Tape delay makes me not want to care about the Olympics again

It’s crazy that the Olympics is on tape delay by NBC again. Even though it’s in the same time zone, it’s still tape delayed. Money hungry NBC won’t give us the goods.

People on the East Coast have to wait an hour before they can watch it. West Coasters have to wait four hours. This is ridiculous but NBC wants their money. I just can’t stand watching sporting events on tape delay. There is no fun in that. Maybe that’s why my care for the Olympics has not been strong. It’s just hard to care about something when the results have already been revealed.

I might watch the opening ceremony still but it won’t be any surprise since I will have read all the tweets and screenshots of everything already.

Besides, the summer Olympics doesn’t fascinate me. Give me the winter Olympics and curling!

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NBC is doing you a favor by tape delaying the Olympics

NBC is doing you a favor by tape delaying the Olympics

This is probably one of the worst written things I’ve seen advocating for tape delay. Not only is NBC condensing out things from other countries and all the extras, but who actually enjoys watching sporting events later in the day when we already know what happens? Let me watching something live so I can see the result unfold instead of waiting five hours already knowing that USA won and for me to see how they won. Who wants tape delay like that?