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Old 08-12-2017, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Tennesee
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TV. Been there, done that.
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Old 08-12-2017, 01:45 PM
 
Location: U.S.A., Earth
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Internet for me, even though you can stream NFL games I can't live without the Sunday Ticket.
With football i figured you can always go to a bar to catch a game every now and then.
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Old 08-12-2017, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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I wouldn't give up either.
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Old 08-12-2017, 07:25 PM
 
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I didn't even have a TV for most of my adulthood so far, so that would be way easier for me to give up.

No internet for a year? - I would be in serious withdrawal.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:21 PM
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Location: Wasilla, AK
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TV is a vast wasteland. I can go without it for weeks. I do use the internet every day.
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Old 08-13-2017, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Oslo, NO
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Linear TV is dying fast, so I guess most people under 50 (60?) will choose internet.
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Old 08-14-2017, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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The unfortunate fact of the matter is that unless someone is not of the modern upbringing (or lives life where they can "have accountants pay for it all"), they can't go without the Internet.

One way or another, we are all just too tied in. In the infamous words of V. H. Adderly, "We are all in this together. Some of us, a little bit more than others, but we are all in it together.".

So when it comes down to push comes to shove, TV would buy it before the Net.

Now, for all of us who might think we could still get it even without having the idiot box about, two things to keep in mind. First of all, TV is more of a one way device in that they give, we receive, but the Net is interactive in one place or another. Business, friends, news, spies, blogs, and whatever else.

Secondly, those on the other side, ie those who want us to be interactive and give them our money, would much rather see us lose TV than the Net.........though they have spent a lot of money in advertising (and now in smart TV) not to kiss the TV goodbye yet.

IMHO.
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Old 08-14-2017, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Washington state
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As you type a comment on an internet based forum....
I'm not sure you understood my post. I said, "With internet, who needs it?" 'It' was referring to TV.
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Old 08-14-2017, 07:00 PM
 
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TV hands down. Need internet for my small business.
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Old 08-14-2017, 07:50 PM
 
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I'm not sure you understood my post. I said, "With internet, who needs it?" 'It' was referring to TV.
oh...thought you were referring to internet.
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