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View Poll Results: What do you do during the TV commercials?
I watch the advertising 7 15.22%
I switch to another TV channel 17 36.96%
I watch with the sound off 3 6.52%
I visit the bathroom 16 34.78%
I fetch a drink or snack 12 26.09%
I surf the Internet 15 32.61%
I do something else, not on this list 15 32.61%
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Old 22.12.2012, 10:45
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Re: What do you do in the TV commercial breaks? (Poll)

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Well if anyone is interested, here are the results of the Coop poll,

I watch the advertising 17 %
I switch channels 32 %
I watch with the sound off 4 %
I visit the bathroom 9 %
I get something to eat or drink 9 %
I surf the Internet 7 %
I do something else, not on this list 19 %

and so only 17% of Swiss housewives actually watch and listen to the TV advertising.
This seems to be an awful waste of money, which we pay for with increased prices.
You get reduced price television, prices of products are not increased due to advertising......TV adverts made for CH cost very little, which might be part of the problem.
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Re: What do you do in the TV commercial breaks? (Poll)

We rarely watch TV with commercial breaks, but when we do they drive us crazy so we use the time to find and download what we are watching on TV. By the next commercial break we are watching the downloaded version without commercials on the TV
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Re: What do you do in the TV commercial breaks? (Poll)

I have long been irritated by 'commercial breaks' when watching TV.

A good while ago I decided not to watch Swiss TV when I know that the programme will be split into parts. The non-commercial programmes from Germany, and Sat3 and Arte are safe bets. Nor do I watch any music programmes where the performances are not live, anything else is a cheek. (Nor any programmes where a sofa is visible!)

Now I also have, after giving in, thanks to my old enemy Cablecom; BBC and ITV. Well, quite frankly, ITV is disgusting, not only because of the numerous adverts but also the rest of the junk is unpalatable. It's no wonder that the UK is now a nation of shoppers and devotees of personalities (if that's what they can be called).

I'd much rather have a reduced TV service, not so many hours TV, not so many channels, and rely purely upon the money collected from the licence fees than have to put up with this constant affront to our sensibililties. I'm sure half of our Swiss licence money goes to the US when I see the masses of tripe poured out into our disappearing culture.

Lobbyists and their support of various industries can be thanked for the low quality of programmes everywhere - anything for money.
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Re: What do you do in the TV commercial breaks? (Poll)

I don't have this problem because I don't have a TV.

I spend most of my free time trying to explain that to the Billag man. This is much more entertaining than anything on TV, and there are no commercial breaks.
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NO TV. Television...THE DRUG OF THE NATION
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It's the best excuse to switch off the TV and make love with my girlfriend...
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Great! Were does she live?
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Damed commercial, I always wake up when there on :

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