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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By DSperber
Realistically, unless you have some monster file...

Realistically, unless you have some monster file you need to download/upload from/to one single site once you establish the connection, or unless you're doing a speed test from Speedtest.net to prove...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-06-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By DSperber
I donated my old Netgear CMD31T to a friend in...

I donated my old Netgear CMD31T to a friend in Fountain Valley who had seen the MAXX upgrade on her October bill. It was a name change only (no rate change), with her "standard" being rebranded now...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Can't stop. I've been watching it for 40 years,...

Can't stop. I've been watching it for 40 years, ever since "The Not Ready For Prime Time Players".


Absolutely not. Straight faced response.


And what was that "funny" part?


Exactly...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Respectfully, I disagree. It might have been...

Respectfully, I disagree. It might have been marginally better than the earlier episodes from this season which were, of course, HORRIBLE, but "best episode in several years"?? I think not.

I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Just got back to LA from a 2-week family event,...

Just got back to LA from a 2-week family event, having noticed four days ago that I could no longer connect remotely to my PC. I imagined it might have finally been the MAXX upgrade, and they'd...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-27-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By DSperber
Slightly OT, but I saw a picture of Jessica...

Slightly OT, but I saw a picture of Jessica Simpson's new haircut today. Could not believe how much she looks like Claire Danes.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/901/eJWwUW.jpg...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-14-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Payment locations?? If the bill is mailed to...

Payment locations??

If the bill is mailed to your home, why not put a check in the enclosed pre-addressed envelope and put a stamp on it, and mail it back with your payment? Why travel to a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By DSperber
I thought it was terrific. Good to see McNulty...

I thought it was terrific. Good to see McNulty again.

Very enjoyable.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-10-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Yes, I deleted all of the cable channel scheduled...

Yes, I deleted all of the cable channel scheduled recordings before running the TV Setup back on Oct 1. I knew I'd have to recreate them all, specifying particular channel numbers rather than "HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-10-2014, 12:16 AM
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Posted By DSperber
Zap2it Guide data for the new "national" channel...

Zap2it Guide data for the new "national" channel lineup has not populated Windows Media Center GUIDE correctly for me (Hollywood, Time Warner Cable (upgrade, digital), ID: 164672091) since the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-01-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By DSperber
Ok. Happened tonight just after midnight. I...

Ok. Happened tonight just after midnight.

I first took screenshots of my series recordings, so that I could re-do them after re-running TV setup.

I then re-ran TV setup, and my first issue was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-30-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Well, I suppose late tonight's the night. I will...

Well, I suppose late tonight's the night. I will be paying close attention to whether or not I can still get to the old channel numbers via WMC, and when/if that changes.

As I've said before, I'm...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
Found another review on Screenrant...

Found another review on Screenrant (http://screenrant.com/saturday-night-live-season-40-chris-pratt-premiere/)...

(1) Last season’s breakout star, Kate McKinnon, was supposed to truly take over...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
Decided to see what the rest of the world...

Decided to see what the rest of the world thought, and I found this writeup from Hollywood Reporter (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/saturday-night-live-season-premiere-736185). It makes many...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
I have always liked this bit. It's kind of a...

I have always liked this bit. It's kind of a variation on "two girls who are no longer porn stars" (which I also like), but I still like it.

However last night I had a hard time understanding...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
OMG. WU truly painful. Cannot believe Pete...

OMG.

WU truly painful. Cannot believe Pete Davidson's "how much would it take to get you to go down on a guy" routine was probably the winner of the entire night's so-called entertainment. Very...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
I wouldn't normally post any comments until I...

I wouldn't normally post any comments until I watched the whole show. But I'm watching it right now, and 20 minutes have gone by without producing one single smile or chuckle.

Opening monologue...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9,435
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Posted By DSperber
My most recent letter from TWC a few weeks back...

My most recent letter from TWC a few weeks back advised that 10/1 is the date for me. That's probably next Tuesday overnight.

My series recordings (about 75!) are almost all for a specific...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,708
Posted By DSperber
Not one single comment on last night's show? ...

Not one single comment on last night's show?

I enjoyed it. Post-baby Christina might be scrambling to protect her job. Gwen's fun.

No real way to discuss the actual "singing talent" yet,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By DSperber
I haven't had a true TWC DVR for four years now....

I haven't had a true TWC DVR for four years now. I'm operating an HTPC based on Windows Media Center for my whole-home solution, with internal PCIe Ceton (cable) and internal PCIe Hauppauge (OTA)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By DSperber
When I used to have the Motorola DVR's with...

When I used to have the Motorola DVR's with I-Guide software, I never could figure out why the Guide design and re-boot software architecture didn't just restart from the last version of the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-21-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
Che's "farewell" on The Daily Show was simply...

Che's "farewell" on The Daily Show was simply awful. The guy is just not funny, and cannot deliver any lines. He's just NOT FUNNY!

Between him and Jost, WU is now truly in the crapper. I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-18-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,642
Posted By DSperber
Latest news for the new season... Darrell Hammond...

Latest news for the new season... Darrell Hammond to replace Don Pardo as announcer (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/18/darrell-hammond-replacing-don-pardo_n_5841888.html).
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 745,129
Posted By DSperber
Well, very few people actually have DVHS VCR's...

Well, very few people actually have DVHS VCR's these days (although I still have four of them, though they've gotten near-zero use ever since I went to HTPC for the whole-house). JVC stopped...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By DSperber
I don't have one, so I can't speak firsthand. ...

I don't have one, so I can't speak firsthand.

But throughout Motorola/Arris history the USB and network ports have been non-functional as implemented by US cable systems using the hardware.
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