I am weird for recording shows on TV which adverts so I can skip through them when I watch later?
I no longer watch TV with advertising when it is broadcast. They just spoil the flow of the programmes. In what other medium would that even be allowed?
- carrieLv 72 months agoBest Answer
I do exactly the same thing, the ads drive me crazy,
- JimLv 42 months ago
Not at all. Sometimes I swear there is more commercial time than actual show.
- KillmousekyLv 62 months ago
You are likely in the sizable majority. I NEVER watch anything live. At best, I'll record & start about 1/3 - 1/2 way through the scheduled playing time & fast forward past any & all ads.
- nightLv 62 months ago
My remote has a commercial skip button that advances one minute each time it is pushed, so there are a lot of people that like that option.
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- MarkLv 62 months ago
That's been done since the days of the VCR. But -- a lot of on-demand programs no longer allow Fast Forward, so they've found a way to force you to see the commercials.
- Anonymous2 months ago
No. That's extremely common, and one of the benefits of watching a show on tape rather than live. Companies which measure TV ratings now take into account whether people watch them live or on tape because the ones on tape can skip through the ads, making them less effective for advertisers.
- StanLv 72 months ago
That's a brilliant way of dodging the adverts, yes! we have done it in the past.
- BrianLv 62 months ago
I don't mind them. I just hit the mute button, then I have a few minute to go to the bathroom, get something to eat, or something to drink; without missing the show.