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    QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    And if so, how many hours on average do you clock up each week?
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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    We record everything now and watch either later same day or within a few days, length of adverts on Sky is a bit of a joke so we can just skip through them

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Record everything except the F1 or a similar sporting event - otherwise some fecker spoils it lol
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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Yeah, we still watch live tv (aka. "flow tv") here. Insofar as there's something worthwhile to watch. That actually seems to be the main problem these days. Prime time live tv mostly consists of sports (which we abhor) and reality shows (which we abhor even more). Also, it seems that these days ads are interrupted by shows and not vice versa.

    Most of the stuff we like to watch is on at night (and I *mean* night) or early morning, so it's actually unavoidable to record them. Add to that, that most of the interesting content (read: series) only comes to streaming platforms these days and you'll see that flow tv is slowly but certainly obsoleting itself ...not by our choice, though.

    Ahh, but the fond memories of days gone by I have. Star Trek, Space 1999, The Invisible Man, The Time Tunnel ...I could go on.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    We record everything and watch it in our own time, plus we can fast forward through the adverts... Never stream using BBC iPlayer as it is incredibly slow and frustrating.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    very little, maybe 2 or 3hrs a week

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Haven't watched live TV since 2006.
    It became obvious that if you're busy with work, it's not worth having a TV.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    No, stopped my TV license after the Tories tampered with the BBC over its impartial political matters. Even when I did have a license, I was only watching a few hours in any case.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Nah, the license fee isn't worth it. The only live events I watch are sporting ones, of which most are either PPV or streamed anyway due to lack of domestic broadcast.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    We watch very little live now, everything is recorded and we have a mass binge once every 2 weeks or so.

    The wife is disabled and has a broken back so only gets up to watch tv every other week. The rest of the time she is in bed playing games on either her PC or PS4 Pro

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Haven't watched live TV for like 5 years now, only time I do is when I visit the my parents.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    What's this tee vee thing you are talking about?

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Very rarely. Pretty much everything we want to watch gets recorded and we watch 90% of it at the weekend. It's a real pain when we end up watching something live and have to endure the adverts. :-(

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Apart from F1 hardly ever. It makes me look foolish as I try to fast forward through adverts

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    I record match of the day and champions league, record shows like taboo / ss-gb and have i got news for you. Very little else.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still watch live TV?

    Can't remember the last time that I watched any live TV (so that's several years now). Early adopter of SKY+ and latterly Amazon instant vid.
    Live long and prosper.

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