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# 82272 26-Apr-2011 14:50
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you pay nearly 100 a month or more just to see repeats.

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  # 462504 26-Apr-2011 15:06
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then cancel your subscription

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  # 462506 26-Apr-2011 15:07
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Don't buy it then!


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  # 462516 26-Apr-2011 15:18
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no i spend $100 a month to watch live sports in Hd

Common sense is not as common as you think.

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  # 462519 26-Apr-2011 15:20
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+1 on the 'don't buy it then'

where exactly does pay-TV come on Maslow's heirarchy of needs? :D

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  # 462521 26-Apr-2011 15:21
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+1 on the 'don't buy it then' waste of time thread is waste of time

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  # 462536 26-Apr-2011 15:36
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What about the fact that TVNZ is selling channels to Sky TV - making it almost compulsory in this country?

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  # 462553 26-Apr-2011 15:53
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i dont have a subscription i left them years ago. thank god for that i got billed $700 which they sent to baycorp and had to pay for it. then found out the reason was so high. i was getting charged for extra channels disconnection fees etc my bill use to be so high when i was with them...never again


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  # 462555 26-Apr-2011 15:54
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i think ill stay with freeveiw lol
davidcole: What about the fact that TVNZ is selling channels to Sky TV - making it almost compulsory in this country?

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  # 462561 26-Apr-2011 15:58
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if sky offered a package for just sports for $20 a month they would go out of business.

Sports is the only real reason to get sky. They proceed to rip you off with the other channels you don't want.

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  # 462572 26-Apr-2011 16:16
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$50 for base package and then $16 for sports and then more $ for HD which from memory you can't get unless you have the MySKY unit.

Yeah it's a total rip off.

But then there is no competition so they can charge what they want.

And technically you don't need it.

F1 coverage (for instance) is limited to highlights one week later on Prime. Unless some other channel steps up to purchase coverage or another pay TV provider comes along, we are stuck with the current situation.

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  # 462585 26-Apr-2011 16:33
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Hmmm well no.

I use it a lot to watch sports, discovery, the mrs watches E!, i put the nipper in front of Nickelodeon Jnr when i want a breather! lol

I use the HD ticket too.

Where i have an issue is:

1.  The lack of competition doesnt keep their prices keen.

2.  We still havent got ESPN2-Id love this! NBA, NFL, EPL etc etc is all good!

3.  3D broadcasts like State of Origin arent purchased with the regular broadcast.  I wanna get my goggles on damn it and I cant wait for rugby world cup!

I pay plenty for my sky and i really would like sky NZ to push the boat out a bit further please.


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  # 462627 26-Apr-2011 17:27
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I'd go with them, but you have to pay for so much stuff you don't ever use. Like, we'd just want the freeview channels, animal planet, docos, discovery, maybe a couple of the movie ones. Reddic...

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  # 462655 26-Apr-2011 18:00
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Now we've dropped movies, I'm more than happy with my MySky subscription - the rest of the money's gone towards the HD ticket...
Being able to record my show easily via the iPhone / iPad app is nice too.
I recommend it personally.

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  # 462667 26-Apr-2011 18:11
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davidcole: What about the fact that TVNZ is selling channels to Sky TV - making it almost compulsory in this country?

I don't have Sky and I never watch state television, and noone's sent me to jail yet. 

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  # 462678 26-Apr-2011 18:22
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