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Just got my Samsung tv and got it out of the box, plug it in and the picture looks like it is on acid, bold pinks and greens and looks distorted all over~ Does anyone know the cause of this problem and should I not accept it or have it fixed (send it back?) Someone is coming to fix it from the internet company and I am not comfortable accepting a new tv that needs fixing already...

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Maybe during yesting the plug was pulled out from the outlet with turning it off first. some of remote controled appliances need to be turned off by remote control unit before unplugging it from power source., theres no big deal in that problem

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