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Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 20:07
Replies: 5,749
Views: 296,254
Posted By barbeler
It was probably because if they tried to get...

It was probably because if they tried to get somebody to represent what "turning Japanese" was actually referring to it would have made Mary Whitehouse explode. :D:D
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2015, 23:44
Replies: 839
Views: 22,215
Posted By barbeler
Siouxsie & the Banshees - Live at the Rockpalast...

Siouxsie & the Banshees - Live at the Rockpalast 1981.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2015, 00:56
Replies: 839
Views: 22,215
Posted By barbeler
A cormorant eating a pike.

A cormorant eating a pike.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-08-2007, 19:56
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I have already uninstalled the IPlayer library...

I have already uninstalled the IPlayer library using the add/remove facility in the Control Panel. iPlayer now sits there again for about the fifth time after I have re-installed it, but the download...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-08-2007, 14:13
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I've just played the download and it seems to be...

I've just played the download and it seems to be better quality than the streamed version. You wouldn't want to watch it on anything larger than a 19" monitor, but it is perfectly watchable. At least...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-08-2007, 10:37
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
It has made no difference whatsoever. I tried...

It has made no difference whatsoever. I tried watching the 4oD content as streamed video first and I wasn't all that impressed with the quality. I certainly wouldn't have been happy if I had "rented"...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-08-2007, 09:17
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
Thanks for the tip - I'd never heard of 4oD I...

Thanks for the tip - I'd never heard of 4oD

I ran the program, signed up and began downloading immediately without the slightest problem. Pretty fast as well - 20megabytes in the time it has taken...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 17-08-2007, 19:24
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I envy you for even being able to start a...

I envy you for even being able to start a download. I've tried everything under the sun now, including the full list of the BBC's suggestions. I'm still no further than the very first time I went...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 09-08-2007, 06:46
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
What's the point of cracking DRM if you can't...

What's the point of cracking DRM if you can't even download the programmes to watch them in the first place? I looked for the news item and couldn't find a single source of the program you mentioned,...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 08-08-2007, 22:09
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
Okay, here we go again. Start up iPlayer library...

Okay, here we go again.

Start up iPlayer library from the fast launch menu bar.
Click on the link to iPlayer Home.
Login and find Coast yet again (only one hour to go now).
Click on Download.
You...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 08-08-2007, 20:12
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I can't find any mention of the Google version...

I can't find any mention of the Google version anywhere. Can you provide a link?
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 08-08-2007, 06:35
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
No, not at all. That is the whole point I am...

No, not at all. That is the whole point I am trying to make. I have installed the iPlayer library successfully and I can use the link to access the download page.
The stupid thing is that the...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-08-2007, 22:18
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
The content is irrelevant if there is no way of...

The content is irrelevant if there is no way of actually getting at it. At the moment, I can always get the programs anyway because you can be sure that they will be repeated on BBC4 over and over...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-08-2007, 19:11
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
The BBC's advice was of no use whatsoever. I have...

The BBC's advice was of no use whatsoever. I have done everything they suggested and the problem is that it still fails to acknowledge that I have the library installed on my computer.
I didn't get...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-08-2007, 06:34
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I have altered my security settings (dangerously...

I have altered my security settings (dangerously so in my opinion) to ensure that all ActiveX controls are allowed, but it hasn't made the slightest bit of difference.

It says "BBC iPlayer Library...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-08-2007, 22:44
Replies: 2,366
Views: 356,411
Posted By barbeler
I can't even get as far as starting a download....

I can't even get as far as starting a download. As soon as I try, it tells me to download the iplayer library and then refresh the page and try again. This is in spite of the fact that I have...
Forum: Doctor Who 16-07-2007, 21:03
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By barbeler
I really can't stand her, but it's just typical...

I really can't stand her, but it's just typical of the idiotic people in charge of such things who seem to think that inserting a "celebrity" - even a very minor one, is the answer to everything....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-07-2007, 20:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,546
Posted By barbeler
Anything on BBC1 before 9am. ITV1 is actually far...

Anything on BBC1 before 9am. ITV1 is actually far worse in so many other ways, but is far too appalling to be boring - just terrible beyond belief.
Forum: Technical 16-07-2007, 20:50
Replies: 21
Views: 3,586
Posted By barbeler
I keep reading how RGB is supposed to be...

I keep reading how RGB is supposed to be superior, so how is it that the alternative setting always looks so much better on my CRT TV?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-07-2007, 20:39
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By barbeler
Is that the one who talks as if she has either...

Is that the one who talks as if she has either had a stroke or is addressing infants? Nice!!! I have to switch her off immediately.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-04-2007, 10:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By barbeler
I was wrong about Shadwell (or Siadwell) as he...

I was wrong about Shadwell (or Siadwell) as he was played by John Sparkes, in the comedy series Absolutely. I think he must have a very similar voice to Seymour Mace, who plays...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2007, 19:38
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By barbeler
I've never managed to watch more than a few...

I've never managed to watch more than a few seconds of it without feeling the urge to vomit. Totally vaccuous celebrity bilge. Far too awful even to parody.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2007, 19:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By barbeler
Was it Oliver Postgate who did the voices on...

Was it Oliver Postgate who did the voices on Noggin the Nog? When I was little I was captivated every time he said Graculus the great green bird. I've just realised that most people probably won't...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2007, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By barbeler
Not funny!!! It's one of the best comedies on...

Not funny!!! It's one of the best comedies on telly at the moment. Is Craig (or now his brother replacing the extremely ex-Craig) the same person who used to have his own little section in a sketch...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-04-2007, 22:35
Replies: 481
Views: 44,289
Posted By barbeler
Remember it was shown on April 1st. Surely it...

Remember it was shown on April 1st.
Surely it couldn't possibly have been true?
It made Chris Morris seem really tame. They make the Taliban seem tame.
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