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Has anyone noticed in the last month that there are certain ads that will not let you skip? You can FF but no skipping allowed. Always the same ads. I wonder if DTV is charging advertisers a bit more for this feature?
 
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I thought it was a glitch with the CE program (its been posted before about the same issue)
 
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It started happening about a week or so ago...Before I DL'd CE.
 
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oh I've had the CE software for a while now so I dont know if its specific commercials for me. I just notice it does it randomly
 
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dongurian said:
Has anyone noticed in the last month that there are certain ads that will not let you skip? You can FF but no skipping allowed. Always the same ads. I wonder if DTV is charging advertisers a bit more for this feature?

Always the same ads ?

Which ones, I haven't come across this issue with any of the Prime Time pprogramming I Record .... mostly CBS I Record though.

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The first time it happened it was a DTV ad which is why I think they can control it.

Always the same ads ?

Which ones, I haven't come across this issue with any of the Prime Time pprogramming I Record .... mostly CBS I Record though.

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For me it always happens on the October is Lesbian, Bi, Gay Alliance month, and whatever commercial occurs directly after that. I've also seen it on a DirecTV NFL commercial with the fairy guy flying around telling us to watch every game. However that one is a hit or a miss. Sometimes 30sec skip is disabled for that ad, while other times it's not. But it's disabled 100% of the time for the LBGA commercial that runs on any of the Discovery Networks, NBC Universal networks and Turner Networks. Never on locals though, and I don't think I've ever seen it on non-HD channels.
 
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I've also seen it on a DirecTV NFL commercial with the fairy guy flying around telling us to watch every game. However that one is a hit or a miss.
the fairy guy is Deion Sanders ;)
and I've never run into that one where I couldnt skip through it
 
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