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Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-04-2012, 20:07
Replies: 523
Views: 52,239
Posted By porkpie
It was a 60 minute documentary hosted by Gareth...

It was a 60 minute documentary hosted by Gareth Hunt and is included as a bonus feature on the US boxset of the series.

I think its been superceded in the UK by a 5 hour documentary ( 1 hour per...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-04-2012, 19:55
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
Sigh!! As I said , the concept of an insult is...

Sigh!!
As I said , the concept of an insult is clearly way beyond you:rolleyes:


Oh diddums!!
So everyone has to stop watching certain comedy shows just because kids get called a few names at...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-04-2012, 19:44
Replies: 40
Views: 3,426
Posted By porkpie
Most of the HD channels broadcast a Dolby Digital...

Most of the HD channels broadcast a Dolby Digital bitstream 24 hours a day and DD sound levels are much lower than the regular soundtrack so if increasing the volume is too much hassle you should...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2012, 22:17
Replies: 205
Views: 11,095
Posted By porkpie
I agree they were not self employed but if thats...

I agree they were not self employed but if thats the case then why is he not being forced to pay NMW?

I pay based on results and those who are slow could earn lower than NMW but I've had workers who...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 28-04-2012, 22:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,056
Posted By porkpie
As I said above , the mini series was chopped...

As I said above , the mini series was chopped into chunks many moons ago and sold along with weekly series in a single package.
Shame really as the mini series , especially the first one is streets...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 22:09
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
Agreed. Both were designed to show the bigot as...

Agreed.
Both were designed to show the bigot as the idiot which is what always happened.
Unfortunately many people can't see past the casual name calling that litters the scripts of both.

Alf...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 22:01
Replies: 268
Views: 31,087
Posted By porkpie
Man About the House has been available in a...

Man About the House has been available in a complete dvd boxset for at least 4 years.
Currently under 17 delivered , you have no excuse not to buy...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-04-2012, 21:58
Replies: 40
Views: 3,426
Posted By porkpie
Actually C4HD sound is a problem for me with...

Actually C4HD sound is a problem for me with Tivo.
I find that Dolby Digital sound is out of synch.
So today I finally switched the DD off and sound is fine now .
I don't think I need to hear Chatty...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:55
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
You just don't get it do you. The concept of what...

You just don't get it do you.
The concept of what an insult is clearly eludes you.
They are said with the intention to offend.
Calling someone a "black...." is said specifically to offend.
How does...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2012, 21:44
Replies: 205
Views: 11,095
Posted By porkpie
Thousands of jobs pay low basics with the rest...

Thousands of jobs pay low basics with the rest being based on results.
Look at the astronomical pay of the bank bosses and then look and see how much of it is bonuses rather than basic pay.
I know...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2012, 21:35
Replies: 50
Views: 2,140
Posted By porkpie
Maggie made mistakes but by and large she was the...

Maggie made mistakes but by and large she was the breath of fresh air that this country needed to take us away from the bad old days when Labour and even other Tory PM's let the unions run the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:23
Replies: 268
Views: 31,087
Posted By porkpie
Yes , unfortunately the dvd was deleted some time...

Yes , unfortunately the dvd was deleted some time ago which makes it a bit expensive at the moment but I have no doubt it will get released again

Get a used one for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:21
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
As I said above , the black actors have said...

As I said above , the black actors have said repeats would be ok but the white actors didn't which backs up the point that most of this PC bull is usually whingers worrying on behalf of...
Forum: Movies 28-04-2012, 21:10
Replies: 46
Views: 11,217
Posted By porkpie
The film is 1979 . The dvd isn't. As it was...

The film is 1979 .
The dvd isn't.

As it was passed uncut several years ago its not important anymore.
Its just another dull movie pushed into the spotlight by the morons who instigated the Video...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:08
Replies: 71
Views: 5,403
Posted By porkpie
It's already been done .It was a regular feature...

It's already been done .It was a regular feature back in the days of Live TV alongside topless darts
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:03
Replies: 268
Views: 31,087
Posted By porkpie
You might as well buy the film on dvd as ITV...

You might as well buy the film on dvd as ITV never show it unedited.
The scene where George meets the cast of Love Thy Neighbour is always cut.

One would like to think its because the scene is...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:01
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
Are you sure? Not watched this episode for a...

Are you sure?
Not watched this episode for a while but last time I saw the 2 black actors interviewed they were more than happy for the show to be repeated - although the white actors disagreed, this...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 21:00
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
If you understand the concept of insults why then...

If you understand the concept of insults why then go on to post such nonsense
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-04-2012, 20:47
Replies: 21
Views: 7,031
Posted By porkpie
You need to get them onto -R discs. If your PC...

You need to get them onto -R discs.
If your PC dvd drive is not too old you should find it will play finalised discs in VR mode.
I have seen dvd playback programs that are many years old that will...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-04-2012, 20:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,376
Posted By porkpie
Unless you have the two side by side you won't...

Unless you have the two side by side you won't notice , rather like the difference between CD and SACD.
The specs show the difference but you'll be hard pushed to tell.

3D with passive still looks...
Forum: TiVo 28-04-2012, 20:39
Replies: 156
Views: 15,601
Posted By porkpie
Do you also unplug your fridge and freezer every...

Do you also unplug your fridge and freezer every night?
It's curious that so many people will unplug tv devices for fear of fire yet they have so much trust in refrigeration equipment that they...
Forum: Movies 28-04-2012, 20:35
Replies: 46
Views: 11,217
Posted By porkpie
As I found out when trying to sell mine. I gave...

As I found out when trying to sell mine.
I gave up in the end.
Play would often remove sellers but they came back again .
Nobody seemed to find it odd that a seller would have a rare deleted title...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 20:30
Replies: 523
Views: 52,239
Posted By porkpie
To be fair , some of the Thames shows are weak in...

To be fair , some of the Thames shows are weak in places.
Just recently watched some Father Dear Father.
Without the nostalgia factor its not that good.

As for ITV scheduling : just as an example ....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 20:12
Replies: 268
Views: 31,087
Posted By porkpie
You should enjoy MATH as its even better than G&M...

You should enjoy MATH as its even better than G&M , but don't rush to see the G&M movie - its not very good at all , even the MATH film is better

Watching the MATH series after might make for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2012, 20:06
Replies: 567
Views: 49,380
Posted By porkpie
Not really much time to change though as George...

Not really much time to change though as George and Mildred was broadcast the same year that the last series of Love Thy Neighbour was shown.


Warnings were given by UK Gold before each episode of...
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