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Will you leave DTV if they stop carrying FOX? (resolved)


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#1 OFFLINE   -Draino-

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:14 PM

I for one would only miss 2 channels, Nat Geo and FX. Not enough for me to leave.

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#2 OFFLINE   Boobie1998

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:16 PM

I will miss fx the most. I'm not sure if I'll switch providers. If I can catch it online that's a plus....

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:17 PM

No!

This too will pass.
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:17 PM

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:19 PM

It won't happen!!! :)
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:19 PM

Nope. It will pass. This will hurt Fox more than DirecTV if the channels are black for an extended period of time.
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:25 PM

No You can change but soon you will be looking at the same thing at your new provider.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:31 PM

Would never leave D* over this minor issue. Good riddance to FOX.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:32 PM

Just to clarify do you mean the Fox channels in this current dispute, or eventually all channels including Fox locals and FNC?

Anyway, that's a "NO" in either case though losing the Lakers on my RSNs would be painful should the NBA lock-out be resolved.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:34 PM

Only if they are still off in April with baseball season starts. Gotta have Fox Sports Cincinnati.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:40 PM

Won't leave, but I will miss FX. If it even comes down to them being pulled.

19 million viewers is a lot and I suspect that there will be a compromise before the deadline.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:47 PM

OP you should turn it into a poll.

No I won't and I too think this too shell pass. I will miss hockey but I think NHL Network will do just fine while I wait.
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:56 PM

Yes.. If they cancel speed and natgeo. I will switch providers.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:56 PM

It would be annoying to lose the sports nets,but NO.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:56 PM

Negative.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:57 PM

I won't leave. There was a possibility of me losing my local Fox last year, and I put an OTA antenna in my amazon cart, but that was resolved before it went dark. Didn't even consider going with someone else.

At first I thought, shoot, I might miss Bordain's new series, then remembered that's on a different channel. It'd take quite a lot for me to leave, and I'd have to be on the side of the channel, which isn't the case here for me.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:59 PM

I'll miss NatGeo but it isnt enough to make me cancel. Besides, I figured long ago that the cost of my tv's, Directv service and Center Ice is still cheaper than season tickets to go to see my hockey team live (assuming I lived there)

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:03 PM

Not a chance.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:09 PM

IF Fox channels leave, it will be temporary, so the thread basic question is moot. Why do you think Fox is trying to hard to fight DTV with the Keep My Nets website and on air publicity? Because they know that 90% plus subscribers will not leave DTV. They will just wait for both sides to give in a little and FX et al magically reappear.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:09 PM

Yes.. If they cancel speed and natgeo. I will switch providers.


I think that if they do go dark, they would be back before you could have a new provider.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:13 PM

No. But, I will drop Directv if they do not add ALL the shoping channels in HD before Black Friday.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:15 PM

No I won't. Will miss the couple of programs we watch on FX though.
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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:29 PM

This should be a poll.

Regardless, my answer is no.

I would pick Justified up a few months later on blu-ray.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:36 PM

No, unless it really affects my NHL center ice.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:42 PM

I hate to lose NatGeo but No. I won't leave.




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