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Forum: HDTV Programming   01-26-2015, 09:53 AM
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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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 05:27 PM
Replies: 99,435
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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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 05:46 PM
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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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 10:33 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 06:14 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 08:03 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
amen!

amen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 07:05 AM
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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, 02:10 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
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:
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
Many times a TV Station that's a Network...

Many times a TV Station that's a Network Affiliate will pre-empt a show simply because the station can often make more money by showing a local show instead of showing the network's offering. Viewers...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
amen!

amen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2014, 11:31 AM
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Views: 25,345
Posted By borntocoast
Thumbs down \ I don't receive any programming from a...

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I don't receive any programming from a cord or an antenna (I "Cut the Cord" 7 1/2 years ago). I refuse to pay $139.00 a month to watch crappy programming infested with advertising.
They'll have...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-15-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 46
  Poll: Binge Viewing
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Posted By borntocoast
Nonsense. I'd watch the new 24 if it ran once a...

Nonsense. I'd watch the new 24 if it ran once a night for twelve days or whatever the number of episodes it happens to be. As such now I have given up on it as once a week doesn't lend itself to the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
In 1974 at the height of the Arab Oil Embargothe...

In 1974 at the height of the Arab Oil Embargothe state of Michigan passed a law making DST last all year. Unfortunately, this created a major problem concerning children going to school. The number...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-25-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dad1153 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/838060/hot-off-the-press-the-latest-tv-news-and-information/94590#post_24757112)
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Forum: HDTV Programming   04-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,727
Posted By borntocoast
And this is but many reasons I quit paying for...

And this is but many reasons I quit paying for TV 7 1/2 years ago. Anybody heard of a fellow named Newton Minow? In the Early 1960s he called TV "One big vast wasteland" Today his "Wasteland" would...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
About 1/4 of my Collection is TV shows I watched...

About 1/4 of my Collection is TV shows I watched sometime in the past, but 3/4 of my collection are TV Shows that I've never seen before (Many of them because they ran opposite of a series I was...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-19-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DoubleDAZ http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/838060/hot-off-the-press-the-latest-tv-news-and-information/93690#post_24625128)
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Forum: HDTV Programming   04-19-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 99,435
Views: 8,892,066
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dad1153 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/838060/hot-off-the-press-the-latest-tv-news-and-information/93690#post_24624030)

TV...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-12-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,942
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by Otto...

Quote:Originally Posted by Otto Pylot http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1522139/dodgers-sportsnet-la-channel/90#post_24598383)

Don't care about the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,942
Posted By borntocoast
The Pay-TV and Professional Sports Businesses...

The Pay-TV and Professional Sports Businesses know they are in trouble. All these multi-billion dollar deals HAVE to be payed by someone. Consequently both of them are pricing themselves out of the...
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