The happiest thing about my DVR is that I don't have to watch commercials anymore. It is SO rare that I watch live tv. In fact, sometimes I will just put a program on record, and then walk away for 15 minutes and do something else so I can then come back and watch without commercials.
The person who made the DVR should get the Express Elevator to heaven and free Route 44 Sonic Drinks for life. (privileges I have previously bequeathed only to Mother Teresa and Glenn Beck)
Unfortunately, my heavy handed use of the DVR also means that I miss the (rare) commercial that I actually like! In case you're like me, and you're wondering if you're missing something, here are a couple of commercials that I will slow down the "fast forward" button to watch:
I love the way that kid's eyebrow goes up at the end!
I guess these 2 have been around for about a year. But they're new to me!
I know this TMobile ad is new (ish)!
and here's my all-time favorite: