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#5721 BSLJamieSieck

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Posted 31 January 2023 - 09:41 PM

Our smoke alarms go off anytime you even crack open the oven to check on what is cooking inside, and it scares the crap out of our cats.


Same thing at our house. My oven is squeaky clean but anytime I cook at a temperature higher than 400, the smoke detector goes off. So friggin aggravating.

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Posted 02 March 2023 - 03:03 PM

My daughter got FIFA for the PS5 for Christmas and I have yet to beat her.  Okay I won one game (a late equalizer sent it to extra time), but I got lucky as it went to a shootout.  It's like that old episode of the Simpsons where Bart and Homer play video boxing all the time and Homer never wins.


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Posted 10 March 2023 - 12:31 PM

My daughter got FIFA for the PS5 for Christmas and I have yet to beat her.  Okay I won one game (a late equalizer sent it to extra time), but I got lucky as it went to a shootout.  It's like that old episode of the Simpsons where Bart and Homer play video boxing all the time and Homer never wins.

 

I can get my kids every now and then in Madden or FIFA but they usually get me.

 

I can't hang with them in Fortnite.  Like they kill me before I even get a shot off.  Meanwhile if I'm lucky enough to spot them 1st and take a shot, they build a 3-story fortress in 2 seconds and then toy with me.


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Posted 10 March 2023 - 04:06 PM

I can get my kids every now and then in Madden or FIFA but they usually get me.

I can't hang with them in Fortnite. Like they kill me before I even get a shot off. Meanwhile if I'm lucky enough to spot them 1st and take a shot, they build a 3-story fortress in 2 seconds and then toy with me.


No build mode man! I’m enjoying my finals years, if not months, of being better than my son haha.
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Posted 29 March 2023 - 12:26 PM

I canceled YouTube TV today because they are greedy and axed MLB Network.  Only thing I could do was sign up for Directv Steam because they have it and, bonus, they have MASN.

 

It took all of 30 minutes to remind me why they might be the worst company on the face of the Earth.  The incompetence knows no bounds.


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Posted 29 March 2023 - 12:38 PM

Are you referencing the thing where you buy it, then go to stream, and it tells you that your account doesn’t come with a television subscription? Fun times for sure. The MASN piece got me too.

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 12:50 PM

Are you referencing the thing where you buy it, then go to stream, and it tells you that your account doesn’t come with a television subscription? Fun times for sure. The MASN piece got me too.

Mine opens on the app and it tells me I cant watch Cinemax because I don’t have that as part of my package. Which is true. Then I open the guide, click a show, and the preview screen of the show pops up — then nothing else.

Oh and I can log in on fire stick but if I try to do it on my phone or tablet it tells me that my credentials are invalid.

Spent 45 mins on the phone with tech support and eventually was told they put in an “escalated ticket” and I should hear back in 1-2 business days. Lol. Worst company ever.

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 12:55 PM

I *think* because my old user ID was also my former Directv satellite user ID there is something mucked up. I tried to explain that and was told the ticket is being escalated

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"Now OPS sucks.  Got it."

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 02:55 PM

My sister has DTV Stream. It's awful.

 

I'm still rocking the 15 year old dish version of DTV.

 

Why?

 

MASN and MASN only.


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Posted 29 March 2023 - 04:44 PM

They're now telling me this is a "known issue" and that it's being "escalated"

 

Good news:  they are giving me $30 off my first bill which hasn't happened yet!  Losers.


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Posted 29 March 2023 - 04:45 PM

I respect that MLB network is that important to you

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 04:46 PM

They are set to bill me April 3.  I will be calling them non stop April 2 if this isn't fixed.  I'll even go as far as to stop payment on the thing with my bank.  They won't get a dime from me if this is still broken (and I think it will be).


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"Now OPS sucks.  Got it."

"Making his own olive brine is peak Mackus."

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 04:47 PM

I respect that MLB network is that important to you

 

That and MASN.

 

Somehow, as bad as DirecTV is, the MASN app (and trying to use it with a VPN) is miles upon miles worse.

 

Can't make this stuff up.


There is baseball, and occasionally there are other things of note

"Now OPS sucks.  Got it."

"Making his own olive brine is peak Mackus."

"I'm too hungover to watch a loss." - McNulty

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Posted 29 March 2023 - 04:48 PM

2023 and still can’t watch a baseball game any damn way you want while willing to pay money to do so.

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Posted 30 March 2023 - 06:09 AM

I feel like internet-wise, we’re moving backwards. 
 

Speeds are slower, apps barely work. Streaming companies making it more difficult and expensive to stream their shit. 
 

I just had my smart plugs synced with Alexa all drop off line. Now I can’t turn coffee on from bed. 
 

Unacceptable. 


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Posted 30 March 2023 - 01:31 PM

Place I’m stuck at on opening day only has the wrong MASN. Stupid Nats game…

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Posted 31 March 2023 - 01:37 PM

My daughter is playing lacrosse for the 1st time this year and really enjoying it.  Got a message from the rec council today that due to an "interaction with a parent" her coach has left the program and unless someone else steps up to coach the season will be cancelled after tomorrow.

 

Sports parents are the absolute worst.



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Posted 31 March 2023 - 01:42 PM

Use ChatGPT as the coach
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Posted 01 April 2023 - 07:35 AM

My daughter is playing lacrosse for the 1st time this year and really enjoying it. Got a message from the rec council today that due to an "interaction with a parent" her coach has left the program and unless someone else steps up to coach the season will be cancelled after tomorrow.

Sports parents are the absolute worst.

Really sorry to hear that.

It's hard for me to believe that the rec council doesn't have anyone to step in. I really hope that someone steps up for the kids.
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Posted 02 April 2023 - 10:24 AM

My daughter is playing lacrosse for the 1st time this year and really enjoying it. Got a message from the rec council today that due to an "interaction with a parent" her coach has left the program and unless someone else steps up to coach the season will be cancelled after tomorrow.

Sports parents are the absolute worst.


I’m sorry to hear that. This is the line of work I’m in now. Running youth sports for the YMCA. As a non-profit we are reliant on parent volunteers to coach all of our teams. I appreciate all the ones that do it because it isn’t easy.

It’s amazing how many parents refuse to volunteer to coach, but end up are the loudest on the sidelines during games, or want to email me and criticize something.
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