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How often do you buy PPV events?


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#51 OFFLINE   Prince Oz

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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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#52 OFFLINE   ASG82

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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.

#53 OFFLINE   MarkN

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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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#56 OFFLINE   Mike Bertelson

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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.

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#57 OFFLINE   Mark Walters

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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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#59 OFFLINE   Todd H

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:23 AM

Never

#60 OFFLINE   Carl Spock

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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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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:32 AM

I used to order events (WWF, Boxing, Etc...) years ago, but now only order the occasional PPV movie from time to time.
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:32 AM

Probably 2-3 times a year when my son visits during UFC event showings.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:40 AM

In 12 years Never.
They sent some coupons once for Free PPV Movies. I didn't even use those cause I didn't want the Hassle of getting my Bill Straight afterwards. It 's less Hassle to go to a Red Box than to sit on the phone for 45 Min. and 3 Reps trying to get you account right.
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:48 AM

NEVER...Just not going to happen. :nono:

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:52 AM

Never - Way too expensive.
When you are already spending $100 plus per month for TV why should you do PPV.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 08:53 AM

Never Bought anything PPV since i been a customer and thats 13+ years

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:05 AM

Never from DirecTV, occasionally from VUDU. In my opinion, VUDU's selection and user interface are far superior.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:09 AM

I have ordered the Prelude to a Dream. Ordered last three years.
HBO PPV.
It is used for many of Tony Stewart"s Charities.

But not the rest of PPV Events.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:19 AM

Never have, and can't imagine a scenario where I ever would.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:21 AM

I am getting my D* hooked up next week, but I will go with 1 WCW PPV (Fall Brawl 1999). No movies.

What is REALLY annoying is the remote for the digital cable box. ON DEMAND is in the dead center, biggest button, and I hit it at least once a week on accident. "Now starting ON DEMAND..." ... wait 30 seconds.... hit exit. Ugh.
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:22 AM

Events - never

PPV - maybe 1 a quarter.

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#72 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:45 AM

Folks should bother to read the title of the thread before posting. :rolleyes: "How often do you buy PPV events?"
DTV = Digital Television

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:48 AM

Once I recorded a WWE event for my son-in-law (he paid).

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 09:51 AM

Back in the day I ordered every ECW ppv, but when they folded I gave up on wrestling.

These days, 3-5 UFC ppv's a year. Switch off with my cousin or the local sports bar depending on how many people we can round up to pitch in. Never bought one just for myself. Enough free stuff on spike, vs, showtime, and hdnet to make not buying ppv's an easier decision. Still find a way to watch every show though.

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 10:46 AM

Folks should bother to read the title of the thread before posting. :rolleyes: "How often do you buy PPV events?"


Picky picky!
Apparently for many folks a PPV movie is an event (or more likely based on the comments so far) both items are non-events).
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