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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-13-2014, 08:03 PM
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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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
Posted By borntocoast
amen!

amen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
Posted By borntocoast
amen!

amen!
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 25,293
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
Views: 1,678
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 1,717
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
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: 3,905
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: 3,905
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...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 726
Posted By borntocoast
Commercial No. One Budweiser - Dog bites man's...

Commercial No. One Budweiser - Dog bites man's crotch.

Commercial No.l Two Budweiser - Gassy Horse

Commercial No. Three - Pfizer Viagra

Commercial No. Four - Eli Lilly - Cialis
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-20-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 726
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nayan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513061/super-bowl-xlviii-commercials-thread#post_24240083)

Sometimes the ads are better...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 726
Posted By borntocoast
What slays me is this is the one (and only) time...

What slays me is this is the one (and only) time of the year where we actually LOOK FORWARD to watching commercials. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif What bus me is it seems like...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-12-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,638
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by veedon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510807/i-want-to-cut-the-cable-but-what-about-sports/30#post_24200995)

But the cow...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-11-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,638
Posted By borntocoast
You do not know how many people who I've talked...

You do not know how many people who I've talked to want to cancel their subscriptions, but can't because Heaven Forbid someone in their family can't do without their daily News or Sports programs.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 266,776
Posted By borntocoast
From what I've seen (Posted by others on this...

From what I've seen (Posted by others on this board) Commercial and Pay TV) I'm glad I bailed out seven years ago. When Pay-TV became available 34 years ago I was like a child on Christmas morning....
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,638
Posted By borntocoast
You can do what I do. If there is a Game I...

You can do what I do. If there is a Game I desire to watch and it's only available on Pay TV do what I do. Where I live (Port Orange, Florida) there is a Sports Pub that's within walking distance of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-19-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 98,612
Views: 8,852,647
Posted By borntocoast
Quote:Originally Posted by Jedi...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jedi Master 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/90780#post_23967424)

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