Yesterday, while shopping for a new computer case at Fry's Electronics, I heard what is perhaps the stupidest reason for selecting one TV over another. Fry's just got in the new Mitsubishi DLP 3D televisions, and had one on display at the entrance to the store. A salesman was talking to a customer, and I picked up a pair of glasses to see how it compared to Samsung, Sony, and Panasonic. The salesman said he was in the process of getting new batteries, so the glasses were not currently working. When the salesman left to grab some batteries for the glasses, I struck up a conversation with the customer, telling him that I thought that the Panasonic plasmas had the best 3D and overall picture quality over anything else I've seen so far. This was his response: Sure, the Panasonic 3D plasma has a better picture and better 3D, but the Mitsubishi DLP 3D has less of a gap between the wall and the TV in the cubby hole I have my TV in now. The Panasonic would give me a 1/2 inch gap, while the Mitsubishi would give me only a 1/4 inch gap. It's an aesthetic thing.