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Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 05-05-2015, 12:28
Replies: 297
Views: 45,440
Posted By Batch
Having not read the books, I have a bit of a...

Having not read the books, I have a bit of a problem with this season. It may be my own goldfish attention span, or maybe not, I don't know.

The issue I have is the pacing of this season seems a...
Forum: Sky 31-12-2010, 08:18
Replies: 14
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Views: 2,830
Posted By Batch
I ha to do this yesterday to resolve a similar...

I ha to do this yesterday to resolve a similar issue.

I was trying to add something from Sky Sports 1 on Monday 5pm but had "no listings available" and it didn't resolve overnight.

I'm on a drx780...
Forum: Sky 31-12-2010, 08:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,604
Posted By Batch
From memory it took a fair while to get all the...

From memory it took a fair while to get all the channel information into the EPG the first time. From memory it was a couple of hours or more so I wouldn't worry just yet.

SKY HD works a little...
Forum: Sky 29-12-2010, 19:01
Replies: 183
Views: 13,298
Posted By Batch
I can clearly see a difference between HD and SD....

I can clearly see a difference between HD and SD. When I switch from HD to SD I think 'yuck'.

but.....

my brain compensates. 5 or 10 minutes of SD and I really don't care I'm not watching HD. Even...
Forum: Sky 24-12-2010, 07:36
Replies: 283
Views: 25,750
Posted By Batch
I'm sure there are a fair few f us that would...

I'm sure there are a fair few f us that would like Tivo like facilities on Sky.

But I'd also bet that the vast majority are happy with what they have. Its simple. It works ( mostly :) )

And given...
Forum: TV Shows: US 23-12-2010, 19:14
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Batch
Was expecting this to be really poor, and that my...

Was expecting this to be really poor, and that my goodies memories were false ones.

But no, it really was rather enjoyable nonsense! Series link set.
Forum: Sky 21-12-2010, 07:16
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By Batch
I wish my Amstrad was compatible :(

I wish my Amstrad was compatible :(
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 12:38
Replies: 704
Views: 102,034
Posted By Batch
I'm sure its no conslation but I don't think any...

I'm sure its no conslation but I don't think any 780's have the update (has anyone even got it on a trial basis?). I think it'll be next year.
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 12:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,216
Posted By Batch
As long as you make sure it is downhill from the...

As long as you make sure it is downhill from the router to the box it'll be fine :) (yes it was a bad joke)

No recommendations from ebay as such, I bought a cheap 5m cable recently in anticipation...
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By Batch
Can't really complain at something for...

Can't really complain at something for nothing.

If Sky monitor these threads I won't be taking it up simply because my personal opinion is HD shouldn't cost extra, t simply not worth it to me.
Forum: Sky 14-12-2010, 12:27
Replies: 137
Views: 21,494
Posted By Batch
Not sure I agree with that. Things shouldn't be...

Not sure I agree with that. Things shouldn't be filtered by default. Besides which I'm a non HD subscriber and it would annoy me :)
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As a consumer I'd love this freature to be fully...
Forum: Sky 30-11-2010, 19:03
Replies: 41
Views: 9,962
Posted By Batch
good plan. I'll take a look. Of course they...

good plan. I'll take a look.




Of course they should!

Seriously, it is avoidable so they should have avoided it.
Forum: Sky 30-11-2010, 15:55
Replies: 41
Views: 9,962
Posted By Batch
The fact cutting a pin will resolve it is hardly...

The fact cutting a pin will resolve it is hardly the point.

And what if I wan to reuse the SCART cable sometimes?

The point is that its a wholly unnecessary and avoidable thing to do. They could...
Forum: Sky 30-11-2010, 11:48
Replies: 41
Views: 9,962
Posted By Batch
Thanks for the heads up on this, I'll have...

Thanks for the heads up on this, I'll have exactly the same issue.

And yes I agree, its annoying to cut a perfectly good scart pin to avoid it. Hopefully my DVD player doesn't pass through switching...
Forum: The X Factor 28-11-2010, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Batch
Flop goes the wiesel, at last. Shame Wagner has...

Flop goes the wiesel, at last.

Shame Wagner has (all but) gone, a bitter sweet result.
Forum: Sky 25-11-2010, 18:43
Replies: 33
Views: 23,539
Posted By Batch
Yes I realise that thanks. In other news the Sky...

Yes I realise that thanks. In other news the Sky is blue.

The OP was expecting it to work. This will demonstrate to them WHY it won't work. HTH..
Forum: Sky 25-11-2010, 11:53
Replies: 33
Views: 23,539
Posted By Batch
Is iot possible to connect a computer to the...

Is iot possible to connect a computer to the wireless router the Sky box is connected to. Then you can check whether ther internet is accesible.

If you can't get on the net you have router config...
Forum: Sky 25-11-2010, 11:48
Replies: 16
Views: 3,906
Posted By Batch
Wow, it only took them a year. They are getting...

Wow, it only took them a year. They are getting quicker.
Forum: Sky 23-11-2010, 19:22
Replies: 704
Views: 102,034
Posted By Batch
There was no discussion. It was 100% a guess by...

There was no discussion. It was 100% a guess by me.
Forum: Sky 21-11-2010, 18:51
Replies: 704
Views: 102,034
Posted By Batch
Somebody in the HD forum posted their 780 got...

Somebody in the HD forum posted their 780 got updated to that a week or so ago. This is the S/W version BEFORE the Anytime+ version. But at least its moving in the right direction (though not on my...
Forum: Sky 20-11-2010, 16:12
Replies: 30
Views: 6,522
Posted By Batch
It does include "three Big Cone Feet with the...

It does include "three Big Cone Feet with the unit for best support and performance."

And presumably some magic beans.
Forum: Sky 18-11-2010, 22:19
Replies: 45
Views: 4,320
Posted By Batch
Hard to tell. I doubt their are two up-scalers in...

Hard to tell. I doubt their are two up-scalers in the TV, but their are two paths to it as you pointed out - analogue and digital. Maybe the analogue conversion was handled "smoother" before the...
Forum: Sky 18-11-2010, 20:14
Replies: 45
Views: 4,320
Posted By Batch
Or a SCART SD looking better than HDMI SD, which...

Or a SCART SD looking better than HDMI SD, which was the case when I had my settings set to auto.

The Panny up-scaler on my TV introduced artefacts via HDMI which weren't there via Scart.
Forum: Sky 16-11-2010, 12:35
Replies: 67
Views: 6,875
Posted By Batch
Quite right, that's why more than half of us...

Quite right, that's why more than half of us don't have anytime+ yet ;)
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Very interested to see how the V+TIVO takes the **** out of Sky+ in terms of functionality..
Forum: Sky Broadband 13-11-2010, 18:21
Replies: 11
Views: 4,583
Posted By Batch
Now I'm confused. Where did your old Sky router...

Now I'm confused.

Where did your old Sky router come from? When you say "it connects" - you mean the DSL link is up but it just the wireless that isn't working?

And when you say you got your "sky...
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