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mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV
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reply to DrDrew

Re: the weather channel local on the 8s hd, when?

these older people have no idea about menus. They just turn on the tv and watch it. Some of them just use dtas. I wasn't talking about HD. I was talking about a weather channel that actually IS about the weather 24/7 like weather plus was not the weather documentary channel we have now.



DrDrew
That others may surf
Premium
join:2009-01-28
SoCal
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Older people tend to go outside or watch the local news if they want the local weather...



gar187er
I do this for a living

join:2006-06-24
Dover, DE
kudos:4
reply to mikedz4

said by mikedz4:

these older people have no idea about menus. They just turn on the tv and watch it. Some of them just use dtas. I wasn't talking about HD. I was talking about a weather channel that actually IS about the weather 24/7 like weather plus was not the weather documentary channel we have now.

weatherscan.
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andyross
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join:2003-05-04
Schaumburg, IL

said by gar187er:

said by mikedz4:

these older people have no idea about menus. They just turn on the tv and watch it. Some of them just use dtas. I wasn't talking about HD. I was talking about a weather channel that actually IS about the weather 24/7 like weather plus was not the weather documentary channel we have now.

weatherscan.

As mentioned, Weatherscan is typically in the Preferred package, which is more $$$, and not available on DTA's, which are generally restricted to Starter, even if you have Preferred on regular boxes.


gar187er
I do this for a living

join:2006-06-24
Dover, DE
kudos:4

Last time i checked HD isnt free either. people can watch their local channels if need be, thats what we use to have to do before TWC came along.
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RalphKramden

join:2007-01-10
Newtown, PA
reply to DrDrew

said by DrDrew:

Older people tend to go outside or watch the local news if they want the local weather...

Mike's definition of older people - anyone over 18...


mikedz4

join:2003-04-14
Weirton, WV
Reviews:
·Frontier Communi..
·Verizon Online DSL
·Comcast

people in the 60s 70s and 80s. Quite a few don't have a computer and the weather changes between newscasts or perhaps they have a meeting during the newscast. Also some don't have digital preferred which is required to get weatherscan in some areas.
Of course comcast and nbc are ONLY worried about money and they wrongly ASSUME everyone has a computer or access to the internet these days.



beachintech
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join:2008-01-06
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If there is something important happening, every local news station covers it, as well as local radio stations. "Old people" can find the weather just fine without TWC or internet.