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#1 People are pulling the plug now. People are cutting back wherever and whatever they can.
Posted by Dale 2012-09-16 02:34||
#2 Follow Google?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-09-16 06:07||
#3 Just wait until the government nationalizes the networks. 24/7 Pravda propaganda! w00t!
Posted by DarthVader 2012-09-16 10:35||
#4 I've lived without TV, can do it again. Most of the stuff is garbage anyway. I lived without electricity when I was a kid. We also had one of those two-hole outhouses. A bit cold during Michigan winters. However, the experience, developed a knowledge of self-sufficiency and independence. Message for the networks: Don't junk up my TV with that crap. I didn't like Obamacare the first time it was shoved down our throats and we were told to swallow and like it.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-09-16 11:18||
#5 Just wait until the government nationalizes the networks. 24/7 Pravda propaganda! w00t!
Exactly how would that differ from the present situation?
Posted by AzCat 2012-09-16 11:23||
#6 I stopped watching TV a little over 8 years ago, don't miss it a bit. The first 21 days were withdrawal, but, by the time 5 to 6 weeks passed I was done with it.
Canceled the cable and with the money I was saving found some hobbies and started reading again.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-09-16 13:10||
#7 I'm surprised that they even have to ask.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-09-16 13:38||
#8 The tv networks are in steady, serious decline. The govt could subsidize or take them over, but they will still decline.
The USSR with its central control fell. A good warning that is unheeded by O and Co. Faxes, little primitive faxes did not help, either.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-09-16 14:04||
#9 It could have been done in the old days before cable. Now, those who need their tv can retreat to movies and reruns, and never notice the difference...which is why ABC, CBS, NBC and even public television have been loosing market share for years.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-09-16 14:21||
#10 Jethro! Go get Dr. Granny, Ellie has become with family.
Posted by Shipman 2012-09-16 14:50||
#11 I have put in a request that Achmed be invited to a Leno show. Leno gave up 50% of his pay already. He could get Achmed and get nothing. Letterman wouldn't work because he just has canned laughter. On Leno they could get good hang time for about fifty feet.
Posted by Dale 2012-09-16 15:50||
#12 Tossed the TV about a year ago. Haven't regretted it yet.
Dr. Chickie Babe grew up two streets over from me. Graduated high school with my sister.
Posted by tu3031 2012-09-16 23:16||