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by diminishingskills » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:07 pm
by mattvan1 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:15 pm
by diminishingskills » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:25 pm
mattvan1 wrote:I have been a DirecTV subscriber from '99. Outages are now very rare, maybe once a month during a really bad storm/heavy rain. Picture quality is excellent, as is customer service, at least from my local DTV provider. Don't cancel TW just yet - call DTV, tell them that you want to switch, and you can probably cop free install and free boxes, as well as 90 day promotion packages.
by Larvell Blanks » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:40 pm
by peeker643 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:43 pm
by Ziner » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:44 pm
by diminishingskills » Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:16 pm
Ziner wrote:I like DTV, i just cant get it because my balcony does not face the right direction so I would encourage you to go with them. However since I am stuck with Comcast i threaten to cancel every 6 months and they continue to my introductory rate. Might want to give that a try in the future, sounds like it is too late to do that with TW.
by waborat » Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:29 pm
by municipalmutt » Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:58 pm
by Orenthal » Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:45 pm
by mattvan1 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:08 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:43 pm
Orenthal wrote: Although I would never support anything like stealing
by motherscratcher » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:57 pm
by aoxo1 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:08 am
by FUDU » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:38 am
by Fire Marshall Bill » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:29 am
by Fire Marshall Bill » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:39 am
Motherscratcher wrote:A few years back I had TWC and was reasonably happy. I was moving. It was a Wednesday and I was moving on Friday (I know I should have given them more notice). I called up TWC to ask them what I needed to do or if I could just hook up my current box in the new house as it was only 10 minutes away. The guy tells me they have to send somebody out to do something or other and they can't get anyone out for 2 weeks.I say "2 weeks? Can't anyone get out here sooner. I don't want to go 2 weeks without TV. This is America goddamit!" He says sorry. 2 weeks.I hung up and called DirecTV. They got someone out the next day. No problems. I used to get service interrupted...not often, but enough to be annoying. Now, though, I can't remember the last time my picture was bad. I don't think it happened at all this past winter.I'll never go back.
by Orenthal » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:34 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:Apparently you've never used torrents. Best. Free. Stuff. Ever.
by swerb » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:15 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:38 pm
Orenthal wrote:Or emule, or puzo.org, or xsharex.info. No idea about any of those things...
by waborat » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:31 am
swerb wrote:I've been TWC from day one. I've looked into switching a # of times, the prohibiting factor has always been how bad Direct TV zocks you for the HD DVR boxes. Sadly, I got 4 of those things in my house that I use, and a 5th box in my office.What's Direct TV's current policy/cost on boxes?TWC ... I paid nothing up front to get em, and rent em for like $7-$8 a month apiece.Like Hnat though, my cable bill just keeps going up. Get HBO and Showtime for my boxing addiction. Paying an average of like $180-$200 a month when you factor in boxing PPV's. It's insane.
by diminishingskills » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:11 am
by Orenthal » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:54 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:That's TW's best upside the HD is seemless and pretty cheap. Plus the On Demand channels are great, especially the free ones. Roadrunner is still the best ISP IMO.Orenthal wrote:Or emule, or puzo.org, or xsharex.info. No idea about any of those things...I've never heard of those either.
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