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Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-09-2014, 17:27
Replies: 41
Views: 1,859
Posted By AidanLunn
Yes they can. Put it this way, he starred in it,...

Yes they can. Put it this way, he starred in it, it's his work. Now, I don't know how highly David Jason thinks of Sharp Intake, but if he feels it's so terrible it may damage his career, then he has...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-09-2014, 17:16
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By AidanLunn
Only thing I can think of is the titles to Crazy...

Only thing I can think of is the titles to Crazy Cottage, a mid-90s CITV game show?
Forum: Broadcasting 13-09-2014, 08:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By AidanLunn
You forgot Pat Sharp

You forgot Pat Sharp
Forum: Broadcasting 09-09-2014, 21:30
Replies: 105
Views: 4,721
Posted By AidanLunn
Yes, but those examples are extreme cases where...

Yes, but those examples are extreme cases where there's evidence to the contrary. With TV sets you are relying on human organs for interpretation of information - each one will be different,...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-09-2014, 21:21
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
Oh yes there was - colour difference drive. You...

Oh yes there was - colour difference drive. You apply the colour difference signals of PAL decoder to two grids on the tube and a -Y luminance signal to the cathode. This results in the mathematical...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-09-2014, 20:54
Replies: 105
Views: 4,721
Posted By AidanLunn
Erm, I thought I made it quite clear that I watch...

Erm, I thought I made it quite clear that I watch stuff in colour. I do pay for a colour licence.

It's clearly opinion and not fact if there are differing *opinions* to your *opinion*, which there...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-09-2014, 20:41
Replies: 105
Views: 4,721
Posted By AidanLunn
Because to some people the content of the...

Because to some people the content of the programme is more important than the quality of the picture. And absolutely boomingly amazing pictures and sound will never, ever replace a good plot!
Forum: Broadcasting 07-09-2014, 09:26
Replies: 105
Views: 4,721
Posted By AidanLunn
Or maybe it's simply a matter of opinion and...

Or maybe it's simply a matter of opinion and personal perception?
Forum: Broadcasting 07-09-2014, 09:23
Replies: 105
Views: 4,721
Posted By AidanLunn
And how is how other people choose to watch TV...

And how is how other people choose to watch TV any concern of yours?
Forum: Broadcasting 07-09-2014, 09:16
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
Erm, paedophiles, rapists and murderers are...

Erm, paedophiles, rapists and murderers are insane, people who use black and white TV sets are merely eccentric, disabled to the point where it would be pointless to own a colour TV, or just...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-09-2014, 09:07
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
Erm, you do know that colour TV is a black and...

Erm, you do know that colour TV is a black and white signal with colour information added? What would be the point when the stations are technically broadcasting in black and white with an extra...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-09-2014, 09:01
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
Because they're not receiving the full...

Because they're not receiving the full service.

And yes, we should be allowing people to watch stuff in black and white, we are a liberated society after all. What you are proposing is the slippery...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-09-2014, 17:12
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
But, at home, the person can view it how they...

But, at home, the person can view it how they like.

OK for cinemas, because they are commercial partners of the distributors/production companies as they will have contractual obligations and...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-09-2014, 16:22
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
I don't insult our profession - what I'm saying...

I don't insult our profession - what I'm saying is it's the choice of the consumer to watch TV however they want to watch it.

You might as well berate those who watch on iPlayer for doing so because...
Forum: Doctor Who 05-09-2014, 13:28
Replies: 202
Views: 12,514
Posted By AidanLunn
Or, alternatively, it's attracted the same...

Or, alternatively, it's attracted the same people, who have, with every series, repeatedly lost interest as the X Factor/Britain's Got Pub Singers series approaches the final.
Forum: Doctor Who 05-09-2014, 13:25
Replies: 202
Views: 12,514
Posted By AidanLunn
You'd lose your job instantly with ITV, then. The...

You'd lose your job instantly with ITV, then. The purpose of ITV is to *compete* - they're not competing if they're putting any ratings grabber against a ratings grabber of the BBC are they?

And...
Forum: Doctor Who 05-09-2014, 11:47
Replies: 202
Views: 12,514
Posted By AidanLunn
And there was also crap. Just like there is good...

And there was also crap. Just like there is good and crap on the BBC now.

I think you've just been conned into this bull that old=good, new=bad.
Forum: Doctor Who 05-09-2014, 11:43
Replies: 202
Views: 12,514
Posted By AidanLunn
What, like Doctor Who? You had that in "the old...

What, like Doctor Who? You had that in "the old days" ;)

BTW, I was always under the impression that the BBC is there to make something for everyone, I never knew it was called the "Moleskin...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-09-2014, 11:34
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
True, I didn't spot that to correct him! Also,...

True, I didn't spot that to correct him!

Also, from what I've experienced in TV servicing, it tends to be VERY old sets that have grid-modulated video and grid-derived RGB matrixing in the CRT....
Forum: Broadcasting 05-09-2014, 09:25
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
I work in broadcasting, too and it . . . doesn't...

I work in broadcasting, too and it . . . doesn't bother me one bit if people are watching in B&W. Unlike you, I don't feel any entitlement that everything I'm involved in should be seen in colour,...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-09-2014, 15:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By AidanLunn
What about Till Death Us Do Part and The Black...

What about Till Death Us Do Part and The Black and White Minstrel Show. ;-)
Forum: Broadcasting 04-09-2014, 14:58
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
Removing the 4.43MHz crystal is another, on...

Removing the 4.43MHz crystal is another, on machines old enough to have that, before CCD phase averaging came in.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-09-2014, 11:20
Replies: 97
Views: 4,904
Posted By AidanLunn
of course, with a username like yours, you're not...

of course, with a username like yours, you're not biased at all, are you? ;-)
Forum: Broadcasting 04-09-2014, 11:16
Replies: 76
Views: 3,764
Posted By AidanLunn
This also applies to you if you get so bothered...

This also applies to you if you get so bothered about such a trivial matter as this that you resort to insulting fellow members who have not insulted you in any way shape or form.

Plus, why do you...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-09-2014, 15:40
Replies: 202
Views: 12,514
Posted By AidanLunn
You could watch a different channel, provided you...

You could watch a different channel, provided you didn't have one of those TV/video combis.

You had one tuner inside the VCR, so that had the ability to tune into any TV station independent of any...
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