A few years ago, I got cable and a Tivo with the idea that I would watch televised poker. That didn't happen. I now have a Tivo that can record 280 hours of video goodness and does so on a regular basis, and I never watch any of it. A little while ago, my electronic billing got screwed up, and I forgot to pay the cable bill for a couple of months. The cable got cut off, as they are wont to do when you don't pay them. I didn't notice for weeks. And yet I persisted in my delusion that I might someday watch some of the stuff I was recording. It never happened.
About two weeks ago, I decided enough was enough. I went on a last-minute recording binge and snarfed up a bunch of movies that I probably will watch someday. The last one was at 7 a.m. today. I just got off the phone with Comcast, and now my cable is no more. That's a hundred bucks a month I can stop flushing down the toilet.
Now I just need to finish telling the Tivo to never ever record anything again, and life will be good.