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Hi guys,

Please, could someone answer me these two question..:-)

1 - In States....Please, what does it mean, if I come into the pawn shop in order to pawn some stuff and the owner of that shop tell me: "Sorry, I don't do pickups". Please does it mean, that he will not give me the money for the stuff that I want to pawn????

2 - Again something from the U.S culture..:-), please what is pay-per-view?? I checked the wiki for it and it seems that it is someting like a TV channel, which is not brodcasting all day...But I'm not sure. Please, does someone know, what it is?

thx in advance and nice weekend to all.

with regards

JCD
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JCDentonHi guys,

Please, could someone answer me these two question..:-)

1 - In States....Please, what does it mean, if I come into the pawn shop in order to pawn some stuff and the owner of that shop tell me: "Sorry, I don't do pickups". Please does it mean, that he will not give me the money for the stuff that I want to pawn????

2 - Again something from the U.S culture..:-), please what is pay-per-view?? I checked the wiki for it and it seems that it is someting like a TV channel, which is not brodcasting all day...But I'm not sure. Please, does someone know, what it is?

thx in advance and nice weekend to all.

with regards

JCD

Hotels and some TV cable systems have "pay per view" offerings, where what you watch (a special sporting event or a movie) is logged and you pay for it at the end of the stay or the month when the bill comes.

Pickups to me sounds like he won't come to your place to get the things you want to pawn, but I'm not sure that's the situation as you have described it.
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Hi JC,

I know nothing about pawn shops except from what I see on TV crime dramas, but "pay-per-view" is a way to watch movies on your television, but you have to pay an additional fee to watch it. They also do some sporting events on pay-per-view as well. If you're at a hotel and you watch a pay-per-view movie, it will be added to your hotel bill. If you do it at home, it will be added to your cable bill. Generally, you can watch a pay-per-view movie at any time. It's like having a video-rental store in your TV set.
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Many thanks to both of you, for your perfect explanations!!

That's exactly the reason why I like it here, really...Emotion: wink

with regards

JCD
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