[mythtv-users] Mythtv and Choice Hotels

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Dec 31 01:11:01 UTC 2008


On Dec 30, 2008, at 4:02 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:

> Brian Wood wrote:
>> Anyway, I have discovered that the smaller "Mom and Pop" places,  
>> often along
>> the Interstates, have very few problems. The larger, more expensive  
>> "Big
>> Name" hotels are where I have problems.
>>
>> Partly this is because the major hotels charge for internet access,  
>> so for
>> every packet you want to pass, the system has to check if you have  
>> paid, if
>> it's time for you to pay again, etc.
>
> And isn't it interesting how Motel 6 gives you free local phone calls
> and (in places so equipped) free wireless Internet, whereas expensive
> hotels expect you to pay extra for those services?  You'd think it  
> would
> be the other way around.

When you're bargain hunting, you stay at places like Motel 6. When you  
aren't concerned with the bill, you stay at an expensive place and pay  
for all the extras. That wasn't hard, was it?



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