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  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:51pm

    (untitled comment)

    Looking at the phone in the game, it could be a number of different phones. it doesn't say Samsung 7 of it. It's a exploding phone and THEY are actually taking credit for that with take down notices. That's pretty funny.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:37pm

    Re: "...piracy is a competitor..."


  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:36pm

    Re: Re: Re: Vox partially owned by Comcast

    I cut the cord, and then when my time was up and needed a new deal, I was forced into a bundle deal getting some local channels and HBO. That was CHEAPER then Internet Only!!!

    So look, I'm no longer a cord cutter to them. Even though I don't use their Box, or watch their TV channels. Hell I've hardly turned on HBO using a HBOGo app. I'm still using the Antenna. Still recording onto my TIVO. They're doing all they can to keep people on the TV service no matter what. This is what Comcast as resorted to.

    Ya, they never seem to talk about people cutting the cord and moving to a Antenna. Just signing up for every streaming plan, adding the total together and saying, see it's more expensive. You're not saving any money!!!! What a load of crap.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:29pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    Ya, I'm getting ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, CW all in HD and 5.1 surround sound. Plus other channels like AntennaTV, MeTV, etc where I can watch classic TV shows, and what now. There's so much legally FREE content to watch with a antenna.

    Just over a year ago when I switched from Media Center for my TV DVR Recording to the Tivo Roamio I have now. They had a deal going, $299 for the Box with Lifetime Service. So NO monthly fee's. I removed the 500 gig HDD, and Popped in a WD Green 3TB drive. The largest size you can go without having to do anything with the HDD to make it work. I can record up to 4 programs at once. With my Tivo Mini's, I can start watching in the family room and finish in the bedroom. With their Streaming Box, I can watch on my Windows PC or on my iOS devices, even away from Home. it costs me ZERO per month!!!

    That's where I get most of my content. With the new Commercial Skip. Many programs in the Prime Time area and channels have commercial Skip. 1 green button press, and I skip it all for that break. No having to FF through them. It's just BAM!!!

    Antenna is never talked about. There is no one around me that has a Antenna on their roof in my neighborhood. I'd be on my roof, looking around and thinking SUCKERS!!!!

    I went and ordered a nice large directional antenna from Amazon. Got a MAST for it and mounted it up and run all new cable around my house. One of the things I did besides wiring my house with Cat6 cable and ending up in my small closet in the middle of my house, connected to my managed 24 Port Gigabit switch.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:17pm

    Re: Re: Re: Why I cut the cord

    I tried HULU twice at different times with a free Month of service. The last time I couldn't take it. I watched 1 program in that 1 month period. At the time it was nothing but 2 Broke Girls Commercials. 4 of the same thing in a row over and over again at every commercial break, which seems like worse then normal TV. Why would anyone in their right mind PAY for this??? It wasn't worth it. It should be FREE.

    I'm not going to pay them $13 to remove most of them commercials. Still not worth it. It's cheaper for Netflix and Amazon and they're commercial free. HULU is owned by Comcast and others so of course it stinks!!!

    I always hear these stories, where they say it costs more, because you cut the cord and then sign up to all these streaming services. Who does that? Why would you cut the cord if you were going to do that?

    Between my Antenna and Mostly Netflix, and PLEX with me ripping all my Movie discs, I already have to much content to watch and not enough time. I have no need for HULU or SlingBox. Hell I'm paying for HBO, or really they practically gave it to me and I don't even watch that.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 3:08pm


    I had Amazon Prime for 2nd day shipping and Netflix before I cut the cord. I still have them. So I don't consider them a extra cost. My $170 I had a number of years ago with no premium channels and much slower internet was a complete rip-off.

    I cut the cord for years. When I got my house I mounted up a Antenna. The only one I see anywhere around me!!! That's how I get most of my TV and it costs me nothing per month. I got a Tivo Roamio on sale for $299 that included Lifetime service, a couple Tivo Mini's so I can Record up to 4 programs at once and watch from One Tivo to another Tivo. Now with Commercial Skip, it's even better. One button push and I skip them all. That's more then paid for it's self in a short time.

    This last time when my Internet only service expired after the year, Comcast jacked my rates up, it was actually cheap to get a bundle with a few basic cable channels, mostly local and a cheap, plain cable box, plus HBO and their StreamPix whatever movie streaming thing, then to just get Internet Only. That's how hard they're pushing TV services onto people to keep them from cutting the cord. The cable Box I don't use. it's not plugged in. I'd have to run new cable for it into my house to use it. Why? I just keep using the antenna. Better anyway.

