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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-29-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By borntocoast
Adweek reported that Tru-TV will CUT their ads by...

Adweek reported that Tru-TV will CUT their ads by almost 50&, making them the channel with the LEAST amounts of commercials shown of its shows.

IMO this channel is doing something RIGHT for a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-16-2015, 05:49 PM
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Posted By borntocoast
Believe it or not, there was a time where I...

Believe it or not, there was a time where I actually LOOKED FORWARDS to getting pay-TV.

In 1979, news came out that my hometown (Redford Michigan) was going to get cable TV. A year later, it came!...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,489
Posted By borntocoast
The Curse of Dracula concluded on the tenth...

The Curse of Dracula concluded on the tenth episode, but the other two serials, Stop Susan Williams & The Secret Empire were on the 11th episode, which was not aired in the US. :confused: (The did...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-09-2015, 10:00 PM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Make Love, Not War!

Make Love, Not War!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-09-2015, 06:48 PM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
As most of you know, I got peeved a number of...

As most of you know, I got peeved a number of years ago. I consider my self a "pioneer cord-cutter" having ditched my subscription before the term "cord cutter" came on the scene. The only thing that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,489
Posted By borntocoast
Unhappy Me too. :mad: I remember when NBC Cancelled...

Me too. :mad: I remember when NBC Cancelled Cliffhangers without airing the final episode (Which concluded the serials). 29 years went by until I chanced upon this show which was for sale on a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-30-2015, 10:15 AM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Thumbs down Sports and/or News Junkies are the least likely...

Sports and/or News Junkies are the least likely to "cut the cord". As for me, if there's a sports event that I want to watch that's only available on Pay-TV there's a sports pub within walking...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-28-2015, 04:19 PM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
IMO this is a good move. When cable goes...

IMO this is a good move. When cable goes a-la-carte, they'll stand a much better chance of surviving than some "Junk Channel" showing lame "reality" shows.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Cool For the record, Indonesia is in the path of the...

For the record, Indonesia is in the path of the next Total Solar Eclipse in March, 2016.

Guess which country will be in the path of the next Total Eclipse of the Sun in August, 2017? :D
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-23-2015, 04:50 PM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
And then you flew your Lear Jet up to Indonesia,...

And then you flew your Lear Jet up to Indonesia, to see the Total Eclipse of the Sun.:D
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2015, 12:59 PM
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Posted By borntocoast
I got my first VCR in 1984 as well. I don't have...

I got my first VCR in 1984 as well. I don't have TIVO ar any other DVR, but I still have an operational VHS Machine along with a Blu-Ray Player. Since I get most of my TV via home video I have...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2015, 11:13 AM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
And among the things they don't want to watch is...

And among the things they don't want to watch is COMMERCIALS! :mad: They have better things to do than spend 20+ minutes of commercials in order to get what they want to watch. The same thing goes...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2015, 08:30 AM
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Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
:mad::mad::mad: Not to mention TOO MUCH ...

:mad::mad::mad: Not to mention


TOO MUCH

ADVERTISING!!!:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Thumbs down And you will have to have the number "666"...

And you will have to have the number "666" tattooed to your hand and/or forehead in order to purchase food.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Thumbs down And why are people "cutting the cord"? It...

And why are people "cutting the cord"? It wouldn't be the exorbitant subscription fees (Somebody HAS to par for those "retransmission" fees) or the insane amount of advertising (20+minutes of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By borntocoast
Thanks.:cool:

Thanks.:cool:
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By borntocoast
One thing I've never heard of anyone doing this,...

One thing I've never heard of anyone doing this, but I'm certain on AT LEAST one flight a passenger broke out his player..................
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
I've brought along a DVD Player on every flight...

I've brought along a DVD Player on every flight I've been on since 2008. There is always a few inconveniences when flying, but I used my player to ERADICATE one nuisance - :mad:SEAT KICKERS!!!:mad:...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 8,219
Posted By borntocoast
It's been a little over 8 1/2 years since I...

It's been a little over 8 1/2 years since I subscribed to a pay-TV service. :mad: Every now or then (usually when I visit a friend or relative) I'll see a "appointment TV" show, and the insane glut...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-02-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
Posted By borntocoast
Isn't this a surprise! The Wall Street Journal...

Isn't this a surprise! The Wall Street Journal added this:

"Ironically, the sector most Americans are satisfied with are the television set and viseo player industry, with a score of 86"
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,986
Views: 452,549
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, 05:33 PM
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Views: 9,084,944
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, 02:34 PM
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Views: 9,084,944
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, 07:18 AM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 9,084,944
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, 06:01 PM
Replies: 100,745
Views: 9,084,944
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...
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