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#1 OFFLINE   Weather88

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 05:13 PM

I just turned my TV to find that we have more channels than usual! It appears we have a freeview of the Choice Xtra package. I haven't seen it anywhere on here yet so I figured I'd post.

 

According to this site  we have a Choice Xtra preview from May 27th until June 3rd. 

 

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#2 OFFLINE   F1aReD

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 07:09 AM

I also noticed that and was confused. How come they didn't send us a message like usual? (atleast, the last time I checked they didn't) Seeing all these extra channels makes me miss them that much more...especially since now most of them are in HD.

 

I was kind of hoping they messed up my account and accidentally gave me the extra channels :righton:



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 09:17 AM

I also noticed that and was confused. How come they didn't send us a message like usual? (atleast, the last time I checked they didn't) Seeing all these extra channels makes me miss them that much more...especially since now most of them are in HD.

 

I was kind of hoping they messed up my account and accidentally gave me the extra channels :righton:

 

I thought the same thing! I immediately looked for a message on the receiver or even an e-mail from them, but nothing, so I thought maybe somehow they messed up the account so then I look online at account management and it still showed Choice. Then I searched a little further and came across the website which lists all the freeviews. Slightly disappointed :P



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 11:56 PM

At least with the Freeview I got to see the Blackhawks played against the Red Wings in game 7 as I'm on Spanish package, plus the local RSN didn't show the game, does NBC have the rights to the playoffs?
BTW that score shot near the end of regulation that was taken away was uncalled for, as we all know who started that scuffle. But I'll take a win no matter the outcome.

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 09:53 AM

At least with the Freeview I got to see the Blackhawks played against the Red Wings in game 7 as I'm on Spanish package, plus the local RSN didn't show the game, does NBC have the rights to the playoffs?
BTW that score shot near the end of regulation that was taken away was uncalled for, as we all know who started that scuffle. But I'll take a win no matter the outcome.

all games should be on NBC or NBCSN + maybe NHL net for overflow.


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Posted 31 May 2013 - 05:06 PM

I thought the same thing! I immediately looked for a message on the receiver or even an e-mail from them, but nothing, so I thought maybe somehow they messed up the account so then I look online at account management and it still showed Choice. Then I searched a little further and came across the website which lists all the freeviews. Slightly disappointed :P

 

Their annoying "TV Mail" system doesn't work very good.  Like you said, offers and promotions you are eligible for often don't appear.  I constantly get stupid messages on my R22 about HD promos even though I don't have HD!!


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 02:50 AM

The information about the free trial has been listed on the D* website since May 24th...

 

http://news.directv....-may-27-june-3/

 


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Posted 04 June 2013 - 06:25 AM

I believe I had messages on all 3 receivers a week or 2 ago informing of the free preview.  I already subscribe to a higher package so it was not important to me.



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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:56 AM

I watched the preview,it was ok!!

This weekend ALL PAY CHANNELS are free!!! (501-558) I believe.......

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 05:34 PM

This weekend ALL PAY CHANNELS are free!!! (501-558) I believe.......


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Posted 14 June 2013 - 05:15 PM

Ahhhhhh there is always an agenda isnt there?? (YES indeed)

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:28 PM

Ah man I missed it. Well this is the last day I guess. Because they don't auto add (then remove) to favorites, I had no idea.

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:56 PM

Ah man I missed it. Well this is the last day I guess. Because they don't auto add (then remove) to favorites, I had no idea.

i had messages on all 3 of my dvrs letting me know of the preview, I would assume you did as well.  And this is one of the drawbacks to using fav lists.



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 07:00 PM

i had messages on all 3 of my dvrs letting me know of the preview, I would assume you did as well. And this is one of the drawbacks to using fav lists.


Me too, I didn't know I had any messages until I went to figure out while caller ID on screen notices were off. Fixed caller ID notices and saw the number of messages noted next to the icon. That's what prompted me to notice the preview. Came here to see if there was a thread about it, thus is history.

Wish there was a preference you could opt in to auto add new channels or previews to favorites. Then when the preview is over, it would go back to the way it was.

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