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Old 10-09-2004, 11:09 PM   #1
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What do you call your remote control? I call mine...

Well, I noticed that ppl call there remote controls different shit. So I decided to set out to find out what others call thers. I call it the clicker. My cousins call it a flipper (flip through channels), and the changer. I've also heard, the remote, the controler, the pusher, the switcher... and thats all I can think off. What do you call it? :]
Old 10-09-2004, 11:17 PM   #2
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mine is ..

mote or the mote. or something like , where the hell is it. , so maybe it.
Old 10-10-2004, 12:38 AM   #3
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Old 10-10-2004, 04:38 PM   #4
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I remember a girl I used to live with insisted on calling it the hoofer-doofer!
Old 10-10-2004, 06:50 PM   #5
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(no no not you, what I call the thing..)
Old 10-10-2004, 06:58 PM   #6
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O that reminds me titanium... I remember the next door neighboor calling it a 'troller. You can abreviate anything.
Old 10-10-2004, 07:49 PM   #7
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I will ask 2 questions:
Where is the @%#% is the *@#$^%?
Who had the #%@*^% $%%#@& last?
And then I will remember where I put it.
Old 10-11-2004, 10:31 PM   #8
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What remote? My voice activated entertainment system that I made a year ago has no remote! What int he world is a remote... mean those black thigns with buttons that are for the TV's upstairs....yeah...I call those...umm...Remotes
Old 10-11-2004, 11:05 PM   #9
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mine is referred to as the Fat Stick.

No really it is.
(the remote, that is......)
Old 10-14-2004, 08:48 AM   #10
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Mine is called "my wife".....
Old 10-14-2004, 09:20 AM   #11
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The Wand Of Power


Hmmm, I'm sure Freud would say I'm compensating
Old 10-14-2004, 12:02 PM   #12
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Originally posted by Megamieuwsel
Mine is called "my wife".....
Very good.

Mine is the "Flicker".
Old 10-16-2004, 04:24 PM   #13
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At University a friend called his the "Frank." As in Zappa.

Another friend referred to his as The Power.

Another couple of friends in a double room taped their three remotes together and the result was named The Beast.
Old 10-17-2004, 10:44 AM   #14
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I always just called mine "The Buttons"
Old 10-17-2004, 01:08 PM   #15
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Originally posted by Megamieuwsel
Mine is called "my wife".....
That's pretty funny. I call mine your wife also.

Mine is just the remote.


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