My wife and I have been very excited about getting a new 50in RPTV as an upgrade from our standard sony 34 in TV. However, we are disappointed with the quality. I knew that RPTV was never going to offer the crisp clarity of a standard TV but my wife was expecting as much after all the rave comments she had heard from the sales people and friends that have gone the RPTV root. As a result the TV is going back on Monday and we've decided to stick with our 34 inch, the rationale being that clarity is more important than size. The problems are more noticeable when viewing satellite broadcasts using a composite video feed than when using a prog scan DVD player with component leads, but most of our viewing is satellite. In particular, the thing that bugs her most is the flicker and jagged motion. Also the dots that surround text boxes on the screen is a no-no. She is particularly sensitive to flicker and we have to use LCD computer monitors for this reason. Are these problems I have mentioned peculiar to 100Hz TVs and if so would we actually find a 50 Hz TV acceptable? We went to see a 43 in 100Hz RPTV today thinking that a smaller screen may be easier to live with but it was not to be. Funnily enough, when viewing a plasma TV that was twice as expensive as the 50in RPTV, the picture was much more clear but still not as good as a standard direct view CRT. The flaw that struck me was the vaseline blurring with motion. Eg the weave on a jumper wsa clearly defined when the person was still, but got blurred as soon as he moved. I guess these are the trade offs you get with larger screens. Is there really a solution? I've read of problems with projectors, mainly LCD ones. Are LCD TVs the answer?