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Well, its official - Im a cord cutter


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#26 OFFLINE   PCampbell

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 04:50 PM

Sounds like its working good so far. I think more will follow if the cost keeps going up.


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#27 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 05:00 PM

me too.. i often have nightmares of the wife forcing us to move and when we get there we are not allowed to install a dish! :bang


When we moved, distance to the telco CO was a component for me. If we moved again it would be a fiber connection and LOS.

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 05:21 PM

having LOS and permission to install a dish are my "requirements" before I talk "business" with the landlord


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#29 OFFLINE   JeffBowser

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

The thought of life without my directv and my Genie HORRIFIES me!!

There's a whole wide world out there that doesn't revolve around premium (or really, any) TV service......

 

So, as some may recall, currently I have both DirecTV and Comcast. I have come to hate the Comcast guide. But, in the bigger picture, I am now even closer to "cutting the cord" myself. Especially considering that in the last 6 days I have watched about 3 hours of TV, and most of that being the Survivor finale off the antenna. Last night I worked on my Jeep, put in a new garage door opener, and spent some quality time with my wife. TV didn't even enter the picture.


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#30 OFFLINE   slice1900

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 04:44 PM

Why do you have both Directv and Comcast? Is there really unique programming available on each that is worth enough to you that that up until now you've paid for both?

 

I have a hard time understanding why someone would have both, unless they're just well off enough that the extra expense doesn't matter...but in that case, why cut the cord when the main reason most people do it is to save money?

 


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#31 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 05:15 PM

slice1900, on 15 May 2013 - 3:44 PM, said:

Why do you have both Directv and Comcast? Is there really unique programming available on each that is worth enough to you that that up until now you've paid for both?

I have a hard time understanding why someone would have both, unless they're just well off enough that the extra expense doesn't matter...but in that case, why cut the cord when the main reason most people do it is to save money?


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 06:26 PM

Why do you have both Directv and Comcast? Is there really unique programming available on each that is worth enough to you that that up until now you've paid for both?

 

I have a hard time understanding why someone would have both, unless they're just well off enough that the extra expense doesn't matter...but in that case, why cut the cord when the main reason most people do it is to save money?

I only carry Comcast TV (local channels only) because it makes the bill about $15 cheaper than if i just carry the internet alone.


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