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Postby pissydan » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:15 pm

i have a roku stick that runs my netflix / prime / hulu. what's the best service to use to get rid of regular directv? directv now? vue? super hulu? i'd like to keep my locals / fox sports southwest for mavs / hbo / showtime.
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Postby Kenny » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:16 pm

Get a PS3 and you can get netflix youtube amazon prime and (probably?) hulu on it and then call those cable fuckers and tell em to shove it up their ASS
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Postby Kenny » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:17 pm

also you have got to stop caring about sports for this to work
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Postby Cone » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:20 pm

I'm pretty into my Sling TV account.

$25 bucks a month and can get all the things you mentioned besides premiums like hbo and showtime which are extra and idk the pricepoint on that.

Also have seen positive things about the youtube tv outside of having to control from the phone so guests are kind of S.O.L if they want to control your tv when visiting.
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Postby milknight » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:23 pm

idk how ur gonna keep local sports you might have to buy league pass, everything else you can do with a roku/sling tv p much.
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Postby mcwop23 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:24 pm

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Postby hoopdog » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:25 pm

I here sling is good, and they have a sports package

Get a digital antenna and you can keep your local channels as well
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Postby Kenny » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:27 pm

Just google the scores of the games after they are done
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Postby RIXX » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:50 pm

I have Hulu TV for a while but I just switched to DirecTV Now

Hulu TV has free DVR when you sign up, it works pretty easily, but I switched to DirecTV Now because it had VH1 and all the Viacom channels that Hulu TV does not have.
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Postby milano boy » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:51 pm

this is pretty sick for $35 a month https://tv.youtube.com/welcome/
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Postby RIXX » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:54 pm

yeah they are all about $35. I tried out Youtube TV and it was pretty cool, just to be able to use it in browser, and they have DVR capabilities too, but they were lacking in a lot of the channels that DirecTV Now had (mostly VH1 for drag race)

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Postby pissydan » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:56 pm

nonchalant wrote:I have Hulu TV for a while but I just switched to DirecTV Now

Hulu TV has free DVR when you sign up, it works pretty easily, but I switched to DirecTV Now because it had VH1 and all the Viacom channels that Hulu TV does not have.

yeah, i was scoping this. it has pretty much any basic cable channel i use (plus my mavs channel) for the $35/month package and adding HBO only adds $5 per month. i can prob live without the showtime / cinemax / starz. im thinking i can probably save over $100 a month.
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Postby Annie May » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:49 pm

Well you want a good pair of scissors, and then you place the cord on the middle of the blades and press down firmly. If you're worried about your tremor acting up maybe have a young person do the cutting for you. No shame in aging gracefully...
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Postby black mamba » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:54 pm

thought this thread was going to be about euthanasia
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Postby RIXX » Sun May 13, 2018 10:25 am

psst this is a really good deal

get a free Apple TV 4K 32GB (retails for $180 on Amazon)

when you pay for three months of DirecTV Now upfront ($35 a month)

so you'll be getting an Apple TV 4k for $105, plus three months of the DirecTV Now app (60 live channels, I've tested out Hulu TV and PS Vue and Youtube TV, and DirecTV Now is by far my favorite and has all the channels I was looking for)

I was already a DirecTV Now subscriber but I just signed up for this deal today and I'm gonna cancel my other account

https://www.directvnow.com/appletv
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun May 13, 2018 10:27 am

having to have cable in order to have the internet is the absolute worst
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Postby Welcome 2 Cyberspace » Sun May 13, 2018 11:11 am

DasLofGang wrote:having to have cable in order to have the internet is the absolute worst


Yeah, definitely why I haven't been super diligent about cutting the cord
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Postby brent » Sun May 13, 2018 11:12 am

RIXX wrote:psst this is a really good deal

get a free Apple TV 4K 32GB (retails for $180 on Amazon)

when you pay for three months of DirecTV Now upfront ($35 a month)

so you'll be getting an Apple TV 4k for $105, plus three months of the DirecTV Now app (60 live channels, I've tested out Hulu TV and PS Vue and Youtube TV, and DirecTV Now is by far my favorite and has all the channels I was looking for)

I was already a DirecTV Now subscriber but I just signed up for this deal today and I'm gonna cancel my other account

https://www.directvnow.com/appletv


I did this a few weeks ago. the apple TV 4k is really nice.
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Postby RIXX » Sun May 13, 2018 11:16 am

how quickly did you receive your apple TV in the mail?

i've heard they ship it out pretty quickly, which is good because i'm an impatient person
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun May 13, 2018 11:17 am

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DasLofGang wrote:having to have cable in order to have the internet is the absolute worst

Yeah, definitely why I haven't been super diligent about cutting the cord

oh, there is of course one other option

i could become the world's first dialup cord cutter
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Postby brent » Sun May 13, 2018 12:05 pm

RIXX wrote:how quickly did you receive your apple TV in the mail?

i've heard they ship it out pretty quickly, which is good because i'm an impatient person


it was on my doorstep 3 days after signing up, def quicker than I expected. I wish I knew how long this offer would go for cos I'd love to sign up with a different account for another one before it expires.
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Postby Welcome 2 Cyberspace » Sun May 13, 2018 12:39 pm

Like I really need the catharsis of telling spectrum I don't need them any more. Instead I have to say "no more $120 tv/internet package, I'm just taking the $70 internet package ... SUCKERS!"
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun May 13, 2018 12:41 pm

i get a "discount" for having TV and fucking "digital phone service"

if i cut it down to just internet it would get slightly more expensive, not less
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Postby Welcome 2 Cyberspace » Sun May 13, 2018 12:47 pm

Yeah this shit is infuriating

To be clear I'm cutting the cord next month but I'm not saving much at all
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun May 13, 2018 12:50 pm

this cable company also knows they have this specific area on lock so the "i'm switching to [phone company broadband]" tactic to get your bill slashed doesn't work on them at all

like the young lady on the other end of the phone actually chuckled softly at me when i tried it on them
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Postby pink snake » Sun May 13, 2018 12:55 pm

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Postby Milk » Sun May 13, 2018 2:22 pm

I cut the cord over a year ago but i also dont watch much most days. I function with roku but the problem is in canada roku is still fairly shit cause a lot of stuff isn't in canada yet. Wanted the TCM roku channel (not called tcm but forgot the name) Not available. Neither is Hulu. So it's netflix, the free channels (most are garbage but if you dig you can find some stuff) and anything else i may want to watch i just torrent. Or stream illegally like for WWE. i'd have subbed to the network but in canada you can't get it without a cable provider, EVEN if you just want to use the online service, which is fucking shit and dumb and i'm sure there must be a law about it so that people aren't tempted to cut the cord and just get amerian channels online. Though i have to say i'm not that keen on putting money in the pocket of a Trump supporter like Vince Mcmahon anyway but id love access to the library.
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Postby Welcome 2 Cyberspace » Sun May 13, 2018 2:30 pm

remember when google fiber was gonna save the day?
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Postby waldojeffers1 » Sun May 13, 2018 2:54 pm

is it ethical that I still use my ex-girlfriend's netflix

she forgot to take me off of it. we broke up in january
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