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  1. Johnny's Avatar

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    Wink Do you use TiNo or TiVo?

    I read an article today saying that TiNo means Not to watch a TV show on a TiVo or a PVR(Personal Video Recorder) if it's a verb. And unwatched TV show saved on a TiVo sucking up the space.

    For example: Do you like Prison Break?
    I TiNo'd it

    I'm wondering if a lot of people know this or use it in this way? And I in both words should be pronounced ai or i?

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    Re: Do you use TiNo or TiVo?

    I use both phrases regularly, but then again, I work from home and have the TV on 24/7. I leave the TV on when I sleep, and TiVo those programs that I think I'll have time to watch sometime during the day. But a lot of those end up being TiNos. And yes, when discussing television, a lot of folks (including me) use TiVo and TiNo as verbs.

    TiVo is pronounced TEE-voh
    TiNo is pronounced TEE-noh
    Last edited by Ouisch; 20-Jan-2007 at 19:21.

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    Re: Do you use TiNo or TiVo?

    I have never heard of this expression. No doubt it will filter across the pond at some stage

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    Re: Do you use TiNo or TiVo?

    And worth remembering for the next time someone asks about examples of infixes in English.

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