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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 18:35
Replies: 3
Views: 649
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This happens in order to allow the programme at...

This happens in order to allow the programme at 8pm to start around about on time (and so, back on schedule), while at the same time, allocating enough time to squeeze in the news bulletin, just...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-06-2014, 16:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,913
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Could not agree more. ... worth pointing out...

Could not agree more.

... worth pointing out that many idents from this era were aired very recently during BBC2's Afternoon Classics season. My sincere thanks go to BBC2 NI for making this...
Forum: Music 08-06-2014, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 303
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Kraftwerk: The Catalog - Questions about its Price and Availability

Being a Kraftwerk fan, I was interested in the boxset 'The Catalog' when it was first released, but didn't buy it immediately, something which I now regret as I did not anticipate the price would go...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-05-2014, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 2,285
Posted By D.Page
Have you possibly ejected the tape at that point...

Have you possibly ejected the tape at that point in the recording in the past, or alternatively, have you, in the past, left the deck in pause at that point in the recording? It's perfectly possible...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By D.Page
It would not be out of place on 'It'll Be Alright...

It would not be out of place on 'It'll Be Alright On The Night', which has had multiple series over the years due to its popularity, so I suspect many would disagree.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By D.Page
Huw Edwards: Gaffe on BBC News Channel

Huw was interviewing Joshua Raymond, regarding the Pfizer/AstraZeneca story, and at one point, intended to say ‘city’ but it came out as ‘sh*tty’ :D

He immediately apologised, without drawing any...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-05-2014, 17:36
Replies: 104
Views: 7,379
Posted By D.Page
Here's another blunder which just occurred: Huw...

Here's another blunder which just occurred:

Huw was interviewing Joshua Raymond on the BBC News Channel, regarding the Pfizer/AstraZeneca story, and at one point, intended to say ‘city’ but it came...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-05-2014, 13:26
Replies: 151
Views: 9,406
Posted By D.Page
If you're referring to dropped frames, then I...

If you're referring to dropped frames, then I would be very surprised if you don't ever get any, when using domestic DVD recorder equipment. I use Panasonic DVD recorders, and when transferring from...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2014, 20:12
Replies: 40
Views: 2,704
Posted By D.Page
I do remember, back in the early '80s, my Nan's...

I do remember, back in the early '80s, my Nan's black and white TV used to emit a buzzing sound whenever chromakey was being used, i.e. during weather forecasts. I think fine-tuning the channel...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2014, 20:02
Replies: 40
Views: 2,704
Posted By D.Page
Absolutely. If anyone's in the Bradford area,...

Absolutely. If anyone's in the Bradford area, it's well worth a visit. I went there in around 1997 (it was called The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television back then), and I took many...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2014, 18:15
Replies: 40
Views: 2,704
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Just to add to what anthony david has said, if it...

Just to add to what anthony david has said, if it was chromakey, you may well be able to spot tell-tale signs of its use in, for example the Dr Who episode you watched, with, for example, shimmering...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-05-2014, 18:25
Replies: 229
Views: 44,091
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Señor Wizzywick, good to hear from you! It’s been...

Señor Wizzywick, good to hear from you! It’s been a while since we last spoke (spend lots of time on TVF). I know a lot of people don’t like Duncan, but at least he does think of witty comments by...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-05-2014, 16:04
Replies: 229
Views: 44,091
Posted By D.Page
There's another BBC continuity announcer who, you...

There's another BBC continuity announcer who, you would have thought, is also unsuitable. Emily Chiswell, the lady with the hoarse, croaky voice. On occasion, I have noticed her unable to utter whole...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-05-2014, 13:43
Replies: 229
Views: 44,091
Posted By D.Page
This is Delroy, surely, at his most...

This is Delroy, surely, at his most cringeworthy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zq4d5Pgww8

"...as we aim to please, with more of the shows you Loooove"
Forum: Broadcasting 13-05-2014, 11:29
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By D.Page
Here is a complaint I sent to Drama channel...

Here is a complaint I sent to Drama channel regarding this issue, along with their reply:

_________________________________________________________________

Dear Drama channel.

I watched a couple...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-05-2014, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By D.Page
It has to be that, surely, DVDfever. The versions...

It has to be that, surely, DVDfever. The versions of the two episodes in question which were supplied to the channel must be 16:9 versions, otherwise how did they manage to transmit them in 16:9 when...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-05-2014, 13:27
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By D.Page
Drama Channel: Inconsistent Transmitted Aspect Ratio

I was watching a couple of episodes of the Bill on Drama channel late last week, where the episodes I watched were broadcast in 16:9. I had other things I needed to do at the time, which distracted...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-05-2014, 12:47
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By D.Page
Yahoo Email: Problem Logging Out

This may seem relatively trivial, however, in practice, it is highly irritating.

Often when logged into my Yahoo email, and I want to log out, you would hover the pointer over the “Hi, (User’s First...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-04-2014, 19:28
Replies: 972
Views: 94,916
Posted By D.Page
That white 2's 'vocals' remind me of Sooty :D I...

That white 2's 'vocals' remind me of Sooty :D

I think there have been more idents/stings made than one might expect there to be. I wonder if they will show them just around the relevant programming,...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-04-2014, 18:42
Replies: 972
Views: 94,916
Posted By D.Page
BBC2 50th Anniversary Idents and Stings: Cake: ...

BBC2 50th Anniversary Idents and Stings:

Cake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2Kk7OIieiQ
Cactus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDkRiQ5pR44
Karaoke - Clapping: ...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-04-2014, 20:10
Replies: 42
Views: 3,365
Posted By D.Page
Thanks for that, just watched it. Very...

Thanks for that, just watched it. Very interesting. Gyles Brandreth did make a very slight factual error, though. He said that prior to the launch of BBC2, there were only two tv channels...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2014, 15:54
Replies: 972
Views: 94,916
Posted By D.Page
BBC2 50th Anniversary pres...

BBC2 50th Anniversary pres...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2014, 13:21
Replies: 42
Views: 3,365
Posted By D.Page
You may be right, about them reconfiguring some...

You may be right, about them reconfiguring some the contents, as I have a listings mag at home which clearly indicates when a programme is a repeat. The 'Happy Birthday BBC TWO' programmes do not...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2014, 12:59
Replies: 42
Views: 3,365
Posted By D.Page
I have an S-VHS copy of 'Happy Birthday BBC TWO',...

I have an S-VHS copy of 'Happy Birthday BBC TWO', from when it was shown in 2004. I've whizzed through the tape to the end, to check length and, unless I'm very much mistaken, it appears to be three...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2014, 12:31
Replies: 42
Views: 3,365
Posted By D.Page
Thanks for pointing that out.

Thanks for pointing that out.
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