Cutting the Cord to Cable

Discussion in 'Gear' started by Ewker, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Superhero Squad Tip Jar Donor

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    They must have went down since I last had service with them. Charter was my provider before we moved to DirecTV (2+ years ago) and there toward the end I was paying damn near $200 for my cable package, HBO (maybe SHO?.. can't remember) and internet.
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  2. Tennessy XO

    Tennessy XO Twit @TennessyXO

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    Yikes.

    Even if I was paying full price with HBO (and other premium channels) it would only be like 130 with Internet and phone.

    I got my bill today and it is 108 with tax and all.

    They usually make you pay for all the premium movie channels as a package. That is where I got my deal I guess.

    But yea I know my rep so he gave me free HBO for the first year.

    If they jack my bill up 30 bucks in 11 months I'll cancel.
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  3. The Hammer

    The Hammer Badder den dem

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    About the same for me
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  4. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most poverty RB core.

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    you'd be surprised how many people would just "let it go."

    You have to be a miser in today's "automatic bill pay" society, or else people will take you to the cleaners.

    As for cable, F it. I don't miss it. If there's something I NEED to watch, I'll go to a bar, or to a friend's house.

    I save myself maybe 1200 dollars per year.
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  5. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    If it were up to me, I would not have cable because I barely use it - especially in the offseason.

    It's only $50 each. We have a pretty good deal with Comcast - $99 for cable (with HBO)/Internet for a year.
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  6. Alzarius

    Alzarius Pro Bowler Tip Jar Donor

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    Once they raise the price, cut it off and go to best buy and talk to those reps. They can actually give better deals than Comcast themselves can.
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  7. avvie

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    I do not cable. This is what I think it's like to deal with cable providers:

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  8. LosingBy3

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    Comcast raped my wallet directly for 90 dollars a month on internet, Charter gave me a much better deal, for about 1/3 of that...

    But where we live now it's satellite internet, and believe me, you don't want sat net. we get 10 gigs a month, and that **** runs out in about a week.
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  9. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

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    yeah 10gb aint much
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  10. titantrusince82

    titantrusince82 I'm down with the Titans for better or worse

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    I know a guy, that knows a guy, that has a cousin, that can get you all the cable channels for a onetime fee of 25 dollars.
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