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Sebastian Doyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-09-09 01:19 PM
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26. Couldn't get shit on an antenna here if I wanted to.
Analog OR digital. So I'm stuck with Comcast for both TV and Internet. I refuse to be suckered into their ridiculously overpriced VOIP phone service though.
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  -What's your television situation? undeterred  Jan-09-09 11:55 AM   #0 
  - I've had cable in my households since the mid-seventies.  onehandle   Jan-09-09 12:06 PM   #1 
  - I cancelled my cable years ago...  Bonescrat   Jan-09-09 12:06 PM   #2 
  - If it weren't for commercial free movies on TCM  Warpy   Jan-09-09 12:21 PM   #9 
  - I live behind a hill, no reception so pay 99 cents a month for satellite  uppityperson   Jan-09-09 12:07 PM   #3 
  - I split my time between several locations.  MADem   Jan-09-09 12:08 PM   #4 
  - Not affected because I have cable  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-09-09 12:09 PM   #5 
  - Dish network for last 8 years.  elifino   Jan-09-09 12:11 PM   #6 
  - Same here  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-09-09 12:26 PM   #11 
     - Me, too. I can't live without FreeSpeechTV!  kas125   Jan-09-09 04:35 PM   #52 
        - Amen  L0oniX   Jan-09-09 04:44 PM   #57 
  - Used only for DVD's  bikebloke   Jan-09-09 12:14 PM   #7 
  - I've never had cable and I have an old TV.  undeterred   Jan-09-09 12:21 PM   #8 
  - Obama wants to postpone the date because he's afraid too many poor and rural people  WI_DEM   Jan-09-09 12:23 PM   #10 
  - Still deciding whether I care about losing the signal.  FiveGoodMen   Jan-09-09 12:28 PM   #12 
  - Other: satellite.  ogneopasno   Jan-09-09 12:28 PM   #13 
  - I have had cable since 1980. No problem.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jan-09-09 12:30 PM   #14 
  - DVDs are far cheaper than cable  HypnoToad   Jan-09-09 12:31 PM   #15 
  - Yep. You watch what you want to watch when you want to watch it. :)  AndrewP   Jan-09-09 12:44 PM   #17 
     - that's the next teevee iteration n/t  shanti   Jan-09-09 02:54 PM   #39 
  - I watch DVD's but don't watch regular TV  AndrewP   Jan-09-09 12:42 PM   #16 
  - I recieved my coupon last feb..but did not know it had an expiration date.  Roxy66   Jan-09-09 12:45 PM   #18 
  - Um...I think this is your fault for not bothering to read it.  anigbrowl   Jan-09-09 01:52 PM   #32 
  - I've never owned a TV and haven't watched since 1975.  greendog   Jan-09-09 12:49 PM   #19 
  - If I could  rrneck   Jan-09-09 12:52 PM   #20 
  - My televisions told me to thank you for asking about their situation  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jan-09-09 12:55 PM   #21 
  - :)  wlucinda   Jan-09-09 01:16 PM   #24 
  - The Digital TV transition is delayed.  Kajsa   Jan-09-09 12:55 PM   #22 
  - Urging is not delayed.  Statistical   Jan-09-09 01:49 PM   #31 
     - You're right.  Kajsa   Jan-09-09 02:13 PM   #35 
        - Hopefully Congress gets it done because it is obvious we aren't ready...  Statistical   Jan-09-09 02:17 PM   #36 
           - That doesn't surprise me, Statistical.  Kajsa   Jan-09-09 02:21 PM   #37 
  - No Digital Signals Make It Through the Trees and Hills  AndyTiedye   Jan-09-09 12:58 PM   #23 
  - Do analog signals?  Statistical   Jan-09-09 02:10 PM   #34 
     - not necessarily  GTRMAN   Jan-09-09 02:58 PM   #40 
     - Thanks for clarifying.  Statistical   Jan-09-09 03:01 PM   #41 
     - there still a lot of unknowns  GTRMAN   Jan-09-09 03:51 PM   #44 
     - This is not strictly true.  surrealAmerican   Jan-09-09 04:10 PM   #48 
        - yes, there are vhf allocations  GTRMAN   Jan-09-09 04:29 PM   #49 
     - The Radio Waves Are Not the Same. Almost Everything is Moving to UHF  AndyTiedye   Jan-09-09 04:06 PM   #45 
  - Will not be able to watch TV  frebrd   Jan-09-09 01:17 PM   #25 
  - Couldn't get shit on an antenna here if I wanted to.  Sebastian Doyle   Jan-09-09 01:19 PM   #26 
  - Other: Dish  HillWilliam   Jan-09-09 01:34 PM   #27 
  - Watch for DTV "soft cutoff" tests in your area  GTRMAN   Jan-09-09 01:36 PM   #28 
  - I don't even have a TV  deoxyribonuclease   Jan-09-09 01:37 PM   #29 
  - All I watch it for are DVDs and sports.  EOO   Jan-09-09 01:45 PM   #30 
  - My TV is for DVD rentals/library DVDs only. TV programming is crap.  LeftinOH   Jan-09-09 02:04 PM   #33 
  - Other: I am ready to go digital on *Thursday*.  KamaAina   Jan-09-09 02:36 PM   #38 
  - Direct TV Dish, had it for years, love it.  ThomWV   Jan-09-09 03:02 PM   #42 
  - Digital satellite user for 15 years - no problem for us except during emergencies  csziggy   Jan-09-09 03:39 PM   #43 
  - Ready to go (nt)  bigwillq   Jan-09-09 04:06 PM   #46 
  - We get basic cable and I barely watch it.  Alexander   Jan-09-09 04:10 PM   #47 
  - We were HDed in'07. There's no going back.  Kip Humphrey   Jan-09-09 04:31 PM   #50 
  - I have cable, so I'm ready. n/t  tammywammy   Jan-09-09 04:33 PM   #51 
  - Don't watch television.......  canetoad   Jan-09-09 04:37 PM   #53 
  - When I can't watch it I don't miss it.  undeterred   Jan-09-09 10:22 PM   #59 
  - Cable here  NoPasaran   Jan-09-09 04:41 PM   #54 
  - Stolen cable.  Codeine   Jan-09-09 04:42 PM   #55 
  - LOL  L0oniX   Jan-09-09 04:46 PM   #58 
  - Other: Dish Netowrk ...so I can watch FreeSpeech TV and Link TV  L0oniX   Jan-09-09 04:44 PM   #56 
  - I don't have a TV. I have a 65" Monster screen!!!!!  Touchdown   Jan-10-09 12:00 AM   #60 
  - I like YouTube  Swamp Rat   Jan-10-09 12:11 AM   #61 
 

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