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Old 07-08-2013, 12:53 PM
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I don't understand why anyone who has MSNTV2 service right now wouldn't just cancel the service now since they know it will be gone forever in 2 months
You've apparently never experienced how attached senior citizens can get to technology. Their view is quite the opposite of an early adopter.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:58 PM
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You've apparently never experienced how attached senior citizens can get to technology. Their view is quite the opposite of an early adopter.

I'm sorry but paying for a service in August when you know it will be done forever in September makes no sense. Why give them anymore money when they have announced that the service will no longer exist after sept?


It also tells me that lots of people have already been cancelling the service which is probably another reason they made the decision, lost too much money
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:04 PM
 
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In 2 months ill most likely 86 the internet for awhile or at least until i can afford a pc.
Im not sure if you can access email through google tv or smart tv.
http://www.amazon.com/LG-ST600-Upgra...317979-1410723
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:22 PM
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In 2 months ill most likely 86 the internet for awhile or at least until i can afford a pc.
Im not sure if you can access email through google tv or smart tv.
Amazon.com : LG ST600 Smart TV Upgrader with Digital Streaming and Internet Services : Digital Video Recorders : Electronics

Why wouldn't you be able to access email if you have web access??
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:58 PM
 
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This company allows webtv units. As long as the receiver has a built in modem & dialup service (all do). I will get the same service except with a different company at half the price. I wish i had known about this yrs ago. We were always told webtv receivers only work with msntv. Thats total BS.
Dialup 4 Less - WebTV Setup Instructions
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:07 PM
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This company allows webtv units. As long as the receiver has a built in modem & dialup service (all do). I will get the same service except with a different company at half the price. I wish i had known about this yrs ago. We were always told webtv receivers only work with msntv. Thats total BS.
Dialup 4 Less - WebTV Setup Instructions


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Old 07-08-2013, 03:13 PM
Bo Bo won $500 in our forum's Most Engaging Poster Contest - Tenth Edition (Apr-May 2014). 

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I'm sorry but paying for a service in August when you know it will be done forever in September makes no sense. Why give them anymore money when they have announced that the service will no longer exist after sept?
You know the old saying "if it ain't broke don't fix it?" Some of the firmest believers in that saying remember when the saying wasn't old! They like the service the way it is and don't see a need for something newer.


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It also tells me that lots of people have already been cancelling the service which is probably another reason they made the decision, lost too much money

My mother-in-law would be one of those. We moved her off of MSN TV about 2 years ago, after she started to perceive that the service was "broke." she had been on it since the 90s.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:17 PM
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You know the old saying "if it ain't broke don't fix it?" Some of the firmest believers in that saying remember when the saying wasn't old! They like the service the way it is and don't see a need for something newer.





My mother-in-law would be one of those. We moved her off of MSN TV about 2 years ago, after she started to perceive that the service was "broke." she had been on it since the 90s.


Don't see a need for something newer when they know the service is coming to a end? LOL
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:23 PM
 
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Dont some of the Android TVs have browsers for browsing and using email ? I could've sworn I read some before I chose the Roku 3

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Old 07-08-2013, 03:27 PM
 
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I dont plan to buy a pc now since il be using my receiver & keyboard with dialup4less. I dont have xtra money to spend. It just pisses me off knowing i could of gotten the same net service for half the price. I have spent around 264.00 yr to msntv compared to 120.00 to dialup4less. Thats a 144.00 diff xs 12 yrs. Wow !!
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