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calicow
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Message Posted On Monday, August 6th 2007 at 4:29 pm
I've got a question: is everybody else tired of the constant DirecTV plugs written into the script lately? Man, if I had any intention of switching to DirecTV before (which I didn't), Tabitha, Endora, Mrs. Wallace, and Norma's constant talk of the Satellite provider, would definitely make me change my mind. One last thing about this, could their plug be anymore blatant in their first scenes in today's episode?
tikidawg

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Message Posted On Monday, August 6th 2007 at 6:22 pm
I just watched today's episode, and you're right -- it was terrible. I don't mind a few jabs at getting semi-canceled and sent to satellite, but they've really taken it to an extreme.
calicow
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Message Posted On Monday, August 6th 2007 at 7:23 pm
I know, at first I didn't mind the jabs, but when they started to get more frequent I started to get more annoyed. Enough is enough.
tikidawg

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Message Posted On Monday, August 6th 2007 at 7:46 pm
I agree. But I have a feeling it's going to only get worse as D-Day approaches
marvelfan89

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Message Posted On Wednesday, August 22nd 2007 at 11:05 pm
I kinda like the plugs it shows me that they care about the show.
calicow
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Message Posted On Thursday, August 23rd 2007 at 7:37 am
I don't mind the commercials that the actors do, but when it comes to having the plugs written into the script, it gets on my nerves so fast.

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