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DirecTV/Viacom Dispute?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by danpeters, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. tonyd79

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    That is not what I meant and you know it. That includes the EFT. You can do that at any time at all without reason. You will be charged for it. I meant get off scott free because of a channel change.
     
  2. RunnerFL

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    No, I don't know that's not what you meant because that's not what you said. How am I, or anyone on here, to know you typed one thing and meant another?
     
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    Skip Bayless is a toolbag, but I digress...Back to the dispute..:p
     
  5. tonyd79

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    Context, my man, context. He was talking about breaking a contract. Or do I have to repeat every previous post and statement in the conversation for you to understand?

    I have no time for explaining context to people. Keep up or don't comment, okay?
     
  6. tonyd79

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    And I won't watch Cowherd, Bayless or Steven A. Smith. ESPN has become a completely classless organization.
     
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    They should call D* and get the $5/month/3 months credit too. Of course, D* should do this automatically for everyone if they really had our backs.... :D

    (Every time I hear that phrase, I think, "of course they have our backs, where else are they going to stab us?")
     
  8. cjrleimer

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    Yep, and I bet with that people are going to side with their tv provider once they get into a dispute with viacom.
     
  9. RunnerFL

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    There was no "context" you flat out said:

    Perhaps you should have said: "So every time they make a channel change, you can cancel your contract without having to pay an ETF? Try living in the real world sometime."

    See the difference?

    Perhaps you shouldn't be so quick to flame others.
     
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    I agree, but do you blame them? Especially after DIRECTV told us to go there? But his will not build goodwill with others!
     
  11. tonyd79

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    I don't know. If he found something interesting to talk about on it.

    But that would be beyond his capacity. Instead, he just panders. All Red Sox, Yankees and Ohio State. And yet sports industries THRIVE without just repeating the same crap over and over and over again.

    The ESPNs of the world have driven many of us away by their lack of quality, depth and variety. Try to watch anything on ESPN Super Bowl week. It is all about the Super Bowl over and over and over again. Guess what? The rest of the sports world still exists. But not in the hyper-driven world of ESPN. There is always only one story and they hammer it to death on all their outlets.

    I watch ESPN for the live programing and NOTHING else.
     
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    Yes, I do. They have now screwed people who had no skin in the game. They screwed Comcast customers, fios customers, Dish customers. Everyone.

    So, pay Viacom and still lose services. Nice.
     
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    I agree. ESPN sucks for everything but live coverage. Although I like College Game Day and sometimes the NFL pre-game stuff
     
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    or... perhaps they shouldn't require a contract if they have such difficulty maintaining their programming. maybe it should just be a month to month service by default... so many of you are in the "#directvhasmyback camp, surely you can't find fault with a pro-consumer policy like doing away with contracts.
     
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    I see. You only look at one post at a time. Guess you do not understand the context. The context was within the entire conversation, not just the explicit sentence. I guess I need to write that everytime I write something. Ooops, I mean I guess I need to write that everytime I write something to a forum that has multiple posts in a thread and someone jumps into a single sentence and takes it out of context.
     
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    Certain posters here, who get extra benefits from DIRECTV. So D* has there back, like dual HR 34s ;-)
     
  18. cjrleimer

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    +1, or require you to be authenticated e.g. Turner to watch full episodes.
     
  19. RunnerFL

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    I'd like to see month to month, that would be great, however with that would come higher "upfront lease fees", or whatever that $200 is called to get a new DVR. It would be like buying an iPhone without contract, that will set you back around $700 vs $200 with a contract.

    The 2 year contract, to me, is the "lesser of 2 evils".
     
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