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Forum: TV Shows: US 02-11-2013, 01:15
Replies: 3,136
Views: 357,165
Posted By wakey
I'm fairly sure they know already that its the...

I'm fairly sure they know already that its the last season but just don't want to risk a ratings drop that sometimes happens with the lower rated shows when its announced its the last season (people...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2010, 18:39
Replies: 31
Views: 2,625
Posted By wakey
It's not always dialogue in the above examples....

It's not always dialogue in the above examples. Many of them are extended shots of logos that could be blurred. And while cutting the dialogue can be clunky we see it enough to cut certain words...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2010, 14:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,625
Posted By wakey
I don't agree here. There are plenty if American...

I don't agree here. There are plenty if American shows that air in the uk that leave the product placement in.


Amazing Race keep the airline and car product placement in place
Arrested...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2010, 18:56
Replies: 94
Views: 7,082
Posted By wakey
I have said it once and I will say it again, TOTP...

I have said it once and I will say it again, TOTP is a format that is now only suited for Specials.

We have dozens of music channels and we have the Internet where the Music videos are available on...
Forum: Sky Broadband 21-12-2010, 00:52
Replies: 4
Views: 2,419
Posted By wakey
You are making the common mistake of getting KB/s...

You are making the common mistake of getting KB/s and kbps mixed up. When you download a file the figure you get is KB/s (Kilobytes a second) but your Sky router gives the figure in kbps (Kilobits a...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-12-2010, 19:37
Replies: 160
Views: 15,763
Posted By wakey
Players aren't artificially inflated. They are at...

Players aren't artificially inflated. They are at the price the markets supply and demand dictates. The Player prices have fallen but the improvement from DVD to Bluray isn't as marketable as the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-12-2010, 19:26
Replies: 160
Views: 15,763
Posted By wakey
Personally I don't understand the desire for...

Personally I don't understand the desire for downloads when it comes to movies. With Music it made sense as it was driven by the portable music market where quality could put up with the quality...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 03-12-2010, 20:48
Replies: 59
Views: 9,255
Posted By wakey
Season 5 was a tale of two halves. The first half...

Season 5 was a tale of two halves. The first half was really pretty weak, Harms Way was especially bad (so much so that I when re watching the season I often skip the episode)

The second half was...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 22:28
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
As do the majority of students. The grants and...

As do the majority of students. The grants and loans are there to help you out not cover everything. Part of the uni experience is about learning about how the real world works and in the real world...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 22:19
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
Firstly as others have mentioned the fees don't...

Firstly as others have mentioned the fees don't stop anyone going. The current structure actually makes it EASIER for people to go as you pay your way after the degree helps you rather than...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 22:14
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
TBH thats spot on. While the economic climate has...

TBH thats spot on. While the economic climate has made the situation worse graduates were already finding it harder and harder to get a job out of uni. Labours policy on Higher Education was pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 19:48
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
Law students have never been able to walk into a...

Law students have never been able to walk into a Law job. Most Law students have always ended up in a different field as it takes a good 1st class degree, preferably from a Uni thats renowned for its...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 19:37
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
If you earn alot later in life you can AFFORD to...

If you earn alot later in life you can AFFORD to pay the increased repayment amount that this wage comes with.

And yes interest roles up, especially if go some years without a job that sees your...
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2010, 18:50
Replies: 203
Views: 6,244
Posted By wakey
Students complain about it because they are...

Students complain about it because they are stupid. They can't get their head around the fact that these aren't upfront fees and never need paid back in full. Rather they pay it back in one go they...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-11-2010, 11:34
Replies: 51
Views: 4,030
Posted By wakey
People compalin about the Shopping and Slapper...

People compalin about the Shopping and Slapper channels taking up offpeak airspace but they really aren't living in the real world. Even for peak time ad revenue is falling and channels can't...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-11-2010, 12:51
Replies: 175
Views: 10,088
Posted By wakey
What an idiotic reply. Electrical equipment is...

What an idiotic reply. Electrical equipment is prone to faults and when you have millions of the devices in peoples homes (especially when the same device can have different internals as we see with...
Forum: Freeview 16-11-2010, 11:14
Replies: 76
Views: 8,092
Posted By wakey
Even if they could and it would help freesat at...

Even if they could and it would help freesat at the end of the day Freesat isn't the best option for the masses.

Alot of people are in a situation where they can't put a Dish up. Also most people...
Forum: Freeview 15-11-2010, 12:12
Replies: 76
Views: 8,092
Posted By wakey
In theory yes the likes of Sky could move and...

In theory yes the likes of Sky could move and free up Freesat space but why would they do that?

The UK government can't force them to move and its in Skys interest to actually limit freesat as it...
Forum: Freeview 14-11-2010, 19:54
Replies: 76
Views: 8,092
Posted By wakey
Its not like Freesat is overflowing with space...

Its not like Freesat is overflowing with space either. Infact its been given as a reason why some channels are not available on Freesat but are on Sky, Cable and even Freeview due to lack of...
Forum: Freeview 14-11-2010, 16:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By wakey
It needs to be over 40GB as it reserves 40GB for...

It needs to be over 40GB as it reserves 40GB for aspects like the Buffer
Forum: Freeview 03-11-2010, 21:42
Replies: 309
Views: 47,929
Posted By wakey
It always starts a few minutes early so they have...

It always starts a few minutes early so they have the room in the schedule for the 8pm News bulletin
Forum: Freeview 03-11-2010, 20:49
Replies: 309
Views: 47,929
Posted By wakey
They also seem to have made the BBC HD channel...

They also seem to have made the BBC HD channel Dog smaller too, not as small as BBC 1 HD but certainly smaller. Also both channels seem to have moved the position right to the edge of the screen...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-10-2010, 11:32
Replies: 38
Views: 3,053
Posted By wakey
Oh yeah you are right aren't you, broadcasters...

Oh yeah you are right aren't you, broadcasters are just full of idiots who want to wind their customers up and turn them off simply to stroke their own egos.

Oh wait your the idiot who doesn't...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-10-2010, 21:28
Replies: 38
Views: 3,053
Posted By wakey
I would say its more due to the fact that while...

I would say its more due to the fact that while TV companies want the ad money and don't really care who buys ad space they don't want their brand to become linked to the companies the companies and...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-10-2010, 17:58
Replies: 38
Views: 3,053
Posted By wakey
Everyone would vote against them because everyone...

Everyone would vote against them because everyone would prefer to only see the program but DOG's work more on a subconscious level. They build up brand awareness and program with brand association in...
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