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 Morons that put fish in old TV sets !!!!!!!!
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 6:07:29 PM on 2 June 2016.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
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Honestly ! I cant see the Relationship between a vintage TV and fish ? There I was surfing Ebay today and I saw 2 old TV sets completely turned into a hideous eyesore.
D-heads honesty, I like fish too, I like them in the fry pan and I like them in the fish pond. Not inside a television set. Makes me wonder if the rest of their house is decorated with items such as classy milk crate coffee tables and the lounge is probably the front seats out of a HQ Holden.
Hmmmmmmmmmm Pete

Ps By the way these "tastfull TV fish ponds were $400 to $700. :/


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 7:35:52 PM on 2 June 2016.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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I feel the same way about people who turn vintage mantel sets into guitar practice amplifiers. Vandalism.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 7:49:53 PM on 2 June 2016.
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 Location: Cromer, NSW
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Hi,,,, I have heard people do that, But I have not seen one, Beale make one if they want to buy something of that look in a Amp. It drives me crazy the things they do, I feel that fish in a TV set is just stupid, makes no sense to me at all, I have lots of old things in my house, because I love the feel of old things, no mod cons here, only the pc .

Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 8:24:30 PM on 2 June 2016.
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 Location: Wangaratta, VIC
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I think the obvious connection between the TV's & fish has been missed. The motive behind the change from PAL to Digital rendering a whole lot of sets useless and introducing MPEG4 possibly wiping out a few more, is quite fishy.

Marc


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 9:19:18 PM on 23 July 2016.
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 Location: Penrith, NSW
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Dear Pete.
If you were to visit the homes of those people whom convert televisions into fish tanks, I'm sure that you would also see flying ducks on the loungeroom wall, a bar in the corner, and possibly statues of pink flamingos on the front lawn.

Wayne.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 2:02:44 PM on 6 August 2016.
Jeff's avatar
 Location: Canberra, ACT
 Member since 23 July 2016
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Not defending the process one bit, but...

The parrallel between TV (content) and watching fish swim, has not been lost on me!
I am waiting to see if someone plants grass in a TV, or maybe paints the inside with slow-drying paint. (come on guys...)

On a more serious note, given the sucess of most ads for "old TV's" and the amount being recycled, I'd say a fish bowl is a better use than the tip!


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 7:31:06 PM on 5 September 2016.
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 Location: Cromer, NSW
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There was one on either Gumtree or ebay a while back that had the guts removed a Bethlahem Theme in there, complete with little sheep and hay ,, hmmmmm dont know what to say about it , I best just shut up I think


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 10:41:47 PM on 5 September 2016.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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Had that fellow been truly creative, the theme would be able to be changed via the tuner knob.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 4:35:24 PM on 7 September 2016.
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 Sue
 Location: Daylesford, VIC
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It's a bit sad, but at least the fish-tankers are saving the cabinets for the future. Perhaps one day a rare set will be recreated from a dumped fish tank and a discarded chassis.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 10 · Written at 12:12:32 PM on 2 October 2016.
Irext's avatar
 Location: Werribee South, VIC
 Member since 30 September 2016
 Member #: 1981
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Just think of all those useful chassis/spares that were junked when they converted the set to a fishtank. What a waste!!


 
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