Gainesville firefighters on scene at Park Hill Drive apartment fire
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Your Views: TV fare today leaves much to be desired
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When you are surfing channels on your TV, what do you find? Is it: “Belly too big? Knees too low? Head too big? Feet too slow?”

The point is you are paying for advertisements and you probably want something interesting to you. Are we so desperate this it has come to this?

Cable and satellite companies are raking in the money and giving garbage in return. The best thing for you to do is to read, paint, work in your garden or kick a can, anything except be suckered in by watching TV.

TV or “idiot box?” I have come to the conclusion for me it’s the “idiot box.” I have tried to get through to them several times about the poor programming I get on my TV and the money I’m paying. Wow, what a rip-off!

My service was “upgraded” and now I get even more news and sports and shopping channels. Just what I didn’t want.

I am urging people who work for their money not to fall for these promises. “Oh please, I understand, I will give you channels for free for three months; I very happy to assist you, you no need to worry.”

Give me a break. Who do they think we are? Complete idiots?

Stop giving your hard earned money to Mr. Greed. Surely we can find other entertainment. Thank you for taking your time to read this. I hope you can start saving your money or at least find a way of not being cheated into emptying your pockets to these kind of people.

Carol Singleton

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