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Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By grocerjack
Missing progs on Virgin Media BBC iPlayer

So, here we are on Tuesday and no sign of Royle Family Xmas special or Doctor Who on BBC iPlayer through my V+ box.

Anyone have any ideas...technical issues or copyright reasons?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 13:32
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By grocerjack
Sorted - asked a friend who'd had same issue and...

Sorted - asked a friend who'd had same issue and he used a DVD lens cleaner and hey presto, back to life. I'll invest in one of these asap.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By grocerjack
Suggestions for broken Samsung DVD Cinema player please

Hi

I have a Samsung TZ315 Home Cinema system which as bad luck would have it, packed up on Christmas Day before I could play any of my new DVD's . The system is 22 months old!!

The sound is OK, but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-12-2010, 14:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,326
Posted By grocerjack
Lucky you having a preview tape of it. And how...

Lucky you having a preview tape of it.

And how unlucky that we don't live in a multi-channel TV environment giving you other choices then.

And we wouldn't want you finding something else to do...
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 20:59
Replies: 204
Views: 20,516
Posted By grocerjack
I couldn't think of a word that meant maternal...

I couldn't think of a word that meant maternal and paternal!!!:D
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 20:39
Replies: 204
Views: 20,516
Posted By grocerjack
Or could it be that LS gave him every chance to...

Or could it be that LS gave him every chance to prove himself?

And at the crunch in front of others he simply couldn't hack it.

Sorry, but anyone with some proper experience could have BS'd their...
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 20:27
Replies: 204
Views: 20,516
Posted By grocerjack
Back in 1980, aged 20, I was a bit of a dick, but...

Back in 1980, aged 20, I was a bit of a dick, but back then bosses did speak like that to us. It was a Captain/crew mentality - I worked for a large electricity supplier so not a small company - it...
Forum: The Apprentice 01-12-2010, 22:58
Replies: 210
Views: 17,257
Posted By grocerjack
Its obvious really. If Stella had gone then Liz...

Its obvious really. If Stella had gone then Liz has got arguably the closest rival out of the way, whereas now the weakest of the girls and arguably the boys (Bragg aside) has now gone.

She wasn't...
Forum: TV Shows: US 08-11-2010, 22:21
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
I think this series has clearly been about Harry,...

I think this series has clearly been about Harry, Lucas and Ruth. Tariq gets a little more time to bed in, and the new characters (Beth and Dimtry) will develop further next year, under their new...
Forum: TV Shows: US 08-11-2010, 22:19
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
If thats not ironic then perhaps you could just...

If thats not ironic then perhaps you could just make better effort to watch it. Or record it!
Forum: TV Shows: US 08-11-2010, 22:17
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
Why not, he fell back in love, she was the last...

Why not, he fell back in love, she was the last part of his past where everything was stable and he wanted that again. And this is Spooks so it needs a new angle, who knows what the effects of...
Forum: TV Shows: US 01-11-2010, 22:34
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
Apart from the obvious plot revelation that the 3...

Apart from the obvious plot revelation that the 3 days was a Harry protocol, and Malcolm is nothing if not unswervingly loyal to Harry!

On a positive note, at least you back your critique up with...
Forum: TV Shows: US 01-11-2010, 22:30
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
Hear hear. It seems to me the costume drama gang...

Hear hear. It seems to me the costume drama gang tuned into the wrong programme. That or the folks who genuinely thought this was a real life reflection of MI5. Its been well documented that it has...
Forum: TV Shows: US 01-11-2010, 22:23
Replies: 609
Views: 86,237
Posted By grocerjack
What utter rubbish. So no-ones called John then?...

What utter rubbish. So no-ones called John then? I'd better ring my brother (John) and tell him his name is so unimaginative.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-11-2010, 16:59
Replies: 146
Views: 21,618
Posted By grocerjack
I wrote that before I'd seen the grandfathers...

I wrote that before I'd seen the grandfathers sketch and the truly excellent house sale one at the end.

For me they've grown into two very accomplished comedians - the first 2 series were a bit hit...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-11-2010, 16:30
Replies: 146
Views: 21,618
Posted By grocerjack
I thought it was superb, and a much needed...

I thought it was superb, and a much needed antidote after the let down of Harry and Paul this series. Every sketch was good but Farmers market, the vampires, the RAF chaps and the ships doctor were...
Forum: Radio 01-11-2010, 12:12
Replies: 410
Views: 85,295
Posted By grocerjack
A broadcasting giant, get well soon Mr B....

A broadcasting giant, get well soon Mr B. Saturdays aren't the same without you....
Forum: Soaps 19-10-2010, 21:06
Replies: 2,920
Views: 453,816
Posted By grocerjack
Is the HD a permanent thing now?

Is the HD a permanent thing now?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-10-2010, 10:05
Replies: 3,297
Views: 369,342
Posted By grocerjack
It's innovative, colourful, creative, smile...

It's innovative, colourful, creative, smile inducing, nostalgic(for us 80's people) and a great song which sums up how great kitchens are at parties. Even Jona Lewie (the singer and songwriter)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-09-2010, 22:43
Replies: 135
Views: 13,164
Posted By grocerjack
Last episode tonight, and that was inspirational...

Last episode tonight, and that was inspirational stuff - hats off to the Beeb for a 'reality' program that wasn't an insult to the intelligence!
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2010, 12:51
Replies: 50
Views: 2,361
Posted By grocerjack
I would imagine that the minute SkyArts becomes a...

I would imagine that the minute SkyArts becomes a drain, or Sky hits rockier times then this might be the first to get dropped.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2010, 12:00
Replies: 50
Views: 2,361
Posted By grocerjack
Hear hear! A world of TV based on the ethics of...

Hear hear!

A world of TV based on the ethics of BSKYB is terrifying.

No doubt the BBC haters and those objecting to the licence fee will scream even louder when the inevitable cuts in services...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2010, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By grocerjack
Glad the ASA isnt run by you then. if the Blind...

Glad the ASA isnt run by you then. if the Blind Football Team aren't offended, and the manager of the England Blind Football team has written to endorse the concept and the portrayal in the ad then...
Forum: Soaps 05-07-2010, 08:44
Replies: 4,336
Views: 592,894
Posted By grocerjack
Dear Holby producers. I know you don't read...

Dear Holby producers.

I know you don't read this, nor would you give a damn if you did, but here's my input anyway.

Keep doing what you do best - medical drama mixed with human emotional dilemnas....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-04-2010, 07:59
Replies: 112
Views: 10,974
Posted By grocerjack
Get a grip - it's a 50-50 ball which the striker...

Get a grip - it's a 50-50 ball which the striker is entitled to try and get. The contact was minimal and it was no more than an unfortunate accident. It most certainly wasn't a foul.
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