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I don’t pay subscription fees to anyone. Well, other than to Blizzard for World of Warcraft. 24/7 entertainment is cheaply bought at $13 a month in my estimation. I don’t even subscribe to cable television. As a disabled person I have to survive on the pittance that SSDI gives me. The wife is also disabled, and the government refuses to pay her anything (we’re working on that) so it’s me and my fixed income against the world when it comes to keeping a roof over our heads.
As such, I have to be picky about what I pay for and how much. I wish I could pay for a lot of things. I hate advertising. I’d happily pay to not see or hear ads for things I will never be able to afford. Beds that sound great to sleep on. Meals delivered to my door. But watching/reading/listening to advertising means I don’t have to pay at point of consumption. Until the disabled, elderly and poor receive enough from the system we all live as a part of, this is the way it is going to be for the vast majority of the people caught in the system.
Generic feedback for anyone who wants me to pay for stuff. Give me a monthly stipend, and I could do that.