Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:19 pm

wab wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:51 am
G08 wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:30 am


What route did you go? I'm fucking with SlingTV right now... not bad!
Right now we are just doing Hulu, Prime, Netflix etc. We don't want much live TV and the only thing I'm having withdrawals on is NFLN. Does Sling have that?
It sure does
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:33 pm

G08 wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:19 pm
wab wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:51 am


Right now we are just doing Hulu, Prime, Netflix etc. We don't want much live TV and the only thing I'm having withdrawals on is NFLN. Does Sling have that?
It sure does
Well that's a game changer then.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Mon May 25, 2020 9:00 pm

For Locals looking to Cord Cut - (I'm recent to this) - Antenna has been solid But purchase today (looks like they are running a special) is the TIVO Bolt OTA (Also strongly considered the Amazon Recast)

Let's you DVR the Over the Air Antenna - Fixes my Bears issues on that (I think)
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Fri May 29, 2020 9:41 am

RichH55 wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:00 pm
For Locals looking to Cord Cut - (I'm recent to this) - Antenna has been solid But purchase today (looks like they are running a special) is the TIVO Bolt OTA (Also strongly considered the Amazon Recast)

Let's you DVR the Over the Air Antenna - Fixes my Bears issues on that (I think)
I'm still panicking a little about not having DTV during football season. I've had Season Ticket for like 17 years. Now I feel like I left the house without pants on.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:25 am

RichH55 wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:00 pm
For Locals looking to Cord Cut - (I'm recent to this) - Antenna has been solid But purchase today (looks like they are running a special) is the TIVO Bolt OTA (Also strongly considered the Amazon Recast)

Let's you DVR the Over the Air Antenna - Fixes my Bears issues on that (I think)
Locals as in local to Chicago? If so, how is your antenna at pulling in CBS? I can get most other other channels with my cheap antenna but CBS and PBS are impossible. I know a couple of other people close to me who have much better antennas and even they struggle with getting in CBS.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:20 pm

Xee wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:25 am
RichH55 wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:00 pm
For Locals looking to Cord Cut - (I'm recent to this) - Antenna has been solid But purchase today (looks like they are running a special) is the TIVO Bolt OTA (Also strongly considered the Amazon Recast)

Let's you DVR the Over the Air Antenna - Fixes my Bears issues on that (I think)
Locals as in local to Chicago? If so, how is your antenna at pulling in CBS? I can get most other other channels with my cheap antenna but CBS and PBS are impossible. I know a couple of other people close to me who have much better antennas and even they struggle with getting in CBS.
Have the same issue here in Arizona. I'm thinking it's not a coincidence.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:51 pm

Xee wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:25 am
RichH55 wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:00 pm
For Locals looking to Cord Cut - (I'm recent to this) - Antenna has been solid But purchase today (looks like they are running a special) is the TIVO Bolt OTA (Also strongly considered the Amazon Recast)

Let's you DVR the Over the Air Antenna - Fixes my Bears issues on that (I think)
Locals as in local to Chicago? If so, how is your antenna at pulling in CBS? I can get most other other channels with my cheap antenna but CBS and PBS are impossible. I know a couple of other people close to me who have much better antennas and even they struggle with getting in CBS.
I bought a Channel Master for $17.50 after shipping and it works like a charm in the city
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First 41 starts:

Drew Brees: 61.2% | 8261 yards | 52 TDs | 37 INTs | 6.60 YPA | 82.2

Mitch Trubisky: 63.4% | 8554 yards | 48 TDs | 29 INTs | 6.7 YPA | 85.8
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:15 pm

Cool. I cut the cord and Sling ditches NFLN. Seems about right.

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