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Well the show is damn good. thumb.gif
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I believe most of them are from europe.

For example here on greece you need to pay like 50 euro per month to watch the premium channels.

Have to pay just as much in the US tongue.gif.
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Have to pay just as much in the US tongue.gif.

Lol thats crazy:P

The premier was today, 2 days after the premier on usa but still its nice too see GoT on my tv:P
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I think this is fantastic. TV should be free anyways because most of these networks allow you to stream the episodes anyways... as long as you have an internet connection.
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I think this is fantastic. TV should be free anyways because most of these networks allow you to stream the episodes anyways... as long as you have an internet connection.

TV can't be free, shows cost millions of dollars. You either get advertising, or you pay yourself... there can't be free.
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There's a record?

HBO--and all other content providers-- if you really want to get rid of piracy, try offering your product in a way that modern consumers will actually purchase it.

Sell me Game of Thrones episodes for $5 a piece online. I said SELL, not RENT. I would purchase every single one from you. I'm not buying some stupid BD or DVD collection -- for hundreds of dollars -- a year after the season is over. That business model is outdated and unrealistic. I'm also not subscribing to your ridiculously overpriced channel just for one series.

This is not to say that I pirated or will pirate anything. But somebody in charge of these networks needs to remove their heads from their backyards and figure out what their market WANTS.

You realize that at $5 an episode you would be paying far more per episode than the Bluray which is around $30 when they release.
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Have to pay just as much in the US tongue.gif.

HBO is no where near 50 euros a month in the US. I know it is $10 a month from Comcast and when they raise the price you say you will cancel and will continue to get it for $10 a month. Even without the $10 deal the regular price is $18.
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HBO is no where near 50 euros a month in the US. I know it is $10 a month from Comcast and when they raise the price you say you will cancel and will continue to get it for $10 a month. Even without the $10 deal the regular price is $18.

Can you get HBO alone, and no other cable plan? I'm talking about how big your cable bill is, total.

[edit] According to http://askville.amazon.com/premium-HBO-Showtime-channels-cost-Comcast/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=16320282, you have to pay at least $81/month.
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Can you get HBO alone, and no other cable plan? I'm talking about how big your cable bill is, total.
Would still be far less than 50 euros even with including basic cable. No idea why you would be including basic cable in that price. I've known 1 person in my life who didn't have at least basic cable.
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Have to pay just as much in the US tongue.gif.


and the bad thing is if you ONLY want to watch that specific show you don't want all the rest.
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