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Forum: Freeview 12-03-2010, 22:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By mistabee
Until recently (and the infamous Mayday crash...

Until recently (and the infamous Mayday crash last year !) I have had great service from the box, lasted at least as long as my previous PVR and people were amazed I had a 'Sky Plus' box without Sky...
Forum: Freeview 06-03-2010, 22:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By mistabee
Last time I looked I got G.O.L.D . UKGold no...

Last time I looked I got G.O.L.D . UKGold no longer exists it split into comedy and drama streams. GOLD is the comedy but the crime (Alibi iirc) is not on TUTV
Forum: Freeview 06-03-2010, 15:26
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By mistabee
Why I am leaving - with a hint of sadness

I have enjoyed TUTV for 18 months or so but have now cancelled my subscription - even though they offered me a lot of goodies to keep me - for the following reasons;

Repeats of repeats such as...
Forum: Freeview 16-01-2010, 15:22
Replies: 36
Views: 4,003
Posted By mistabee
Rang to cancel and got a 'no strings' discount

Rang to cancel last Monday before 5 , couldn't get anyone from cancellations and was told they'd call back. Rang about 4:55 to query call back and was assured that staff stay an extra hour to cover...
Forum: Freeview 17-05-2009, 11:49
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By mistabee
I have TUTV and understand the workings of it , I...

I have TUTV and understand the workings of it , I also know how the BTVision system delivers content, should have explained that in the OP.

The impression I get talking to my daughter is that she...
Forum: Freeview 17-05-2009, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By mistabee
TUTV and Vision

My daughter has a BT Vision box (which she is looking to change because she never uses VOD and wants a different ISP-who says only Top Up gives lousy hardware/choice ?) and now gets the nTUTV...
Forum: Freeview 04-05-2009, 19:44
Replies: 415
Views: 38,584
Posted By mistabee
This worked for me...

This worked for me http://www.topuptv.com/help+centre/setup+and+troubleshooting/#Fail+boot+up

Managed to do it without a reformat too so kept my programmes.

Took 5 attempts so stick with it
Forum: Thomson 04-05-2009, 19:43
Replies: 32
Views: 12,172
Posted By mistabee
Fix online

This worked for me http://www.topuptv.com/help+centre/setup+and+troubleshooting/#Fail+boot+up

Managed to do it without a reformat too so kept my programmes.

Took 5 attempts so stick with it
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 14-12-2008, 09:49
Replies: 35
Views: 4,122
Posted By mistabee
That seems as good a reason as any to me :)

That seems as good a reason as any to me :)
Forum: Freeview 12-10-2008, 00:09
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By mistabee
You really can't complain when ....

You ring to cancel the free Setanta sports trial and they give you 3 months anytime at 5.99 ! That's what happenned to me on Wednesday. Got the impression that the guy on the phone had a remit to...
Forum: Freeview 07-10-2008, 21:34
Replies: 126
Views: 8,840
Posted By mistabee
Glad we agree on the principle :-) Just a point ,...

Glad we agree on the principle :-)
Just a point , if you use a monitor to receive ANY TV content (inc iPlayer think you are still liable for the License. Not going into details on this but probably...
Forum: Freeview 05-10-2008, 16:21
Replies: 126
Views: 8,840
Posted By mistabee
Obviously you have some very affluent neighbours...

Obviously you have some very affluent neighbours with more money than sense. Just shy of 1000 p.a to watch -err US based tosh and a bit of footie @ Then again they can go and tell all of their...
Forum: Freeview 05-10-2008, 09:37
Replies: 126
Views: 8,840
Posted By mistabee
'The ability to choose what I record is a must...

'The ability to choose what I record is a must for me. I could never tolerate TUTV's random selection of programmes.'

You have no control over most schedules anyway so that's a slightly disingenuous...
Forum: Freeview 04-10-2008, 22:13
Replies: 126
Views: 8,840
Posted By mistabee
I really don't understand why anyone would want...

I really don't understand why anyone would want Sky instead TUTV. We watch UKTV (style, food ,gold - I'd like Drama) and the History channel with a bit of Sci Fi plus TCM.
All the new channels...
Forum: Freeview 20-08-2008, 17:52
Replies: 206
Views: 17,734
Posted By mistabee
I bought a TV years ago and on one of the...

I bought a TV years ago and on one of the channels there were adverts every 15 minutes or so . No one told me about that when I bought it - I couldn't ignore them either (no recordings in those days...
Forum: Freeview 20-08-2008, 17:48
Replies: 36
Views: 5,707
Posted By mistabee
I thought I'd gone mad and set it to download...

I thought I'd gone mad and set it to download (WHY would anyone do that !!). I guess Spamalot want to see they are getting value for their money having realised no one was downloading it. Do they not...
Forum: Freeview 07-07-2008, 18:50
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By mistabee
Ending a recording

With the tennis over running last night we decided to cancel the recoding of George Gently (or Wimbledon as it's now known :-)) while we watched Midsomer.
When I tried to cncel recording the box...
Forum: BT Vision 06-07-2008, 15:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,754
Posted By mistabee
Is BT vision actually making any money ? Your thoughts

My daughter has Vision - basically she wanted a cheap freeview box when she moved into her flat and had a good experience with BT broadband at uni. What with the usual BT installation cock ups and...
Forum: BT Vision 06-07-2008, 15:21
Replies: 80
Views: 6,207
Posted By mistabee
I live in a town of 60000+ with no cable so...

I live in a town of 60000+ with no cable so suggesting Virgin as a real alternative for many users is rather silly !
Forum: Freeview 05-07-2008, 13:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By mistabee
3 weeks now - it's not back in Tescos yet.

OK it's now three weeks and my experiences are as follows;
The Box
Quiet little thing with little fan noise (it's in a very open location with about 10 inches /25cm of air gap above so no cooling...
Forum: Freeview 23-06-2008, 22:46
Replies: 60
Views: 5,652
Posted By mistabee
Just rescanned and Warner appeared, with message....

Just rescanned and Warner appeared, with message. Is there an option to get messages to pop up without having to check them ?

Warner adds 14 hours to the weekly total , 2 hours a night ! Looks good.
Forum: Freeview 22-06-2008, 22:52
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By mistabee
One week since installation . My wife seems to...

One week since installation . My wife seems to have given up on the main channels :D . Sad but we are both getting interested in the District - despite the hammy acting !
Box had a slight wobbly the...
Forum: Freeview 21-06-2008, 14:12
Replies: 70
Views: 10,030
Posted By mistabee
Just as an aside , I live in Central Staffs and...

Just as an aside , I live in Central Staffs and had to realign my aerial earlier this year asmy old digifusion dropped all of the BBC channels. I could get them from the Wrekin repeater or from...
Forum: Freeview 20-06-2008, 23:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By mistabee
For reference I am about 17 miles from Sutton...

For reference I am about 17 miles from Sutton Coldfield and have a loft in the roof, signal strength is no worse than my old digifusion ( at least the Thompson does not come with a power supply...
Forum: Freeview 20-06-2008, 21:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By mistabee
5 Days with TUTV - My experiences

OK I bought the box from Tesco last week half expecting a piece of junk but hoping it would be otherwise. Signed up whilst installing the box (the operator must have thought I was mad as I rummaged...
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