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    You know what I am freaking sick of?

    ESPN blocking the Minnesota Twins game for Mediacom customers in Des Moines. I DO NOT ******* GET THE ******* STATION THAT CARRIES THE TWINS. There is no need to bock them out for me.

    You would think with all of the technology at ESPN's disposal, they could figure out how to block Mediacom in Mason City (or whatever towns get FSN North) and not in Des Moines. I do not get FSN North.



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    i agree



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    I have been telling my wife all day that the one thing I want to do is watch this game - and then this **** happens! I checked black-out rules all day just to make sure this game doesn't apply - how can FSN North carry this game when they are in LA??? It should be subject to the local LA black-out meaning that I should be able to watch the game on ESPN 2. I've been debating it, but I'm sold now - I'm switching to Directv!

    Edit: I guess it's not on FSN North either - I'm still cancelling mediacom


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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    That sucks man. It's on the local WFTC station

    Here's a link from channelsurfing, but it looks like it wants you to download a plugin

    Watch MLB



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    MLB.tv



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    I have been telling my wife all day that the one thing I want to do is watch this game - and then this **** happens! I checked black-out rules all day just to make sure this game doesn't apply - how can FSN North carry this game when they are in LA??? It should be subject to the local LA black-out meaning that I should be able to watch the game on ESPN 2. I've been debating it, but I'm sold now - I'm switching to Directv!

    Edit: I guess it's not on FSN North either - I'm still cancelling mediacom

    LOL... Direct has it blocked too this blows.... i was gonna watch this after basketball



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    ESPN blocking the Minnesota Twins game for Mediacom customers in Des Moines. I DO NOT ******* GET THE ******* STATION THAT CARRIES THE TWINS. There is no need to bock them out for me.

    You would think with all of the technology at ESPN's disposal, they could figure out how to block Mediacom in Mason City (or whatever towns get FSN North) and not in Des Moines. I do not get FSN North.
    and complaining about it seems like the only logical solution? call a satellite provider and tell them you would like to sign up for their service and want it to include the sports extra package that features all of the FSN channels (it does on direcTV anyway). It's that easy! or, move to minnesota. having a hissy fit and wearing out the language filter on here probably isn't going to un-blackout ESPN now is it?



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    LOL... Direct has it blocked too this blows.... i was gonna watch this after basketball
    At least if I switch to Directv I can get FSN North and watch most of the home games.



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    and complaining about it seems like the only logical solution? call a satellite provider and tell them you would like to sign up for their service and want it to include the sports extra package that features all of the FSN channels (it does on direcTV anyway). It's that easy! or, move to minnesota. having a hissy fit and wearing out the language filter on here probably isn't going to un-blackout ESPN now is it?

    The language filter will wear out?!?!

    **** **** *** *****



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    I'm in Northeast Iowa and the Twins game is blacked out on Dish Network as well.


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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    LOL... Direct has it blocked too this blows.... i was gonna watch this after basketball
    you can update your package in about 5 minutes over the phone for and extra 9.99 a month. if this happens all the time as above stated than I'm guessing it would be worth it.



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    MLB.tv
    Since Iowa is in MLB territory for Twins (and Cubs, White Sox, Cards, Brewers, and Royals) won't games for those teams be blacked out on MLB.tv?

    MLB has the absolute worst blackout rules.



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    and complaining about it seems like the only logical solution? call a satellite provider and tell them you would like to sign up for their service and want it to include the sports extra package that features all of the FSN channels (it does on direcTV anyway). It's that easy! or, move to minnesota. having a hissy fit and wearing out the language filter on here probably isn't going to un-blackout ESPN now is it?
    Perhaps not but sometimes it makes one feel a tad better.

    Its on here in Omaha btw.


    Nothing to see here mods. Keep moving.

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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Channel 450 on Dish Net......glad I dumped mediacom years ago!!!!!



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    Re: You know what I am freaking sick of?

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    and complaining about it seems like the only logical solution? call a satellite provider and tell them you would like to sign up for their service and want it to include the sports extra package that features all of the FSN channels (it does on direcTV anyway). It's that easy! or, move to minnesota. having a hissy fit and wearing out the language filter on here probably isn't going to un-blackout ESPN now is it?

    Like everything on here is logical and well thought out..... :)



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