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Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By borntocoast
[QUOTE=dad1153;34359858] To quote a line...

[QUOTE=dad1153;34359858]

To quote a line from the Team Cherokee episode from Walker, Texas Ranger "Just call her Titanic because this baby's going DOWN!"
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Every now and then I'll get a telemarketer TRYING...

Every now and then I'll get a telemarketer TRYING to get me to sign up for pay-TV. I'll pick up the phone and give them the "Two-Fingered Salute" (Press "Talk" and "Off' in quick succession. As for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
The blackout policy was enacted when they made...

The blackout policy was enacted when they made for money selling tickets for the game than with reeinue from other sources (That's TV Commercial for those of tou in Rio Linda!). But with the mega...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-18-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
In the meantime More and more people will turn to...

In the meantime More and more people will turn to streaming services such as Netflix, along with DVRs and other media players (That's Blu-Ray, DVD and VHS players for those of you in Rio Linda!) :D...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-12-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
They are not stale if you've never seen the show...

They are not stale if you've never seen the show before. Yes, my favorite shows are among the shows in my mammoth collection, but over 3/4 of the titles I own are shows I've NEVER SEEN (Usually...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-11-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Isn't this a surprise! Cord cutting is for real,...

Isn't this a surprise! Cord cutting is for real, people are fed up with shelling $150.00 a month for stale programming INFESTED with 20+ minutes of commercials per hour. TIMBEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRR!
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Unhappy As my latest "Tribute to a Fallen Star" I'm...

As my latest "Tribute to a Fallen Star" I'm watching the Serial Zombies of the Stratosphere. which was Leonard Nimoy's debut as an actor. RIP Leonard, you lived long and prospered.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
I never heard of that, and I seriously doubt it....

I never heard of that, and I seriously doubt it. There was a time when a show was sponsored by one or two sponsors, and they'd be the sole advertisers nationwide, there would be one or two local...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-19-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
This is BEYOND Insanity! :eek: The overload of...

This is BEYOND Insanity! :eek: The overload of "Clutter" is the driving force of people "cutting the cord" and seeking their entertainment and information needs via other means, such as Netflix, Hulu...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Cool It seems the the reason for NOT "Cutting the...

It seems the the reason for NOT "Cutting the Cord" are:

A. I and/or my Spouse/Significant Other is a Sports Junkie

B. " " " " " is a News Junkie
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-08-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Thumbs down I don't have to cope with "The High Cost of...

I don't have to cope with "The High Cost of Programming". Whenever a Movie or a TV Series gets released, the price usually does nothing but HEAD SOUTH. What Sells for $50-$60 on release day can be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-29-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Exclamation Readers, forgive me if I'm running this into the...

Readers, forgive me if I'm running this into the ground, but here's the proof about what I've known for over a decade now. Pay-TV is skating on thin ice, I've NEVER seen a business raise it's prices...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-26-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Cool This is a step in the right direction. After...

This is a step in the right direction. After spending the last eight years without Pay-TV (And blabbing about it:rolleyes:) I'm resting my case. I have some good news :) and some bad news :( to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-01-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
I find "Politically Correctness" to be offensive...

I find "Politically Correctness" to be offensive to me. :mad: I have over 80 "Old School" Children's shows on my DVD, and have given friends who have kids some of these cartoons as Birthday and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Unhappy Oh yes there is. Problem is the studios refuse to...

Oh yes there is. Problem is the studios refuse to release a lot of these shows (Yes, LHOTP, The Waltons and TBOA are available on DVD, but try to find Lassie, The Wonderful World of Disney and The...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Yup, people are getting fed-up with "Redneck TV"....

Yup, people are getting fed-up with "Redneck TV". They are also tired with scripted programming with political "sermons" (Usually Left-Wing) woven into them, not to mention gratuitous violence and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Cool I'm thinking of getting an antenna, but since...

I'm thinking of getting an antenna, but since OTAs are also stuffed with commercials I'd probably use it three or four times a year (Most likely during events such as the Superbowl, Olympics, and the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
OK DoubleDAZ, in sense I still pay for my...

OK DoubleDAZ, in sense I still pay for my programming, about half of what a cable subscription does.:confused: For the record veedon I'm ALWAYS on the lookout for "Freebies" about 1/4 of the movies...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Talking I COMPLETELY got rid of Pay-TV (Some refer toi...

I COMPLETELY got rid of Pay-TV (Some refer toi Pay-TV as the 'Premium" Channels (That's HBO, Showtime, Cinemax etc. for those of you in Rio Linda!) but I'm referring to EVERYTHING! that requires some...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Cool I'm coming up on the eighth anniversary of the...

I'm coming up on the eighth anniversary of the date I cancelled my Pay-TV subscription. I do not miss it at all. I haven't seen any survey that mentions WHY people "cut the cord" but five gets you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Angry The fact that they run these kinds of ads at...

The fact that they run these kinds of ads at times when children are certainly watching is the reason I refuse to watch (and pay for) today's programming. :mad: IMHO the advertisers and the networks...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
It's a rather hollow victory, people who won't...

It's a rather hollow victory, people who won't wait eight days to watch something can still fast-forward through the commercials. If they Pay-TV Providers disable fast-forwarding on their DVRs, the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-15-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
amen!

amen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Talking Good Riddance!!!:D To Quote Gloria Estefan: ...

Good Riddance!!!:D

To Quote Gloria Estefan:

"And when you go we

won't miss you at all!" :p
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 8,984,292
Posted By borntocoast
Ironically WDIV did televise The Sound of Music...

Ironically WDIV did televise The Sound of Music on the following Saturday Night, after the telecast of Saturday Night Live ended.:rolleyes:
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