By Mike Steffanos
Sorry to all of you out there, like me, who have been frozen out of watching the Mets on TV tonight. Apparently, that e-mail that a Cablevision customer posted to my site was indeed premature, and customers that tuned to channel 60 were not rewarded with what had been promised. The word now is that eternally annoying we're working on it.
I'd still trade places with you in a heartbeat, because Adelphia, my cable provider, isn't even working on it. They are in bankruptcy, supposedly to be sold to Comcast and Time Warner. This would work in my favor in the long run, but you keep hearing different things about when this sale will got through. In the meantime, no Mets. Like many of you, I am in Met limbo. They always seem to find a way to take the game a little further away from the fans, don't they?
If SNY comes to an agreement with DirecTV, I can look into becoming a subscriber. Complicating this somewhat is the fact that Lisa wants to move out of the house we are renting (I'm sick of it, too) and buy a condo. Since I know nothing about satellite, I'll have to look into how hard it is to move with it -- and what happens if I wind up living somewhere without reception.
For the time being, I'm just going to curl up into a fetal position and whimper a little. I feel like the nerdy kid that's the only one in his neighborhood not invited to the cool party. Curse you, Fred Wilpon! Choke on your money.
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