    HBO I watch on my AppleTV or ROKU boxes with HBOGo app. For the RARE times I even turn it on. Comcast being Comcast, won't allow the HBOGo App on Tivo to work!!! I guess they have a stick up their butt at TIVO. You could pay HBO directly and use their HBO Now App instead, but I'm in the bundle deal. I'm sure they count me now as not a cord cutter then though I am. It's their dumb tricks.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 2:58pm

    Re: Re: Re: Re: That is awesomely funny...and sad

    I had no say in the matter. Trump is no Republican. In fact we haven't had a real Republican pick in quite a number of years. Lots of RINO's at best. Really, just a wing of the Democrat party. They're leftest, just not crazy leftest as most Democrats became.

    I don't want either elected, but since I'm now forced to pick one of them, It's going to be Trump. He's at least not a politician and just throws whatever out. Clinton is just a flat out liar and criminal. Being a Clinton and a Democrat, she could get away with murder, oh wait, she pretty much has by lack of action.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 @ 2:53pm

    Re: Reading is illegal?

    I expect nothing less from the Clinton News Network!

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 5:23pm

    Re: Note to self:

    Just turn off your phone! When they turn it back on, your Finger print will no longer work until you enter the Pass code that first time!!! You can touch it all you want and it won't do anything!!!

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 5:04pm


    power down your phone if you think the police is going to make a grab for it. Your finger print won't work once it boots up again. You have to enter the passcode first.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 4:50pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    Well if you don't kill the person, they ca come back and SUE you!! You can't have that. The same hold true if you're getting robbed in your house, shoot to kill that criminal, otherwise they'll turn around and sue you!

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 8:40am

    Re: Re:

    She's clearly a Politician. So a lot of nothing coming out of her month. It all just defy's logic.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 8:35am

    Re: Eliminate License-Plates !

    The simple thing to do is not allow custom numbers at all. Just whatever random letter/number combo you get is what you get!!! Problem solved.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 @ 8:24am

    Re: New NSA tagline

    Who shouldn't China, or Russia, or even France just do the same thing and say, here's our warrant, we want access to Microsoft's or Apple's, or whoever's servers in the U.S. Should they get that right? It's the same thing the U.S. Government is trying to pull after all.

  • Oct 17th, 2016 @ 8:30am

    Re: My Collection

    There's nothing wrong with buying music and having it on whatever you want. I have a lot of music on CD's myself I paid for over the years. I was buying CD's long before there was MP3's.

    Still it's music you own. You know what you own. Then you get tired of it. It doesn't change and get updated. Same old same old, so you're off figuring out what you should buy next.

    I just got tired of that. Really for the price of 1 CD a month or less, you gain access to a huge amount of music.

    These days for myself, I just had enough. Now I tune into audio blogs which is free, and if not that, then I play some Amazon Prime Music which is free with Prime Service, so I might as well take advantage of that. The music selection is a lot smaller, but more then good enough for my needs.

    For those times when I can't stream music, like up in the mountains, I have a lot of the music I own on a SD card in my trucks radio and I can switch over and start playing that.

    I havn't used a Cassette Deck or tape in YEARS. I jumped on CD's pretty early on. I didn't get much into records. I'd play some of my Dad's 8-tracks. I used a cassette Tape on my Commodore Vic-20 to Record and play back programs.

  • Oct 17th, 2016 @ 7:34am

    (untitled comment)

    I can't believe there was not a single No Trespassing Sign. Unless these people removed them?!?!

  • Oct 12th, 2016 @ 12:29pm

    Re: Re:

    Most of these University's act like a walled garden!!! They want nothing buy their leftest views and will go bat sh*t crazy if someone without their views want to talk at their school and generally driving the person away. There sure are not open to different views these days. The radical left has taken over. So Walled garden. Really, should fit right in with Facebook anyway.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 @ 12:26pm


    That might be true, but then it's better then nothing at all!!!

  • Oct 12th, 2016 @ 9:04am

    Re: Re:

    I have to agree, no one is forcing you to be a Cheerleader and getting paid nothing. Find something better, or maybe it's not just about Cheerleading and the poor money, but getting in the door to other future opportunity's.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 @ 9:00am

    Re: Personal View

    I'm not a big sports person so I don't watch a whole lot. but I'm a 49 fan, but I haven't watched a single game this year. That's because of Colin Kaepernick and his getting down on one knee B.S. If you're going to bring that crap to the game, I'm not going to watch the game. You get paid big bucks to play the game because of this country. What he does on his free time, I don't care.

    Since it's been spreading, I haven't watch a single sports thing of anything. I have better things to do.

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