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Forum: Football 15-11-2014, 17:55
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Lanky
Wembley Pitch

In the 1970's the Wembley pitch was often criticised because it resembled a cow meadow. This was because the stadium owners rented it out for events other than football, for example show jumping. Of...
Forum: Football 09-10-2014, 21:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By Lanky
England band

Maybe there'd be more people in Wembley if the band were banned from attending.It's bad enough listening to them on the telly. It must be unbearable to be in the same stadium as them.
Forum: Sky 09-06-2014, 14:13
Replies: 277
Views: 52,319
Posted By Lanky
Sky haven't got enough to fill their existing...

Sky haven't got enough to fill their existing channels, let alone launch another one.

If they were to launch a new channel perhaps it could be a retro channels where they could show their "best...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2014, 19:03
Replies: 19
Views: 2,090
Posted By Lanky
I'd expected to read that the "condition " he had...

I'd expected to read that the "condition " he had was that he'd turned orange.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-01-2014, 19:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lanky
Because MOTD show the Premier League and this...

Because MOTD show the Premier League and this weekend there are no matches because of the FA Cup.
Forum: Freeview 13-01-2014, 20:38
Replies: 32
Views: 3,910
Posted By Lanky
Isn't there enough dire daytime tv without...

Isn't there enough dire daytime tv without spreading the BBC's resources even further?
Forum: Broadcasting 13-01-2014, 20:31
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Lanky
Not forgetting Sherlock

Not forgetting Sherlock
Forum: Radio 12-01-2014, 23:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Lanky
Ian Wright on 606

606 on Five Live is not a programme that I hear very often and when I do I only tend to catch small segments, whilst in the car.
The Saturday programme is fine but Sunday's is made unlistenable by...
Forum: Sky 29-12-2013, 17:15
Replies: 107
Views: 16,879
Posted By Lanky
Having used Chrome yesterday & Explorer today,...

Having used Chrome yesterday & Explorer today, I've still had no success in ordering the booster.
However yesterday the website offered me a free HD box as a replacement for a Thomson box. In the...
Forum: Sky 29-12-2013, 17:00
Replies: 4
Views: 3,013
Posted By Lanky
I received a letter from Sky just before...

I received a letter from Sky just before Christmas saying that MUTV was free for a period. Can't remember for how long. After that it reverts to subscription. Enjoy it (if that's the right phrase)...
Forum: Sky 15-12-2013, 20:36
Replies: 39
Views: 5,386
Posted By Lanky
Can anyone tell me why BBC News HD is tucked away...

Can anyone tell me why BBC News HD is tucked away at listing number 570 rather than having replaced the SD version at 503? After all there's not a problem re any regional variation.
Forum: Sky 01-12-2013, 22:26
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Lanky
Transferring programme from Sky box

My son's a teacher. The other day he saved the News to the planner because there was an item in it that he could use in a lesson.
Is there a way to transfer this from the Sky box onto another medium...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2013, 23:44
Replies: 67
Views: 5,231
Posted By Lanky
Sky Sport needs to close a channel

With Sky Sport's dwindling portfolio of sports rights isn't it time that they stopped trying to con people and close one, if not more, of their channels.

It used to be that it was only during the...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2013, 23:23
Replies: 62
Views: 5,581
Posted By Lanky
Digital signals seem much more fragile than the...

Digital signals seem much more fragile than the old analogue ones. Think about what happens when it rains heavily. If the atmosphere was infected by a nuclear device or "dirty" bomb I doubt if we'd...
Forum: Sky 21-10-2013, 10:36
Replies: 14
Views: 3,694
Posted By Lanky
Sky HD box second feed problem

The problem only affects one of my two boxes. A box that I received free a a few months ago as a replacement for a Thomson Sky+ box.

Two days ago a recording failed. When I checked the second feed...
Forum: Technical 26-09-2013, 18:07
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Lanky
Philex Sky Line 28260R - I want to add satellites

I want to add satellites to those already available on the installation menu. There are only about 8 satellites listed and I cannot find instructions to enable me to add other.
Does anyone know how I...
Forum: Technical 23-09-2010, 09:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Lanky
Hope I'm not too late. Don't forget to inplug you...

Hope I'm not too late.
Don't forget to inplug you Skybox whilst making the connections etc.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-09-2010, 09:27
Replies: 33
Views: 3,417
Posted By Lanky
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-09-2010, 09:18
Replies: 33
Views: 3,417
Posted By Lanky
Except when MOTD was on Sundays. In the eighties...

Except when MOTD was on Sundays.

In the eighties the BBC & ITV used to alternate when their football programmes were on. One season BBC had Saturday nights, with ITV on Sunday afternoon, and the...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-09-2010, 00:01
Replies: 33
Views: 3,417
Posted By Lanky
It did increase to two matches after a few years....

It did increase to two matches after a few years. For a short time (approx.1970) the BBC even had a regional opt-out after the main match.(no I am not getting confused with ITV) MOTD wasn't...
Forum: Soaps 10-09-2010, 22:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By Lanky
Watch out for that tram

Yes we all know that Corrie is about to be devestated by a plunging tram but, other than in the previous opening titles, there hasn't been either sight or sound (or indeed mention of one). That was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-07-2010, 00:45
Replies: 284
Views: 27,434
Posted By Lanky
Having watched the scene I wound it back to...

Having watched the scene I wound it back to check. Jim spent most of the scene peering through the window in the door with his back to Amelia.
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 17-07-2010, 00:21
Replies: 59
Views: 11,362
Posted By Lanky
Are the Irish channels (RTE etc) available to...

Are the Irish channels (RTE etc) available to people taking sky packages in Northern Ireland? If so does that put up the price and are they available on Sky's "free to view" system through cards...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2010, 23:54
Replies: 225
Views: 15,308
Posted By Lanky
I do not want to see another person justifying...

I do not want to see another person justifying DAB by saying that there are more stations available. My FM/AM radios pick up far more stations than my DAB ones and with a much better quality.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-07-2010, 23:45
Replies: 284
Views: 27,434
Posted By Lanky
I too found the ending disappointing and resented...

I too found the ending disappointing and resented the fact that I given so much time to it. I started the week thinking that I was watching something worthwhile. I ended it believing that I'd watched...
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