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If this was regarding the movies or Blu-ray then I would be upset, but it was airing on TV so "meh" is my response.
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post #132 of 237
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If you have HBO, just access the episodes on demand on your PC or TV. The quality is much better and the streaming is instant.
It will let me start at the beginning of the first season? I don't think it goes that far back, I could be wrong though
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It will let me start at the beginning of the first season? I don't think it goes that far back, I could be wrong though

I'd check first. I don't think anyone would tell you that downloading the first season would be that "wrong" in your case, but it clearly would not be "legal".
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It will let me start at the beginning of the first season? I don't think it goes that far back, I could be wrong though

I'm 99% sure it will. HBO has the best on-demand service of any channel. I can access any episode of any original series they've ever made. I've done this on both Uverse and DirecTV.
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If you have HBO, just access the episodes on demand on your PC or TV. The quality is much better and the streaming is instant.

I doubt the quality is much better, to be honest. Some of the ones floating around the web are 2850Kbs in1280x720p and 6 channel audio directly from a live broadcast.
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i didnt record the episode on my DVR but thas cause i use HBO GO to watch it, they have the episode up as soon as it begins to air on TV plus the HBO go app on my smart TV has better quality video then Direct TV HD
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I'm still surprised the producers don't seem to be upset about it.


I"m not. This is advertisement. Plus the Producers are already making there money back. I'm pretty sure HBO has already paid.
   
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Did people completely miss my initial warning on the first page or what? Don't admit you are pirating this show.I'll say it again. Otherwise, I'll be forced to start issuing warnings/infractions.
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I'm 99% sure it will. HBO has the best on-demand service of any channel. I can access any episode of any original series they've ever made. I've done this on both Uverse and DirecTV.
Will check it out as soon as my tv gets fixed and I catch up on Shameless
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HBO subscriptions fund the show's budget. People who subscribe to HBO can access any HBO program/show/episode on demand in high definition at any time. The people pirating it are the ones who don't subscribe to HBO, and thus provide no compensation for the production of the show.

Again, why people are so narrow-minded? Game of Thrones exists worldwide... and in Europe we have no means to get it on the Premiere, no matter if we want to pay or not. It's not something as simple as that, when there is no choice. And here it happens with every single tv show there is...
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