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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:
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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 43 starts:

Drew Brees: 61.1% | 8760 yards | 57 TDs | 40 INTs | 6.65 YPA | 82.5

Mitch Trubisky: 63.2% | 8986 yards | 53 TDs | 31 INTs | 6.7 YPA | 86.1
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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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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:50 pm

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Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Cool. I cut the cord and Sling ditches NFLN. Seems about right.
I was just going to say... you FUCKED us! :lol:
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First 43 starts:

Drew Brees: 61.1% | 8760 yards | 57 TDs | 40 INTs | 6.65 YPA | 82.5

Mitch Trubisky: 63.2% | 8986 yards | 53 TDs | 31 INTs | 6.7 YPA | 86.1
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:17 am

G08 wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:50 pm
wab wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Cool. I cut the cord and Sling ditches NFLN. Seems about right.
I was just going to say... you FUCKED us! :lol:
I'm starting to panic man. I have zero way to watch football that isn't related to the Cowboys.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:32 pm

wab wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:17 am
G08 wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:50 pm


I was just going to say... you FUCKED us! :lol:
I'm starting to panic man. I have zero way to watch football that isn't related to the Cowboys.
There are ways, my friend. I've got your back!
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First 43 starts:

Drew Brees: 61.1% | 8760 yards | 57 TDs | 40 INTs | 6.65 YPA | 82.5

Mitch Trubisky: 63.2% | 8986 yards | 53 TDs | 31 INTs | 6.7 YPA | 86.1
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Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:04 pm

...yes..just a click away..
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:44 pm

Where do you go for streaming Bears games? Im in Atlanta and I NEED my Bears games
Via UOK
Ive got a lot of anger to ration out over the next 4-5 months, and I'm sure as hell not going to dump it out recklessly here in freakin' August.
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:16 pm

Umbali wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:44 pm
Where do you go for streaming Bears games? Im in Atlanta and I NEED my Bears games
Sent you a PM
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First 43 starts:

Drew Brees: 61.1% | 8760 yards | 57 TDs | 40 INTs | 6.65 YPA | 82.5

Mitch Trubisky: 63.2% | 8986 yards | 53 TDs | 31 INTs | 6.7 YPA | 86.1
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Re: Seriously considering cutting the "cable" cord.

Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:25 am

I just dropped Sling last month after a few years of having them--they no longer carry NBC Sports Chicago (Sox, Bulls, Hawks), and their number of locals has dropped a bunch. I'm paying close to the same amount for YouTube TV and it gets me NBC Sports Chicago, and all my locals (especially that pesky CBS where the antenna is a challenge) except for WGN, which I can easily pull in via my antenna.

Wow, just after posting this I received an email from YouTubeTV that they've just added NFL Network (was sad to lose that on Sling and not have it here) to the base package. Also, there's a sports pack that you can add for an additional 10 bucks/month that will include RedZone Network.

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