I am not superstitious, but..

Old Jun 18, 08, 9:11 pm
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I am not superstitious, but..

I was staying in this one Embassy Suite on central MA, and at night the TV kept on coming on. I kept shutting it down but of course it was turned on again. This happened 6 or 7 times over the course of the night.

Anybody else had any similar experiences before?
Any logical explanations before I resort to getting a bible for pillow? :-)

The funny thing is, I checked out of that hotel, and into another, and the TV thing happened again, though only once this time.
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Old Jun 19, 08, 4:27 am
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you have something with you that is transmitting a signal much like a tv remote possibly?
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Old Jun 19, 08, 9:41 am
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I have this same problem with a Panasonic at home. No other signals around. Stand-alone CBS constructed home. So what gives? Is it the cordless phone?
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Old Jun 19, 08, 9:43 am
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Originally Posted by MeLuvMiles View Post
Any logical explanations before I resort to getting a bible for pillow? :-)
Kids in the hallway with a remote control?
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Old Jun 19, 08, 9:45 am
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Probably some electrically-charged dust particles stuck between two contact points. Or, your TV was posessed by a poltergeist.
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Old Jun 20, 08, 6:13 pm
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Originally Posted by MileageAddict View Post
Probably some electrically-charged dust particles stuck between two contact points. Or, your TV was posessed by a poltergeist.
I prefer to hear more about the electrically-charged dust particles if someone can provide it. :-)
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Old Jun 20, 08, 8:52 pm
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My mother use to have something like that happen, every so often in the middle of the night the TV would come on.

She finailly had the repair guy come (who knew there was still a tv repair guy?)

He said it was his most common call for those TV's, they have an alarm and people somehow set them.

Multiple times though, not a clue. Maybe stray remote signals or something, but those don't usually go through walls.
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