The Old Soldier refuses to get cable for two reasons. Free television satisfies my needs and I can’t afford to pay for cable anyway. And even if the Old Soldier could afford cable, he still wouldn’t get it because he is not going to pay for 50 stations when he’s only interested in four or five.
One of the things that my friends who do have cable constantly complain about is that they have to pay for stations that they never or hardly ever watch and the stations that carry movies play the same movies over and over again for weeks at a time.
Then there is the fact that most people who have cable are too busy living their lives and they don’t have enough time to watch enough television to get their money’s worth out of cable.
The Old Soldier has a converter box and that’s all that he needs.
So, why do people pay for cable? I guess they don’t want to miss anything, even if they don’t have time to watch everything. And they are willing and can afford to pay big time for that option.
Now they can pay for satellite television, too.
Hello, people from all over the world! The Old Soldier is on duty early (6:00 am) today. The high will be only 61 degrees and partly sunny today in the City of Pittsburgh.
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- Why I want to quit cable (digitaltvnewssummary.wordpress.com)