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WD20EURS Refurb $82.99 @Newegg

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 16:30
WD20EURS Refurb for $82.99 with Promo code EMCXVVV72 good until 2/28/2013.

I've never bought a refurb before so I dont know much about them. Just thought I would pass the deal along if anyone is interested.
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Can a Premiere record the output of RF Modulator (Ch 3)?

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 15:48
Can a Tivo Premiere record the output of an RF modulator? I have the 2 tuner OTA capable Tivo Preiere. I'd like to archive some stuff my DTV DVR before I disconnect it all together. Can I connect its VHS ouputs to an RF modulator and record it on the Premiere? Would I just tune the premiere to CH3? How would I tune to an analog channel 3 (as opposed to the cable card or atsc channel 3)? Anyone done this?

smarter season pass recordings

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 15:24
I've recently experienced a number of programs making slight title changes (read: additions) for particular seasons. The result has been missed recordings at critical season premieres.

Rupaul's Drag Race was called Rupaul's Drag Race:Allstars last season.
Young Justice became Young Justice:Invasion for their second season.

Just the couple of examples that came to mind.

I realize there's a lot of this info that just comes from the providers and it plays heck with the "new" label on episodes all the time, but from one season to another, we should have a more reliable Season Pass.

Tivo Guide New Recordings

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 15:06
I have Season PAsses for many shows. They work fine. The problem I get now is that it seems the show is going thru reruns and my Season Pass is set for New Shows only. Since the batch of reruns have the generic show description and no specific episode name or number, the Tivo selects these as new shows and I have to wade thru the ToDoList and delete them. I dont think there is anyway around this. Dont know if it is worth trouble to set up a "do not record" scenario (I do not know how to do this).

I love the NEW icon telling me a show is a new episode!!!

Just wondering...

Anyone watching Go On, with Matthew Perry

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 14:45
I think this show is very funny and well-written, and I really look forward to it coming on. Anyone else watching? It is not as good as Arrested Development, but I consider the humor in the two shows to be similar.

Switched to Dish, keeping Premiere

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 14:35
Hi, I just switched to Dish after Comcast and I have a premiere. I want to use my premiere to record some great channels that Dish does not have, like MEtv and hd network. If I record all my network programs on my tivo that leaves more room on my hopper for cable recordings.

Anyways, do i need a special antenna to get the ota channels on my premiere ? If yes, I would appreciate any recommendations for least expensive. TIA !

Series 3, HD with a Dead hard drive...

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 14:22
So, My series 3, HD tivo's hard drive just pooped out (it was due after 3 1/2 years) and I ordered a new tivo premier box from Tivo for $150.
My question is, what can I do with my old box? If I replace the HD, I really don't think I can even get on craigs list or ebay what I would pay for a replacement HD, right?
Seems like such a waste to just chuck it. Wanted to see if I was missing anything...any ideas?

A question about two TiVos in the same room?

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 13:29
I have an Elite and a S3 that will be hooked up to two different TVs in the same room. I am wondering if I have both TiVos tuned to the same channel if the sound will have an echo, since the buffer delay may be slightly different between the two units. Does anyone have any experience in this area?

NBC has record sweeps...and not in a good way.

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:20

A couple of things of note. The top NBC shows in prime time were Biggest Loser and the Office at a 2.1. They both failed to match AMC's The Talking Dead (the show on after the Walking Dead) which got a 2.2.
The top show on NBC overall was Saturday Night Live with a 2.3. No show on NBC came within a million viewers of Downton Abbey on PBS. They finished the sweeps in fifth place behind Univision.

Best Solutions for Adding Storage to PC for Tranferred Tivo Programs?

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 11:40
Can Tivo programs on my PC be put into a cloud/ online storage service and then accessed again on PC and Tivo?

What specs should I look for in external hard drives for my PC Tivo programs? Do I have to have eSata or is USB enough?

Best Miniseries?

