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The NBC Olympic Commercials Dashboard

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I love watching the Olympics.  It’s cool to see the best athletes in the world compete in fun, weird, and exciting sports.  And I’m always amazed at how close their results are.  Gold medals are often decided by a hundredth of a second.

As my wife and I started watching the Olympics on TV last week, we quickly noticed that there were a lot of commercial breaks during NBC’s nightly prime time coverage (NBC is the TV network that broadcasts the Olympics in the U.S.).  It seemed like there was a commercial break every 5 minutes.  We started wondering how many commercials we were watching.

So the Excel geek in me had to investigate…

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How to Avoid the Select Method in VBA & Why

The first TV I remember us having as a kid did NOT have a remote control.  How inconvenient, right?

Every time someone in the family wanted to change the channel or volume, we had to get up off the couch and walk over to the TV to press a button.  You didn’t want to be the one sitting closest to the TV unless you needed some exercise… 🙂

The Select Method is Like Using a TV without a Remote Control

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