Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV An interesting anecdote at MinimalMac about television being broken. The author's young daughter, who is growing up in a Netflix/Hulu/iTunes/etc. household, was confronted with actual TV for the first time, and wonders why she can't pick what to watch, why the shows are being interrupted all the time, and so on. Clearly - TV is broken.
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Don't watch
by gfx1 on Sat 25th Feb 2012 00:13 UTC
gfx1
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2006-01-20

I just do not watch Dutch television anymore.
I bought a satellite dish so I could watch BBC3 and BBC4
(bbc one and bbc two were on cable) but the quality was so much better than the cable company provided at that time (before digital) that I canceled my cable subscription. Never missed it.
www.uitzendinggemist.nl has dutch shows in low resolution for the occasional gem.

I used to watch House on SBS6 (dutch commercial) but when the 8 minute commercial breaks arrived in season three I gave up and just download it.

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RE: Don't watch
by Lennie on Sat 25th Feb 2012 12:30 in reply to "Don't watch"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

It also took them months, maybe even a year for new seasons of House to show up on Dutch TV. I think they had reruns of a season first on some other channel instead of new content.

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