Originally Posted by littlemissattitude
True, especially in a quiet room. I can hear it hum, and it just about drives me crazy.
The hum you're hearing isn't actually the light itself, but the mechanism used to regulate the flow of current through the plasma inside the tube. God, I'm such a nerd.
Anyway, mostly true, but not completely. Shopping sucks, unless you have a day to kill, and just want to look at what's out there. Going somewhere because you have to get specific things (ie grocieries) is a drag though, yes.
I can't wait until the "holiday season" is over with.