I filled my tank the other day at a Gulf station near home and there were TVs at every pump.
With customized content, no less. NBC @ the pump?
Seriously, do we really need to watch TV in yet another place?
I live in a fairly TV dependent household and I am a person who could take or leave it. But at the pump? I don’t know, maybe it just gives people another place for some bite-sized content and it is not so bad.
Me? I kind of always got a nice mesmerizing buzz from watching the numbers race by when I filled up.
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4 responses to “TV at the Pump”
There’s a few stations around here with news reports. The issue I have with it is that the volume is absolutely ridiculous. Let’s face it; it’s a gas station, not a Indy 500 racetrack where you can’t hear a frigging thing!
maybe they are catering to the hard of hearing. or they want to make sure we don’t miss the…
TV ON THE GAS PUMP?!!!
Next it will be in our cars’ rear view mirrors! Someone probably’s working on that this very second…
media delivery… EVERWHERE. yeh, it is exhausting. i prefer the subway to cabs at this point to avoid the incessant tape loop of ‘news’
then again, i don’t online onslaught of info. maybe because it is on my own terms.