Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

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Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by jwatcher16 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:13 pm

Hi all - that is if anyone remembers me as its been a WHILE! To try to compress, since May 2017, I've had some series of health challenges - finally having more vision problems that made computer usage and participating here pretty difficult for some time. Vision is now somewhat better and I have laptop now which is easier on eyes so I hope to be back at least once in a while.

As to the main topic, this whole Verizon thing has had me nervous since a few days ago when that warning crawled across the screen at the opening of Jeopardy!. I'm in S. Jersey and on Verizon Fios, so this would or would have, definitely hit me. I may not watch sports but I DO faithfully watch Jeopoardy and the local news on that station is the one I normally watch. Compounding things is that as a result of those above health challenges, it won't be easy for me to be switching providers. I suppose by now it's clear if they've ever resolved things ; I haven't checked online news for a couple of days... and Action news hasn't reported any late developments, at least not when I've watched (normally 11 pm).

Well, I hope it's resolved by now. If not, maybe our kind Opus will be vaulting shows for a few days? Someone online wrote that the real losers in these disputes is the customers. How true!

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by alietr » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:48 pm

Welcome back, and they reached agreement yesterday.

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by CasketRomance » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:04 pm

youtube and dailymotion are your friends when you might not be able to get your jeopardy fix

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by JayK33 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:05 pm

CasketRomance wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:04 pm
youtube and dailymotion are your friends when you might not be able to get your jeopardy fix
That's how I do it now. I don't have the ability to watch on TV so I'm thankful to those that upload each day.

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by jwatcher16 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:51 pm

Greetings and thanks for the welcome back and replies. I am soooo relieved they indeed reached an agreement. Saw a very good game today!

Knew of YouTube, of course; guess you have to subscribe, though. But I've never heard of "DailyMotion!" Intriguing...

And do keep me in your prayers. Think I'll be having a pretty stressful day tomorrow when I confirmed plans.a little while ago and got an 'unwelcome surprise' announcement... sigh...

Ah well, Happy New Year anyway, everyone.

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by harrumph » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:34 pm

Best wishes towards your continued recovery, and may the Reddit guy stay healthy too.

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by CasketRomance » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:16 am

jwatcher16 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:51 pm
Greetings and thanks for the welcome back and replies. I am soooo relieved they indeed reached an agreement. Saw a very good game today!

Knew of YouTube, of course; guess you have to subscribe, though. But I've never heard of "DailyMotion!" Intriguing...

And do keep me in your prayers. Think I'll be having a pretty stressful day tomorrow when I confirmed plans.a little while ago and got an 'unwelcome surprise' announcement... sigh...

Ah well, Happy New Year anyway, everyone.
don't need to subscribe to youtube...just do a youtube search for jeopardy episode followed by the date...they are usually uploaded before the end of the current night

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by Rackme32 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:46 pm

Much like the Yanni/Laurel thing (which I had never even heard of until TD 409 mentioned it), I have zero idea what this Verizon/Disney/whatever dispute refers to.

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Re: Nervous Re: Verizon v. Disney & Still Around

Post by trainman » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:21 am

Rackme32 wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:46 pm
...I have zero idea what this Verizon/Disney/whatever dispute refers to.
Verizon's contract with Disney to carry Disney-owned channels on their FiOS TV service -- including the station on which the original poster watches "Jeopardy!" -- was to have expired at the end of 2018, which could have meant those channels being temporarily unavailable. However, both parties came to an agreement in time to avoid any interruptions.

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