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Forum: Sky 04-11-2010, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Rab C
A lot of material is usually recorded on video...

A lot of material is usually recorded on video and the film effect added in post production.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 08-10-2010, 18:54
Replies: 27
Views: 2,486
Posted By Rab C
Bit like the original iPhone camera which could...

Bit like the original iPhone camera which could not read barcodes either. With the autofocus/higher resolution of the 3GS onwards barcode reading worked.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-10-2010, 15:21
Replies: 328
Views: 36,620
Posted By Rab C
Just caught up with this on Sky+ and got to the...

Just caught up with this on Sky+ and got to the third sketch then deleted it. It was so painful to watch :(

The Dragon's Den sketch on Children in Need night was very funny with the real dragons...
Forum: Advice 26-09-2010, 11:38
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By Rab C
How do I call someone in Birmingham Uni halls?

They have an extension number in there Maple Bank halls room.

Does anyone know the number to dial this room direct rather than use mobile?
Forum: Sky 21-09-2010, 18:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,376
Posted By Rab C
Like most modern devices the core electronics is...

Like most modern devices the core electronics is usually the same (apart from the dodgy Thomson capacitors)...

Modern consumer devices are based on large custom chips which can be re-programmed with...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-09-2010, 22:13
Replies: 43
Views: 8,923
Posted By Rab C
Typically on a VT clock slate you would put:...

Typically on a VT clock slate you would put: Programme/segment title, date, editor and maybe the edit suite it came from
Forum: Sky 25-08-2010, 19:43
Replies: 48
Views: 3,549
Posted By Rab C
Probably same reason why people put Micro$oft or...

Probably same reason why people put Micro$oft or $ky because they are young, immature or just a common or garden arsehole who wants attention.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2010, 19:04
Replies: 29
Views: 2,647
Posted By Rab C
One reason is to give downtime to the studio....

One reason is to give downtime to the studio.

When BBC/Sky show another News Channel then they can do work on their own studios like letting the cleaners in / allow technical work.
Forum: Cable 18-08-2010, 05:30
Replies: 42
Views: 3,723
Posted By Rab C
It was also trying to make itself a big player...

It was also trying to make itself a big player before it was ready:

- Sponsoring Who wants to be a millionaire to create brand awareness for services where a large amount of viewers could not...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-08-2010, 21:16
Replies: 41
Views: 4,072
Posted By Rab C
Yawn, none story. If the rumour is true, etc....

Yawn, none story. If the rumour is true, etc....
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2010, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 2,728
Posted By Rab C
Post your full e-mail here and I bet we can...

Post your full e-mail here and I bet we can reduce it to 350 characters. :)
Forum: Sky 24-06-2010, 19:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By Rab C
The thing is they could waste time sending bits...

The thing is they could waste time sending bits out in the post and it not being the fault.

A one off visit from an installer should knock problems like this on the head. The guy is already driving...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-06-2010, 20:04
Replies: 112
Views: 8,725
Posted By Rab C
I doubt anyone will get fired for this. Maybe get...

I doubt anyone will get fired for this. Maybe get the piss taken out of them for a while by their colleagues.

The chances are this was simple finger trouble where the next event was taken by...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-06-2010, 17:17
Replies: 65
Views: 4,114
Posted By Rab C
Another memory... I remember about 15yrs ago an...

Another memory...

I remember about 15yrs ago an international football match coming via us and we had to take in numerous commentator circuits and then package them up with the pictures and send...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-06-2010, 17:10
Replies: 65
Views: 4,114
Posted By Rab C
I have worked with some interesting directors....

I have worked with some interesting directors. The great ones are the ones who can direct an election night and not break sweat.

One director spent the whole show screaming over talkback. 'Cue...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2010, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Rab C
It used to be but done by Sky now

It used to be but done by Sky now
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2010, 20:33
Replies: 65
Views: 4,114
Posted By Rab C
Totally agree. I hate the 'If I was in...

Totally agree. I hate the 'If I was in charge...', 'must have been a muppet on that night'.., etc etc type posts.

I have seen it all where channel(s) has gone off air and you are running around like...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2010, 20:13
Replies: 65
Views: 4,114
Posted By Rab C
I started work at BBC television centre in the...

I started work at BBC television centre in the 90's, working on shows such as Only Fools and Horses, Generation Game and Noels House Party.

The latter two I hated with a passion.

High points:...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-05-2010, 16:09
Replies: 65
Views: 6,982
Posted By Rab C
Apart from his profile saying 'Testing REAL...

Apart from his profile saying 'Testing REAL Digital' and the REAL Digital website saying 'Rapture TV' is a partner.

You can't make this guy up :rolleyes:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-05-2010, 20:43
Replies: 38
Views: 8,038
Posted By Rab C
I have worked behind the scenes of hundreds of TV...

I have worked behind the scenes of hundreds of TV shows....

- We had to soften the camera pictures for Anne Robinson and Esther Rantzen to hide the aging effect on Points of View and That's Life.

-...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2010, 05:13
Replies: 29
Views: 2,005
Posted By Rab C
If you Google these companies that offer cash for...

If you Google these companies that offer cash for phones when you send post them, there is a common thread:

- You get given a price of X before posting it to them
- They receive the phone and they...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-05-2010, 08:58
Replies: 66
Views: 5,693
Posted By Rab C
What like...

What like this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BBC-one1969.jpg
Forum: Broadcasting 07-05-2010, 19:13
Replies: 21
Views: 4,293
Posted By Rab C
The entire BBC Outside Broadcast operation is...

The entire BBC Outside Broadcast operation is already outsourced to SIS. www.sislive.tv
Forum: Broadcasting 03-05-2010, 23:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By Rab C
Why did you put 'Deliberate' in the subject ?...

Why did you put 'Deliberate' in the subject ? :confused:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-04-2010, 19:39
Replies: 782
Views: 95,654
Posted By Rab C
I remember working behind the scenes on a Shane...

I remember working behind the scenes on a Shane Richie show in the early 90's at Television Centre where they went 'live' to the 'USA' to the showbiz reporter but she was a chroma key hidden from the...
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