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Directv vs DISH - Which HD is better

Discussion in 'General Satellite Discussion' started by DesertRatR, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Apr 8, 2013 #61 of 103
    studechip

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    You have once again shown your lack of comprehension skills. I didn't ask (or care) if you were an expert on the technology or calibration. I asked if you were an expert on what television we should be watching. There are MANY factors that go into that decision, most of which you don't have a clue about. The "best" display isn't the one that should be bought, it's the one that best fits the customer.
     
  2. Apr 8, 2013 #62 of 103
    lparsons21

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    Makes more sense than most of your arguments. Am I supposed to care that they aren't the top tier, and if so why should I care if they have some shows I want to watch?

    Epix has some European boxing that isn't shown other places, and blockbuster type movies that I like. Reelz has Bomb Girls and XIII that I enjoy watching.

    I sub to Premier when I'm with D* usually, and Everything on Dish usually. Right now I have the T250, plus 3 premiums (no cinemax), BB@Home and subs to Netflix, HuluPlus and Amazon.

    All because I want to watch what I want to watch.

    I don't care about RSNs nor most sports.

    And that is exactly why I can say I like both services and have used both at different times, always with excellent results. Of course, the results are slower on D*! :)
     
  3. Apr 8, 2013 #63 of 103
    studechip

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    It doesn't have to be a better argument to best a troll. The truth is good enough.
     
  4. Apr 8, 2013 #64 of 103
    lparsons21

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    Yep, former drip under pressure is a very good description.

    I've never seen anything that indicates you are an expert in those two fields other than your doing some research and calibrating your own tv. And of course, a bit of braying now and then...
     
  5. Apr 8, 2013 #65 of 103
    donalddickerson2005

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    The big event coming up is well covered better by DirecTV than any other ..... The Master's. If you love golf baseball NFL or tennis you have to have DirecTV and yes they are all in HD.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2013 #66 of 103
    Hoosier205

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    Haha...you need to read your own post again. Being an expert in display technology and calibration means that I am well versed in ALL of the "many" factors you alluded to. So yes...I am an expert on what television a person should be watching.
     
  7. Apr 8, 2013 #67 of 103
    lparsons21

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    Yes, D* does a better job of Masters coverage, but I didn't watch all the extra when I had D* so I won't miss it.

    Of all the sports out there, the only one I watch wide awake is boxing. Most times that I watch golf I end up napping a bit during the match.

    So no, I don't have to have D*! :)
     
  8. Apr 8, 2013 #68 of 103
    studechip

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    So your immense intellect knows how much money someone has to spend even though you haven't met them? Your immense intellect knows how much room someone has to place their television in even though you have never been to their house? Your immense intellect knows nothing apparently, except how to troll.
     
  9. Apr 8, 2013 #69 of 103
    Scott Kocourek

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    Guys, please take your comments to each other to PM.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2013 #70 of 103
    CCarncross

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    Why dont you quit chest pumping and list the channels you "have to have" that only Dish has so we can put an end to this pointless and ridiculous argument you two knuckleheads are having.:lol:
     
  11. Apr 9, 2013 #71 of 103
    studechip

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    I already did. Please look back in this thread. It's right there. He rejected them, saying they weren't top tier channels. BTW, since you seem to have missed it, I have been playing devil's advocate by presenting an obvious argument against hoosier205s "position". The specific hd channels that Dish has that Directv doesn't isn't the point. The fact that there are channels that Dish has that Directv doesn't, and that someone may want those particular channels, is the point. They don't have to be top tiered channels, only available. He apparently doesn't think that fact matters.
     
  12. Apr 9, 2013 #72 of 103
    RasputinAXP

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    Hoosier never thinks anything matters but his opinion, as has been demonstrated across multiple threads in which he browbeats people over what his 'expert opinion' dictates.
     
  13. Apr 9, 2013 #73 of 103
    CCarncross

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    Actually I went back and looked and I cant find it, there isnt a post where you listed them, but considering the whole point of this thread was PQ and not content its irrelevant..if you mean where you referred to one channel (Yes Network), I guess thats a list...:lol:
     
  14. Apr 9, 2013 #74 of 103
    studechip

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    Post #57 in this thread. BTW, the op mentioned picture quality, but also wanted the PAC12 network, so clearly he was interested in channel selection, too.
     
  15. Apr 9, 2013 #75 of 103
    CCarncross

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    I guess I misread...I asked for your have to have channel list and you gave someone else's. Unless you refer to yourself in the third party as "he" in your own post.
     
  16. Apr 9, 2013 #76 of 103
    supermod38

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    I like Chevy's

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    No, maybe ford

    Well Chevy is better.


    :beatdeadhorse:

    I think.........................................................................................:D
     
  17. Apr 9, 2013 #77 of 103
    studechip

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    The he in that post is lparsons21. He specifically mentioned them earlier. My must have channel is YES, which is why I sub to Directv.
     
  18. Apr 9, 2013 #78 of 103
    studechip

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    Buzzzzz!!!!!! Wrong! It's Studebakers!
     
  19. Apr 9, 2013 #79 of 103
    lparsons21

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    That brings back fond memories! My first car was a '51 Studebaker, can't remember the model, but it wasn't the Champ it was the full sedan. Great car for the drive-in movies!! :)

    And yeah, I was the one that said I wanted Epix and Reelz HD as the reason I switched.

    While I enjoy a good discussion as much as anyone, for me switching from D* to E* and vice-versa just isn't a big deal. Both are great services and the equipment works well enough that it isn't one of the things I really think about a lot when deciding.
     
  20. Apr 9, 2013 #80 of 103
    studechip

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    I'm thinking you had a Land Cruiser or maybe a Commander.
     

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