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    DStv vs gaming: which is cheaper?

    Even with recent DStv price hikes, digital TV proves cheaper than gaming
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    Well with the new price hike i think gaming is going to be cheaper my wife already started with the "lets cancel dstv and you can upgrade your line rants"

    But i love my sport so much in hd i didn't spend 10K on a tv for nothing
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    What a load of Bull!!

    What is excluded in the price calculations is bundle's like Humble, BundleStars, Indiegala not to even mention Steam sales where you can pick up loads of games for way less. In fact I never spend more than R100 a month on games and I have so many titles in my backlog that I am still on 2010-2011 games.

    Next up is Free 2 play games like Path of Exile, Team Fortress 2, Dota, Planetside, Loadout and loads more where you can play for hours without even paying a cent.

    Next up Console subs like PS+ where you get at least 2 games free a month, Hell I have so many games that the PS3 is in my sons room as I dont even get time for for them. Oh and even on PS there are free to play games like Dust 514.

    I can go on and on about all the games out there that comes out way less than quoted 2 x R400+ p/m its not even funny.

    Edit: I think all of this is just DSTV worried about more people canceling MonoChoice in light of the new price hikes. I mean they even attacking Netflix on Mybroadband
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    Dstv is shit there I said it.All they have is the sport and I don't blame people for canceling there subscriptions,more people should do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaJohn View Post
    What a load of Bull!!
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    Edit: I think all of this is just DSTV worried about more people canceling MonoChoice in light of the new price hikes. I mean they even attacking Netflix on Mybroadband
    Relax your buns, AJ. I think Kevin is spoofing the DSTV vs ADSL debate over on MyBB. At least I hope that is what he's doing. Excellent piece of satire, whether intentional or not.
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    Yeah, well, if all you do is buy [and play] the latest console releases then gaming can be an expensive hobby.
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    At least with gaming you get to choose what you want to consume. With DSTV you pay a fortune every month, just so you can have nothing to watch anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clive Woofer View Post
    At least with gaming you get to choose what you want to consume. With DSTV you pay a fortune every month, just so you can have nothing to watch anyway.
    This.

    The only reasons why I still have DSTV is for the sport. Those bastards are clever, only offering Super Sport to premium subs >.>
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clive Woofer View Post
    At least with gaming you get to choose what you want to consume. With DSTV you pay a fortune every month, just so you can have nothing to watch anyway.
    Not true. You just flip through the channels until you find the specific program you want to watch. It's like video on demand implemented through the sheer volume of repeats.
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