Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV

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Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV
« on: February 09, 2008, 06:56:35 am »
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23070437/

My first thought was that guess that question "is he ghey or just British" really isn't all that rhetorical after all.  Second thought was it is just six months, though.

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LONDON - Nearly half of British men surveyed would give up sex for six months in return for a 50-inch plasma TV, a survey — perhaps unsurprisingly carried out for a firm selling televisions — said on Friday.

Electrical retailer Comet surveyed 2,000 Britons, asking them what they would give up for a large television, one of the latest consumer “must-haves.”

The firm found 47 percent of men would give up sex for half a year, compared to just over a third of women.
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“It seems that size really does matter more for men than women,” the firm said.

A quarter of people said they would give up smoking, with roughly the same proportion willing to give up chocolate.
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Re: Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2008, 10:29:27 pm »
Looking at most of the British women, it probably shouldn't be much of a surprise.

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Re: Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2008, 10:07:31 pm »
well... notwithstanding those gap-toothed limey broads (q.v. Amy Winohouse) :laugh:,

look at it in terms of economics. Because of high costs of living, much higher taxation, and lower incomes, limeys have far less disposable income than we do. They even have to pay a fee to the government for the privilege of owning a "telly". Consequently, ownership of luxury items like plasma televisions is an impossible dream for almost everyone... hence the results of the poll.
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Re: Half of UK men would swap sex for 50 inch TV
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2008, 11:36:17 am »
He can always watch porn on the big TV.  Plus I bet EPL games look GREAT in HD.
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