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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-27-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By DrDon
No. In other words, "I don't support OTA, which...

No. In other words, "I don't support OTA, which gets its money from advertising." My point with the quotes are that many of the same people who cry about the lack of OTA sports are the very same...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By DrDon
Some paraphrased quotes I see frequently: "I...

Some paraphrased quotes I see frequently:

"I don't watch anything on OTA. Too many commercials. I get all my shows commercial-free from Netflix!"
"I don't watch anything live on OTA. I use my DVR...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By DrDon
The broadcast format never changes. A station...

The broadcast format never changes. A station broadcasting a digital stream of 720p maintains that format regardless of the source material. If the encoder had to change formats to match a 480i...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By DrDon
Yeah, that ought to do it.

Yeah, that ought to do it.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-24-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By DrDon
Please be specific with your questions. Generic...

Please be specific with your questions. Generic "help me" topic titles don't attract many views. See my edit.

You might also consider visiting our HTPC area...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
Ok, the cord-cutting discussion probably needs to...

Ok, the cord-cutting discussion probably needs to go back to one of the cord-cutting threads. It tends to take on a life of its own and has done so before in HOTP.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 767
Posted By DrDon
Bickering removed.

Bickering removed.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
Maybe you should buy a new radio.. one made in...

Maybe you should buy a new radio.. one made in this millennium :D. CBS stations all have a policy of announcing songs, especially new or otherwise unfamiliar tunes. I mean, saying, "That's 'All About...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 147,998
Posted By DrDon
bickering removed.

bickering removed.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,855
Posted By DrDon
Oh, sorry. Didn't know you wanted it. My bad. :D

Oh, sorry. Didn't know you wanted it. My bad. :D
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
We used to grab a clip of him doing highlights,...

We used to grab a clip of him doing highlights, which was usually completely unintelligible, and give a prize to the listener who could best translate what he'd said. We judged on creativity, not...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
The problem with feedback is you never get much...

The problem with feedback is you never get much from people who are happy with something. The most feedback comes from those who aren't. And there's always people who aren't. So, if you went strictly...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18,408
Views: 2,105,445
Posted By DrDon
If you haven't noticed, this is a Verizon FiOS...

If you haven't noticed, this is a Verizon FiOS thread. You're welcome to discuss the service, even be technically critical of it. But out-and-out bashing and thread derailing won't be permitted.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-15-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
Enough with the phone talk, please.

Enough with the phone talk, please.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-13-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By DrDon
Ask your cable company. Any addressable receiver...

Ask your cable company. Any addressable receiver they're going to have to authorize, anyway. Might as well take the model numbers from the thrift shop, call the cable company and ask them.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By DrDon
Please keep topic titles specific. See my edit.

Please keep topic titles specific. See my edit.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-12-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
Political comments, posts quoting those comments,...

Political comments, posts quoting those comments, posts expounding or commenting on those political posts and other off-topic posts removed.

You're welcome to talk about the PQ of a news network....
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By DrDon
I'm just assuming you're running the latest...

I'm just assuming you're running the latest firmware in all of your Sony televisions. I only say this because I bought three at a going-out-of-business for dirt because the internal tuners weren't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By DrDon
I'll lock this one, then.

I'll lock this one, then.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
I don't know about lesbian overtones, but I...

I don't know about lesbian overtones, but I certainly got a threesome overtone from that.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By DrDon
Please read the sticky threads before posting....

Please read the sticky threads before posting. Especially the ones that say "read before posting." :D A location is required in the title of all antenna help threads and TVFool link in the first...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 235
Posted By DrDon
Please read the sticky threads before posting....

Please read the sticky threads before posting. Especially the ones that say "read before posting." :D A location is required in the title of all antenna help threads and TVFool link in the first...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
I went ahead and edited the quote as an example.

I went ahead and edited the quote as an example.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 98,770
Views: 8,859,747
Posted By DrDon
Might start posting that info in the forum...

Might start posting that info in the forum operations center. That's where the IT team looks for issues.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11,908
Views: 1,182,819
Posted By DrDon
I'd still start with a fresh run of cable with...

I'd still start with a fresh run of cable with nothing in the line. And pick one antenna or the other, not both. Combining can introduce even more multipath. But, yeah, I'm guessing that building or...
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