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    DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Dear DirecTV members,

    Iowa State will play the next (2) games on Versus (@Kansas and Baylor). Unfortunatly, a large number of TV viewers will not be able to watch this game because DirecTV cut Versus from its program. Being a Big 12 fan, I'm not happy. I would rather have them cut the Big 10 Network instead.

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    or call (800) 642 - 1923.

    I'm just a loyal Cyclone Fan that wants my Cyclones to be back on TV.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Versus is owned by cable company's. I have cable now. I got it because ISU plays to many games on Mediacom and Versus.


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Easy to find it at a bar/restaurant/friend's house....really not that big of deal.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    The Baylor game will not be televised.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Does mediacom have versus?



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Versus is owned by cable company's. I have cable now. I got it because ISU plays to many games on Mediacom and Versus.
    You may be right, but that still doesn't convince me to switch from DirecTV.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Direct cut them because they wanted too much money. You are going Versus once a year is it worth a higer cable bill for that?



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    DishNetwork just added Versus and ESPNu to my package. I'm usually not happy with my choice of Dish over Direct, but it's looking better.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Submitted.



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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    As long as they have versus back by Tour time in July, I really do not care.


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by mfelske View Post
    DishNetwork just added Versus and ESPNu to my package. I'm usually not happy with my choice of Dish over Direct, but it's looking better.
    This. I was pleasantly surprised to see both of them added at no extra cost.


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Mediacom has versus. You won't be seeing Versus on Direct for a long time. WEC is on versus and they are going to be shopping for a new cable deal because Dana White thinks it's will be a while before Versus is on Direct T.V. again.


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    DirecTV is giving out NHL center ice discounts/freebies for people that call to complain about losing versus. This makes me think they are not expecting it back for a while if at ever.


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Dear DirecTV members,

    Iowa State will play the next (2) games on Versus (@Kansas and Baylor). Unfortunatly, a large number of TV viewers will not be able to watch this game because DirecTV cut Versus from its program. Being a Big 12 fan, I'm not happy. I would rather have them cut the Big 10 Network instead.

    Please, take a (1) minutes to fill out the link below, it's fast and easy and only takes (1) minute to complete.

    Home | Versus

    or call (800) 642 - 1923.

    I'm just a loyal Cyclone Fan that wants my Cyclones to be back on TV.
    Since when is the Baylor game on TV?

    This is their schedule that day...


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    Re: DirecTV cut Versus - Bad News for ISU

    I just called Directv and complained, and they gave me $5 off of the Sports Pack for 6 months. I was already getting the Sports Pack for free, so that's a good deal.

    Still mad that I won't get to see the game this weekend, though.



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