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tv licence funding perverts

Discussion in 'Get it off your chest' started by scottroutledge, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. scottroutledge

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    Am I the only person who thinks that we should all boycott the TV licence? We are the only country in the world that has to pay this ridiculous tax to watch the BBC buy yet we can go to anywhere else we can watch BBC channels. Also if you look back and have paid this for years don't you feel as though we have been paying for the likes of jimmy Saville and rolf harris to go around ruining young girls lives. I personally don't think that we should have to pay for such vile people to have a living!!
     
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    I just think that most of TV is utter crap these days. Its probably just me getting old and cynical ! I only ever seem to watch repeats of Only Fools and Horses or Last of the Summer Wine you know the old comedys that still make me laugh to this day :)

    I did watch Dr Who for a bit so i guess that was fairly new so im up to date :)
     
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    Stop moaning.

    If you do not wish to pay it don't. Get rid of your tv and watch everything on you iPad or laptop, many people do. Then I suppose you don't like BT because they hold you to ransome over your internet line.

    Life sucks some times and it to late now many of these people are dead, hardly blame the bbc for that.

    Andrew
     
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    You're still supposed to pay a TV licence if you watch any TV programme on a laptop or ipad do I was told when they knocked at my door!!
     
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    I do believe that not so long ago there was a report on sky I was watch about the amount of people watching BBC I player over the net and not having a tv licence or tv. Turns out its a loop hole and they are loosing millions because of it.

    Andrew
     
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    Good I'm pleased they're loosing millions it's less money for them to pay dirty perverts wages with!
    Scott
     
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    i agree and one must not forget the obscene amounts they pay to the so called stars like jeremy clarkson 11 million for 3 years work!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but then are we in a minority scott?
     
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    The loop hole is you don't have to pay as long as you don't watch any live/current programs, which means if you watch them an hour later on IPlayer or the likes then they can't make you pay.
     
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    We must be. I still think everyone in the country should boycott the payment of tv licences and as for Clarkson no doubt he will be getting dragged up into court just like the others that we would never have suspected would or could be capable of such vile and sick shenanigans!!
     
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    Not true have a look here http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/utilities/tv-licence
     
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    You do not need a TV licence if you only watch content after it's been shown on television. This includes TV programmes downloaded or streamed after broadcast using a catch-up service.
     
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    Thing is, if you don't watch live TV and therefore don't subsequently need a licence they will still knock on your door hounding you, have a look at the videos posted on YouTube about the licencing teams videoed harassing people!
     
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    Can I just say I dont mind paying my tv licence I just dont agree with the fact that the money we pay to watch our tv has been paying the wages of dirty perverted nonces!!
     
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    I don't think the BBC or any other organisation has purposefully set out to employ any 'dirty perverted nonces'. The problem is now that our tax is being spent on feeding and housing them in prisons (once they are sent down of course).
     
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    I recon about £50 PA would be a fair sum for the spoon fed, fluffy rubbish the BBC produces.
     
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    I don't mind paying a fee, its the extortionate amounts they pay to some of the celebrities that are so bad they should be thankful they even have a job.
     
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    Only pay for a black and white license. When the man eventually comes to check (if he ever does) tell him to wait outside and then go and turn the colour/contrast etc.. Right down on your tele. Only costs £45 a year that way.
     
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    Although if you choose not to pay, and he turns up you can tell him that you are denying him rights of access to your property meaning he cannot stand anywhere on your property without trespassing. If he comes back with a policeman (and no warrant) you can formally request he be arrested for trespassing and harrassment. Lots of YouTube videos of this.
     
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    Although personally I would rather the license fee be included somewhere in the £80 virgin takes each month for the cable I get. Virgin supplies me with the channels so they should pay the fee.


    If you take the law at it's meaning, anyone who owns a laptop, PC, smartphone, tv etc... Must pay regardless if they use it for watching tv on. It only has to be "capable of receiving live tv" which I think is the biggest con
     

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