My TV has now made it through one of those horrifying days that we hope never comes; The day that your roommate leaves the TV on with a static image and then goes to work
I came home from college to find my TV on, with a static screen from the cable box. Looked like my roommate turned on the cable during breakfast, but whatever he tried to watch was not available with our cable package (so instead it displays a static screen saying "Not Available" in a big blue and gray boxes) so he must have lost interest and walked away----finished getting ready, and went to work. TV STILL ON.
It must have had about 7 hours of time displaying that image. Luckily, it only took about an hour of watching other stuff for it to be basically gone (I actually listened to music with the PS3's visual effects thing going) and then I played 3 hours of Bad Company 2 and then I ran the 120 break-in slides all not. The retained image is all gone