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#41 OFFLINE   Tubaman-Z

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 08:55 AM

Found 2 programs that I decided to record. "An American Christmas Carol" and one other. I appreciate the free previews because I do usually find a couple of shows to record and am reminded why I am not subscribed.

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#42 OFFLINE   skyboysea

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 08:27 PM

They have a clip onDemand promoting the free preview but you need to subscribe to the channel to see it. it is either a bad joke or something wrong with their system.

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 04:42 PM

I appreciate the free previews because I do usually find a couple of shows to record and am reminded why I am not subscribed.


:D... this is exactly my thought. I just have the old Total Choice Plus w/ locals + HD + DVR. Every time I see one of these free previews I scan through the 72 hours of guide data and rarely find even *ONE* thing to watch. Then I spend a few minutes wondering why people waste money on this garbage. Only thing I saw that I even bothered recording was "Witless Protection" and I hit the ol' Delete key on that after about 5 minutes. Boy that was a stupid movie.

#44 OFFLINE   SledgeHammer

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Posted 28 March 2010 - 04:44 PM

They have a clip onDemand promoting the free preview but you need to subscribe to the channel to see it. it is either a bad joke or something wrong with their system.


I had this exact problem last time they had a free preview. I wanted to watch ONE movie that was only on the OnDemand version of the channel and was told that the OnDemands are not included in the free previews. Lame.

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 04:23 AM

Well, the good news is that Showtime often does a good job of respecting OAR. While they may not always offer topnotch films...at least they don't butcher and mutilate them as often as HBO, Starz, and Cinemax.


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