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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2016, 06:45 PM
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Posted By joblo
Same day, same paper: No comment...

Same day, same paper:




No comment...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-13-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13,001
Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
Yeah, right. And expect me (and a lot of...

Yeah, right.

And expect me (and a lot of others, I predict) NOT to buy ANY of them!

$8/channel/month?!?!? It is to laugh.................... :D:rolleyes:;):):laugh:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2016, 06:22 PM
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Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
1950s? More like 19th century... As for...

1950s? More like 19th century...

As for "unseemly political statements", those tend to upset context providers, who prefer to have their context provided without controversy.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2016, 05:54 PM
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Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
Wow… I’ve seen advertising described lots of...

Wow… I’ve seen advertising described lots of ways, but “context” has got to be the best euphemism yet.




Right… because unlike everyone else in the world, Americans just can’t handle a flash...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13,001
Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
Yeah, I gotta say, I really prefer my fireworks...

Yeah, I gotta say, I really prefer my fireworks on a 13 billion light year screen. Anything smaller just sorta misses the point...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-05-2016, 08:38 PM
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Posted By joblo
So here’s my Forrest Gump type remembrance of...

So here’s my Forrest Gump type remembrance of “The Greatest”:

Saw him once, coming out of Chi-Chi’s restaurant in Charlottesville, VA, sometime in the 90s…

He was obviously already...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-01-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13,001
Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
Ummmmmm, no. IRS and TSA are federal. DMV is...

Ummmmmm, no.

IRS and TSA are federal. DMV is state.

We're talking municipal here. Totally different thing. Very close to the people, y'know? Absolutely nothing to be afraid of..............
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-10-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 12,123
Posted By joblo
Assumptions which may or may not be valid: ...

Assumptions which may or may not be valid:

1. The fetus/"unborn child" is the same in both centuries.

2. Elapsed time is "parallel" in both centuries, i.e. 2 years passed in one means two years...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-07-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19,023
Views: 2,159,935
Posted By joblo
Was told today by CSR at Verizon 800 number that...

Was told today by CSR at Verizon 800 number that the reason they couldn’t activate service at my pre-wired home as a self-installation was because I wanted cable cards only and Verizon does not allow...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-22-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19,023
Views: 2,159,935
Posted By joblo
Is FiOS still providing clearQAM local channels...

Is FiOS still providing clearQAM local channels in northern VA?
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-07-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Denver 29-23, on an OT pick 6 Kitties go...

Denver 29-23, on an OT pick 6

Kitties go 19-0 in Fall 2016, beat Brady in SB 51

:)
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-12-2015, 05:11 PM
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Views: 453,033
Posted By joblo
My question is what sort of digital trickery are...

My question is what sort of digital trickery are they going to use to keep the field green under the Jets and red under the Bills?

If they can pull that off, you can color me impressed......
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,383
Views: 1,610,774
Posted By joblo
“Rarely” is not the same as “never”. Some of...

“Rarely” is not the same as “never”. Some of those channels you will never receive, because they don’t exist as listed. They are errors in TiVo’s database.

And to suggest or imply that that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14,383
Views: 1,610,774
Posted By joblo
Ummmm... ahem... So everyone understands... ...

Ummmm... ahem...

So everyone understands...

That long list of channels comes from TiVo's database.

It is most definitely NOT, repeat NOT, a list of channels being received by the antenna.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Yes, yes, not really. All three late games were...

Yes, yes, not really. All three late games were blowouts. CBS's only other choice was Buffalo at Miami.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 98,611
Posted By joblo
No, it didn't. HBO and Showtime started...

No, it didn't.

HBO and Showtime started commercial-free in the 70s and have remained so, while CNN, TNT, USA, and most others started as commercial services and have remained so. Only a handful...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 98,611
Posted By joblo
No, no, no. That's not exactly what I said, and...

No, no, no. That's not exactly what I said, and definitely not what I meant.

I've been gradually weaning myself off commercial TV for years now, mostly because I can't stand the snipes, heavy...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-17-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 6,569
Posted By joblo
Wow, this thread is a tough crowd. I don’t share...

Wow, this thread is a tough crowd. I don’t share the consensus view at all. But then I generally don’t stay up to watch late night TV at night these days. I record it and watch it later.

...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,040
Views: 98,611
Posted By joblo
Well, whatever it is, I'll definitely not be...

Well, whatever it is, I'll definitely not be watching unless/until it shows up as a complete story on Netflix.

I've had enough of these ridiculous nonsensical cliffhangers and totally disjointed...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Yeah, that's the one thing Danny Boy's...

Yeah, that's the one thing Danny Boy's organization does well.

Well, that and make money, apparently. It amazes me that after all the chaos and devastation Danny Boy has wrought, he still has...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Traitor! :mad: (Not wrong, of course, but...

Traitor! :mad:

(Not wrong, of course, but traitorous...)

<sigh>
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
I generally ignore the preseason, and I had/have...

I generally ignore the preseason, and I had/have out of town commitments the first two weekends of the regular season, so I won’t get a chance to hear and see a whole Skins game live until the third...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-11-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 26,259
Posted By joblo
I'll binge the whole season at once on Netflix...

I'll binge the whole season at once on Netflix when they get it.

I'm done with commercial TV for scripted programming.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-10-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Next season!?!?!?!? Oh please Goddess let...

Next season!?!?!?!?

Oh please Goddess let the torture end sooner than that!

Griffin needs to go ASAP. He’s the team’s own Donald Trump. He says or does something stupid or ridiculous about...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-10-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5,176
Views: 76,242
Posted By joblo
Well, inasmuch as I'll be rooting for the other...

Well, inasmuch as I'll be rooting for the other team tonight, I hope they don't, but that is one outstanding pic!

Kudos to Andrea!

:)
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