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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    COMCAST!!! :mad:

    Stupid freakin' jerks. Right at the end of the days (rather exciting) stage, Comcast decided that was a good time to check the emergency broadcast system. That was bad, but at least acceptable. But then! The jerkwads replaced the Tour with infomercials.

    I called Comcast and the guy said that it was a station broadcasting issue, even though some people, like those in Michigan, were still watching it. grrrr......

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    The tour is overrated anyways.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Every year my dish network or directv receiver would go out during the tour. This year I canceled everything and just ride. No idea what is going on and do not care.

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    Kinda of like when Vs cut off the first stage of this years Tour of California. For bull riding. Which is on every other hour. I felt bad for screaming at the guy that answered the phone when I called them.
    But they did learn a lesson, they didn't do it again.

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    I gave up on watching TV much, seemed like any show I wanted to watch would always get interrupted for some sports special. I was close to calling the statioins and telling them if I wanted sports I'd buy ESPN, but every network seems to be in this big bidding war to get the stupid bowl or somehting else and then put it on in place of their normal shows. Leave the sports on the sports channels and the shows on the other channels, thats why they made channels, if every channel is going to show the same thing then why have more than one channel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I called Comcast and the guy said that it was a station broadcasting issue, even though some people, like those in Michigan, were still watching it. grrrr......
    Sounds like you are in the wrong place.
    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. - Jimi Hendrix

    Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. - John Lennon


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    I don't want to give anyway the end of the race, but what Greg Lemond did rolling that giant bolder off the mountain in front of Lance was...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikecrate View Post
    I don't want to give anyway the end of the race, but what Greg Lemond did rolling that giant bolder off the mountain in front of Lance was...
    Did you even know that Eddy Merckx had laser heat vision? I sure didn't! What a spectacle that was.

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    I liked the shot of Jan Ulrich and Marco Pantani's ghost snorting lines of what appeared to be powdered bratwurst at the finish line.
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    ****ing ******* dumb**** crackmonkeys. It's still infomercials. Maybe the channel is actually sports versus infomercials and the infomercials are winning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    ****ing ******* dumb**** crackmonkeys. It's still infomercials. Maybe the channel is actually sports versus infomercials and the infomercials are winning.
    They didn't sell out tickets to the TdF this year, so coverage is blacked out.

    That's what you get for being lazy and cheap.

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    i've heard nothing but bad stuff about Comcrap...apparently their customer service is non existent and they are staffed by f*cktards.
    You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. That's great...if you want to attract vermin.

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    I called Versus and they confirmed that they've had complaints from my area only. It's finally back on, though, so hopefully I can watch it tomorrow.

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    My Comcast service has gone out twice this week. If I could switch to Verizon, I would.
    The rider in my avatar is David Etxebarria, not me.

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    Threaten that your Mom won't pay the bill if they pull such shenanigans again.
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    Having at one point worked as a subcontractor for Comcast, I am not surprised by that. They seemed to care about nothing else other than money, and I do mean nothing else.
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Comcast is overrated anyways.
    Fixed that for you.
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    Barbieri Telefonico huhenio's Avatar
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    No probs here in the SW
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    Quote Originally Posted by huhenio View Post
    No probs here in the SW
    It's ok today. I just missed out on the end of yesterday's stage.

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