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Topic # 93669 26-Nov-2011 13:07
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I just looked in the TV guide and I didnt see it listed on TV1 or Tv3, I thought oh well Sky must be showing it, but I cant see it there either.

Is it not being broadcast anywhere?

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  Reply # 550283 26-Nov-2011 13:16
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It's on Sky Pay-Per-View - $40




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  Reply # 550286 26-Nov-2011 13:28
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floydbloke: It's on Sky Pay-Per-View - $40

Far out, Sky base fee, then you've probably got the sport add on anyway if you're into this sort of event, and then $40 on top of all that?!

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  Reply # 550288 26-Nov-2011 13:42
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I wonder if Sky and the event organisers are doing the Prostate Cancer Foundation a disservice. I would expect a reasonable percentage of the PPV revenue to go to the charity, but wouldn't they raise more funds (through requesting donation, 0900 number, TXT, etc.) if they had a bigger audience through normal subscriber channels or vene free-to-air.

I certainly won't be paying $40 to watch it, but probably would be watching if I didn't have to fork out that sort of $$$ and would then probaby be inclined to make a donation.




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  Reply # 550299 26-Nov-2011 14:35
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Oh wow $40, no thanks. Thanks for that, what a shame.

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  Reply # 550302 26-Nov-2011 14:48
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dam thats amazing, 40$ no thanks!

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  Reply # 550313 26-Nov-2011 15:40
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The money is going to charity isn't it?!

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  Reply # 550314 26-Nov-2011 15:48
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gehenna: The money is going to charity isn't it?!


I hope so!



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  Reply # 550321 26-Nov-2011 16:11
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I think they could of got more $$ if they put it on Free-To-Air tv and had numbers people could of rung/txted in to donate some $$

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  Reply # 550769 28-Nov-2011 08:26
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floydbloke: I wonder if Sky and the event organisers are doing the Prostate Cancer Foundation a disservice. I would expect a reasonable percentage of the PPV revenue to go to the charity, but wouldn't they raise more funds (through requesting donation, 0900 number, TXT, etc.) if they had a bigger audience through normal subscriber channels or vene free-to-air.

I certainly won't be paying $40 to watch it, but probably would be watching if I didn't have to fork out that sort of $$$ and would then probaby be inclined to make a donation.

That's exactly how I feel.

The fact that every boxing match of note is now Pay Per View has really turned me off as a viewer and then to make a charity fight a PPV event as well - I might've been tempted at $10.00, but $40 is too much to watch amateurs wail away at each other.

Free To Air with constant requests for donations would have been a far better option, in my opinion.




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  Reply # 550778 28-Nov-2011 09:00
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i think websites will stream it cheaper anyways some are only 6,99




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