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    Where the Heck Have All the New Releases Gone?

    Over the past month, it looks like some of the new titles are not available for rent. This includes Brave, ParaNorman, and The Dark Knight Rises. Has Dish/Blockbuster negotiated new terms with the studios to delay new release titles, putting them in line with Netflix and RedBox? If so, why...
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    Local Commercials on National Channels?

    Sorry if this has been answered before, but a rudimentary search didn't pull up anything. While watching one of the national channels, there was a commercial for recall election going on in our state. I thought it would be odd for one of the parties to be spending money to hit viewers across...
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    721 Black Line Problem - Solution!

    There was an old thread on this issue which is too old to reply to, so I'm posting my solution under this new thread. You can read the original thread here. In summary, some of us were having a problem with our 721s, which would show a black line at the bottom of the screen. This was...
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    So, I'm Looking at the FTC Website...

    . . . and it certainly looks like there might be a case for a complaint against Dish calling their down-rezzed programming HD. I have also posted this on the AVS Forum (larger audience that isn't aimed only at Dish). Here's an excerpt from this page: Hey, that's us! Seems like Dish might be...
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    Today's the Day

    The latest firmware upgrade for the 811 is supposed to be out by the end of June. I can't wait to get home from work later today, hook the 811 back up, download the new software, and start enjoying the receiver that I've had for six months but haven't been able to use because of the dark...
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    Temporary Fix for Dish 811 Channel 1.1 Mapping Problem

    OK, I live in the Milwaukee area, and our local CBS affiliate (channel 58) has decided that they really should be channel 1. For anyone with an 811, this means that you can’t get their signal since Dish has reserved channel 1-1 and 1-2 for extra inputs. Faced with the prospect of missing my...
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