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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,186
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Posted By John Mason
When you jump into a car with your DA-office...

When you jump into a car with your DA-office recruiter and she's seriously unresponsive, and you're involved with deadly crimes along with other special recruits, it's bad, bad news. This episode,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By John Mason
"Ice Roadtruckers," History, Season 9

Lots of fast bumpy shots starting the new season Sunday. And there's even a fresh company 'war', with Lisa stolen away from Polar Industries--with a 'percentage' for her skills this time. The...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-02-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 9,175
Posted By John Mason
Well said. So not straying OT too far, here's the...

Well said. So not straying OT too far, here's the thread for the Germen-made series some of us have been enjoying in HD, from Germany's Arri Alexa cameras. (Stand, please. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-01-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,362
Posted By John Mason
Here's a 2014 shootout ...

Here's a 2014 shootout (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/40-oled-technology-flat-panels-general/2028105-value-electronics-2015-flat-panel-shootout-ce-week.html) with a plasma and the 2015 shootout ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 9,175
Posted By John Mason
Sometimes, like the initial expansion of the...

Sometimes, like the initial expansion of the universe, creating light and time; or the supernovas, spreading heavier atoms now within our bodies; or the sexy blond woman saying a NYC Cash Cab ride...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By John Mason
Looked like they could have used more new tech...

Looked like they could have used more new tech during last night's episode. Several close calls with golden lanceheads, as you might expect, but the equatorial region is taking its toll also. The...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,342
Posted By John Mason
Erased my DVR series record after years of...

Erased my DVR series record after years of viewing the shows with breakfast. Just set series recordings for TruTV's "Carbonaro Effect" (http://www.trutv.com/shows/the-carbonaro-effect/index.html)...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-27-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By John Mason
Noticed at Amazon it's out 8/11 on Blu-ray. Maybe...

Noticed at Amazon it's out 8/11 on Blu-ray. Maybe that's for me since on my VOD only one of four missed here ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-27-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 72,026
Posted By John Mason
The small 'ankle knife' honcho-detective Ani...

The small 'ankle knife' honcho-detective Ani pulled near the end of the street shootout seemed pathetic, weapon-wise. But watching her character 'work-out' on a target board with a knife and stick...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-26-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By John Mason
Rely on my 'new shows only' FIOS DVR setting and...

Rely on my 'new shows only' FIOS DVR setting and for some reason, after Strange's war in Europe adventure, new recordings vanished! Looks like the final several episodes are on BBCA's FIOS VOD. Lots...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-26-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By John Mason
Caught National Geograpic's "Port Protecton" ...

Caught National Geograpic's "Port Protecton" (http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/port-protection) (PP) new series, and folks in this streetless, hospital-free, Alaska settlement are vastly more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-26-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By John Mason
Sure reads like that's the one. Never read it...

Sure reads like that's the one. Never read it completely but recall it was by a top SF author. I'll research further and post any results; Googled in their book section yesterday and noticed many of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By John Mason
Not surprised about that fast-approaching boat,...

Not surprised about that fast-approaching boat, possibly pirates, the 'black moment' at the end of part 1. In part 2... it's the Brazilian Navy running a Coast-Guard inspection since they've been...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-25-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By John Mason
Not surprised about that fast-approaching boat,...

Not surprised about that fast-approaching boat, possibly pirates. In part 2 it turns out it's the Brazilian Navy doing a Coast Guard type of investigation (why their ship was anchored so long).
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By John Mason
Just set a manual recording for Dec.1, 8 pm ET...

Just set a manual recording for Dec.1, 8 pm ET (8-10, tentatively).


OT a bit, any SciFi classic story/author fans recall this story: An alien ship/crew visit a planet, studying several coffins...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,213
Posted By John Mason
Thanks for the "DVR set." Miss a fair number of ...

Thanks for the "DVR set." Miss a fair number of publicized new series because a search with my FIOS 7232 DVR rarely finds a result to set a future recording or series. Just set a Manual Recording...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18,742
Views: 2,129,763
Posted By John Mason
Thanks again. That should save me lots of time...

Thanks again. That should save me lots of time hunting for an answer that doesn't exist, strictly speaking as you say. -- John
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-24-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By John Mason
1 and 2

1 and 2
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-24-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By John Mason
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Kept watching the clock minute hand and saying they can't possibly end this now. The antics based on the TV ad, "Let's hide behind the chain saws," seemed a prime directive for 'suspense'. There are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By John Mason
Okay, let's help the 4 remaining--and maybe...

Okay, let's help the 4 remaining--and maybe future--folks out. The almost-constant rain seems to be keeping most inside their shelters, driving them batty. One built a 'cooking site' a good distance...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2015, 06:25 AM
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Posted By John Mason
Agree, nice write-up, LEVEL4. Could you also...

Agree, nice write-up, LEVEL4. Could you also outline, simply, why 2/3" sensors deliver better DoF than ~35mm-size sensors in digital-cinema cameras? Spent a while going through an old photography...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,953
Posted By John Mason
Copy-never flag tested? Yesterday afternoon my...

Copy-never flag tested? Yesterday afternoon my one NYC FIOS 7232 DVR (in this basic setup outlined above ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 2,971
Posted By John Mason
Shocked, shocked by all this! Having abandoned...

Shocked, shocked by all this! Having abandoned SyFy long ago because of its cheap (ugh) movies, I knew nothing of this apparently culturally superior series. Then I watched a local news show...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By John Mason
Sure enough, desperate CO2-knife stabs suggest...

Sure enough, desperate CO2-knife stabs suggest the end is near. Often see bear-attack survivors, after being badly mauled, detail the horror of scalp-munching. Reads like CO2-cartridge internal...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By John Mason
Sharks, Bears, Cougars, CO2 knives

Endless repeats of surfer Mick Fanning's fighting a shark off S. Africa lately. His fisticuff prowess saved him (search for online videos). Maybe he--or any surfer--needed a mandatory, locally...
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