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  1. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    No not you douchebags. I'm giving a big fuck you to Directv, a big fuck you to comcast, a big fuck you to Verizon and a big fuck you to Dish Network.

    I finally got my antenna hooked up and I get like 15 channels for free. Thanks to my big ass 720p tv, I get a shitload of HD channels. It's going to be badass watching football.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    HD through an antenna?

    I'm missing something here.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Well technically it's not true HD, it's just broadcast in a better resolution than the normal channel.
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    its that weird reception, isnt that going to be shut off countrywide soon?

    rabbit ears ftl
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I have an HD TV, therefore I already have the digital receiver required.
     
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    cheese9988 Senior Member VIP

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    I tried doing that, I could pick up about 3-4 HD channels in my area.

    Problem is, its like a cell phone, digital is there or it isn't, so the tv would freeze on the last frame everytime it lost reception.
     
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    please use more appropriate titles :)
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    ahh to own a 56" DLP TV and have no cable. loves it.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    or a 42" plasma tv and no cable. but i can deal with free channels. :)

    Its close to all i need for football anyway.
     
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    chestercheeto48 Senior Member VIP

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    I ran my rabbit ears to my 57" dlp and it was fine until I ugraded my direct tv dish. The only channel I had issues with was NBC which is normal for my area. If I was only into the major sports on the big three it would have been all I need but I love watching other stuff in HD. In my opinion the extra 10 bucks a month for ESPN, History, TLC, Discovery, Food, FSN (to watch the Brewers) etc was well worth it.
     
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    capricefrk013 is waiting for summer

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    FTA all the way baby. Free TV with as many channels that the Satellite providers offer. HD included.
     
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    YBLEGAL Regular Member w/ Cheese

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    hehehe I JUST upgraded to HD with directv 5 days ago, waiting on the installer today :) on my old school projection 56" samsung hd widescreen tv.

    I just want discovery channel HD... at the least.
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    its weird how many PBS channels you can get over the airways. I got something like 5 or 6 different ones.

    antennas only work as well as the towards distance. Where I live, it worked great, but, you can't watch Monday night football, plus having digital cable with a build in DVR FTW!!!!

    If you're a cheap bastard, the antenna is a great way to go. I just ebayed my antenna about 1 month ago.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I bought my antenna February 28th, 2007. It was attached to my roof. :p
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Christ. I moved the 42" downstairs and the 20" upstairs into my room. My living room makes this big tv look so fucking small. lol
     
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    capricefrk013 is waiting for summer

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    x10 I have one and it is awesome. It only works with Dish network parts. I hear you can use Direct TV parts but I havent tried it yet.
     
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    hrm.

    i have a dish on my roof and my house is already pre-wired.. previous owners had it. not sure if its dish network or direct tv.

    i might look into that...
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    It should tell you what they are on the dish. Mine say directv on them.
     
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