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In Finnish, I'd always call it "kaukosäädin" (the formal name, I'm not really one for abbreviations). In English, I'd call it "remote control", or maybe "remote" in short. I'm not very familiar with t

Huh. I've always called it The Clicker. In fact, think I call any & everything electronic that activates something else as "The Clicker." Even if it doesn't actually make a clicking noise!   Augh

This question was one of the common questions asked in the slightly recent phenomena called the "accent challenge," but it was the most interesting question to me... And the reason is that I've never

In Finnish, I'd always call it "kaukosäädin" (the formal name, I'm not really one for abbreviations). In English, I'd call it "remote control", or maybe "remote" in short. I'm not very familiar with the other names.

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I just call it a remote, but some older family members will call it a clicker.

Zenith did develop an actual clicker remote control for some of their TVs. Neat!  :o

 

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6 hours ago, Lucky Bells said:

Remote or remote control. Always has been always will be. 

This. I'll call it a clicker to be funny from time to time.

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