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Old 08-31-2014, 07:05 PM   #20961
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I don't understand. Can you give me more information on this? I'd love to lower my cable bill. I'm paying $145 a month!

Bring retired, I depend on internet and TV for my entertainment and am not about to give any of it up.

I get a free cellphone and service from AssuranceWireless.com. It's also available from SafeLink.com.
If you have good competition in your area for TV and internet, you can call to cancel your service, they will send you to a retention specialist. Tell them that your bill is too much and that company X is offering a lower price and that you're just not willing to pay the high price anymore.

We have internet only, and this got me a 50% discount for a year, more of a discount than I expected, and we were able to keep our top tier internet speeds.
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:15 PM   #20962
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I've been away for a few days again. Been sorting out things at the old house (unable to sell or let it until probate is granted so things have slipped while I dealt with the house I'm living in).

Repaired the washing machine myself after repairman said it would require major parts and £180 to get it going again. All it actually required was a can of WD40!

Organised stuff for the charity shop and threw out 5(!) bags of rubbish not suitable for the charity shops.

Packed more books for bringing here and collated all my craft materials.

Feeling very pleased with my industry. I do, however, have a bruise on my forehead. No, I don't intend telling you how a frozen goose came to fall on my head.
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:21 PM   #20963
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are you having an early winter over there, maddie?

frozen geese dropping from the sky, and all...
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:34 PM   #20964
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If she has a newer Samsung TV, they probably can, really.

I'm thinking Addie is getting slower bandwidth and maybe the high def TV is now low def.
I do have a flat screen 36 inch Samsung TV TL. Spike told me to tell Comcast I wanted low def. Then I had them change my internet speed to a lower band width. I knew someone would have the info for me. I don't mind the slower speed at all on my computer. To tell the truth, I didn't even notice the difference. As far as the TV, I watch mostly documentaries. And most of the time I have it on only for background noise. All in all, I am content with what I have now and am enjoying the savings. I am not one who has to have the latest and greatest. I try to live by the KISS example.
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:39 PM   #20965
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Addie, is your Samsung TV a "smart TV"? Samsung's latest TV sets' built-in cameras spark concerns | Mail Online
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Old 08-31-2014, 08:00 PM   #20966
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No. My TV is almost four years old. I also have a Samsung monitor. It is 23". That is about two years old. Spike loves Samsung products. And he is the one who does all my buying for me when it comes to electronics.
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Old 08-31-2014, 08:01 PM   #20967
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did they also tell you that they can now see you through your tv, addie?

i'll bet not.
taxy, move over a bit to your left.



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Old 08-31-2014, 08:29 PM   #20968
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I do have a flat screen 36 inch Samsung TV TL. Spike told me to tell Comcast I wanted low def. Then I had them change my internet speed to a lower band width. I knew someone would have the info for me. I don't mind the slower speed at all on my computer. To tell the truth, I didn't even notice the difference. As far as the TV, I watch mostly documentaries. And most of the time I have it on only for background noise. All in all, I am content with what I have now and am enjoying the savings. I am not one who has to have the latest and greatest. I try to live by the KISS example.
Thanks anyway, Addie. Most of my add ons are only available using the HD box. J don't pay extra for HD servuce, just for the box that I need to have the extra channels I want.
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Old 08-31-2014, 08:49 PM   #20969
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taxy, move over a bit to your left.



thanks.
There, did that help?

I don't have a TV. If I got a Samsung TV, I would be sure to cover up the camera lens.
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Old 08-31-2014, 09:23 PM   #20970
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I have a Samsung TV. It has a camera?
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