I've dumped my cable service becoming member of the cord cutters

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  1. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Living from direct deposit to direct deposit.

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    Is your tv a "smart" tv, internet ready?
     
  2. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    I get mine through the phone company
     
  3. mud

    mud Wonderin' AD-FREE USER

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    AS do I. Do any of you remember landline phone service? I still have it.
    [​IMG]
     
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  4. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    i never got rid of mine.
     
  5. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    I still have mine, cell service can be spotty here.
     
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  6. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    I'm there, I can sit and watch YouTube vids 'til the cows come home. They have full concerts on there of Pink Floyd, The Tragically Hip, Bob Seger, Renaissance and more. Once I get hooked into that I'm good 'til about 0200.
     
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  7. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    Late yesterday afternoon ThisTV (I think that's the channel) had The Bounty and The Patriot on one right after the other. It must have been Mel Gisbon night. Those were two good movies. :popcorn:
     
  8. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LOST

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    they were very good movies. but for me, i like watching a movie uninterrupted by commercials and scenes cut out or the censors deleting of some words.

    these are at the very least 2 reasons why i do not watch "regular tv" beyond the local and national news.
     
  9. Brian Junior

    Brian Junior Member

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    And what about Apple TV? It is really cool thing and a lot of 4k content
     
  10. Apostolic

    Apostolic Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Well I went to Best Buy for a long Ethernet cable to hook between my router in the bedroom I have my i-mac in.
    And the bedroom my TV,& tick box are in,Best Buy has an hdmi cable they list for $69.99,not sure if that would work.
    I went back home & ordered one on Amazon,in a few days it should arrive,then I'll see if hard-wiring the tick box will work.
    So good Lord willing & I'm still above ground I shall return with my findings.
     
  11. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    Any 3X? :hilarious:
     
  12. Brian Junior

    Brian Junior Member

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    ))))) Let' say NO))))
     
  13. Apostolic

    Apostolic Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Okay then I got my Amazon delivery with the Ethernet cable I ordered,15 bucks for 50 feet.
    Got right to work feeding it through my bedroom wall where my router is kept.
    Then stuck it in that tick box,but I still couldn't get the thing to work as advertised.
    Went back over the you tubes folks have up that claim its working for them,however I just can't get mine set up to work.

    So there you have it,my antenna on my roof is still drawing in the local stations,ME-TV,& a few other stations.
    This tick box was a wasted investment,I could have saved a 100 bucks if my wife could have been happy with what the antenna gets.
    She says she is happy now,& says she agrees with me that we are not going back to the high monthly costs of the cable.
    So with her attitude change,maybe the 100 bucks was well spent after all.
     
  14. mud

    mud Wonderin' AD-FREE USER

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    I pay Netflix about $10.00 a month.
    https://www.netflix.com
     
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  15. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Living from direct deposit to direct deposit.

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    If this tick box is legit, and many of this type are, it has to be something very simple that you're overlooking. Does it ask for a password, and you put in,one if your passwords? If so, turn the router/modem over and use the serial number on the bottom.
     
  16. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Very simple, "turn this project over to the grandkids, problem solved quickly!"
     
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  17. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Living from direct deposit to direct deposit.

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    Ain't NOOOOO DOUBT!!!!
     
  18. Brian Junior

    Brian Junior Member

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    They are much smarter than we are)))
     
  19. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Yep, I was so dumb at their age, I thought asphalt was a disease of the rectum, thought Sherlock Holmes was
    a housing project, really thought ice hockey was frozen crap.
     
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  20. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Living from direct deposit to direct deposit.

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    What are you trying to say?
     

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