posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 03:10 PM
a reply to: luciferslight
The whole reason for cable TV, way back in the begining, was to avoid the ads. Yep. Pay TV was extorsion, to be free of ads. Fast forward a couple of
years, and people were paying more for cable, and we were getting ads up the ying yang.
Fast forward a couple more years, and they offered receivers that would skip the ads, for an extra fee of course.
Fast forward a couple more years, and now we are expected to gleefully pay each web site to be free of ads. Those same web sites that would be as
popular as My Space, without their members.
I dumped TV, I dumped cable, and I dumped my smart phone. If it comes down to it, I will have no trouble dumping pay for view web sites. I am just
not going to pay for something I don't need, don't want, and that I find offensive.
When I dropped cable, I started Cello lessons. Spinal problems makes it hard for me to play my beloved Cello now, so I pulled out my old Classic
guitar, and my old Acoustic. They both need a little work on the nut and the bridge but, with the new strings, they are functioing well enough to get
my fingers back into condition, so my time away from the web will be entertaining and productive, without a monthly fee attached, for something I
That is just me. To each their own.