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D* Ending HotPass

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by DCSholtis, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Jan 7, 2013 #1 of 82
    DCSholtis

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    RAD

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    Dripping...
    Fine by me but I'd guess Dale fans will be upset since he was on it every single week.
     
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    TheRatPatrol

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    Hope they don't start doing this with other sports, such as the extra golf and tennis channels they do every year.
     
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    RunnerFL

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    I gave up watching HotPass anyways. It was always Dale Jr, always censored and the coverage blew.

    I won't miss it.
     
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    joshjr

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    I am a Dale Jr fan and didnt watch it. It just was not that fun to watch really. I like the idea of having headphones at the race to listen to the pit while you watch it live but this was just a little to much.
     
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    DCSholtis

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    Or NFL Sunday Ticket..
     
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    dxtrfn80

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    Maybe Direct TV can use the vacant channels for the Pac 12 Network sub feeds for football and basketball if they agree with them.
     
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    RAD

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    Dripping...
    Really doesn't matter since the HotPass channels were only on for a few hours on weekends and they usually 'borrowed' the bandwidth from PPV movie channels.
     
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    HarleyD

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    Not a NASCAR fan by any stretch although some are. I think that HotPass was the origin for SatelliteRacer's screen name in fact.

    But for me (a non-fan) the only thing I think would be more boring than watching cars run in circles making left turns for three hours would be watching left turns being made from within the cars for three hours.

    Others may not agree.
     
  10. Satelliteracer

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    You are correct
     
  11. JoeTheDragon

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    if anything that will be more systems just like how MLB EI, NHL CI, and NBA LP is.

    now hotpass used to be pay and then it went to free (still pay in canada but I think less ad's on that)
     
  12. damondlt

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    Oh well, Bye Bye.
     
  13. Hoosier205

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    Nope.
     
  14. JoeTheDragon

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    the laws may change or NFL ST may be a sidebar to the Lawsuit targeting MLB's blackout policy.
     
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    Though it had limited appeal and audiences, this is just another sign that D* is moving away from its former commitment to being the leader in televised sports.
     
  16. Hoosier205

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    Believe what you want to believe, but it isn't so.
     
  17. Hoosier205

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    Completely and totally false. No other provider even comes close.
     
  18. pfueri

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    Directv what a bunch of cheap Bastards !
     
  19. SPACEMAKER

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    THIS SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  20. SPACEMAKER

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    Looks like I will be buying a tablet and subscribing to RaceView.
     

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