Remote control important effect: arguments

(via), an unexpected side-effect of using remote-controls:Remote Controls Cause 1.5m Arguments A Day

A poll of 2,000 adults found 45 per cent get upset when someone loses the zapper — and messing about with the volume angers 34 per cent.

The biggest crime is switching channels without asking — annoying 77 per cent.

Nine per cent have come to blows over the remote and three per cent used it to hit someone.

A quarter admitted hiding the control from “rivals”.