers and fed us all after the game. I started a campfire at dusk and the party ended just before the quiet hour of 10:00PM.
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I do it occasionally but everytime I do it I end with folks stopping by and asking whats on TV...

Then when we have to leave the area unattended we have to put the TV away inside the trailer.

Even when we are back on the trail somewhere someone will walk up and ask whats on TV haha...

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Was thinking about buying a tv to watch outside under the awning and wondered if anyone else does this.
Us "Old Fart" snow birds do.
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I have to smile at your question.

5 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's, why did they even bother, if your going to camp dang it.. CAMP.

3 Years ago sitting in my tent - Look at those people in RV's.. Hmm.. looks kinda nice.

2 Years ago sitting in my RV. Look at those people with TV's. If their going to camp dang it, then CAMP.

1 Year ago sitting outside my RV watching TV.. Wow.. Look at all those poor people sitting in tents... They don't know what their missing....

In short.. Don't worry.. If you want to watch TV inside, outside or on your roof then do it. Camping is for fun.. So have fun.... YOUR WAY..... Whichever that may be...
This...

We watch very little tv while camping but I wouldn't mind an outside one. My sister-in-law has one on the outside of her camper and we watched a football game last camping trip. It was fun. As long as your not bothering anyone, camp as you see fit. I have a sister who makes it clear real camping is in a tent. I tell her camping can mean different things from one person to next.
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