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Mother Stabbed By Son Over Remote Control

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by Chewbacca, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Chewbacca

    Chewbacca Been Smooth Since Days Of Underoos


    Unless a Buckeye football game is involved Chewy feels this kind of behavior is a bit excessive.
  2. Deety

    Deety Senior

    Another justification might be if someone called it a "clicker."
    Jake likes this.
  3. Pimpinnati

    Pimpinnati What Would Evan Turner Do?

    What about a Buckeye NCAA Tournament appearance? Because next week is rapidly approaching and I need to know the protocol on this.
  4. BigWoof31

    BigWoof31 Senior

    Sometimes about watching "You've Got Mail" for the 37th time made him snap.
  5. Chewbacca

    Chewbacca Been Smooth Since Days Of Underoos

    Big Ten Tourney? Head somewhere else to catch the game. NCAA? Cut the skank.
  6. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    For those too young to remember, the original TV remote controls use to actually just "click" (manual, not batteries) to change the channels (i.e. one by one) or turn the TV on/off. My first one looked exactly like this:


    My dog had a lose fitting chain collar (with ID info tags) and when she shook it, it would change the TV channel too.
  7. Wingate1217

    Wingate1217 Bring on the next opponent!!

    My Dad had one as well. He would yell change the channel to 11, and I or one of my brothers would get off the couch and walk to the TV and turn to the proper channel. We were his remote control...….
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2019
    TS10HTW, Jake, brodybuck21 and 2 others like this.
  8. wolves2002

    wolves2002 Junior

    First one I ever saw was at my grandmothers house. It was connected to the TV with a wire. Combine that with a mechanical tuner - clunk, clunk, ...
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  9. Steve19

    Steve19 Watching. Always watching. Staff Member

    Warner Qube...Columbus Ohio

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  10. Jake

    Jake TBDBITL ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    First one I ever had was that type, in my apartment on 8th and Neil.
  11. Steve19

    Steve19 Watching. Always watching. Staff Member

    QUBE was legendary. The first pay-per-view ever. The first interactive TV. It influenced everything that followed.
    LovelandBuckeye likes this.
  12. Jagdaddy

    Jagdaddy Senior

    When I was about 12 or 13, a friend figured out how to hack the QUBE box to get P-10, the porn channel, for free. All went well until, due to the hacking messing up the box, his Mom tried to watch Cagney and Lacey and got porn.
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2019
  13. Steve19

    Steve19 Watching. Always watching. Staff Member

    My parents came to my apartment to watch a Buckeye game televised only on Qube. I was explaining the controls to my mother, starting with normal television channels (T1-T10), Qube channels (C1-C10, I think), and the premium movie and other channels (P1-P10). As I explained how it worked, I was holding the console and looking back over my shoulder, when I noticed my father had a strange look on his face. He'd had a mild heart attack the year before and I thought he might be having another. He lifted his hand to point to the TV about the same time I saw that I had accidentally switched onto P10. I scrambled wildly and switched the channel before my Mom saw it. Dad had never seen porn before and he was greatly shocked. Several times, he repeated, "Did you see what those women were doing? Did you see that? With each other!!?" I still remember how hard it was to control my laughter.
  14. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

  15. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.


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