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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
Except that they have "The Simpsons" on there,...

Except that they have "The Simpsons" on there, which has a drunken father who regularly strangled his son and seldom took an interest in the activities of his older daughter.

Also, as noted by...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,204
Posted By NetworkTV
I'd take a 50% cut in the amount of Sc-Fi out...

I'd take a 50% cut in the amount of Sc-Fi out there now if it meant more of it were better quality. In this case, more isn't necessarily better.

I'm not sure what the SciFi channel spends money on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,204
Posted By NetworkTV
Yes, but that was long before they became the...

Yes, but that was long before they became the NBC/Universal/Comcast/Owner of All Internet in the World Corporation. Things have changed a lot in 15 years.

I have considerably less faith in them...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,987
Posted By NetworkTV
A lot of companies have given up drug testing...

A lot of companies have given up drug testing since so many things can set it off. Most figure, as long as you come to work each day and do your job properly, they don't care what substances you take...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
Comcast and Time Warner.

Comcast and Time Warner.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
Except with the slow speed of mobile in...

Except with the slow speed of mobile in comparison (especially from AT&T with all their throttling), D* would be better off figuring out how to better integrate and properly price the satellite...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,054
Posted By NetworkTV
Boy, the guy who was walking down that beach has...

Boy, the guy who was walking down that beach has a really, really freaky long big toe on his right foot....
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 10,395
Posted By NetworkTV
I used to do it when my internet connection was a...

I used to do it when my internet connection was a bit more shady.

The problem was, sometimes the connection would barf in the middle of posting and I'd lose some big post, like a tutorial.

That...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm pretty sure AT&T needs D* more than D* needs...

I'm pretty sure AT&T needs D* more than D* needs AT&T.

D* is pretty much the only MSO that seldom has a net loss of subscribers quarter to quarter. In fact, they usually pick up subscribers that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By NetworkTV
...on the other hand, why would they team up when...

...on the other hand, why would they team up when they could just eat each other....

It's just silly to expect wild animals to put that much effort into hunting for food as if somehow they are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,808
Posted By NetworkTV
There are plenty of cases where the underpinnings...

There are plenty of cases where the underpinnings of a product are baked in, but the actual appearance can be customized by the buyer.

For example, the entire motor home industry is built around...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
It won't surprise me at all. I'm just hoping...

It won't surprise me at all.

I'm just hoping the Comcast/Time Warner debacle sheds a little more light on these kinds of mergers so they get a little more scrutiny. Further, I still have some hope...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,987
Posted By NetworkTV
No DVR, no sale. I don't watch live, I don't want...

No DVR, no sale. I don't watch live, I don't want unskippable commercials and I don't want to be at the mercy of when streaming content rolls off the list of available episodes. I want to be able to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
...but it will be the customers that get f***ed...

...but it will be the customers that get f***ed in this deal...

As a D* customer, I'm praying this won't pass regulatory approval.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
The problem is, any such program they institute...

The problem is, any such program they institute in that regard would likely be many times the cost to perform the task.

In all likelihood, it would be cheaper to simply give people with older...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
History might have been far different for the...

History might have been far different for the Space Shuttle Challenger if they hadn't had to scrub a previous launch attempt due to delays caused by a dead battery on a cordless drill.

That scrub...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
I thought exactly the same thing. The...

I thought exactly the same thing.

The updates are being paid for and created, why not share them? The people who are running XP still aren't going to upgrade unless they buy new computers, so why...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,987
Posted By NetworkTV
I think he really wanted to rescue the dog, so he...

I think he really wanted to rescue the dog, so he needed to step up for that...

The fact is, though, insane people often have this ability to compartmentalize their behavior, almost to the point...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-24-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By NetworkTV
Since you have to have certain Samsung SUHD TVs...

Since you have to have certain Samsung SUHD TVs (meaning not just any Samsung 4K set), I would assume you have to watch it via the app in the TV itself.


If both of those are true for you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,204
Posted By NetworkTV
The only was this show could compare positively...

The only was this show could compare positively with Firefly is if the entire cast of Firefly were composed of robots made out of potatoes with programming written by Brannon Braga.


Now, if...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
I always have the same reaction when people bring...

I always have the same reaction when people bring up the General Lee and the Dukes when this topic comes up. Clearly, those that are offended by the flag appearing on the roof of that car have never...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 76,959
Posted By NetworkTV
My issue has always been the ads. It was...

My issue has always been the ads.


It was especially bad during election season seeing ads for the same two candidates for governor here sniping back and forth like a pair of 3 year olds that...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 606,480
Posted By NetworkTV
I like to think they simply feel that I'm one...

I like to think they simply feel that I'm one Hell of a guy....


...in other words, they give me a bonus so I'm less likely to give them Hell.... ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-19-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,204
Posted By NetworkTV
Actually, the first season or two of Lost in...

Actually, the first season or two of Lost in Space wasn't nearly as campy as what came later. By the third season we had hippies and pixies and other hogwash that led up to talking vegetables....
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-19-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 364,273
Posted By NetworkTV
The Walking Thread, eh? Even that would be a...

The Walking Thread, eh?

Even that would be a better title for the spinoff than what they chose.
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