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Event Coverage Barrett-Jackson Coverage SUCKS 2014

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by The37Kid, Jan 18, 2014.

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  1. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,175


    How can corporate America screw up sonething like the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale coverage? The Hagerty Fantasy Bid signup must have been turned over to the same asshats that designed the obamacare website. Used to be a fun event to watch. But I can't even find the channel that covers it in 2014. Bob :mad:
  2. Forget it and spend your time in the shop or on the hamb,,I would ge tired of looking at Corvettes,cameros and Minters T birds. :rolleyes: HRP
  3. Leakie
    Joined: Nov 10, 2010
    Posts: 264


    Agreed. They have it on at least 4 different networks that I have found. Fox, Fox Sport 1, Fox Business Network and tonight it is on the National Geographic Channel. You are right, WTF? Bring back the Speed Channel.
    Even Mecum auctions are on a couple of different networks, as you said a bunch of asshats indeed.
  4. papastoyss
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
    Posts: 195


    I really don't care for the amt. of time spent on things other than the cars sold, who cares what some Twitter jockey has to say about a past sale? It's good to see that some people still have the means to buy whatever they want even at 2or3 times what it is worth. It's amusing to hear the commentors bad mouth modified cars while an original is being sold, then they are quiet when a really nice build goes for big bucks.

  5. woodiewagon46
    Joined: Mar 14, 2013
    Posts: 1,897

    from New York

    Once the Speed Channel went to sports, Barrett Jackson was out. The Velocity channel has Mecum, Auctions America and RM Auctions so they aren't going to piss them off and bring in Barrett. Barrett Jackson must be loosing a ton of TV money!
  6. motoandy
    Joined: Sep 19, 2007
    Posts: 3,327

    from MB, SC

    Every now and then you can catch a "highlights" show about an hour that shows some of the top cars/ prices. DVR it, fast forward through the commercials and you can see it all in about 42 minutes. Leaves plenty of time for hotrods, family and some beer drinking.
  7. arnolddyer
    Joined: Oct 3, 2009
    Posts: 64


    When I watched it I would record it. Then, I could blow past the commercials and the lame comments they'd make.
  8. Leakie
    Joined: Nov 10, 2010
    Posts: 264


    Mecum is no longer on Velocity, it is on Esquire and some other network that I don't get.
  9. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,636


    high rollers buying a pile of overpriced muscle cars! cool if it's your liking....
  10. Yeah,you really put it mildly,,I watched the last 3 hours of it last night,,,one hour of sale,two hours of BS,,Just as a 51 custom Merc came to the block,they switched to the BS..never found out what the Merc went for..
  11. Speed~On
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 1,385


    Barret Jackson coverage
    You are in CT, here is the Eastern time zone:
    FOX (your local FOX channel) 3:00 PM - 5:00PM
    National Geographic Channel 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

    Yes, you have to flip to differant channels as you watch, 5 different channels in's obsurd!! Fox Sports 2, Fox Business, Fox Sports 1, FOX, Nat. Geo.

    I am doing as the others have stated. I DVR'd all of it. This morning I watched about 8 hours of coverage in less than 2 hours. A LOT of commercials to FF through.
  12. KStewart
    Joined: Dec 17, 2009
    Posts: 46


    The Speed Channel is not on anymore why? I ask Comcast about it and got no answer. Said later it was corporate:confused: Money I guess. They car less what we think or like. Anyone else out there get it? I know several that has taken there cars there Barrett Jackson and lost there ass big time. Better have very deep pockets and taking a big loss is ok.
  13. I'm watching mecum on velocity right now.:rolleyes:
  14. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    they only carry reruns...not the Live ones.
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  15. USA Tires Sign Joe
    Joined: Aug 13, 2006
    Posts: 1,072

    USA Tires Sign Joe
    from Western NJ

    It is played out, just my opinion....
  16. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,151


    [​IMG] BJ jumped the shark long ago.
  17. teejay99
    Joined: Sep 26, 2009
    Posts: 356


    Here in Ontario ( atleast where I am ) it's on Speed Channel .

    I didn't see the first of 3 '57 T-birds go through but it grabbed $300,000 while the other two were $60-70K range ....did someone important get laid in the first one ? :p
  18. henryj1951
    Joined: Sep 23, 2012
    Posts: 2,304

    from USA

  19. Stroker McGurk
    Joined: Feb 17, 2012
    Posts: 291

    Stroker McGurk
    from Canada

    Yeah...for some reason Speed is still on here. Have been waiting for it to disappear, but it didnt. The BJ coverage isnt what it used to be. You know its going downhill when they feel they have to parade on some clueless young lady to help announce.
  20. Gman0046
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 6,260


    Turned it on today and can't believe how high the prices are. The average rodder can't even relate to prices up to and over 400K. Saw Rick Hendricks spend over 800K for three cars. I'm done with BJ.
  21. Forget it and spend your time in the shop or on the hamb,,I would ge tired of looking at Corvettes,cameros and Minters T birds. :rolleyes: HRP

  22. afaulk
    Joined: Jul 20, 2011
    Posts: 1,191


    Sounds like a bunch of old women bitching..............
  23. 55chevy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2006
    Posts: 282


    There's a 70 Coronet Plum Crazy convertible locally for $28k, owner passed away, 26k miles, looks nice, they say "This car sold at Barrett Jackson in 2006 for 61,000.00" R/T clone, go figure, a fool and his money are soon parted.
  24. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792


    People STILL watch this shit?
  25. hotrodladycrusr
    Joined: Sep 20, 2002
    Posts: 20,763


    I [​IMG] Steve Magnante and could listen to him talk about cars all night long.:D
  26. patterpillar
    Joined: Jun 16, 2013
    Posts: 83

    from Montana

    I'd watch, but it would interferes with telling them damn kids to stay off my lawn!
  27. 68vette
    Joined: Jul 28, 2009
    Posts: 306


    Fox has never been known to be an A,B. or C grade station in my book.
  28. mashed
    Joined: Oct 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,474

    from 4077th

    What she said.
  29. mammyjammer
    Joined: May 23, 2009
    Posts: 505

    from Area 51

    I figured Fox would mess up the Speed Channel, but I didn't think they would ruin it.Also hard to imagine they would backslide the BJ a coverage to the point it is worse than it ever.
  30. 66tintop
    Joined: Nov 7, 2012
    Posts: 450

    from Canada

    What's the head clown with the sunglasses on all the time, used to be fun to watch years ago , way overpriced show cars , way to many days and nights on tv and lastly it puts me into a snoooooor fest! I hate it , did I say I HATE it !
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