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How often do you buy PPV events?

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#41 OFFLINE   kymikes



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Posted 19 July 2010 - 11:43 PM


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Posted 19 July 2010 - 11:52 PM

Yea me neither since the 24HR stupid rule!

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 11:59 PM

when i was with directv i only ordered ppv when D* sent me a coupon for a free movie,I think in the 16 years i was with D* i only paid for 1 ppv ,that movie was mr.& mrs. smith, and i only paid for that because my wife is a big fan of brad pitt and of course how could i resist angelina jolie!

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 01:47 AM

I was not aware there were different kinds of PPV, but it does not change my answer.;)

Well I did say events as opposed to movies but it's all good.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 02:00 AM

I don't think I have ever spent any money on PPV and I don't plan to start now. :)
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 03:55 AM

Maybe a couple of times when I first started my account back in 1995, but since then the value of PPV events and movies doesn't work for me. So nothing since. I do not do anything PPV and even block out all the shopping channels.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 04:41 AM

Been with DirecTV since 1995. Ordered less than 10 movies or events.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 05:33 AM

Have never bought an event. Unless a single day subscription to NFL counts as an event -- did that once when my brother was visiting and we HAD to see our Steelers.

When I first started in 1997 we used to buy a PPV movie once in a while, but not since subscribing to Netflix in 2000.
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 05:39 AM

Another Never.


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Posted 20 July 2010 - 05:52 AM

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 06:03 AM

I do not, however I did get the last UFC during the 4th. We had company and they wanted to see it and gave me the money to pay for it. This is the how I do PPV. FREE
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 06:46 AM

Never. There's somebody who does watch UFC who told me the go-go bar 3 doors down from our building has a good deal for those kind of events.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 06:52 AM

All these "never" responses...Where's the UFC or boxing fans?

I've bought every UFC event since 2007

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 07:01 AM

In nearly 16 years as s DirecTV customer, I have never ordered a PPV event.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 07:03 AM

Never. I want a fixed bill, same amount each month.

Actually I consider D* to be "PPV" and if what I want isn't there then I don't need it. Used to go to BlockBuster once in a while for a movie but now they are gone and I refuse to stick my card in a "Red Box" located in the breeze way of WM.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 07:55 AM

We have the movie channels so we rarely get PPV.

Every once in a while I'll want something in 1080p (for no other reason then I can :grin:) and then I'll get a PPV. :D

I would have to say a couple of times a year.


Since it costs 1.66¢ to produce a penny, my 2¢ worth is really 3.32¢ worth.  That 3.32¢ is my own and not the 3.32¢ of DIRECTV, Dish, or anyone else for that matter.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 07:59 AM

D* PPV never -- overpriced and you only get 24 hours. Amazon VOD quite a bit. That $1 cheaper per HD movie is a bargain. Sometimes it's even $2-3 cheaper on Amazon and many movies you get for 48 hours.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:13 AM

UFC 3-5 times
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:23 AM


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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:24 AM

Maybe ten years ago I bought a fight. I can't remember now who it was or even why, but I did.
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