How to Time-Shift (Just a Little)

“Synch-ron-ate” (verb):  taping a TV or cable show, then watching it ” without commercials ” so as to finish at the same time as the live telecast.

— Proposed addition to English language; Ross Kaplan.

Almost four years ago, I proposed a new word, “synchronate,” to describe the practice of recording a program, then starting to watch just far enough along that you can zip through all the commercials on the recorded version, and finish just as the “live” version is ending. 

See, “Watching the Oscars . . . But Skipping the Commercials.”

Maybe it’ll be more popular this time around . . . 🙂

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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