Thinking of dumping my cable...Anyone else addicted to netflix, hulu... ect

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  1. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

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    I'm thinking of dumping my cable for the price and what I get for it I find it's not worth it''' Plus I'm finding more channels are running the same show every 4 hrs( Same season and episode ) and sometimes back to back but that's more with movies... what say ye?
     
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    What would Bricktop do?
     
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    xbmc
     
  4. sickfeeling

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    I dumped cable over ten years ago.
    I can get what I need through downloading, netflix, etc.

    IMO the only reason to have cable is if you are into sports
    otherwise cancel that shit
     
  5. The Cunt

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    He would feed comcast to the pigs
     
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    No cable since 07 haven't looked back since
     
  7. The Cunt

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    No sports are watched in this household
     
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    Got rid of my TV over 5 years ago. Can get everything online the day that it is aired. Free.
    Will never go back.
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    This is my story too....my parents gave me a gigantic Sony TV that was in their living room when I was in high school when they upgraded.

    The day it fried my ex and I decided that there was no need to get another one.
     
  10. The Cunt

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    We have the bundle TV, internet, land line phone... the only reason I have the land line phone is for my dad in the UK.. It's cost so much to call international land line to cell
     
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    dump it
    for downloading tv shows/movies, get a usenet service account, about 15 a month
    bit of learning, but once you know usenet you can get anything, tv shows are usually uploaded within an hour of broadcast
     
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    "take your tongue out of my arsehole Gary"
     
  13. The Cunt

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    I have a few free membership torrent sites where I get my UK shows from about the same time 1hr after showing but I will look into usenet.. I looked into it some years ago but lost interest but now I have a reason
     
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    I don't have cable - my Mother has netflix and hulu, but I never look at it. I hardly ever turn on the TV anymore.

    And the cost savings! I cannot believe the price for cable these days! :nooo:
     
  15. The Cunt

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    I wish my tv had blu tooth now.. it is wireless but can't connect my laptop to it:( but I could buy a cheap Laptop and have it connected via USB and play stuff that way
     
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    I have the Comcast triple play too...I only use the land line to fax. I am thinking of getting rid of them as well, just keeping the internet. I do watch a lot of football so that's gonna suck. I might go with DISH for just that reason. I am so confused.
     
  17. sickfeeling

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    there are some good walkthruoghs online
    basically you'll need a newsgroup provider and a program... newsbin pro is your best bet
    with usenet search engines you can get your stuff pretty easy these days...

    http://www.binsearch.info/

    example

    http://www.binsearch.info/?q=walking dead s03e13&max=100&adv_age=1100&server=
     
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    i have a cheap dell workstation that works as a cheap streaming/media player
    like $50 on ebay
     
  19. The Cunt

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    See that's where it's easy for us.. my wife kept saying we need it for the kid but now she knows she can get shows .. My 6 year old used netflix before my wife did and she loves some shows that are not on TV now
     
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    lately i want to dump cable again, but i also want to dump Netflix because the shit on there is mostly the same quality as what i used to get from WOR-NYC for free on broadcast TV. its only that Netflix for a month costs about what i pay for lunch daily that keeps me from cancelling.