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    Remote
    159
    76.08%
    Zapper
    3
    1.44%
    Hoofer
    2
    0.96%
    Buttons
    10
    4.78%
    Changer
    2
    0.96%
    Flicker
    1
    0.48%
    Clicker
    2
    0.96%
    Fat Controller
    1
    0.48%
    Gismo
    2
    0.96%
    TV Control
    5
    2.39%
    Other
    22
    10.53%

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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    Beans!?
    Ya!
    Like 'pass me the damn beans damn it!'
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    (Original post by Amanbabbar./)
    Ya!
    Like 'pass me the damn beans damn it!'
    :confused: I've not heard that one before!
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    :confused: I've not heard that one before!
    Well, now you have
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    (Original post by Amanbabbar./)
    Well, now you have
    'You learn something new every day'!
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    Hoofer...?! :lolwut:
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    (Original post by proud nd luvin it)
    Hoofer...?! :lolwut:
    My thoughts exactly!
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    I, along with my family, have always called it the "buttons" - I thought this was normal, until my friends commented on it and told me it was weird.
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    Mostly "remote", but sometimes "box"/"TV box".
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    Either the "remote" or "doofer".

    No idea where I got the second one from TBH.
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    I say "controls" but my parents often use "doofer". I don't ever say "pass me the controls" though, I tell people to chuck it/throw it at me
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    (Original post by Larry31)
    My family call it a 'didge'. I literally have no idea why, that's just what it is xD
    :eek: I thought my family were the only ones who called it that. Apparently in our family it's because my grandad used to call it the didgeridoo.
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    The channel changer?

    Despite arguments with friends/boyfriends that it does a lot more than change channels therefore is an unfounded name

    Makes more sense than beans though...
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    I call it the "bodger" as in "pass me the....you know, the thing....the...the bodger, you know what I mean!"
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    (Original post by heidigirl)
    :eek: I thought my family were the only ones who called it that. Apparently in our family it's because my grandad used to call it the didgeridoo.
    No way! :O You are literally the only other person I have ever met that also calls it that!
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    Flicker, from the verb to 'flick' through channels.
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    (Original post by Gary Barlow)
    Flicker, from the verb to 'flick' through channels.
    And 'Doofer' from the verb to 'doof' through channels?
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    We normally just call it the "thing".

    "Oh, just pass me the thing, this programme is ****."
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    (Original post by CJKay)
    Mostly "remote", but sometimes "box"/"TV box".
    Thank god for that, was beginning to think my family was just weird

    Think it came from my dad's family, but in my house we've always said pass me the 'box', which seemed normal until when I said pass me the box to a friend and they thought I'd gone mad lol.
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    In our house it's 'controls'. sounds pretty normal compared to some of yours! :erm:
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    (Original post by Olie)
    Thank god for that, was beginning to think my family was just weird

    Think it came from my dad's family, but in my house we've always said pass me the 'box', which seemed normal until when I said pass me the box to a friend and they thought I'd gone mad lol.
    I thought 'the box' was the television!
 
 
 
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