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Old 02-07-2009, 05:27 PM   #16
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I know DirecTV has exclusive rights to the Sunday Ticket through at least 2010, if not beyond.
that lying at&t basterd! lol
yeah i looked it up,plus it looks like its going to have some more cool shit with it,it just got too high for me to buy anymore

-- In addition to the standard NFL SUNDAY TICKET package, DIRECTV
will offer a premium NFL SUNDAY TICKET package. NFL SUNDAY
TICKET customers who subscribe to the premium package will
have access to new interactive services and viewer-selected
camera angles and replays. Subscribers to the premium NFL
SUNDAY TICKET package will also have access to a new "Red
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SUNDAY TICKET game. The premium package will also provide
viewers with the ability to index, search for, and view, plays
of a specific NFL player, team or play-type from games played
that Sunday. This will provide viewers with the power to
create a personalized highlight show of their own fantasy
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-- DIRECTV has an exclusive opportunity to develop and
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versions of NFL postseason games, including the Super Bowl.

-- DIRECTV customers with a digital video recorder (DVR) who
currently receive the highlights on demand feature will
receive expanded and unique NFL-related content and highlights
downloaded to their DVR hard drives.

-- DIRECTV will also have the right to provide remote access to
NFL SUNDAY TICKET games and content to SUNDAY TICKET
subscribers via broadband or wireless devices.

-- DIRECTV will have access to, and plans to distribute, every
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Old 02-07-2009, 07:38 PM   #17
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how many cannels does the $65.00 get?
about 200
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Old 02-07-2009, 08:21 PM   #18
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I just hope they pass this stimulas bill so the federal goverment will pay for my four converter boxes. I'm excited about this new digital tv stuff
You seriously have four TV's that are that old?
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Old 02-07-2009, 10:32 PM   #19
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Wish I could, the roof is too high and too steep for my taste though
If Time Warner gets too unbearable, you can always go up to the attic, rip off all the insulation underneath the roof, and crank the heat up to 90 degrees. That should melt that damn snow.
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You seriously have four TV's that are that old?
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:41 AM   #21
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You seriously have four TV's that are that old?
You mean there's something wrong with this?
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Old 02-08-2009, 08:03 AM   #22
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now that someone brought it up, how many T.V's do you guys have in your household? i have 6( and my parents are always getting on me for it)
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You mean there's something wrong with this?
That's not a TV, it's a antique!
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now that someone brought it up, how many T.V's do you guys have in your household? i have 6( and my parents are always getting on me for it)
I have 6 as well. one in the finished basement, den, family room, master bedroom, and 2 in my childrens bedrooms. If you count the antique that we have on the enclosed porch then it is 7, but we never watch the damn thing.
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now that someone brought it up, how many T.V's do you guys have in your household? i have 6( and my parents are always getting on me for it)
4, one in each bedroom and one in the living room. I now have all flat panels so I should be done buying TVs for a long time. Just got a new 46" Panasonic plasma for the living room, it rocks.
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:33 AM   #26
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We have 3. Basement, kitchen, our bedroom. Kids don't have cable drops in their rooms, and I don't plan on doing that anytime soon.

We have Comcast, and for what it's worth, it's fine. We haven't had any problems with TV or Internet service. And the only reason I haven't switched to DirecTV is because DSL isn't provided in our neighborhood. So in order to have high speed internet (which I need for work) and not pay close to $60/month for it, I'm sticking with Comcast for now. My parents have and love FiOS, and I would consider that switch if it's ever provided. But for now, Comcast is fine.
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You seriously have four TV's that are that old?
No I was joking but I don't have any that are HD. They all have a great picture so I just have a hard time replacing something that works great just to have the newest thing going. As the prices drop on HD TV's I'll probably go out and buy one. As far as TV's we have 4 and thats three in the house and one in the garage which is where I watch most of my football. As far as cable v/s Direct its been so long sense I have had cable it would be hard for me to compare the two.
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I just hope they pass this stimulas bill so the federal goverment will pay for my four converter boxes. I'm excited about this new digital tv stuff
You mean the Federal Government will pay someone (Create a job) to install your four converter boxes.............
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You mean the Federal Government will pay someone (Create a job) to install your four converter boxes.............
How is the goverment providing funding for converter boxes creating new jobs? With or without their funding people still will needed the converter boxes.
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I just hope they pass this stimulas bill so the federal goverment will pay for my four converter boxes. I'm excited about this new digital tv stuff
Later on down the thread, it sounds like you have DirecTV. If so, you don't need any converter boxes. Only people that pull their TV signal from the air need a converter.
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