Plasma Burn-In From Too Much Sports

Looks like the Australians take their sports extra seriously, with some of them actually burning the logos of TV channels into their brand new plasma screens from too much viewing of the same channel. Fascinating, really. I've had a plasma for over 2 years and I've never had this problem. But Aussie Wayne Siers claims that after buying a $3000 plasma TV on Christmas Eve (that's THIS Christmas Eve, by the way) it now has the Channel 9 logo burned into the right-hand corner from watching the same sports show for 5 days. After that, it was matched by a Channel 7 logo from one day of tennis viewing. Way to go, Wayne. That may be a record. And has anyone told you to get out of the house for while? Get some fresh air? Let that be a lesson to all of you sports fiends. Stick with a CRT if you have to watch that much. Or even better, head to the pub and watch them ruin their $3k TV!

TV logos make their mark [News.com]