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Forum: Sky Today, 09:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
That semantics is off the point anyway. The point...

That semantics is off the point anyway. The point I was making was that there was no great advantage in owning the box over renting because as soon as the subscription is stopped then the box is...
Forum: Sky Yesterday, 22:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
Why would you think I didn't know that?

Why would you think I didn't know that?
Forum: Sky Yesterday, 18:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
Well if I wanted something with such limited...

Well if I wanted something with such limited functionality then I could pick it up for a few pounds, personally I wouldn't even bother with something without PVR capability. As I said "owning" the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 18:31
Replies: 68
Views: 1,461
Posted By bobcar
True, I wasn't blaming anyone other than myself:).

True, I wasn't blaming anyone other than myself:).
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 15:28
Replies: 68
Views: 1,461
Posted By bobcar
It's 6.25s, I don't know about you but I waste a...

It's 6.25s, I don't know about you but I waste a lot more time than that during the day. Responding to the post has already wasted many times that.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 14:37
Replies: 68
Views: 1,461
Posted By bobcar
It is for you it seems, some of us really...

It is for you it seems, some of us really couldn't care less about such small differences in start up time. I suppose if you only browse for 30s and then exit then it's significant but I tend to use...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 09:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By bobcar
That's very unlikely to be the case, what's more...

That's very unlikely to be the case, what's more likely is that reloading the software causes some non program storage (may be invisible to the user) to be reset.
Forum: Sky 19-04-2014, 21:17
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
Yes if you cancel Sky then the box is basically a...

Yes if you cancel Sky then the box is basically a brick with no PVR functions. It's hard to see the advantage of "owning" your own box over renting like from Virgin Media.
Forum: Sky 19-04-2014, 01:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By bobcar
I wish Sky would add it then because it would be...

I wish Sky would add it then because it would be easy and much more useful than some of the changes they've made.
Forum: Sky 18-04-2014, 15:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By bobcar
Yes Sky keep adding features that I don't want...

Yes Sky keep adding features that I don't want but don't add the thing I'd really like which is PVR features on the radio channels.

Would this be due to possible copyright problems with music or...
Forum: Sky 18-04-2014, 13:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
We all know why they do it, that doesn't make it...

We all know why they do it, that doesn't make it right though and the excuses about needing security information are garbage.
Forum: Sky 18-04-2014, 13:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By bobcar
Yes it's inexcusable that you have to go through...

Yes it's inexcusable that you have to go through hoops to cancel or downgrade, it's just naked money grabbing. Their needing security information is just a hard cold lie and not even subtle, their...
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2014, 10:55
Replies: 429
Views: 16,120
Posted By bobcar
You don't seem able to see past yourself and your...

You don't seem able to see past yourself and your own situation. Many people don't need a car and at the same time aren't scrounging lifts off people.

It is very often a lifestyle choice, I took a...
Forum: Advice 17-04-2014, 13:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By bobcar
Wire wool is different, it's good for blocking...

Wire wool is different, it's good for blocking holes.
Forum: Sky 15-04-2014, 18:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By bobcar
If you are only interested in the PL then now is...

If you are only interested in the PL then now is the time to cancel, if like me you want the play offs then it another couple of weeks (bit less).
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2014, 13:35
Replies: 57
Views: 1,752
Posted By bobcar
Why is their making money from helping people so...

Why is their making money from helping people so bad? I'd much rather they made money than parasites gambling on exchange rates, that does make me queasy.
Forum: Virgin Media Broadband 15-04-2014, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 5,864
Posted By bobcar
When I went from my old modem to a Superhub 1...

When I went from my old modem to a Superhub 1 they just posted it for self install so presumably it would be the same for you.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-04-2014, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,598
Posted By bobcar
If you want to check out for yourself then you...

If you want to check out for yourself then you need to go to the right place where they have suitable lighting and will let you set up the TVs. It's impossible to form an informed opinion from a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-04-2014, 15:52
Replies: 100
Views: 6,429
Posted By bobcar
I remember him first from the "Doctor at Large"...

I remember him first from the "Doctor at Large" and "Doctor in Charge" series.
Forum: Sky 14-04-2014, 15:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By bobcar
I want to see the play offs so another couple of...

I want to see the play offs so another couple of weeks before I cancel. They still don't have the link for for online (email) downgrading that they removed last year so I'll just have to use the...
Forum: Sky 14-04-2014, 14:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,953
Posted By bobcar
thanks.

thanks.
Forum: Sky 14-04-2014, 14:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By bobcar
EDIT: I should make clear I was talking about Sky...

EDIT: I should make clear I was talking about Sky here so it is OT and my apologies for that, please ignore the post.

No they don't make it that easy. I've never had any trouble downgrading though...
Forum: Sky 14-04-2014, 14:15
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By bobcar
People should turn the box off anyway if they're...

People should turn the box off anyway if they're swapping LNB cables around.
Forum: Sky 14-04-2014, 14:13
Replies: 35
Views: 2,953
Posted By bobcar
I don't seem to have this (not that I...

I don't seem to have this (not that I particularly want it) how long has this been out? I have a Pace HD box.
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2014, 09:28
Replies: 37
Views: 2,364
Posted By bobcar
You surely must be able to see that it's much...

You surely must be able to see that it's much worse when directed against a vulnerable minority group?
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