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    Posted: 02 Feb 2010 at 12:08am
Apparently a law/regulation was passed in the UK recently saying that commercials cannot be louder than the program.

Yay for you guys. But I live in the US.Angry
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The British are better than us.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tiz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Feb 2010 at 9:59pm
Wonder if the Brits have a version of our JG Wentworth commercials.
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Another reason to move out of the US: Commercials are too god-damm loud here.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ad nauseous Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Feb 2010 at 1:46am
Um...loud you meant loud Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TheDude22 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Feb 2010 at 3:52am
Originally posted by Ad nauseous Ad nauseous wrote:

Um...loud you meant loudĀ Wink

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DARK FATHER Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Feb 2010 at 4:15am
I heard a rumor that this may change here.  I hope it does.  Commercials are the reason that I have mostly stopped watching TV and it is unfair that I have to hear them from another room when I wish to avoid them. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote regulus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Feb 2010 at 3:27pm
There was a Bill going around in Congress addressing this issue. I haven't heard anything of it lately however.Confused
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Wouldn't it be nice if they stopped that crap?
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YES. 
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