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Old 01-26-2014, 07:36 PM
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If there are laws preventing people from intruding on my personal space, why are there not laws preventing people from intruding on my personal time? Every Sunday I look at the TV schedule and select something to watch. All too often I find that the program I chose has been postponed by several hours. It's now 10:30 and they're still running a football game. When will it ever end? I know that this is a useless protest since all TV executives are sports nuts, but I had to vent on the behalf of millions of non-sports watchers. Have a nice might, everyone.
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If there are laws preventing people from intruding on my personal space, why are there not laws preventing people from intruding on my personal time? Every Sunday I look at the TV schedule and select something to watch. All too often I find that the program I chose has been postponed by several hours. It's now 10:30 and they're still running a football game. When will it ever end? I know that this is a useless protest since all TV executives are sports nuts, but I had to vent on the behalf of millions of non-sports watchers. Have a nice might, everyone.
:aty: I hate when people waste my time posting a new thread for a topic that has been beaten to death.
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:aty: I hate when people waste my time posting a new thread for a topic that has been beaten to death.
....and it's always the same Person. Does that make it a double :aty:?
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Old 01-27-2014, 07:30 AM
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You could try one of those other things ....... what the hell are they called again?..........ah.. Channels!!!! That's what it was.
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Old 01-27-2014, 10:04 AM
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You consider what is on TV your personal space? Hey get off my channel, NOW!
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Every time I watch an AFC game and they announce "60 Minutes will air immediately following the game, except on the west coast" etc., I always wondered who was tuning in at exactly 6:00, during football season, expecting that it was going to be on. Now, I know


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aaahhh feels so good giving up alogether on t.v.

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Got off the TV networks about 2 months ago. I missed it for a few days, then forgot it ever existed. Good riddance.

If I want to watch something, I get it from the Internet. The days of watching TV on their schedule are over. The days of channel surfing "to see what's on TV" are over too.
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CBS Evening News full episodes: http://www.cbsnews.com/evening-news/full-episodes/

60 Minutes full episodes: http://www.cbsnews.com/60-minutes/full-episodes/

CBS full episodes latest shows: http://www.cbs.com/

NBC full episodes of almost every show: http://www.nbc.com/

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Old 01-28-2014, 08:08 AM
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Got off the TV networks about 2 months ago. I missed it for a few days, then forgot it ever existed. Good riddance.

If I want to watch something, I get it from the Internet. The days of watching TV on their schedule are over. The days of channel surfing "to see what's on TV" are over too.
I agree. That is why almost everything we watch is DVRed...

That being said, I eventually might be able to completely drop TV. I could see any NHL game I'd want through NHL game center and I think the NFL will eventually allow for the same. Until they do, I am stuck with DirecTV and NFL Sunday ticket but of the 200+ channels I get, I hardly watch but a few. My daughter would happily ever after live with just Netflix. On XBOX Live I can watch ESPN.

I would miss, however, occasionally just tuning into stuff...
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