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Forum: Showbiz 13-05-2015, 19:34
Replies: 4,900
Views: 2,619,885
Posted By Magic Torch
That is nice to hear, as I am Bill Dean's great...

That is nice to hear, as I am Bill Dean's great nephew :)

Bill Dean was his stage name, I knew him as 'Uncle Pat'. He was a big Everton fan, hence why his stage surname was 'Dean' (after the...
Forum: Radio 17-10-2010, 20:49
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By Magic Torch
I have in car DAB. The reception is fine on the...

I have in car DAB. The reception is fine on the national multiplexes, but reception on the local multiplexes is a bit ropey - I tend to stick to FM for local stations to ensure that I won't loose...
Forum: Radio 16-10-2010, 21:48
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Magic Torch
RE 2012, don't forget that we have the grand...

RE 2012, don't forget that we have the grand finale to look forward to - rumoured to be taking place on the 21st December :D
Forum: Showbiz 04-10-2010, 21:16
Replies: 210
Views: 13,540
Posted By Magic Torch
I seem to remember Sky News reporting his death a...

I seem to remember Sky News reporting his death a few years ago, but it turned out no to be true :eek:
Forum: Sky 04-10-2010, 20:13
Replies: 21
Views: 4,957
Posted By Magic Torch
How long is it likely to be until content from...

How long is it likely to be until content from Channels 1 -5 will be added?
Forum: Sky 02-10-2010, 10:16
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By Magic Torch
As far as I know, the download segment of...

As far as I know, the download segment of Anytime+ does not utilise either of the tuners in the SkyHD box, so provided the HDD can handle receiving the data from two tuners and the Ethernet port at...
Forum: General Discussion 29-09-2010, 20:18
Replies: 131
Views: 5,920
Posted By Magic Torch
It's not unusual for me to shop in Poundland &...

It's not unusual for me to shop in Poundland & Home Bargains one day, but then shop in Selfridges or Harvey Nicholls the next day.

The 'cheap' shops are what any sane person would use for basic...
Forum: Sky 29-09-2010, 19:35
Replies: 1,746
Views: 220,225
Posted By Magic Torch
Yes, the contrast setting option has now...

Yes, the contrast setting option has now disappeared. Don't really understand the logic in removing a useful feature that worked fine :confused:
Forum: Sky 28-09-2010, 18:18
Replies: 1,746
Views: 220,225
Posted By Magic Torch
Yep, same here, did a forced update last...

Yep, same here, did a forced update last night..the fan came on...it was still on when I went to bed last night...it was still on when I got up this morning...it was still on when I got home from...
Forum: General Discussion 27-09-2010, 22:58
Replies: 95
Views: 6,020
Posted By Magic Torch
I laughed when a singing monk with a guitar...

I laughed when a singing monk with a guitar turned up unexpectedly to sing to the class at my primary school...nobody else laughed, but I just found it comical...I was told off by the teacher in...
Forum: Sky 27-09-2010, 22:33
Replies: 45
Views: 6,723
Posted By Magic Torch
I now have the s/w update for Anytime+... just...

I now have the s/w update for Anytime+... just noticed that there is no longer an option in the Picture Settings to change the contrast from low-medium-high. Anyone know why this feature has been...
Forum: Sky 27-09-2010, 21:07
Replies: 1,746
Views: 220,225
Posted By Magic Torch
Correct. They are really easy to set up, you...

Correct. They are really easy to set up, you just plug one into a mains socket close to the router & run a n/w cable from the router to the adaptor, plug another adaptor into a mains socket in...
Forum: Sky 27-09-2010, 20:51
Replies: 1,746
Views: 220,225
Posted By Magic Torch
Just forced an update & I now have the new s/w -...

Just forced an update & I now have the new s/w - the networks tab is detecting the Ethernet cable that I plugged into the HD box a few weeks back, whilst sorting out the cables at the back of my...
Forum: Politics 23-09-2010, 19:48
Replies: 90
Views: 4,788
Posted By Magic Torch
Labour party member here, I voted for: 1. David...

Labour party member here, I voted for:

1. David Milliband
2. Ed Balls
3. Andy Burnham
4. Diane Abbott
5. Ed Milliband

I know that both of my parents have also voted & that they voted for Andy...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-09-2010, 15:33
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Magic Torch
How about Sky taking the opportunity to give the...

How about Sky taking the opportunity to give the HD channels a bit more prominance on the EPG, especially now that BBC1 HD is about to launch...my suggestion would be:

120: Sky1 HD
121: BBC1...
Forum: Cable 18-09-2010, 16:55
Replies: 10
Views: 3,152
Posted By Magic Torch
Thanks for the tip - glad you managed to get...

Thanks for the tip - glad you managed to get cable to your property.

I did email a dedicated mailbox at Virgin at the start of the year (even told them the location of the nearest Virgin cabinet to...
Forum: Cable 18-09-2010, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 3,152
Posted By Magic Torch
I've been living in a new build for 2 years -...

I've been living in a new build for 2 years - it's a real shame that although the non new build properties in my vicinity have cable, VM did not extended to the new builds whilst they were being...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 16-09-2010, 19:31
Replies: 24
Views: 17,997
Posted By Magic Torch
Cheapest way to get the HD feed to another room...

Cheapest way to get the HD feed to another room would be via a HDMI splitter & a long HDMI lead to the other room. However, this is not always viable, if, like me, you don't want cables trailing...
Forum: Movies 14-09-2010, 19:44
Replies: 34
Views: 5,805
Posted By Magic Torch
I remember watching the Childrens Film Foundation...

I remember watching the Childrens Film Foundation films at primary school in the late 70's/early 80's & clearly remember the shot of the pigeons/Trafalgar square at the start of the films..

We used...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2010, 21:54
Replies: 579
Views: 27,959
Posted By Magic Torch
I was 6 - 16 years old in the 80's. My favourite...

I was 6 - 16 years old in the 80's. My favourite memories from the 80's are:

Playing out!

My fantastic Red & Blue Roller Boots from Zodiac (my sister had the Blue & Yellow roller...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 12-09-2010, 19:36
Replies: 48
Views: 2,854
Posted By Magic Torch
I really like having pretty much instant access...

I really like having pretty much instant access to the web around the house...I tend to carry the iPad with me from room to room, something I never used to do with my netbook.
Forum: Music 07-09-2010, 20:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By Magic Torch
Agree 100%. I love Madonna, but I'm not keen on...

Agree 100%. I love Madonna, but I'm not keen on her attempts at being a rock chick - it just does'nt work.

I would have far preferred her to have stuck to the original version of Hung Up on the 1st...
Forum: Sky 06-09-2010, 19:11
Replies: 165
Views: 43,971
Posted By Magic Torch
The clip was taken down a short time after being...

The clip was taken down a short time after being posted, but it was in the 'Sky Anytime TV Forum' on DS on 6th August, within the thread titled 'Anytime+'. Sorry, I don't know how to add a link to...
Forum: Sky 06-09-2010, 18:46
Replies: 165
Views: 43,971
Posted By Magic Torch
A few weeks ago, someone on here posted a link to...

A few weeks ago, someone on here posted a link to a video clip of a trial version of Anytime+ & it did show iPlayer (& demand content from the other terrestrial channels) as part of the Anytime+...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2010, 22:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Magic Torch
VH1 was a great channel when it 1st launched in...

VH1 was a great channel when it 1st launched in the UK
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