Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper
How do you have enough time to watch all of that television
I don't. I have a few shows that I like to watch when I have time. But my wife likes to watch her shows. Then there is the football and soccer games in case it's our weekend to host. None of which, is the reason.
I do it for variety. Granted $/TB is still higher than pre-flood, but putting together a basic HTPC and file server is a breeze and very inexpensive. Heck I used a hacked dockstar at first running linux as the server. Whatever I want to watch, whenever I want to watch, or listen, is a far better value than cable alone any day. If netflix offered a $100 a month service to watch anything and everything
, I'd buy in a heart beat.
But no service can offer that (though I hear DirecTv has a Platinum package or whatever for celebrities that even includes free PPV), hence why I keep my streaming via Prime (2day shipping is nice too), and my cable. The HTPC just ties them all into a nice GUI to make it seem more seemless.