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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-14-2006, 01:13 PM
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Posted By j_buckingham80
I'm surprised the comments by Grissom are made...

I'm surprised the comments by Grissom are made such a negative impression. To me, it seemed like the show was trying to recognize, that they Vegas plays fast and loose with morals and then finds...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-12-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 95,471
Posted By j_buckingham80
For having as many viewers as CSI does, it's...

For having as many viewers as CSI does, it's interesting that it gets so little discussion on AVS. What did everyone think of tonight's episode? I thought the ending was just fascinating. Grissom...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-29-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,488
Posted By j_buckingham80
I agree with you Scowl. I think we will have a...

I agree with you Scowl. I think we will have a couple episodes down the road where the reveals show the audience to have been led down the wrong path perhaps almost completely. One problem is, that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,567
Views: 1,175,728
Posted By j_buckingham80
Hello Southern Californians, I currently am...

Hello Southern Californians,

I currently am in Northern California, but will be transplanting to the High Desert (Apple Valley/Hesperia/Victorville) area for a new job. I have been OTA only since...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,488
Posted By j_buckingham80
Justice may or may not get cancelled, but...

Justice may or may not get cancelled, but doesn't it seem a little too early to tell? I've really enjoyed the show, think it's quite excellent and plan to keep watching. It's worth pointing out...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 97,714
Posted By j_buckingham80
Interesting Cal, you're posting questions that...

Interesting Cal, you're posting questions that came to me pretty much today about Dublin reception.

First, Dublin is a little better off than us that's because the Dublin grade is not nearly as...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote: Now I'm not trying to say that that...

Quote:

Now I'm not trying to say that that Squareshooter is a piece of junk--perhaps he didn't set it up right, although it did appear that it was pointed in the right direction--but it goes to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-05-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,161
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote: Originally Posted by optivity So who...

Quote:
Originally Posted by optivity
So who are you going to call when your cable goes out?

Speaking of, there was an SBC ad I heard just today, slamming Comcast (by name!) about how if you use...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-04-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,161
Posted By j_buckingham80
Cable/satellite television is not a basic need....

Cable/satellite television is not a basic need. Its a desire. Consumers weigh in the balance between the costs (and abuses) vs. those desires.

In some ways, the amazing thing is that cable and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,161
Posted By j_buckingham80
Yeah, if you're going with C:HSI then getting...

Yeah, if you're going with C:HSI then getting limited basic makes good sense, iirc it was cheaper to get limited basic than to not. We made the switch to DSL because the extra cost for the speed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2005, 10:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,161
Posted By j_buckingham80
It'll be interesting to see if there becomes a...

It'll be interesting to see if there becomes a resurgance of OTA-Only in the States. I know it suck for people like Keenan who really don't have a choice (poor OTA reception), but DTV really frees...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
way2rude- Attic Antennas are going to be...

way2rude-

Attic Antennas are going to be hit and miss, but in all likelihood they'll be better than any indoor antenna. The general rule of course, is higher, bigger, and outside.

My Attic...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-16-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,036
Views: 382,950
Posted By j_buckingham80
Anybody notice that after he told Jeff that he...

Anybody notice that after he told Jeff that he had healed them he starts talking about how he should be all worshipful and whatever. Notice that after Jeff collapses House says casually "This is why...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-30-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote:Originally Posted by rickmccamy...

Quote:Originally Posted by rickmccamy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Monday night I had set the HDtivo to record Two and a Half Men, and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2005, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
tmanxx- I hope I didn't confuse, but just...

tmanxx-

I hope I didn't confuse, but just to make sure it is clear, Universal HD is on DirecTV not Dish Network. With DirecTV though, most seem to be suggesting to wait until the MPEG-4 rollout,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
I think igreg is right, the 17+5 only gets you...

I think igreg is right, the 17+5 only gets you the basic channels (Broadcast channels that Comcast carries in HD), a number of Kings games are in HD on KXTV, which is enough for me.

To get the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2005, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
tmanXX- I know this is a little late to the...

tmanXX-

I know this is a little late to the party, but hey I can't resist chiming in.
Your decision, of course, will predominantly be determined by what you want to watch. If you feel you need...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2005, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
Tracy seems like it'd be ripe for significant...

Tracy seems like it'd be ripe for significant viewing of both. I know I'd love to get KICU out here just for the A's games, but Tracy is right about 1/2 bay area 1/2 central valley (at least...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2005, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By j_buckingham80
I don't know Thomas, it seems like the NAB, GAO,...

I don't know Thomas, it seems like the NAB, GAO, CU, and CFA agree on numbers. It seems like one could say that no one can accurately determine numbers or that one group (ho hum whistle) can't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16,265
Views: 2,803,783
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote:Originally Posted by sregener...

Quote:Originally Posted by sregener http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Attics can and do work for many people. But they are less likely to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By j_buckingham80
That would be so freaking sweat! BSG is about...

That would be so freaking sweat! BSG is about the only thing on Cable (I suppose D* would be more accurate) I find tempting...if it found it's way to NBC, it'd be great...I'll be doing my part to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2005, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,116
Views: 849,449
Posted By j_buckingham80
Tracey- I'd say you just want to see...

Tracey-

I'd say you just want to see Sharapova in HD, but that doesn't really fit...lol...That's something Rick would say. What's happening to me!
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-11-2005, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25,502
Views: 2,624,240
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote:Originally Posted by CPanther95...

Quote:Originally Posted by CPanther95 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

But even the categories they list of people that actually use a DVR, to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-11-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25,502
Views: 2,624,240
Posted By j_buckingham80
Quote:Originally Posted by CPanther95...

Quote:Originally Posted by CPanther95 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Somebody has balls the size of bowling balls to try to seriously pass...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-11-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By j_buckingham80
I have OTA only and DSL, I enjoy having...

I have OTA only and DSL, I enjoy having eliminated the cable bill. I use to have cable internet and cable tv, but that was before we got HD OTA. We didn't have a phone though at the time, just used...
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