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Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 1,838
Posted By slowbiscuit
Must have been during pre-race then, my recording...

Must have been during pre-race then, my recording started at 2pm and there was nothing on Fox5 saying why they weren't showing the race. Really dumb.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 1,838
Posted By slowbiscuit
Wow, also not surprised to see this but it's a...

Wow, also not surprised to see this but it's a huge blow to NASCAR - Jr was the link to the past that a lot of old-school fans kept close. And of course the most popular driver by far for a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-25-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 89,124
Posted By slowbiscuit
AMZ is being scammed on these, not us. Look...

AMZ is being scammed on these, not us.

Look I get what everyone is saying about the deals being to good to be true and these are scams yada yada yada, but the point here is that you can take...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-25-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 89,124
Posted By slowbiscuit
Because it's an easy way to get free stuff with...

Because it's an easy way to get free stuff with minimal hassle? AMZ is the one on the hook for this, who cares about the scammers. Scammers gonna scam, but it won't be you. AMZ has to fix their...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-25-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 89,124
Posted By slowbiscuit
And then you file an A-to-Z claim with AMZ and...

And then you file an A-to-Z claim with AMZ and get your money back, plus the item. Very little risk here other than potentially not getting the item, AMZ is the one eating this.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-23-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 27,950
Posted By slowbiscuit
Sadly I think this version of TG, while better...

Sadly I think this version of TG, while better than last year, is severely lacking overall compared to the old boys doing it. I wonder how the ratings in the UK have gone.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-23-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 1,838
Posted By slowbiscuit
Stupid Fox affiliate here didn't even bother...

Stupid Fox affiliate here didn't even bother running a crawl line about the race getting canceled, they just started showing paid commercial segments. I was like wtf for a few minutes when I started...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-23-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 16,314
Posted By slowbiscuit
Can't stand Ecclestone but agree with these...

Can't stand Ecclestone but agree with these comments from him:

He said he still sees room for possible improvements, saying: “I think we ought to get rid of a lot of the silly regulations that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-22-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 290
Posted By slowbiscuit
It was lousy for everyone except the hardcore...

It was lousy for everyone except the hardcore fans. A few good conspiracy eps and a bunch of crap.

Won't stick around for this junk in S2, especially given Duchovny sleepwalking through most of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-18-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 8,434
Posted By slowbiscuit
What is this thing you call hockey? (says...

What is this thing you call hockey?

(says the sports fan in the town that lost 3, yes 3 of these teams - Flames, Knights and Thrashers)
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-18-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,756
Posted By slowbiscuit
But that wasn't the premise of this show, and as...

But that wasn't the premise of this show, and as you can see from the comments here few of us want to see a West Wing remake.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-18-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,103
Views: 768,118
Posted By slowbiscuit
If you ignore cheap lifetime Tivo Roamio OTAs...

If you ignore cheap lifetime Tivo Roamio OTAs that can have Cablecard brackets added to them, sure. And you could always go the PC route with an HD Homerun and WMC.

You have options on Comcast,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-15-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15,844
Views: 555,411
Posted By slowbiscuit
Seriously? I mean c'mon, there's TONS of folks...

Seriously? I mean c'mon, there's TONS of folks that don't care about sports and don't want to pay for them.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-15-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 1,838
Posted By slowbiscuit
Nice thing about quick mode on Tivo is that you...

Nice thing about quick mode on Tivo is that you get sound at normal pitch, just sped up with the video. It's a great feature for long-running sports events.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-15-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,406
Posted By slowbiscuit
The show is very dark watching it on Prime, maybe...

The show is very dark watching it on Prime, maybe the 4K HDR makes it better (I don't have a 4K set).
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-15-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,756
Posted By slowbiscuit
Have to agree with others, if the show is heading...

Have to agree with others, if the show is heading towards a mainly political focus a la the last two eps I won't be sticking around. Will definitely finish out the season though, just to see where...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-14-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15,844
Views: 555,411
Posted By slowbiscuit
Um, we went after the Germans because they kept...

Um, we went after the Germans because they kept sinking our ships. Not a lot of parallels there.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-14-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,245
Posted By slowbiscuit
Yep, as per my comment about it being run by rich...

Yep, as per my comment about it being run by rich stuffed shirts. You get what they think is worthy of the peons watching.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-14-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 1,838
Posted By slowbiscuit
I use quick mode on my Tivo, plays at something...

I use quick mode on my Tivo, plays at something like 2x normal speed. Helps with long green flag races like these 1 1/2 milers, which NASCAR has way too many of. Something like a quarter of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,620
Views: 766,228
Posted By slowbiscuit
No I have a Tivo w/card in Austell and no issues...

No I have a Tivo w/card in Austell and no issues here, sounds like you might have a signal level issue. Check your modem and see what it says.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 28,822
Posted By slowbiscuit
Same here, recreated the SP when others reported...

Same here, recreated the SP when others reported big problems with the show and the terrible Rovi guide data. It's been fine all season since then.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,245
Posted By slowbiscuit
Agree that there were more ads after the first...

Agree that there were more ads after the first hour than before.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-09-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,245
Posted By slowbiscuit
Yep, you can say what you want about how the...

Yep, you can say what you want about how the Masters is run by a bunch of rich stuffed shirts (and you'd be right) but you can't complain about the excellent quality of the broadcasts. Only wish...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-08-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15,844
Views: 555,411
Posted By slowbiscuit
Welcome to your new streaming future! Which is...

Welcome to your new streaming future! Which is exactly what they all want of course. And oh yeah, you'll get to pay the Comcasts of the world more money too when you blow past your data cap while...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-08-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11,785
Views: 461,370
Posted By slowbiscuit
Nah, he didn't miss anything. We're basically...

Nah, he didn't miss anything. We're basically back where we started other than the Kingdom finally getting off their asses to help. And oh yeah, Sasha dying after way too many flashbacks with...
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