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Skipping Commercials Is Stealing According To Turner Ceo


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#16 Techie2000

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:00

Idiot of the 1st Degree. Do we have to always watch ads? Is it mandatory that big buisness stick its nose in every part of our lives, make laws to control us. We need to hold a rebellion or something...How about a protest in front of turner HQ...


#17 postertoad

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:23

How about .... dont watch TV. Seriously. Everything you would want to watch is on the web. Any information you need, you can find better, more reliable sources on the net. TV is just for stupid people anyway. ;) [ouch -- I can see the bricks flying already]

#18 MaxPayne1357

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:39

you are dead wrong there postertoad.

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:40

Originally posted by primortal

I am paying for that station(s) as it is through my cable bill






Well you don't actually pay for the channels; you pay for the privilege to have them in your home. If you paid for every station they wouldn't have the ads at all, just like HBO. I wouldn't want to pay a few extra dollars per channel per month with 120+ stations.

#20 sunnyy4

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:46

/me reaches for the lovely fast forward button on my VCR just to pi$$ them off... ooh... I'm stealing!!! TAKE ME TO JAIL NOW!!! What a bunch of fagits! LOL

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 01:57

What about websites? Are you stealing if you quickly scroll down, or look away, before the banner ad loads? If you close the popup before looking at it? If you tear out those annoying letter ad things in magazines? I think this guy should think things through before making an idiot of himself :ermm:

#22 OP werejag

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 02:08

i see his point, but get real i have never made a contract with turner. he sells advert so he thinks we should look at them

#23 Greenmuncher

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Posted 03 May 2002 - 02:36

so is he saying if we turn on the TV during a comercial wer are required to watch that particular set of comericals even though we didnt watch the show? is that still stealing? Big companies are really starting to **** me off, they think only about profits and not about there customers. If we had a law against everything big companies thought was stealing we'ed all be in jail...



just my 2 cents



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