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Old 04-28-03, 07:25 PM
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bye bye www.gist.com

looks like wednesday will be the last day to use www.gist.com for getting tv/cable/satalite listings, I have been using them for the last 3-4 years
Old 04-28-03, 07:58 PM
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Wow, I've never even heard of this site before. Looks really useful.... too bad I just found out about it today.

Any other sites like it?
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Gist was always a weird site. It could be an absolute goldmine of information at times, but the clumsy interface and crawling pageloads made it seem like the whole site was being run from a 386 in some guy's basement. Oh well ... I'll miss it.

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From their site

Gist will continue to develop and sell its Electronic Program Guide software to global television service providers.
So it looks like it's less a 'going out of business' and more a 'lets focus on where we make money'.
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I never liked Gist. It was awkward and not that functional, and I was suprised that people would actually pay for TV listings, unless you are getting TV Guide.

For conveinence's sake, I use Yahoo or Myway's listings. They work, I can tag little favorites, and I stay informed.
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Yowwie, yahoo.com is much better for tv listings. Screw Gist.
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Gist wasn't bad...well it sorta was, but the cardinal sin was it was slow as hell.

I use Yahoo...easy enough.
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No more daily mailings of what Married with Children episodes I'm missing..
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I'm using myway, since it seems based on the old excite interface I'm used to-- where you can define grid favorites in red...
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I never heard of this site. I just use www.tvguide.com/listings.

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