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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2016, 05:18 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Just listen to one of the hits on country radio.

Just listen to one of the hits on country radio.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2016, 05:14 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
So what's the problem? The argument is not about...

So what's the problem? The argument is not about language per se, it's about anything that has more violence, sex and language than Leave It To Beaver. Get a list of broadcast shows that veedon...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2016, 04:48 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
I don't see where anything I said contradicts...

I don't see where anything I said contradicts that. I simply pointed out that as with any guest you "invite" into your home, you can boot them out if they don't live up to your standards. Just like...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-18-2016, 06:34 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Sorry, but it's an INVITED guest and if that...

Sorry, but it's an INVITED guest and if that guest doesn't meet your standards, you disinvite them. And who says it's nice to keep the public airwaves clean? Or who determines what is clean and what...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-18-2016, 06:28 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
So, if a show doesn't have those, you don't...

So, if a show doesn't have those, you don't watch? Pretty high standards there. :D
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-18-2016, 06:24 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Well, I think I get what you're after, but I...

Well, I think I get what you're after, but I don't think it's the taxpayer's job to fund what you consider "safe" TV. I'm not trying to be rude, but based on your previous posts here, I can't imagine...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2016, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Well, I hope that doesn't happen in what's left...

Well, I hope that doesn't happen in what's left of my lifetime. I sure don't want to pay a tax to support my local stations where the only things we watch are primetime network programs. We could get...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2016, 02:46 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
I'm not advocating one way or the other. I know...

I'm not advocating one way or the other. I know perfectly well that cable and autos are different and I expected that argument. However, the analogy regarding the options, etc., is still valid. I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2016, 12:17 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Well, I think that's just crazy. :) It may not be...

Well, I think that's just crazy. :) It may not be the regulation or government oversight you and I want, but there is plenty of it. And who says it doesn't work? You? Because today's programming...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2016, 10:21 AM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
So what's your point? It does happen and it can...

So what's your point? It does happen and it can happen. No one said it was possible or even practical everywhere. Trouble is most people don't care enough to make it an issue when local elections...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2016, 02:57 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
My daughter near Savannah has AT&T. When she...

My daughter near Savannah has AT&T. When she moved to her new house they couldn't get service. They complained and AT&T installed a signal booster for free.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2016, 02:51 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
I'm 30 miles away and my indoor antenna w/o...

I'm 30 miles away and my indoor antenna w/o amplifier inside a stucco'd house with 2 large trees in direct line of site works just fine. I'd get rid of cable TV, but there are just too many shows on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-12-2016, 07:34 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
He simply lumped retrains and "carriage" fees...

He simply lumped retrains and "carriage" fees into the single term "retransmission" fee. The point is most cable content would not exist in the form it does were it not for "carriage" fees. And at...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-12-2016, 04:57 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
And that's why there are tiers, just not the kind...

And that's why there are tiers, just not the kind many people want, including me. Here it's $11 to get DIY Network (we care nothing about the other channels in the tier), so I told my wife she'd have...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2016, 07:06 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
They have a vested interest in pleasing their...

They have a vested interest in pleasing their audiences just like anyone else. And what you call 24-hour cable news channels are really 24-hour cable news "commentary" channels with bits of news...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2016, 04:04 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
I don't tweet either and truth is definitely not...

I don't tweet either and truth is definitely not the word I was thinking of. I just googled his name and found some tweets that were recent. I didn't see anything else offhand saying he was up to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2016, 02:31 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Just check out his twitter feed and you'll see...

Just check out his twitter feed and you'll see what he's up to, spewing his usual.................nope, I won't say it. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2016, 06:21 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Deleted. Not worth the effort.

Deleted. Not worth the effort.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2016, 12:04 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Sure I do, but those are not the ones here...

Sure I do, but those are not the ones here complaining about Netflix agreements that disrupt their ability to watch via Hulu, are they? I'm sorry if the context alludes you, happens to a lot of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2016, 07:41 AM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
But it's only a short term savings to get new...

But it's only a short term savings to get new customers hooked. It's the same thing in the cellphone world where they entice us with free or heavily discounted phones, etc. And ALL sales are designed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2016, 01:56 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
And we've heard all your arguments before too....

And we've heard all your arguments before too. Nothing wrong with cutting the cord, just admit it was about saving money and maybe some dissatisfaction with Comcast, but mostly money.

And I don't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2016, 06:57 AM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Thank you, you said that so much better than I...

Thank you, you said that so much better than I did in the response I deleted.

I'll add that welfare is getting something for nothing. I get plenty from my cableco, just wish it were cheaper, just...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2016, 04:18 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
And you're riding our coattails, so who's the...

And you're riding our coattails, so who's the welfare recipient now? :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2016, 08:04 AM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
I used to have that experience with my old cable...

I used to have that experience with my old cable DVR too, but TiVo records it if it's "new to me", so I haven't had that experience since I bought into TiVo. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-06-2016, 05:57 PM
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Posted By DoubleDAZ
Yeah, there is that, but there's always On Demand...

Yeah, there is that, but there's always On Demand and I record EVERY new drama, sitcom, etc., until we decide to cancel the Season Pass. And that includes programs on HGTV, Food, Travel, etc., for my...
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