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    New HR24, slwo RF remote response

    Anyone else have a very slow response from the remote when in RF mode. When i switch it over, I have to hold a button for about 5 seconds for the DVR to respond. The light on the DVR doesn't even blink to acknowledge it got he command from the remote. I tried StoneCold's thing of disabling the...
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    Columbus OH, FOX HD Audio bad

    Anyone else in Columbus, OH area have audio problems on FOX HD?
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    Coming back to D* from Uverse, any good deals to know about?

    So I had D* for 8 years. Loved it. I worked a for company owned by AT&T. Found out I could get a 49% discount off of U-verse. So with the U400 package, 6 meg Inet and unlimited local/LD VOIP costs me about $80 a month. But you get what you pay for I guess. I don't mean to turn this into a...
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    HD channels going out only in the afternoons - fixed

    Just some possible helpful information. For the last few weeks, my HD channels have been freezing, pixelating and flat out loosing signal. The odd thing is, it was only happening when the sun came over the house and hit the dish. In the morning when the sun is in the front house. No problem...
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    WWE's HD technology

    WWE Slams Into HD, by Sanjay Talwani
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    Animal Planet On Demand, Breed All about it, Bulldog

    So I was searching through the D* DoD and came across Breed All About it on Animal Planet On Demand. I know there are a lot or Pro Wrestling Fans here, so I figured I'd mention that they show Davey Boy Smith, The British Bulldog at the begining of the show. I miss seeing him perform.
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    So is it HD-lite or not?

    Please do not turn this into an argument. That is not my intent. I am just curious from the guys with the tools to tell, what they are transmitting at the resolution at? I know Verbano has the know how to tell, and I am pretty sure there were 2 or 3 others. I just remember Verbano...
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    Sports Time Ohio HD?

    D* CSR tells me I should have STO HD on channel 96 but that it only shows up in the guide when something is playing on STO in HD. I don't have channel 96 available to add to my favorites and have never seen it in the guide. Should I be complaining? Or am I just missing when they are braodcasting...
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    RIP Chris Benoit (for real)

    Professional Wrestler Chris Benoit, Family Found Dead in Georgia Home Monday , June 25, 2007 Professional wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy and their 7-year-old son Daniel were found dead in the family's Georgia home Monday, the Fayette County Sheriff's Department said. Lt. Tommy...
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    AT9 install question

    So a friend of mine called to have D* turned back on and to have his service upgraded to the HR20. He already had the 3LNB dish up on his roof working great when it was used. It's on the back side house pointing towards the front of the house up and over the roof peak. The house faces south and...
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    Question for installers...

    So I convinced my inlaws to get D*. They got a HR20 and a HD receiver for the bedroom along with 2 SD recievers. The installer told them they had to buy a 6x8 multiswitch for $150. He pole mounted the slime line dish about a foot in the ground. On a 3rd tech visit they drove the pole another...
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    which resolution to use?

    I just had my HR20-700 installed this week. So far so good. noticed a few FFWD and RWND problems on the local HD channels. Had to reset the reciever once. I have it hooked up to my 42" Sammy plasma via component cables for now until I can get to the store to get an HDMI cable. The TV's...
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    question about TNTHD getting bumped for sunday ticket

    I am getting D* HD in a couple of weeks. I have read the posts of people saying that TNTHD gets dropped for Sunday ticket. Last year it was the PPV channels. I read in another post that guy did not have discoveryHD either because of sunday ticket. So I am curious if anyone has gotten a...
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    Birthday present from my wife

    She is a good one. I'm keeping her. She just told me that we are getting the new HD DVR and 5 LNB dish installed Oct 24th. same day as my b-day! :D
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    How did we survivie???

    Those Born 1930-1979! TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED the 1930's 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's !! First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for...
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    Website suggestion

    Scott and Company, I came across this from another forum about "The Sopranos". I think it wouls d be a great addition here.
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    Looking for a good recliner

    Hey all, I am looking for some opinions on living room recliners. I have a la-z-boy right now. It squeeks and rattles and is uncomfortable. I always thought they were the best. I paid $600 for this POS. I complained to the salemen and he said that's just the way they are. BS! The only good...
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    Caller ID and SD TIVO

    I thought I read that the SD Directivo (Phillips DSR708) had caller ID built into it? I just recently added long distance and caller ID to my land line. I previously only had it for local calls. Needless to say I guess, that I am not getting caller ID info on my TV screen. I am probably just...
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    HughesNet install question

    I'm having HughesNet installed at my parents hour 5 hours away on Friday. Since I am going to have to talk them through some things, I am hping someone can tell me how the reciever will connecte to the PC. They have two PC's but right now do not have a router. Once pc dials to the internet and...
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    Fun with TIVO

    Ok, Are my wife and I the only ones that get a kick out of pausing the TIVO and laughing at the facial expressions sometimes? Sometime it looks they are taking a dump or having sex or just really stupid! :p I need to hook a PC up to my TIVO to catch the shots! I know, I know... Small...