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jbell1981

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About jbell1981

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  • Birthday 06/14/1981

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    Buffalo, MN
  1. Dumping Cable for Streaming

    Does anyone have any good tips on streaming both ESPN and NFL Network? I can get ESPN on Hulu Live ($44/mo) but it doesn't look like they have NFLN. On Sling, ESPN is on Orange but NFLN is on Blue so I would need to get both which would be $40/mo. On Playstation Vue I can get both with their Core plan ($45/mo). Although I haven't tried, I'm guessing that I can't get this through our Xboxes, which is what we use on 3 of our TV's, so if I went this route I would need to buy some additional Roku's (what we use on our other TV's). Directv Now (their no satellite streaming service) ($35/mo) has ESPN but doesn't appear to have NFLN.
  2. Dumping Cable for Streaming

    I have been contemplating it but haven't yet. The cost has been holding me back. I currently have Hulu's no commercial plan for $11.99 and if I went live I would want the no commercials live plan which is $43.99. Then if you want more than 50 hours of DVR (and the ability to fast forward through commercials) it is an additional $14.99. More than 2 screens at a time is also an additional $14.99. (You can get both for $20/mo). If you are not an existing customer you can try it for 7 days free. Unfortunately I can't since I am an existing customer (which led to a lively discussion with one of their customer service reps).
  3. Dumping Cable for Streaming

    Can you DVR shows with Sling yet? When I had it, you couldn't which was part of the reason I discontinued it. I wish it was true alacarte (as advertised) where I could actually pick the channels I want from the ones they offer.
  4. MN Rifle Buck 2017

    Came across this, this weekend. Not sure if the doe got stuck out there or if she was shot and the hunter was afraid to retrieve her (this was open water a couple days prior). Regardless, coyotes and birds have been enjoying an easy meal.
  5. Wet Deer opener on the way.

    In the area I hunt (west central) the farmers space the rows so close together that this is impossible. The stalks between rows touch making it impossible to see more than a few yards in each direction.
  6. I am having issues with this camera too. I either end up with 5000 pictures in a night (filled up memory card) or 10. Seems to be no in between.
  7. Filling in oil tank room basement

    Sounds like it would make a good storm shelter.
  8. 2017 Hunting Regs?

    It's funny that you say that since one of the reasons they said they changed the structure and got rid of the all season license and multi zone licence was because it was apparently to complex.
  9. Jackrabbit Mystery

    Really, one of this sites biggest offenders of getting a thread offtrack is complaining about a thread going offtrack?
  10. Jackrabbit Mystery

    There is an area of my yard that I don't mow, about an acre or so. The fireflies are thick there, must be hundreds each summer night, maybe more. Before moving to this home 3 years ago I had never seen a firefly so it's quite the sight for me when I go and watch them.
  11. Weight loss plans

    I'm down about 35 pounds (315 to 280) in 2 months. I've been doing the Keto ultra low carb diet with a goal of less than 20 grams a day and it has been working well so far. My goal is 225 so I still have a ways to go.
  12. Alternative Medicine

    What does that have to do with this thread?
  13. First year garden

    Yes, definitely fence it if you are able. We have a large garden that we don't fence do to the size. Each year the deer do some damage but the worst is raccoons. We don't have many of them but they came through 2 years ago and destroyed our sweet corn crop. We had 4 rows, each over 50' long all gone in one night. It looked like they had a party with corn husks laying in piles all over the yard and corn cobs stripped clean everywhere. It was actually kind of comical to me but my wife was not pleased.
  14. Dumping Cable for Streaming

    Attached is what you can get with the $40 package with SlingTV. Looks like they have history but not discovery. They also have $20 and $25 packages. The only thing I watched with any regularity when I had it was ESPN so I dropped it.
  15. Dumping Cable for Streaming

    It's been about a year since I made the switch and really glad I did. I use an antenna to pick up local channels. Then just stream with with amazon, hulu and netflix. I had slingtv but found I didn't really watch enough with it to justify it so I canceled that and added HBO Now. I don't see myself ever going back to cable or dish.