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How can I get through the weekend without Viacom?


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#1 OFFLINE   mitchflorida

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 07:11 AM

This latest Viacom outage has really hit me really hard. How can I get through the weekend without all the Viacom channels? Do you think it will be resolved by Monday? I am mainly worried about missing Jersey Shore on MTV, especially Snookie and the others.

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#2 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 07:24 AM

Read a book
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 07:24 AM

Not trying to be a jerk but maybe upgrade your viewing habits. MTV and Snookie seriously.... The only channel on Viacom that I cared about was Palladia and that was maybe twice a year.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 07:27 AM

Seems like a lame attempt at sarcasm by Mitch.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 07:31 AM

I was right.

For the most part, Viacom is "Trash Television" especially MTV and VH1, and Spike.

Comedy Central is decent, but I got used to watching it on their website instead of wasting time recording it.

Will I miss it? If I did , I would call DTV for a credit on my bill. I will not be calling them over this.



More "I'm better than you" talk to people who like Viacom stations. Get over yourself.

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#6 OFFLINE   mitchflorida

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:07 AM

Read a book




That is a good idea. I like the books that have pictures in them. Those are hard to find.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:09 AM

That is a good idea. I like the books that have pictures in them. Those are hard to find.


How about a good pop-up book? :D
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:19 AM

Even though I don't watch Viacom channels often, the idea that I might want to and can't really bothers me. I get this feeling anytime channels that I occasionally watch are pulled. As far as doing other activities--fine, but I want the ability to choose my activities when I want.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:39 AM

Even though I don't watch Viacom channels often, the idea that I might want to and can't really bothers me. I get this feeling anytime channels that I occasionally watch are pulled. As far as doing other activities--fine, but I want the ability to choose my activities when I want.

exactly. especially when you pay or already paid for the option.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:39 AM

Seems like a lame attempt at sarcasm by Mitch.


Which is kind of funny considering it is being done on a site devoted to watching tv by a guy who has a service designed to watch more than just network tv.
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 09:19 AM

That is a good idea. I like the books that have pictures in them. Those are hard to find.


My 4 year old has a Green Lantern Seek and Find Picture book he will LOAN you for the weekend (Heaven forbid you keep it for longer than 2 days !!)

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 09:51 AM

This latest Viacom outage has really hit me really hard. How can I get through the weekend without all the Viacom channels?


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Posted 13 July 2012 - 10:12 AM

I was right.
More "I better than you" talk to people who like Viacom stations. Get over yourself.

agreed.
I'm getting pretty damned tired of the tv snobbery shown in a bunch of threads the last few days.
people don't like what I watch, too f'ing bad. none of their damned business.
comedy central and tvland loss hits us hard here, anyone feel like making smart *** comments about it??
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 10:51 AM

Alcohol + chix.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:15 AM

agreed.
I'm getting pretty damned tired of the tv snobbery shown in a bunch of threads the last few days.
people don't like what I watch, too f'ing bad. none of their damned business.
comedy central and tvland loss hits us hard here, anyone feel like making smart *** comments about it??


I'm sorry for you if losing certain channels is hard on you. TV shouldn't have to be that important, IMHO.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:28 AM

Demonoid.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:30 AM

You're not better than anyone else because you don't watch Viacom's content. Get over it. Most people outside of this forum ARE impacted by the Viacom dispute.

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:33 AM

agreed.
I'm getting pretty damned tired of the tv snobbery shown in a bunch of threads the last few days.
people don't like what I watch, too f'ing bad. none of their damned business.
comedy central and tvland loss hits us hard here, anyone feel like making smart *** comments about it??


Get a life! Get out of the house. Go see a movie. Go visit friends. Volunteer. Or read a book, as others have suggested.

I watch Colbert once in a while, but the lack of these 26 channels isn't enough to prompt me to complain. I've never heard of most of them; some of them that I've heard of I would never watch.
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:42 AM

agreed.
I'm getting pretty damned tired of the tv snobbery shown in a bunch of threads the last few days.
people don't like what I watch, too f'ing bad. none of their damned business.
comedy central and tvland loss hits us hard here, anyone feel like making smart *** comments about it??


I would advise you to stay away from the HD Anticipation thread.
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 11:53 AM

DirecTV has opened up four kid-centric channels to everyone and is quite liberal with free Showtime subscriptions. Well worth a phone call. ;)
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