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16-05-2018, 03:18 PM
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Text Messages Shown In Television Programmes

I find more and more television series and films will quickly flash a text message received on a mobile phone on the screen.
You have to be able to read it quick, thatís if you can read it from your seat, or jump out of your seat to get to the screen to read it!
I usually miss what they say, so l have to rewind or pause the screen, if lím not quick enough.
I know it sounds trivial and petty but sometimes the text message can be important to you knowing whatís going on in the programme.

Do you have trouble reading on screen text messages? Or am l the only one in the world!!
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16-05-2018, 06:18 PM
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Yes, me too. Sometimes they show the messages in the subtitles but when they don't I'm scrabbling for the pause or rewind button.

On a similar note I'm unsure if it's my hearing or not but I've noticed I can't understand some words, especially if it's a US show. Maybe they speak too fast?

Thank goodness for subtitles!
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16-05-2018, 06:27 PM
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Ha ha. I know what you mean Art. I find it a bit annoying. There was something on last night that had text on screen.
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16-05-2018, 06:39 PM
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I find it very annoying
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16-05-2018, 06:54 PM
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Re: Text Messages Shown In Television Programmes

Yes! And it drives me up the wall!!

I use subtitles and keep the volume down, but if there's a text then I have to pause, rewind, and run up to the TV to read it!!!

Recently on Split and Innocent it's been worse than usual!
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