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 11:13
I'm looking for some good miniseries to help me through nights of total insomnia. Movies are too short, but long series with several seasons are too long. What can you recommend?

community 2-21-13

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 09:18
well we finally get to see brita half nakee lol. also love troy blocking most of her climbing out the window in the name of decency :)

i still think they make quite the weird couple and they should know better than to date within the group. abed's new bf played the part great and the part in the phone booth was funny.

i guess the 'saving the seat' line at the study table was just another way of showing how crazy pierce is. i could do without his scenes. gimme more of annie.

parks and rec 2 21 13

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 09:14
i cannot stand the dentist councilman but i guess thats the idea. and before today i didnt know that ann was the daughter of quincy jones..today's her birthday

ron doing the rings was priceless, i wish we could have seen ann's reaction to the wall being torn though. i wonder what happens if this park ever gets built, i guess they can move onto another project?

i havent seen many rob lowe movies but somehow this just seems embarrassing for me to watch.

Wierd stretch problem

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 09:12

On HD version of Fox news, I am seeing a very wierd smart stretch on my Premiere. The funny thing is, on my Premiere4, on the same cable system, I do not see it!!!

On the premiere, the center of the picture is squished in and as you get to the edges, it is stretched out. The text crawl is very wierd

I thought it could be aspect, but nothing in aspect does this type of stretch. It almost reminds me of the way they used to stretch SD at the edges to 'make' it HD

Fox HD channel 618
FIOS system

Worst Cooks In America

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 08:30
No thread for this season yet?

Bobby Flay is hilarious in this.

The Walking Dead - 2/24/13 - "I ain't a Judas"

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 08:15
Need more Daryl air time.

As for the rest of it. Andrea is a wimp. She should have done it. Even though the Gov was awake and waiting. Now he knows she might.

There were some good lines, but I can't remember them. I need to rewatch.

TiVo Clock Issue - Permanent work-around?

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 07:57
As detailed in this thread, TiVo released a bug around 2/16/2013 that prevents TiVo transferring unless the clock on the computer is reset to an earlier date, such as 2/13/2013. For continued use, the user must every day change the date of the clock to be in the past.

Two questions:

1) Does anyone have a more permanent work-around?

2) Has anyone gotten a definitive answer from TiVo about when a solution will be coming.

No need to comment if you are experiencing this issue, it's widespread and has been reported by many. I'd like to only here from people who have solutions and/or have spoken to TiVo and gotten them to acknowledge the issue.

shark tank 2 22 13

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 07:18
the one lady with the jeans looked like the rich daughter of the general on royal pains! definitely related somehow ..scary how similar. also making less than 20 bucks profit on a pair seems really crazy. no one of the sharks would want that low

i'm glad even the sharks thought 1400 was crazy for a kids bed. plus people that are rich enough for that wont care what the prices are. knocking 30% off doesnt seem to be that much of a break if you ask me.

i never heard of wood glasses, explains why i'm not on the cover of gq i guess. i think we will see an update in a year how well they are doing though. seems to be a high profit thing.

the duckware seems like it has a market so if those guys play their cards right they will do pretty well.

kinda weird that this is the 1st ep that no one got invested in

undercover boss 2 22 13

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 07:14
keeping the guy that admitted he was high at work was really really stupid, it sets a bad example for the rest of the company. if that wasnt a reason to break out of the show and immediately fire someone i dont know what is.

flying everyone to the island must have cost a pretty penny

Renaming titles

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 05:43
Help please
Hi, I am a long time series 1 tivo user and I have always wanted to know how and if you can change the name of a programme that has been recorded and is in the now playing list.
I thought I may get a network card as that may help me do this via my PC.
So my questions are
1. Is it possibl to rename a programme already recorded
2. Would buying a network card and hooking up my tivo to my Pc help

As an after thought, if it is possible, is it easy to do for a tivo thicky like me?
Hope someone can help as I dont want to get rid of my Tivo.
Thanks in advance