Is espn classic worth paying extra for?

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  1. ketelmeister

    ketelmeister Well-Known Member

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    I would have to pay my cable extra for ESPN classic, is it worth it?
     
  2. thunderdave

    thunderdave POOTMFS

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    Not in my opinion.:no:
     
  3. Angie

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    Not now that Cheap Seats is off the air.
     
  4. brianhos

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    Not in my opinion either, I maybe watch 1 thing there every 6 months. Once and a while on saturdays they will toss a live football game on there. I think ISU was on classic a few years back.
     
  5. Dormeezy

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    it is?? :sad:
     
  6. Angie

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    I miss Jason and Randy!! :sad:
     
  7. IcSyU

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    Not worth it...although I did watch some trampoline event on there today that was sweet...
     
  8. thunderdave

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    I saw this when I was flipping thru the channels, were they getting scored or was it more of an entertainment performance?
    Either way, it was weird.
     
  9. cyclonedave25

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    We had a couple of basketball games on Classic last year, vs. Baylor and Colorado.

    Other than a couple of possible ISU games on there, its not worth it IMO.
     
  10. balken

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    I believe they had the Iowa v. Northwestern State tourney game on some time ago. That was sweet.
     
  11. HandSanitizer

    HandSanitizer Well-Known Member

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    They don't use that channel like they could. I suppose they don't want to create too much competition with the same time slots as the other ESPN's for adverstising purposes? They could do like 7 PM Big12 game each Fri/Sat or something.
     
  12. hobbsfan27

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    Not worth it. The only thing that was good was ISU vs. Kansas in 2000.
     
  13. SeeJay420

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    Not worth it. Although it doesn't cost any extra to have it with the package I have from DirecTV. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, & Classic. ESPNews is definately worth it when you dont catch one of the 15 SportsCenters on a day.
     
  14. dmclone

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    nope..................
     
  15. bigredqb7

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    i think its worth it but i also watch it quite a bit. they play a lot of classic sports movies on it and soccer matches on occasion. plus they always play like the best college bball or football game of the week during the seasons
     
  16. cmoneyr

    cmoneyr Well-Known Member

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    I find myself watching classic quite a bit. The replays of the best games of the week are nice. And the soccer matches are cool too. I'd probably have to see what else was on the package, but I'd probably pay for it.
     
  17. SeattleClone

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    You never mentioned how much extra... if it was an extra $1 per month (yeah, right) I would say it's worth it. We did have a (live) basketball game on it this past season and they do occaisionally play an ISU game from the good ol' days when we used to beat Kansas repeatedly and our player named Johnson was Stevie, not Weasely.
     
  18. garn91

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    ESPN just might as well rebrand Classic as an ESPN3, the amount of "classic" sports programming has gone down hill over the years.
     
  19. cyclonemaniac7

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    How much extra? I only think it's worth it if you either like soccer or can really enjoy watching games/matches of different sports that happened a long time ago. For me, there are some sports I can't watch if the game is old, and I know the outcome. There are other sports that I can watch no matter what.
     
  20. tejasclone

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    Won't be long before we have ESPN8 "the Ocho".
     

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