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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
PostPosted: Fri October 20, 2017 6:11 pm 
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ugh

Look, i know what it is and the type of person it serves, but i fucking love it.

I actually like the Trailer Park and the Mr. Pink every now and then. They've got an interesting menu that's found a way to "reinvent" the taco, which is my main qualm with people citing Torchy's and the like as examples of what a taco is. I'm just a purist in this matter. Shouldn't take anyone more than two seconds to walk up to a taco menu and decide, nor should a taco ever be more than $2.

Taco Bell for the win


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
PostPosted: Fri October 20, 2017 6:12 pm 
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Strat wrote:
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ugh

Look, i know what it is and the type of person it serves, but i fucking love it.

I actually like the Trailer Park and the Mr. Pink every now and then. They've got an interesting menu that's found a way to "reinvent" the taco, which is my main qualm with people citing Torchy's and the like as examples of what a taco is. I'm just a purist in this matter. Shouldn't take anyone more than two seconds to walk up to a taco menu and decide, nor should a taco ever be more than $2.

Taco Bell for the win

Man, that menu takes me a solid five minutes to navigate these days. What happened to those guys?


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
PostPosted: Fri October 20, 2017 6:13 pm 
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washing machine wrote:
Strat wrote:
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ugh

Look, i know what it is and the type of person it serves, but i fucking love it.

I actually like the Trailer Park and the Mr. Pink every now and then. They've got an interesting menu that's found a way to "reinvent" the taco, which is my main qualm with people citing Torchy's and the like as examples of what a taco is. I'm just a purist in this matter. Shouldn't take anyone more than two seconds to walk up to a taco menu and decide, nor should a taco ever be more than $2.

Taco Bell for the win

Man, that menu takes me a solid five minutes to navigate these days. What happened to those guys?

Why are you navigating it? 2 double deckers, 2 softshells, chilito. Done.


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
PostPosted: Fri October 20, 2017 6:15 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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They now have a breakfast taco where the shell is a fried egg.

And a quesadilla with fried chicken in it.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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f*ck taco bell straight to heck

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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I can tell you mean that.


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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I can tell you mean that.

it's all just inadvertent imitation

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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As I was packing my cable boxes, I thought I'd do a little head-to-head and comparing A/V quality on Fios broadcast "Game of Thrones" and Amazon's HBO streaming channel pissed me off a bit. Amazon is so much better, I can't believe I waited this long to lose cable.

For those on the fence: Just do it.


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*youll get great streaming quality if your ISP isn't throttling you. My HD content on Netflix looks awesome sometimes.


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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Cable quality is dogshit. Streaming absolutely trounces it.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Cable quality is dogshit. Streaming absolutely trounces it.


Turns out Fios was medium bitrate 1080i, Amazon’s HBO is high bitrate 1080p.


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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Bi_3 wrote:
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Cable quality is dogshit. Streaming absolutely trounces it.


Turns out Fios was medium bitrate 1080i, Amazon’s HBO is high bitrate 1080p.

Yep, that's the norm. Amazon also has a good amount of stuff in 4K.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
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Cable quality is dogshit. Streaming absolutely trounces it.


Turns out Fios was medium bitrate 1080i, Amazon’s HBO is high bitrate 1080p.

Yep, that's the norm. Amazon also has a good amount of stuff in 4K.


Yup.


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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

Has the service been less that what was advertised, regular issues, etc.? There could be an out of the contract.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

Has the service been less that what was advertised, regular issues, etc.? There could be an out of the contract.

No, it's worked like it's supposed to. I just hate paying for it, and I hate dealing with Comcast; I called them today and it was the same nightmare it always is. I almost never watch anything on cable at this point.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Sgt. Crackpot wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

Has the service been less that what was advertised, regular issues, etc.? There could be an out of the contract.

No, it's worked like it's supposed to. I just hate paying for it, and I hate dealing with Comcast; I called them today and it was the same nightmare it always is. I almost never watch anything on cable at this point.

At what point (if ever) does the carrying cost of the contrast outpace the cancellation fee?


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tragabigzanda wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Sgt. Crackpot wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

Has the service been less that what was advertised, regular issues, etc.? There could be an out of the contract.

No, it's worked like it's supposed to. I just hate paying for it, and I hate dealing with Comcast; I called them today and it was the same nightmare it always is. I almost never watch anything on cable at this point.

At what point (if ever) does the carrying cost of the contrast outpace the cancellation fee?

Pretty quickly - like three months. But I really don't want to pay a $250 fee.

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 Post subject: Re: Cord Cutters Unit
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Sgt. Crackpot wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
I was just about to cancel my Comcast and switch my internet to CenturyLink. Like, I was within 1 minute of completing the order. Then I discovered I'm on a 2-year contact with Comcast, not a 1-year, so I can't cancel without paying an early termination fee until this summer. :gomez: :gomez: :gomez:

Has the service been less that what was advertised, regular issues, etc.? There could be an out of the contract.

No, it's worked like it's supposed to. I just hate paying for it, and I hate dealing with Comcast; I called them today and it was the same nightmare it always is. I almost never watch anything on cable at this point.

At what point (if ever) does the carrying cost of the contrast outpace the cancellation fee?

Pretty quickly - like three months. But I really don't want to pay a $250 fee.

Well, it sounds like in three months it'll be a net even if you do decide to quit. Emancipation is just around the corner.


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