WSJ TV-Section Now In Thursdays Paper

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WSJ TV-Section Now In Thursdays Paper

Postby MadMind » Wed May 21, 2008 3:06 pm

All I have to say about this is WTF?!?
They're really trying to screw all of us who only get the Sunday paper. Thursday through Wednesday? Seriously now, that makes NO sense.

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Postby Shipley » Wed May 21, 2008 3:17 pm

TV section?

Can't you get TV listings online? I'm surprised they still print the schedule in the paper.

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Postby MadMind » Wed May 21, 2008 3:42 pm

Shipley wrote:TV section?

Can't you get TV listings online? I'm surprised they still print the schedule in the paper.

Shipley, sometimes you say some really stupid shit.

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Postby Mildred Machiavelli » Wed May 21, 2008 4:51 pm

On the Sunday the TV Week did not appear in my Sunday paper, I called and asked WTF. I had heard you could get the Thursday version of the State Journal with TV Week inside for free, but I was told that since I was already a subscriber who had payment regular deducted from my checking account, I was ineligible (!). So I canceled my subscription outright.

I know Cap News is trying to get people to get the Thursday paper so people might take a look at the "new" Capital Times tucked inside. I don't know how many Sunday subscribers they've lost by this stroke of genius, but I can't imagine them staying with this policy for long. Is there nothing that Cap News won't try in its quest to lose subscribers?

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Postby blunt » Wed May 21, 2008 5:21 pm

The guide is also included in the free 77 Isthmus wannabe rag they give away on Wednesdays.

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Postby TheBookPolice » Wed May 21, 2008 5:24 pm

MadMind wrote:
Shipley wrote:TV section?

Can't you get TV listings online? I'm surprised they still print the schedule in the paper.

Shipley, sometimes you say some really stupid shit.

Yeah, everyone knows that MadMind's Commodore 64 can't access the Internet.

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Postby Bwis53 » Wed May 21, 2008 9:06 pm

Yeah, another reason I'm pissed at WSJ.
I noticed the rental section was missing too. Their print and online stuff often differs. You can do a customized TV Guide online.

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Postby Shipley » Wed May 21, 2008 10:59 pm

MadMind wrote:
Shipley wrote:TV section?

Can't you get TV listings online? I'm surprised they still print the schedule in the paper.

Shipley, sometimes you say some really stupid shit.

I just guessed, and typed http://tv.yahoo.com/ and sure enough THE VERY FIRST LINK IS LISTINGS.

I know you're bitching about WSJ ripping you off, but I'm providing you with a reasonable, low bandwidth, means of getting up to date TV listings that you can even click on for more information. tap the name of a show in the paper listings and you'll get newsprint on your fingers.

My way is faster, more informative, eco-friendly, and more sanitary.
I do say some really stupid shit.

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Postby MadMind » Thu May 22, 2008 2:14 pm

Shipley wrote:
MadMind wrote:
Shipley wrote:TV section?

Can't you get TV listings online? I'm surprised they still print the schedule in the paper.

Shipley, sometimes you say some really stupid shit.

I just guessed, and typed http://tv.yahoo.com/ and sure enough THE VERY FIRST LINK IS LISTINGS.

I know you're bitching about WSJ ripping you off, but I'm providing you with a reasonable, low bandwidth, means of getting up to date TV listings that you can even click on for more information. tap the name of a show in the paper listings and you'll get newsprint on your fingers.

My way is faster, more informative, eco-friendly, and more sanitary.
I do say some really stupid shit.

I'm sorry to break it to you but not everyone has digital cable or satellite television or TIVO's or cable boxes with interactive menu's.
And without an interactive menu, channel 2 (the TV Guide channel) takes forever to get through.
Oh yeah, just let me run over to the computer to see what's on. Seriously? :roll: :roll:

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Postby TheBookPolice » Thu May 22, 2008 2:26 pm

You are priceless, MadMind.

::tousles MadMind's hair::

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Postby Shipley » Thu May 22, 2008 3:01 pm

Maybe its time you turned the TV off if you lack the fortitude to walk to the computer and look at a schedule to see whats on.

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Postby MadMind » Thu May 22, 2008 4:17 pm

TheBookPolice wrote:::tousles MadMind's hair::

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That was a mistake.

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Postby Beer Moon » Thu May 22, 2008 6:08 pm

I had no idea that MadMind was a dumb Frenchman on steroids.

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Postby fennel » Thu May 22, 2008 8:46 pm

Beer Moon wrote:I had no idea that MadMind was a dumb Frenchman on steroids.
What? Van Damme has been given French citizenship?? What, is he a refugee? That's like Wayne Gretzky defecting to the south!

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Postby MadMind » Sat Jul 19, 2008 2:45 am

And now as of August 20, 2008 Charter will be moving the TV Guide Channel (2) to digital cable only.
Now I'll never know what's on!!!
This is flat-out outrageous.


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