tube time


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tube time

Time spent at a terminal or console. More inclusive than hacking time; commonly used in discussions of what parts of one's environment one uses most heavily. "I find I'm spending too much of my tube time reading mail since I started this revision."
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took out a wall and began expanding into the space next to it, formerly Tube Time, earlier this year.
Using life-expectancy tables based on mortality information from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, researchers determined that the lives of people who logged an average six hours of tube time per day were nearly five years shorter than the lives of those who didn't watch any television.
It's the same classic doggie maneuver used with topwaters and suspending baits, but give the tube time to glide between strokes, keeping the line semi-taut.
The biggest name among them is arguably Dominic Purcell, who spends most of his small tube time running away from good guys, bad guys, and in-between guys as one of the leads of Prison Break.
Marathon tube time Ask me after the Olympics, the Republican Convention and the launch of the fall season.
Marathon tube time I don't think I'll ever get back all the time I've wasted on failed sitcoms I can't remember or dumb sweeps movies.
Arcand, who believes he does less tube time than the average Canadian (about five or six hours a day in his estimation), is an enthusiastic remote-control jockey.
The market first opened in May 2010 in the old Tube Time space on Cornwall Avenue.
Beautifully scored and nicely played, with an undemonstrative feel for the rhythms of marital and blood relationships, this first feature by writer-director Nawfel Saheb-Ettaba looks a sure bet for further festival loan-outs, with quality tube time also in the cards.
Sluggish effort could fill some tube time, though potential kid auds might appreciate further tightening.
The posters were on sale in the foyer for a few pounds, yet I failed to buy one since my companion was talking to me about the tube times.