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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q3 2010 Thread)


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#2626 OFFLINE   Jason Whiddon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:54 PM

Maybe DirecTV and the content providers need to brush up on their tango skills, here's a place to start http://www.tangoclasses.com/



Exactly!

"Soon"

Hopefully that did not sound "elitist" for the simple folk. Gonna go edit my "elitist" ignore list now :)
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#2627 OFFLINE   Alan Gordon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:54 PM

I'm referring to more than just the one post.

Please everyone ... take a breath.


OK...

In that case, I whole-heartedly agree with you. :)

I don't think Satelliteracer is "hiding." I think he has a job to do, hopefully one that includes trying out some new tactics to get us those few last channels we all want.


AMEN!!

I still think it was funny though... :D

All good things come to those who wait. In the mean time we'll just enjoy our 160+ HD channels! :lol:


You must watch a lot of PPV! ;):P:D

Will you be enjoying Sunday Ticket? :)


Not everybody cares about Sunday Ticket...

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#2628 OFFLINE   domingos35

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:55 PM

Will you be enjoying Sunday Ticket? :)


not a sports fun besides soccer:lol:

#2629 OFFLINE   MysteryMan

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:56 PM

OK...

In that case, I whole-heartedly agree with you. :)



AMEN!!

I still think it was funny though... :D



You must watch a lot of PPV! ;):P:D

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Actually less than ten in fifthteen years.

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#2630 OFFLINE   Jason Whiddon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:56 PM

For the record, I didn't mean anything negative towards Sigma1914...

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I didn't either. It's towards anyone who takes the mentality "I'm happy, and so should you be"

Once again, I'me very happy with Directv service. I dislike the fact they can't seem to get AMC and BBC worked out.
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#2631 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:57 PM

Exactly!

"Soon"

Hopefully that did not sound "elitist" for the simple folk. Gonna go edit my "elitist" ignore list now :)


Sooooo hilarious! :lol:
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#2632 OFFLINE   Alan Gordon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:59 PM

Actually less than ten in fifthteen years.


Wow! I've probably watched more PPV than you! :D

Who is proud of his "ONE" PPV purchase during the last ten years though...

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#2633 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:59 PM

I didn't either. It's towards anyone who takes the mentality "I'm happy, and so should you be"

Once again, I'me very happy with Directv service. I dislike the fact they can't seem to get AMC and BBC worked out.


I'm still waiting on you to answer my questions/post. http://www.dbstalk.c...745#post2562745
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#2634 OFFLINE   Jason Whiddon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:00 PM

I don't use it much, but I'm pro download to HDD, not pro use TP space.
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#2635 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:02 PM

Will you be enjoying Sunday Ticket? :)

I wouldn't enjoy Sunday Ticket if I had it for free. :D
(But there are 15 basic cable channels that could be named.)

domingos35 (and other DISH subs), DirecTV subs can handle the disappointment without help.
Let's move along ...

#2636 OFFLINE   ahearst

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:03 PM

:bonk1: Wow, this thread has morphed from "HD Channel Anticipation" to "WWE Satellite Provider Smackdown" :new_popco :lol:

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:05 PM

I wouldn't enjoy Sunday Ticket if I had it for free. :D
(But there are 15 basic cable channels that could be named.)

domingos35 (and other DISH subs), DirecTV subs can handle the disappointment without help.
Let's move along ...


Moving along towards the next scheduled Sunday Ticket game! :)

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#2638 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:05 PM

:bonk1: Wow, this thread has morphed from "HD Channel Anticipation" to "WWE Satellite Provider Smackdown" :new_popco :lol:


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#2639 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:09 PM

I wouldn't enjoy Sunday Ticket if I had it for free. :D
(But there are 15 basic cable channels that could be named.)

domingos35 (and other DISH subs), DirecTV subs can handle the disappointment without help.
Let's move along ...


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#2640 OFFLINE   Alan Gordon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:10 PM

:bonk1: Wow, this thread has morphed from "HD Channel Anticipation" to "WWE Satellite Provider Smackdown" :new_popco :lol:


Though somewhat entertaining, I've never understood the need to "whip out the measuring sticks" in regards to satellite providers.

Though disappointed with their HD Channel Lineup, I'm (overall) happy with DirecTV. I also know (a TON) of people who are (overall) happy with their Dish Network service. Different strokes for different folks...

I am admittedly getting tired of DirecTV not correcting two MAJOR issues with my local channels....

~Alan

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:10 PM

I wouldn't enjoy Sunday Ticket if I had it for free. :D
(But there are 15 basic cable channels that could be named.)

domingos35 (and other DISH subs), DirecTV subs can handle the disappointment without help.
Let's move along ...


not a problem
i have to go watch AMC HD now :lol::D:hurah::)

#2642 OFFLINE   Jason Whiddon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:12 PM

Yeah, let's get back to the DIRECTV Anticipation/Berating.
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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:57 PM

Competitive pressure is a GOOD thing, fellas.

Go DISH!! --signed, DirecTV sub who wants AMCHD too!

As a Premier sub, I understand I'm more price-insensitive than many people --I want what I want, and I'm willing to pay for it.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:02 PM

If premiere had what I wanted I'd sub too. Price doesn't bother me, if I get what I want. I'd start paying $3 more a month if they called me tomorrow and said that was the deal for BBC and AMC.

I only sub to Choice because it has what I record. Other than locals, my recordings come from BBC, AMC, USA, TNT, Disc, TLC, History, Spike, HDnet, A&E, FX and Animal Planet. Then I need ESPN's for Coll Fball. All locals are recorded OTA.
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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:16 PM

damn Dish got AMC HD......sigh

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:19 PM

damn Dish got AMC HD......sigh


They did the "lambada"... ;)

DirecTV's does the "tango". :(

Tease! :P :D

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:29 PM

damn Dish got AMC HD......sigh


Here's hoping this puts pressure on D* to get a deal soon...

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:30 PM

They did the "lambada"... ;)

DirecTV's does the "tango". :(

Tease! :P :D

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:33 PM

i have to go watch AMC HD now


But its all blurry.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:33 PM

:bonk1: Wow, this thread has morphed from "HD Channel Anticipation" to "WWE Satellite Provider Smackdown" :new_popco :lol:


That's what these threads always turn into because the number of channels we anticipate DirecTV will add always turns out to be more than the number DirecTV actually adds.

I'm really surprised about AMC HD. "The tango" explanation is obviously a ruse when it comes to most channels (though it is funny how often customers here repeat it as excuse as though it was unquestionable scripture), but AMC HD was the one channels that seemed truly difficult to get by other television providers and the one HD channel DirecTV doesn't carry that they publicly said, through Twitter, they were negotiating to get. Fios managed to finally get it a few months ago. Apparently, E* has now manage to do the same.

I'll wait a couple weeks to judge whether D* has completely failed its customers on this one specific channel. Now that E* broke down the dam, it might be easier for D* to get the channel or put more pressure on them to make a deal. When E* added channels in the Spring and then made the preposterous 200 channel claim, D* was rather quick about releasing the names of channels they planned to add to D12, a month or so ahead of time. As a DirecTV subscriber, I can only hope they will once again respond to Dish Network's" lead."

But its all blurry.


I'm guessing it's less blurry than DirecTV's SD picture zoomed in to fit the screen.




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