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    Why don't people use wide screen televisions instead of monitors for desktop computing?
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    Is there any reason to? I find that my monitor is big enough for me... There's no point in spending the extra money to buy a tv screen if you don't need it. Also, I like to sit up fairly close to my screen and I couldn't do that with a big screen. The only time I ever use a tv is with my laptop for gaming....

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    A person might want better picture quality for their gaming or to just combine the tv and computer into one.
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    Projectors too. Whatever is easiest for you. Another option would be to use the monitor for the television.
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    I have a 24" AOC sitting on my office wall. I would say if I wanted anything bigger than that then I would need to make the move to a television screen. The only thing that stopped me this time was the huge price increase.

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    Personally, I think my moniter is big enough for most things I want to do, and when I do use a tv, it just seems a bit harder to keep track of anything. The only reasons I really use a moniter for, are things that are better/more efficient on a larger screen, ie, photo editing, watching a video.
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    I have a 37" monitor because i bought it cheap ( 150€ ) SHARP AQUOS, and i find it better than a monitor ( i have near it a 19" monitor ) because i sit pretty far and it doesnt kill my eyes with this nice setup on light

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