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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,501
Posted By DSperber
Don Pardo has died...

Don Pardo has died (http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-don-pardo-20140819-story.html). He was 96.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 459,334
Posted By DSperber
I can't guarantee that this will address your...

I can't guarantee that this will address your problem, or that it will actually work to solve your problem when it occurs, but it might.

I had a problem with the Ceton tuners not being returned...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
Agreed about Tanisha. And Nick is really one...

Agreed about Tanisha.

And Nick is really one of the best and strongest male dancers to be discovered by this show. He's simply terrific.


Allison was MORE than glorious!

All around, this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9,091
Views: 933,249
Posted By DSperber
Same problem with TitanTV, online TV listings. ...

Same problem with TitanTV, online TV listings.

They, too, have already replaced my TWC Hollywood/Westchester channel lineup with the new one, based on the originally announced TWC schedule. This...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
I think my LEAST favorite number this week was...

I think my LEAST favorite number this week was Zack and Makenzie, choreographed disappointingly by Spencer Liff. This was probably the BEST MJ song of the night to dance to, and it was a complete...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-12-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,412
Posted By DSperber
I think Mickey put a tape cassette (which I think...

I think Mickey put a tape cassette (which I think he'd been hiding inside a VHS tape cassette sleeve) in an envelope and folded it up. I'm guessing it was a "confession" tape, spilling the beans...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-11-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,412
Posted By DSperber
Well, like Carmela Soprano she must have some...

Well, like Carmela Soprano she must have some idea of what her husband does. When she had the run-in with the Trousdale neighbor women she threatened to "call my husband on you" just like a child...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
I believe I heard that as well. And Jenna...

I believe I heard that as well.

And Jenna Dewan Tatum is going to be the guest judge this week.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,412
Posted By DSperber
There was more information provided to us......

There was more information provided to us... namely the game of "dirty Scrabble" they were obviously playing along with the drinking for everybody, to get in the mood.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-09-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
Nigel misspoke when he said Ricky reminds him of...

Nigel misspoke when he said Ricky reminds him of The Hobbit.

He really meant Harry Potter (grown up).

http://imageshack.com/a/img537/8360/QDjwO9.jpg


...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
As good as Ricky is as a dancer, I find his...

As good as Ricky is as a dancer, I find his personality and Joker-wide smile off-putting. And Rudy almost seems deranged.

Still without picking my "favorite" yet, I think this is a very very...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 64,454
Posted By DSperber
I've been up north visiting friends in Healdsburg...

I've been up north visiting friends in Healdsburg for the week. Reduced water levels all around, disappeared swimming beaches, etc., are frightening.


We watched the six episodes last night and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 459,334
Posted By DSperber
Is everything on the same side of your...

Is everything on the same side of your one-and-only router?

Or do you have multiple routers in your setup?
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-23-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By DSperber
This demonstrates named-quote in dark-them...

This demonstrates named-quote in dark-them Firefox, which continues to work properly.


However this demonstrates unnamed-quote, which still fails.


Here is what your original post looks like...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-23-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17,934
Views: 1,418,035
Posted By DSperber
I don't understand this thinking. If you do a TV...

I don't understand this thinking. If you do a TV calibration, wouldn't you want it to go through exactly the same video device chain and settings that you will eventually WATCH through? Why would...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-18-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17,934
Views: 1,418,035
Posted By DSperber
What do you mean "regular TV works fine with...

What do you mean "regular TV works fine with audio"?

Do you mean using a second HDMI input to your AVR, fed from the HDMI output from cable/satellite DVR/STB? And then you have an HDMI output...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-18-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17,934
Views: 1,418,035
Posted By DSperber
Because your TV is set to display what it gets...

Because your TV is set to display what it gets from HDMI-1 output of the Oppo, which you said you're feeding to the TV directly from the Oppo (not going through the AVR)... and not from an HDMI...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By DSperber
Updated TV schedule on ESPN for Big One and Main...

Updated TV schedule on ESPN for Big One and Main Event.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/912/6af5b9.jpg
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,501
Posted By DSperber
Noel Wells, John Milhiser & Nasim Pedrad Out At...

Noel Wells, John Milhiser & Nasim Pedrad Out At 'Saturday Night Live' (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/noel-wells-john-milhiser-saturday-night-live_n_5589429.html?cps=gravity)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-15-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9,091
Views: 933,249
Posted By DSperber
Not true any longer. That's what SDV is...

Not true any longer.

That's what SDV is designed to solve, although it does require a Tuning Adapter. The premise is that a channel you want to tune to is "requested", and only that channel is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26,956
Views: 3,149,674
Posted By DSperber
Onkyo TX-626? You're right, looks like the QDEO...

Onkyo TX-626? You're right, looks like the QDEO chip is there, and video upconversion is also there. And of course there are external HDMI inputs into any AVR.

But the one thing more that the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26,956
Views: 3,149,674
Posted By DSperber
Can't understand why (for me) THE MOST IMPORTANT...

Can't understand why (for me) THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURE of the 103 continues to go unmentioned, until I mention it...

Two external HDMI inputs, for feeding your cable/satellite HDTV service...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9,091
Views: 933,249
Posted By DSperber
In my experience, both speeds are about 5-10%...

In my experience, both speeds are about 5-10% above what they are rated, and have really always been that way for quite a while. This is nothing new with MAXX but to be honest I'm surprised they...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
I'm in LA myself, so I share the same 3-hour...

I'm in LA myself, so I share the same 3-hour delay as you do in San Diego.

I didn't mean I watch it "truly live". I meant the first time I just watch it off of my DVR recording (could be days...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-15-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,779
Posted By DSperber
I watch the show the first time as if I'm at a...

I watch the show the first time as if I'm at a show, just to enjoy it while it's happening. Only rarely will I replay a performance, if it's really special. Later in the week I'll spend serious...
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