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Old Mar 9th 2017, 2:25 am   #46
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Do they do streaming chocolate hob knobs?
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Just side load Mobdro on a Fire TV and you can watch all the live TV you want. Not that I'd know anything about it.

I'm sure the selection will improve given time. All of the other streaming services received criticism at first. Without support, the service will go away and we'll be complaining again!
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I see the UK public is complaining about TV license again.
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/170931
If only they knew how expensive TV can be. They don't know how lucky they are.
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I see the UK public is complaining about TV license again.
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/170931
If only they knew how expensive TV can be. They don't know how lucky they are.
Plus, the BBC has to pay for all those pedo conviction cases somehow, don't they?
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Plus, the BBC has to pay for all those pedo conviction cases somehow, don't they?
True, here they just drop pedo cases. I mean what harm have those scum done to people? This was a school teacher at a local school. Sometimes I think the US has got it's social priorities wrong. And here we go all political of course , in true BE fashion.

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https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/170931
If only they knew how expensive TV can be. They don't know how lucky they are.
Lucky? Being forced to pay to prop up an organization that produces (mostly) crappy content even if the person doesn't consume it?

Should have been scrapped a long time ago. Stick some commercials on the channels and have done with it.
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They need the Chuckle Brothers out here. To me, to Yew (tree).
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Lucky? Being forced to pay to prop up an organization that produces (mostly) crappy content even if the person doesn't consume it?

Should have been scrapped a long time ago. Stick some commercials on the channels and have done with it.
So paying comcrap $100 a month for mostly stuff I don't want is different? How? Oh and I get 20 mins of commercials an hour.
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So paying comcrap $100 a month for mostly stuff I don't want is different? How? Oh and I get 20 mins of commercials an hour.
++ This

150 shitbox channels, 90% of which I will never even look at and the remainder filled with the same 4 commercials that repeat over and over and over and over and.. * twitch *

No thanks.

Non-commercial TV would be worth a (small) fortune to me.
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150 shitbox channels, 90% of which I will never even look at and the remainder filled with the same 4 commercials that repeat over and over and over and over and.. * twitch *

No thanks.

Non-commercial TV would be worth a (small) fortune to me.
I still don't understand why they play the same commercial twice in the same 5 minute block. Maybe one day it will make sense to me.
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I still don't understand why they play the same commercial twice in the same 5 minute block. Maybe one day it will make sense to me.
Commercials
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Lucky? Being forced to pay to prop up an organization that produces (mostly) crappy content even if the person doesn't consume it?
The BBC produces some of the most highly regarding programming in the world. Seriously - internationally envied documentaries, dramas and news.

Did you only ever tune in when Bargain Hunt was on, or something.

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Should have been scrapped a long time ago. Stick some commercials on the channels and have done with it.
No. The TV licence is what, about £13 a month, right? For that small fee you get access to all that quality programming that you have unfortunately missed, commercial free (which means an hour-slot is filled by an hour, or at least 55 minutes of programming) which wouldn't exist if they had advertisers to please and bow down to, which is probably why ITV is shit.

Honestly, David Attenborough alone is worth the license fee and then some.

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Review of what came before the Commercials
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Commercials
Or in the case of The Walking Dead lately, you get five minutes of programming between each commercial break. ****ity ****.
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So paying comcrap $100 a month for mostly stuff I don't want is different? How? Oh and I get 20 mins of commercials an hour.
Then watch OTA channels. At least you don't need to fork out anything per month for that.

I agree cable here is priced highly, but then so is Sky in the UK.

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Did you only ever tune in when Bargain Hunt was on, or something.
In recent years my BBC consumption was pretty much The Apprentice and Traffic Cops.
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... The Apprentice ...
Well, that's probably why you think it was shit then. Self inflicted

Seriously though, no TV network on Earth, and I'd argue on other planets with TV networks as well, can produce a wildlife documentary like the BBC. None.
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Seriously though, no TV network on Earth, and I'd argue on other planets with TV networks as well, can produce a wildlife documentary like the BBC. None.
I think that's a fair statement to make, I just don't watch it.
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