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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby cthroatgtr on Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:08 pm

Its blacked out on mine...I am not getting it
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby cthroatgtr on Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:15 pm

I guess you would already need league pass to get it?
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby OX1947 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:47 pm

Im blacked out like paragraphs during the Watergate investigation.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Frank The Tank on Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:56 pm

WTF is going on? It's blacked out for me too.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Scnottaken on Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:47 pm

I'm starting to draw parallels between the lockout and this TWC situation. I'm not liking it.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby OX1947 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:52 pm

Scnottaken wrote:I'm starting to draw parallels between the lockout and this TWC situation. I'm not liking it.


It will be worse then the lockout.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Kit on Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:54 pm

Be patient. At least we are not missing game 1 of the regular season lol
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby OX1947 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:02 pm

Kit wrote:Be patient. At least we are not missing game 1 of the regular season lol


We wont be missing game 1,2,3. They are on TNT, NBATV and ESPN, in succession. Its Game 4 and beyond that will be a problem.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby JGC on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:07 pm

OX1947 wrote:
Kit wrote:Be patient. At least we are not missing game 1 of the regular season lol


We wont be missing game 1,2,3. They are on TNT, NBATV and ESPN, in succession. Its Game 4 and beyond that will be a problem.


But Game 4 isn't tonight so can we keep calm and carry on until we're close? It's eons away. Someone other than TWC (and BrightHouse Networks) will be carrying SportsNet. It just won't happen until closer to 10/31 - 11/4.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Kit on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:10 pm

OX1947 wrote:
Kit wrote:Be patient. At least we are not missing game 1 of the regular season lol


We wont be missing game 1,2,3. They are on TNT, NBATV and ESPN, in succession. Its Game 4 and beyond that will be a problem.



You said it. Just chill. Life is too short.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Kasumi on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:21 pm

I figured out the conspiracy... the Lakers planned to bomb the preseason and didn't want any witnesses so they came up with the TWC deal so no one could see the games. Kobe was told to pick an occasional quarter to put on a clinic (such as tonight's Q3) for the handful of fans that can see the game.

By the time the Lakers plan to actually start playing, all the deals will be done and everyone can watch.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Scnottaken on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:21 pm

JGC wrote:
OX1947 wrote:
Kit wrote:Be patient. At least we are not missing game 1 of the regular season lol


We wont be missing game 1,2,3. They are on TNT, NBATV and ESPN, in succession. Its Game 4 and beyond that will be a problem.


But Game 4 isn't tonight so can we keep calm and carry on until we're close? It's eons away. Someone other than TWC (and BrightHouse Networks) will be carrying SportsNet. It just won't happen until closer to 10/31 - 11/4.

That's actually one of the parallels I drew. I heard a lot of the same line when the lockout happened, everyone was saying "It's ages away, a deal will get made by the time the season starts". "It's only preseason games" was on the lips of everyone who followed basketball. What resulted was negotiations not getting serious until really close to the start of the season, and then there was ONE thing either side just would not budge on. I pray there's not that ONE thing for these negotiations.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby OX1947 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:28 pm

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For a long time, cable companies in general lacked incentives to improve their customer satisfaction, as they enjoyed sole franchise agreements in many cities. With competition from satellite companies, they are being forced to address service issues — but they have a ways to go.

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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby therealdeal on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:38 pm

:man3:

Has this thread turned into a propaganda thread now?
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Lakerjones on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:40 pm

Maybe I'm not in such a hurry for a deal if this is what Preseason games are looking like. I guess I can wait after all.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby OX1947 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:43 pm

therealdeal wrote::man3:

Has this thread turned into a propaganda thread now?


This will be my last comment on this since a lot of you seem to be living in a dream world about what is going to happen in 2 weeks. There will not be a deal done by the beginning of the season. TWC was the worst company the Lakers could have teamed with and TWC doesn't give two flying (bleeps) about Laker fans, tv providers or anything logical. Be warned, that's it. And please, save the "relax" comments. I am not in my room in the corner hitting my head against the wall. I am calm and collected. Just letting you know who we are dealing with in case you do not know.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby therealdeal on Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:07 pm

You've been doing it for 30 pages now or so. It's just odd that you're the only one here with this level of hate towards the situation. You've admitted more than once that you're biased in this situation.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby BDG on Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:58 pm

I dunno if anyone saw the final moments of the game, but right when Meeks hit his last three (iirc), they cut in the middle of the game to a commercial segment and came back with under a minute left.

They better not pull that crap during a regular season game.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby therealdeal on Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:10 pm

^ I saw and I was pretty pissed off.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby Scnottaken on Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:51 am

Yeah, sorry Real, I didn't mean to be all paranoid or anything, this situation just reminded me a bit of what we've seen before.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby jimbo327 on Wed Oct 17, 2012 6:19 am

I didn't realize that I couldn't even watch my Lakers on TV. I've been out of town,and finally got back home...saw that Lakers were playing Utah, and got excited to see Nash in action. Then couldn't find it on my sat TV. SERIOUSLY PISSED. The whole reason I got sat TV is so that I can get to watch Lakers. :man6:
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby LTLakerFan on Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:02 am

:man10: Your trip was to Mars?
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby CarFlagChris on Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:10 pm

OX1947 wrote:
Scnottaken wrote:I'm starting to draw parallels between the lockout and this TWC situation. I'm not liking it.


It will be worse then the lockout.


Good analogy. TWC, like the owners, has set a high price, and is not providing any games until the price is met, just like the NBA owners would not let any games be played until the players accepted their terms.

TWC, like the owners, needs to sell/televise the games in order to make $$$, but like the owners, they will continue holding/locking out until the other side caves and meets their price.
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby KobeSystemtwofour on Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:15 pm

I heard at Staples Center Laker fans Boo'd the crap out of TWC SportsNet..worse than when we boo the Celtics lol
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Re: TWC and Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games

Postby lotus on Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:36 pm

So, since TWC is obviously a poorly run company, when does another cable competitor buy their @$$e$ out and restore confidence to their customers? Hopefully soon.
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