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  1. General Chat
    as I'm getting more busy with work ,chores & wedding planning..time is becoming more limited TV & net browsing used to be a time wasting activity for me now l make it a treat. After chores, after wedding planning follow up..I give myself 1 hour net browsing or TV watching time. It's a different...
  2. Frugal Living
    As a fed-up DIRECTV customer, I recently called in to complain about my dropped channels, using the number found on this coupon (http://i.imgur.com/jn1Ah.jpg). I ended up getting a whole year of NFL Sunday Ticket free...so I thought I would pass on the link to readers who might be similarly...
  3. Family
    For the kids, I mean. DH works sometimes until 7:30-8pm, leaving early in the morning before we get up. :( I find that if I make dinner and put the kids at their table with a show, I get that 10 minutes to talk to him. Otherwise if we all sit at the table it's chaos and the kids whining and it...
  4. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    My boyfriend was discussing cable yesterday with a friend at work. His friend told him that he pays about 110 dollars a month for his TV, phone and internet package AND had a sports package and movie package on the TV. We were paying 153 a month for TV, internet and phone and had no extra...
  5. General Chat
    i am trying to get some good television shows from the 70's and 80's for the kiddos to watch... What did you watch during this time.. My 8 year old loves Punky Brewster...Alf....Mork and Mindy....Gilligans Island....Waltons....Little house on the prairie and i am running out of ideas... Thank...
  6. Leisure & Media Arts
    This delay is going to bring relief to not only the TV networks but also to many people who still don't understand what's going on or can't get the coupons for converters or who are just totally confused about the whole thing. This gives us all more time to prepare for this. We have cable so...
  7. Blog
    TV Converter Box Coupon - Click Here What is the digital television transition? At midnight on February 17, 2009, all full-power television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting in analog and switch to 100% digital broadcasting. Digital broadcasting promises to provide a clearer...
  8. Frugal Living
    We are taking our frugalness (frugality? frugalosity?) to a new level. We are going down to bare bones basic cable. It's like going back to 1983. Except we can't get the stations from two cities over by putting tinfoil on the antenna. So really it's like going back to 1978. Not that I'm...
  9. General Chat
    anyone else out there that simply doesnt watch tv?! it's wonderfully quiet during the day when i'm home. sometimes if I feel "lonely" I put on some music... but there's really nothing on tv I really watch. Sure, sometimes I'm in the room when the guys are watching tv... doesnt mean I'm...
  10. Leisure & Media Arts
    I had several, I loved Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons. I also liked Eight is Enough. And of course I have always watched Days of our Lives, that was regular veiwing during summer vacations and school holidays. :) What were your favorites?
  11. Quilting
    Ya'll will love this site. Several videos to watch free online! Helps to have broadband. http://www.kayewoodtv.com/ Kay http://community.webshots.com/user/kaykwilts
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    Reading another thread about "Can you live without your television" got me to thinking about what we really watch on tv. What shows are "regulars" at your house? Dog the Bounty Hunter here!!
  13. Leisure & Media Arts
    I used to think I could but I have realized that I rely on it for so much, news, weather, entertainment and even some educational things.  I have learned how to repair things that I would have never had a clue about by watching some home improvement shows and I love watching the cooking shows...
  14. Leisure & Media Arts
    From Yahoo News --- US House panel cuts funding for public television By Richard Cowan Fri Jun 17, 8:34 AM ET The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill on Thursday that would cut funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by $100 million, or 25 percent, starting in...
  15. General Chat
    DH and I were just talking about this last night, since we're at just about the 4 month mark. We sold our TV 4 months ago and have just lived without a television. We will sometimes go to my in-laws (for, say, the Superbowl) and watch TV/DVD's, and DH downloads each episode of 24 and watches...
  16. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    What family would it be? I would choose the Waltons, I would love to have spent a day with them, had dinner around the table with all of them , sit around the radio and listen to an old radio seriel and then sit out on the porch with the family and visit while the kids played in the yard and...
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