Which is better "HBO" or "SHOWTIME"?

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  1. DGirl

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    Hubby is going in the morning to get ONE of them and I want to get you all's thoughts on this. I have no clue which one to get, we did not have either channel before.
    I would love your input.
    Thanks.
     
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    thanks but what show are on HBO?
     
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    Simply by Direct TV fucking up (thats right i just cursed) our bill for about 3 months, they gave me free Showtime, Starz and HBO for a year. They were double billing us. We spent hours on the phone. What a headache. I would get HBO. I think its the best choice. . I like HBO for Larry David and Showtime for Nurse Jackie. Other than that, they play the same movies over and over again.
     
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    HBO has some really great series going. True Blood. Enjoy.
     
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    Thanks you all!!!!!!!!
    We will get HBO then!!
    :biggrin1:
     
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    I liked HBO when they were running Sex In The City and OZ, I just discontinued it a couple of months ago after I had watched 27 Dresses and PS I Love You for about the 10th time.
     
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    We have SHOWTIME...
    Now all we have to wait for is our t.v....to come..
     
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    Yes, it may help a bit if you have a tv.:biggrin1:
     
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    ha ha!!!

    I know...
     
  13. Mr. Snakey

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    I'm only playing with ya! What kind of tv are you getting?
     
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    I know your kidding:biggrin1:
    We are waiting for our items to come from Hawaii..
    So, we won't have it all up until at least Feb...
     
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    Showtime has The United States of Tara and HBO has Trueblood. It's a draw.

    However I despise Entourage so perhaps Showtime has a leg up.
     
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    I choose SHOWTIME..
    Because, they have HOT guys on the shows..
    DEXTUR and that Cali show with that SEXUAL man..
     
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    HBO no question
     
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    HBO was outstanding during the OZ, Sopranos and Six Feet Under era. It truly was groundbreaking television. I rarely watch HBO now except for Big Love and Entourage. I'm actually thinking of canceling my subscription.
     
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    HBO also has Curb Your Enthusiasm and True Blood which are both excellent.

    Showtime has Cailifornication, US of Tara, Nurse Jackie, Dexter and Brotherhood - all good but Dexter and Brotherhood are exceptional.

    Call Girl is fucking terrible don't waste your time for 2 minutes on that turd.
     
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    As you can deduce from the above expressions, it's a matter of personal preference. Check out the schedules and see what you resonate with. My personal choice is HBO with great writing in their original series. I find Showtime kind or soft-porn sleazy.
     
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