Funny Pokemon Go Memes & Social Media Posts #PokemonGo

Funny Pokemon Go Memes & Social Media Posts #PokemonGo

Well, in case you missed it, Pokemon Go came out recently and people are loving it. Also, some people are acting like fools. I have seen some really stupid Pokemon Go stories all over the internet, so I thought I would share some with you.
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Singing In The Shower: STORMp3 Shower MP3 Player #sponsored

May is for mamas giveaway hop #maymamasEat Play Rock

Welcome to the May Is For Mamas Giveaway Hop hosted by Cheap Is The New Classy. A ton of bloggers have come together to offer you the chance to win some great prized to give to mama, or to keep for yourself. ;) Eat Play Rock has a very cool prize for you today. ToiletTree is offering one lucky reader a STORMp3 Water Resistant mp3 player – great for the shower!
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What Sports Fans Need To Know Before Cutting The Cord

Cord Cutting Sports Fans: What You Need To Know Before Cutting The Cord

If you are a sports fan like I am, the last thing you want to hear is that you can’t watch your favorite team in action. Well, that’s the dilemma that I face weekly during football season when I cannot watch my beloved Carolina Panthers play. Why? Several months back we cut the cord and dropped our television provider to save money. I will be honest, the monthly bill for dish or cable (we have had both) was just ridiculously expensive and I did not feel the need to pay that anymore and my family and I are not alone in this thought. Cord cutting is becoming increasingly popular as more and more internet based streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video continue to grow.

So, What About Watching The Games With An Antenna?

However, for cord cutting sports fans, this creates a problem. Without a television provider, how do we watch our games? Sure, you could get a rooftop antenna and pick up your local stations, that might work. But, in my case, I live in an area where my local Fox affiliate is unattainable, even with a rooftop antenna. The tower is just too far away. True NFL fans know that Fox holds the rights to broadcast all Sunday games that involve NFC teams playing against one another and NFC teams playing at an AFC team’s home. Well guess what? The Carolina Panthers are an NFC team, which means that 90-95% of their games will be broadcast on Fox.

Cord Cutting Sports Fans Can Stream All The Games Online, Right?

Now, you ask, what about streaming the games online? Here’s the real kicker. CBS, which carries the AFC teams and AFC teams playing at an NFC team’s home, has decided to stream their games online, including all the playoff games that they carry. NBC, which carries the Sunday Night Football games during the regular season and two of the playoff games, also streams their games. Fox, on the other hand, has decided to be stingy and not stream their games, unless you have a subscription from a very limited list of cable providers, none of which are offered in our area. How uncool is that? C’mon, Fox! Get with it! Just add some advertising, stream the games, and make some extra cash off of us cord cutting sports fans like the rest of the networks!

What About Game Rewind?

The NFL Network does offer a streaming service called Game Rewind, which streams the game thirty minutes after its over, but that is after the game is OVER and someone has already called me and told me what happened. That would be like watching a movie after already knowing the ending. It just ruins everything.

Live Sports and the Plight of the Cord Cutting Sports Fan

Tell Me “It’s Just A Game,” One More Time…

I know that a lot of you will say “It’s just a game” or “You can watch all the other games, can’t you be happy with that?” None of the other games involve my favorite team, therefore I don’t give a hoot about them, and the next person that tells me it is just a game just might get to eat my fist. Tasty. I have been a football fan ever since I was able to crawl, and giving it up would be like giving up your favorite food or drink. I would be miserable. I know I helped make the decision to cut the cord, but I am going through football withdrawal right about now, and I would like some suggestions as to how to watch the games, legally, and at the time of their broadcast, without paying for television service. Can anyone help a cord cutting sports fan out?

Any Suggestions On How To Legally Stream Live Football For The Cord Cutting Sports Fans Out There?

Cord Cutting: A Comparison Of Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime

Cord Cutting: A Comparison of Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime

We cut the cord a while back. Several months ago actually. Our satellite bill was getting out of hand. We were paying somewhere around $120 a month for TV. That is insane. So, we cut it off cold turkey and then went without TV at all for several months. However, a couple of months ago we started getting antsy, jonesing for our TV fixes {hey, Castle and Vampire Diaries were back and we were missing out!} so, after a little internet research to see if we could come up with cheaper TV options, we decided to try out Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime.
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Little Speaker, Big Sound: The Aaron Tippin Mini Jukebox From Geekbox #ad @geekboxspeaker

Geekbox~

CompuGeeks' Aaron Tippin Geekbox Mini Jukebox | Eat Play Rock

Anyone who knows me knows full well that I love electronic equipment, and that I also love music. I love music so much that I listen to it almost everywhere I go. I just think it makes life much more exciting to have music involved in your daily activities. However, the household or car stereo aren’t very portable, and there are several times when I am not near either one during the day. I don’t always care for headphones either. I think they can sometimes be cumbersome and irritating. Therefore, when we got the opportunity to review the Geekbox by Compugeeks I was more than intrigued.

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Win A White Astro A40 Audio System ***OVER***

Astro A40 Audio System

Eat Play Rock has teamed up with Geeky Gamer Mom, Mom Blog Society and Girl Gone Digital to bring you an awesome giveaway sponsored by Astro Gaming. One lucky Eat Play Rock reader will win a White Astro A40 Audio System with a retail value of $250! Be sure to check out Geeky Gamer Mom’s Astro A40 Audio System Review to learn more about this awesome system.

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Music Listening Options Without Using Headphones

Headphones~

headphones

These days everyone likes to listen to their own mix of music and not listen to the radio. Sure, radio is still very popular, but the younger generation is becoming increasingly less and less dependent on radio stations for their music. It’s all about freedom of choice. Everyday you see more and more people jogging with headphones in their ears. But, what about when they get home? Do they still use those annoying headphones? That can be very rude to others around you, not to mention uncomfortable and dangerous to your hearing.

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Best Apps For Smart Phone Novices

Apps For Beginners ~

Best apps for those new to smart phones
 

When it comes to things technical – where phones are concerned at least – I am a relative novice. Instagram what? Check in who? Yeah, that’s me. So, I bet you can imagine why that might not be the best thing for someone who works in publicity for a living, right? I can work my way around a computer – at least I have the basics down pretty well anyway, but I was always that person that was pleased if a phone would save all my numbers, had a decent camera and had a QWERTY board. So, when I decided to up my game a little, I had no idea what I wanted, or what I should want in a phone.

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