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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-28-2016, 04:24 PM
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Posted By veedon
Too much football in prime time. I think I lost...

Too much football in prime time. I think I lost interest back when MNF had that theme song featuring Hank, Jr., best known for encouraging drunkenness and obnoxiousness. (And for having far less...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-28-2016, 11:07 AM
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Views: 391,473
Posted By veedon
Norwegian wood, isn't it good? Firewood,...

Norwegian wood, isn't it good?

Firewood, train rides, knitting, and salmon fishing. It's real reality TV, from Norway, and now it's taking the world by storm.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-20-2016, 05:13 PM
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Posted By veedon
Old tricks or new, reality TV still relies on...

Old tricks or new, reality TV still relies on fools for its viewership.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-14-2016, 09:36 PM
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Posted By veedon
For the same reason that ice dancing is a sport...

For the same reason that ice dancing is a sport at the Winter Olympics. Because the world needs art, too, not just athleticism.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-14-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By veedon
Main Announcer: Let's turn to our color...

Main Announcer: Let's turn to our color commentator for some analysis.

Color Commentator: Thanks, Jim. The pools today are chartreuse, avocado, and emerald. Back to you, Jim.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-10-2016, 07:17 PM
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Posted By veedon
The varying explanations for the green water...

The varying explanations for the green water (algae blooms, improper chlorination, running out of chemicals, etc.) don't inspire much confidence. Why can't the athletes get together and demand that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-09-2016, 07:02 PM
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Posted By veedon
WGN will be an independent station again soon. If...

WGN will be an independent station again soon. If this is what they fill their airtime with nowadays, their future does not look bright.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2016, 08:31 PM
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Posted By veedon
Barbecuing, or just grilling? There's a...

Barbecuing, or just grilling? There's a difference, you know (at least 'round these parts). True 'cue is low and slow.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-07-2016, 01:15 PM
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Posted By veedon
A revived Gong Show would be fabulous. They could...

A revived Gong Show would be fabulous. They could do an American Idol-style companion series to select the new Unknown Comic. And a dance competition for the new Dancing Machine.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-07-2016, 08:49 AM
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Posted By veedon
Why waste money producing dramas to be shown...

Why waste money producing dramas to be shown during the summertime, when viewership is low?
Game shows sound like perfect cheap entertainment for the summer. Summer is the time for fluff.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-06-2016, 04:38 PM
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Views: 1,703
Posted By veedon
Maybe all Arrieta needed was a change of...

Maybe all Arrieta needed was a change of uniforms. The Cubs and the Athletics were wearing some snazzy throwback uniforms.

http://m.mlb.com/video/topic/8878538/v1017779083?cid=chc
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-06-2016, 08:10 AM
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Posted By veedon
So, what should they bring next? High Rollers?...

So, what should they bring next? High Rollers? Tattletales? The Gong Show?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-06-2016, 07:59 AM
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Posted By veedon
And if you've ever had to deal with an...

And if you've ever had to deal with an exacerbated mom, you know how exasperating that can be!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2016, 05:46 PM
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Posted By veedon
The article that I posted a link to in a previous...

The article that I posted a link to in a previous message stated that with ATSC 3.0, a single RF channel could carry multiplexed programming that amounts to a "skinny bundle" of channels. If the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-04-2016, 07:17 PM
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Posted By veedon
And that probably means that your porch has never...

And that probably means that your porch has never held a mayonnaise jar for Carnac the Magnificent.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-04-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By veedon
The quibblers are pretending that they don't know...

The quibblers are pretending that they don't know that you meant

"The IOC just had to have [these Olympics be] the first Olympics in South America."

Perhaps the quibblers have never heard that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2016, 08:02 PM
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Posted By veedon
There are some theories about why crime was so...

There are some theories about why crime was so prevalent in past decades. One is that it was the effect of years of lead poisoning. (If children are exposed to lead paint, it can cause behavioral...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2016, 07:23 PM
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Posted By veedon
Whenever I hear Phil Collins' "In the Air...

Whenever I hear Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight", I can't help thinking of those old Michelob ads.

But man, looking at that playlist --- were REO Speedwagon and Rod Stewart really that popular?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2016, 07:37 PM
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Posted By veedon
Greece has its own economic problems, some self...

Greece has its own economic problems, some self inflicted and others brought on by other nations.
And the U.S. needs to shape up, too, before hosting an Olympics. There is no excuse for permitting...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2016, 07:23 PM
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Posted By veedon
I don't think having the Olympics in a poor...

I don't think having the Olympics in a poor nation such as Brazil helps the poor at all.
It would be better to hold the Games in a wealthier nation and then find some way to collect donations for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2016, 06:25 PM
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Posted By veedon
Because the two states are so much alike? That's...

Because the two states are so much alike? That's a joke, son. (said in my best Foghorn Leghorn voice)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2016, 04:58 PM
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Posted By veedon
So you're saying that Arizona always has "prime...

So you're saying that Arizona always has "prime time" from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Arizona time?
Is that true? Most of Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time. So that means that during the summer,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2016, 05:49 PM
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Posted By veedon
I don't use a DVR, and I have a hard time...

I don't use a DVR, and I have a hard time remembering to watch episodes on a schedule, so I prefer stories that wrap up in just one or two episodes. I like Captain Janeway of Voyager because she has...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2016, 05:38 PM
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Posted By veedon
An article with some speculation on how improved...

An article with some speculation on how improved MPEG-2 encoders might be used to keep ATSC 1.0 going while ATSC 3.0 is being ramped up. I'm not sure that there will be as much channel sharing as...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-30-2016, 10:07 AM
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Posted By veedon
The OTA diginet H&I (Heroes and Icons) is now...

The OTA diginet H&I (Heroes and Icons) is now showing episodes of all five of the live-action series. "Voyager" is my favorite.
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