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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By DrDon
I won't, but you should ask in the local forum....

I won't, but you should ask in the local forum. If there was a big issue with 5.1 audio on any popular cable channel nationwide, we'd most likely already have a thread going.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By DrDon
Moved to TV forum.

Moved to TV forum.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,365
Posted By DrDon
Then don't take the bait. WRONG: "I demand...

Then don't take the bait.

WRONG: "I demand you prove your point with a link. I don't think you know what you're talking about!!"

RIGHT: I'd really like to see a link, please.

The first one...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
You mean you haven't seen the characters driving...

You mean you haven't seen the characters driving Chevrolets in Chevy-sponsored programs? TNT's very good at this. Wasn't a coincidence that Brenda Lee Johnson's favorite candy on "The Closer"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,365
Posted By DrDon
More bickering removed. Thread bans issued. ...

More bickering removed. Thread bans issued.

Here's a handy tip. If you address another member directly in a post and it's not a compliment, you're probably on thin ice.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By DrDon
Please keep topic titles specific.

Please keep topic titles specific.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
A lot of shows can pick up over a million...

A lot of shows can pick up over a million additional viewers in Live + 3 and Live + 7 viewing, so it's not "essentially the same." In an industry that sells ads in terms of cost-per-thousands, those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,365
Posted By DrDon
Unless it collapses completely, I'll leave that...

Unless it collapses completely, I'll leave that up to the thread starter.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,365
Posted By DrDon
More off-topic posts removed. Bickering removed....

More off-topic posts removed. Bickering removed. Attacks removed. Political discussions removed. A LOT of infractions have been issued. A number of posts have been edited to remove snide comments...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
Which is why shows that get a lot of watercooler...

Which is why shows that get a lot of watercooler buzz are more attractive to advertisers. You get shows such as "The Walking Dead" and it's hard to avoid hearing spoilers, so you try to catch up...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By DrDon
Wrong section. You want the Displays area.

Wrong section. You want the Displays area.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,365
Posted By DrDon
Uhm.. don't see a lot of talk about the topic...

Uhm.. don't see a lot of talk about the topic these past few posts. Let's see if we can get back on track. Thanks.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-17-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,064
Views: 176,443
Posted By DrDon
Off-topic posts removed.

Off-topic posts removed.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By DrDon
Try the Displays section. As it says in the...

Try the Displays section. As it says in the sticky notes, this is not the section for television set discussions....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By DrDon
Please read the sticky notes before posting:...

Please read the sticky notes before posting: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1409080-note-put-your-location-title-all-antenna-threads-tvfool-info-1st-post.html
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,064
Views: 176,443
Posted By DrDon
For-sale items go in AVS Classifieds only.

For-sale items go in AVS Classifieds only.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,173
Posted By DrDon
Some posts have been removed. Discuss the...

Some posts have been removed.

Discuss the topic and not each other. Thanks.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
Of all the new fall shows the networks have...

Of all the new fall shows the networks have screened for us, this is the one I can't wait to see more of. It's like "The Paper Chase" on steroids.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By DrDon
Moved to proper section. See the sticky notes at...

Moved to proper section. See the sticky notes at the top of each section before blindly posting. It'll only help you get a faster response.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 667
Posted By DrDon
Have you tried bribery? Sounds silly, but the...

Have you tried bribery? Sounds silly, but the cable company probably has the feed shut off at the curb or pole, anyway. A six-pack or a gift card plus an explanation to a random tech down the street...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 21,887
Posted By DrDon
Been there, tried that. Too much multipath for a...

Been there, tried that. Too much multipath for a GOOD antenna, let alone a paperclip.

But, as I've said, it's all moot, now.

Aereo claims they want to pay carriage fees. Not sure they'll be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 21,887
Posted By DrDon
I think you'd be hard pressed to find a single...

I think you'd be hard pressed to find a single location where a tiny antenna got a solid lock on all of the major affiliates, here. The multipath from Town Center creates a mess in the area bordered...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 21,887
Posted By DrDon
And there's the answer. "Close enough" to one...

And there's the answer. "Close enough" to one transmitter might not be close enough to another. In any event, one dime-sized antenna isn't going to work by itself in a practical location for Aereo's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
Ok, back to the topic.

Ok, back to the topic.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 95,733
Views: 8,494,427
Posted By DrDon
w/r/t "retro skin." I can't recall the time and...

w/r/t "retro skin." I can't recall the time and place of the conversation I had nor with which admin I had it, but a huge percentage of AVS members use the retro skin. Was one of the biggest issues...
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