TV at the Pump

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.

Your thoughts?

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4 responses to “TV at the Pump

  1. Liz

    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!

  2. Seriously??
    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.

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