dish vs. dtv?

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  1. larrybob33

    larrybob33 Member

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    thanks for the advice in regards to the OTA HD/DVR. so it seems that i can record HD with either dish.

    this (if anything) complicates things. if i couldn't dvr my ota hd with one vs. the other it would have simplified my decision.

    what are benefits to dish vs. dtv? what are your opinions about the two systems. is one better than the other?

    again, thanks.
     
  2. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    DirecTV will have more HD channels now and in the future. It has better sports packages (i.e. Sunday ticket), and it is my preference.

    Dish is slightly cheaper, but pretty much equivalent if you don't care about having as many HD channels and Sunday Ticket.

    It's really pretty much 6 of one and half a dozen of the other, with Sunday Ticket, NASCAR and a couple of other trivial things (cricket for example) only on DirecTV. if you're REALLY a sports nut, DirecTV is a bit better, IMO.
     
  3. herbicide

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    Ditto. I've had both. DirecTV gets my nod if your talking HD.
     
  4. brianhos

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    There is more pr0n on Dish, or ahh so I have heard. That is ahh what my friend told me.
     
  5. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    You pay for porn? Isn't that what the internet is for?
     
  6. brianhos

    brianhos Moderator
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    I am not aware of any of this, I am a good christian boy who has never even seen a boobie. Not even my wifes on the evening of conception.
     
  7. JHudd

    JHudd Well-Known Member

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    What about the evening of consummation? Or was the night of conception before this, thus leading to the hillbilly shotgun wedding?

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  8. brianhos

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    You are supposed to consumate a wedding? No one ever told me that!
     
  9. bos

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    #9 bos, Oct 25, 2007
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    I suppose you played uno on your wedding night instead? I was partial to Monopoly. She told me that she would let me see after the game was over. You know how monopoly goes, five years later and we are still playing that same game. Im thinking she is doing this on purpose.
     
  10. HILLCYD

    HILLCYD Well-Known Member

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    I think Directv is the Bee's Knees. I know a few people with Dish and haven't been impressed.
     
  11. BigBake

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    Dish Network is good for using as leverage to getting a better deal with Direct.
     
  12. Kyle

    Kyle Well-Known Member

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    I think Dish has more intuitive menus from my experience. It also allows an 18 month contract (vs. two years) if that makes any difference. Direct TV is better for sports though from what I can tell.
     
  13. ISUFan22

    ISUFan22 Well-Known Member

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    If sports and HD channels are a priority for you...

    DirecTV > Dish Network

    And it's not even close.
     

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