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cable SUX

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Ridgerunner, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. Sep 14, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    I wonder if you all see the same thing I do-the cable TV plays the SAME SH*T over and over and over especially on Sat/Sun!! It like they got an archive room way the hell down under the earth so they have a handfull of movies handy they will play and refuse to dig out something different! Only exception is Lifetime-my wife's FAV....they at least play a decent variety of stuff-allbeit girly drama:rolleyes: Im just sayin-$55.00 a month and all I ever do is defer back to the national news stations! Seriously-did Ted Turner lock up all the cool fliks???
     
  2. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:03 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I feel your pain, my Friend. Satilite isnt much better. :(
     
  3. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:23 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    I hope Ted Turner dies of AIDS of the cancer of the eye. I hate Time Warner and AOL. It's not really cable or satallite's fault, but Saturday and Sunday aren't really prime sales times either. Television used to be for information. Then for information and entertainment. Now it's all controlled and aimed to sell products. For the past few years I've despised television. Fewer and fewer television shows are worth my time. With the "reality" show craze and the overall lack of substance and depth (which is no fault of the writers, IMO) tv is just going downhill and shows no sign of improvement.
     
  4. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:32 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    well direct tv also sux. we have to call for something and the telephone operator dont even speak english.
     
  5. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:33 PM
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    X2

    Although....cable or satellite, we tend to watch the same dozen channels.
    Perhaps that's our problem?
     
  6. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:34 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    however, starz package is not too bad.
     
  7. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:47 PM
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    this is why im on tw or doing something else all the time..........cable is a friggin joke. always the same ol shit on, and especially those stupid infomercials that are on here at 3 in the am.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:49 PM
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    You mean you don't own a Sham Wow?!?!?!
     
  9. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:51 PM
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    or a magic bullet??
     
  10. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:52 PM
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    I do own a Magic Bullet. I haven't used it for much yet, but it's pretty solid.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    :D....not yet. one more of those commercials and i may be convinced......and those knives that friggin ronco is selling now..........jeez!!!! and even tho the girls are hot as hell................girls gone wild shows the same commercials/clips about 8 times in a row..........wouldnt be bad if stuff wasnt censored, but i honestly wouldnt care if i never saw another ggw commercial again.
     
  12. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:56 PM
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    dude those things are the shit. my uncle has one and it really does everything. its actually pretty good.
     
  13. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:06 PM
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    Billy Mays!!!

    :p
     
  14. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:08 PM
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    I'm not putting that "magic liquid" in my clothes, ever.
     
  15. Sep 15, 2008 at 4:12 PM
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    uh yeah. it looks a little suspicious
     
  16. Sep 15, 2008 at 5:52 PM
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    Me Too!
     
  17. Sep 15, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    I just saw a commerical w/ Billy Mays selling INSURANCE!!

    What next?
     
  18. Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 PM
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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    What?? I get like 300 Spanish channels! Who could want more than that?? Yeah I have direct TV and all I watch is Speed, History, Discovery and ESPN....
     
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