Ha, Ifinally did it! DTV

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BBQJOE, May 6, 2016.


    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2015
    Void where prohibited.
    For years now I've put up with their crummy programming, more and more commercials.
    Some of you may remember quite a few years ago, cable and satellite had no commercials, that's why we subscribed. I even used to have one of those space ship sized dishes in the yard.
    Well no more!
    I'm tired of being talked to like a 5 year old.
    I'm tired of commercials for every useless drug there is in the world, whose side effects are way worse then the problem.
    I'm tired of the reality shows. Here's a red neck fishing, or one chasing a sasquatch, or panning gold, cutting down trees, working on cars, living in trailerparks, etc, etc, etc.There is no end to it.

    I don't care about people's sexual lifestyles, why would I want to watch sitcoms about them?

    The history channel has no history on it, discovery has maybe one show, and it's only on once a week.

    I like NCIS, but still, the same old thing, a dead marine.

    I'm tired of getting sucked into mystery shows where the mystery is never solved.

    Or new shows that think 6 episodes is a season, and they don't start again for a year.

    I'm tired of all the sex and violence. I don't need that carp invading my brain. I love guns, but take them off of TV, and there'd hardly be anything to watch at all.

    So after dinner, the wife and I flip on the tube, and by default, we almost alwaysend up on the weather channel. I've now seen enough tornadoes and hurricanes to fill a museum. I don't need any more.

    So I did it, I had it turned off, and will enjoy the extra $75 in my bank acct every month. Nothing that woman could say or offer would make me stay.
    I will probably enjoy a more zenful life without the bombardment of negative info I have willingly invited into my living space.
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]More power to you Joe. I don't watch TV at all but, every now and then (mostly then) stream something on Netflix. I listen to radio for weather report only. Sometimes I play old cd on the computer. Mostly I like silence., also think my own singing and humming are the perfect touch.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Sentiments agreed with - but missing out on live sport is a bit too much for me to bear. 17 bucks a month will get you all that - www.ntv.mx - you never know, the BBC stuff has no ads and it might get you feeling a bit more upbeat?

    Last edited: May 11, 2016

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2015
    Void where prohibited.
    Sometimes I sing and hum, but mostly I talk to myself and enjoy saying strange things.

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