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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-12-2016, 10:15 PM
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Posted By mikey man
The AZO's at Amazon have been holding steady at...

The AZO's at Amazon have been holding steady at that $21.something price for quite a while. I keep them in my watch list in case of big price drop. I'm well stocked at this time.

The FFP, or...
Forum: Speakers   04-11-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,393
Posted By mikey man
Ahh, the Mach 1's. My first "high end" speaker...

Ahh, the Mach 1's. My first "high end" speaker purchase as a teenager.
Still got 'em. Had to retire them a few years ago due to failed woofer surrounds. They were rockin' my garage, and the not so...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2016, 10:10 PM
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Posted By mikey man
It's Comcast-ick!

It's Comcast-ick!
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-27-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By mikey man
Thanks for the heads up! Even though I...

Thanks for the heads up!

Even though I didn't really "need" these, I picked up 2 more spindles anyway.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2015, 02:22 AM
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Posted By mikey man
I love that line! :grin:

I love that line! :grin:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By mikey man
Yes! I have noticed this in all 3 SNL's this...

Yes!
I have noticed this in all 3 SNL's this season.
It was really bad last night, especially during the last musical performance.
Maybe check it out On Demand and see if the issue is there too....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-08-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By mikey man
Yeah, I got that "solicitation" from Comcast too....

Yeah, I got that "solicitation" from Comcast too.
And I don't appreciate the threat of "losing access to any of your existing HD channels" if I don't swap out my current set top boxes.

My HD...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
You have to sign up for the promo code emails. ...

You have to sign up for the promo code emails.
Real simple, click on the box in the top corner to sign up for emails.
Each day they send you an email with your personal promo code. Most are one day...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-09-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
Cheap Verbatim DVD-R that are NOT AZO at Frys: ...

Cheap Verbatim DVD-R that are NOT AZO at Frys:

http://www.frys.com/product/8496178

This non-spindle 100 pack is on sale at Frys for $11.99 with a promo code.
I picked one up back in July,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By mikey man
Hopefully, they're giving you a credit for the...

Hopefully, they're giving you a credit for the loss in service.
If not, pitch a bitch and get some money back.
Hitting Comcast in the wallet is the best way to get results.

More & more wireless...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-28-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By mikey man
Have you tried to record direct from cable to...

Have you tried to record direct from cable to your Pioneer?
Eliminate the LG, use the Pioneer's tuner and try a sample recording to DVD.
If the Pioneer records, then the issue was with the LG.
I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-26-2015, 09:42 PM
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Posted By mikey man
I've had issues like that during bad weather....

I've had issues like that during bad weather. Only certain channels/frequencies were affected, most others were fine.
Could be a bad cable, or cable end, or splitter causing poor signal. Let the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-17-2015, 11:51 PM
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Views: 1,329,489
Posted By mikey man
I've been having trouble receiving WBBM lately,...

I've been having trouble receiving WBBM lately, too. (located in Alsip)
This is happening on my garage TV, which has it's own outside roof antenna. Never had a problem with channel 2.1 until about a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
These are the good AZO Verbatim DVD-R for $16.18 ...

These are the good AZO Verbatim DVD-R for $16.18

Couldn't pass up picking up another spindle.

http://www.amazon.com/Verbatim-Branded-Recordable-100-Disc-95102/dp/B0009YJXMI/ref=pd_ybh_7


...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 02:06 AM
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Views: 1,329,489
Posted By mikey man
Wow! Just flipped on TheCoolTV on Comcast 392 and...

Wow! Just flipped on TheCoolTV on Comcast 392 and there's an awesome runway show of hot models in bikinis and lingerie.

The guide still lists "music videos", but definitely a fashion show.

T &...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11,246
Views: 1,313,296
Posted By mikey man
[possibility of getting an 'initial' CableCard at...

[possibility of getting an 'initial' CableCard at no extra fee, since I was considering adding a Tivo to the mix in the future.]

Make sure to read the fine print about CableCard.

I have an old...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-09-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mikey man
Well, washing the RAM disc didn't really help in...

Well, washing the RAM disc didn't really help in this instance.
When I tried to format, I ended up with "format failed" message.
It keeps telling me this is non-recordable disc.
I had previously...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-09-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1525562/dodged-a-ram-bullet#post_24561494)

Wash the RAM disk. Use a soft cloth with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11,246
Views: 1,313,296
Posted By mikey man
The Xfinity Watchathon has begun on Comcast On...

The Xfinity Watchathon has begun on Comcast On Demand.

Time to checkout shows from premium channels I don't subscribe to, like Eastbound & Down and Veep.

Free for a week, just go to your On...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dleedlee http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2940#post_24481655)

Verbatim's 16x AZOs have been on...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-16-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
Temporarily out of stock, but I ordered another...

Temporarily out of stock, but I ordered another one anyway!

Too good of a price to pass up.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jjeff http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2910#post_24023136)

Dang, lots cheaper than decent DVD DLs...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-21-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11,246
Views: 1,313,296
Posted By mikey man
Not a reset here in Alsip, but I've been...

Not a reset here in Alsip, but I've been receiving "messages" around that time each week.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-31-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,089
Posted By mikey man
Got my 2 spindles today. Great packaging,...

Got my 2 spindles today. Great packaging, everything nice and tight.

Discs check out as Mitsu's, made in Taiwan: MCC 03RG20

Went ahead and ordered 2 more at $19.99 each.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11,246
Views: 1,313,296
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by giomania http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10740#post_23894857)

I received an offer in the mail from...
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