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Sloooow Web site

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 09:25
I'm having a real problem accessing any TCF page with any speed at all. This is NOT happening with any other Web site I access. When I try to go to a TCF page, the browser says its waiting on idgtechnetwork.com and it waits and waits and waits to connect....sometimes taking a minute or more to get to the TCF page. I'm using the latest release of Firefox. It doesn't seem to be as bad with Safari. I'm on a Mac using OS 10.7.5. Any thoughts? This just started this morning...

Sloooow Web site

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 09:22
I'm have a real problem accessing any TCF page with any speed at all. This is NOT happening with any other Web site I access. When I try to go to a TCF page, the browser says its waiting on idgtechnetwork.com and it waits and waits and waits to connect....sometimes taking a minute or more to get to the TCF page. I'm using the latest release of Firefox. It doesn't seem to be as bad with Safari. I'm on a Mac using OS 10.7.5. Any thoughts? This just started this morning...

The Office | "Suit Warehouse" | 2013-01-17

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 08:36
Funny episode...liked the 3 separate stories.

sweaty pits...

last resort 1 17 13

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 06:52
i watched this relatively closely and didnt see the reason why he changed his plans and instead shot himself. obviously having the gun handy was either a backup plan or THE plan from the start

was daddy getting on AF1 supposed to mean he was the mastermind?

i want one of those briefcases that scramble my signal !

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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 05:00
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Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera..........$2000
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Nikon F6 Digital SLR Camera......$1,200

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Nikon AF DX nikkor Fisheye-10.5mm f/2.8G ED...$350
Nikon AF-S nikkor DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR..$335
Nikon AF-S nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR....$650
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Nikon AF-S nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II...$1000

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Nikon AF-S nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR...$650
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Nikon AF-S nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED.....$850
Nikon AF-S nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II.....$3000
Nikon AF-S nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II......$2500
Nikon AF-S nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR.....$650
Nikon AF-S nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ED VR.......$4000
Nikon AF-S nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR......$5,500
Nikon AF-S nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II.....$950

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Nikon AF Micro-nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED....$800
Nikon PC-E Micro nikkor 85mm f/2.8D....$900

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Nikon AF Fisheye-nikkor 16mm f/2.8D....$600
Nikon AF DX Fisheye-nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED...$450

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Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM....$700

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Canon EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM.....$650
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM....$900
Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM......$750
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM....$600

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM....$800
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Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM....$2500
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM....$600

Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX100 DSC-RX100/B...$400
Sony Cyber-shot RX1 DSC-RX1/B.....$900
Sony Alpha NEX-6 Camera with 16-50mm Lens NEX-6L/B...$550
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Anyone seen this strange behavior before?

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 01:45
I set up three transfers to my main TivoHD. The first from the bedroom TivoHD and then two from the PC.
When I see the transfers are done, I look in the NPL and notice one of the shows (from the PC) isn't there. So I initiate another transfer. Back in the NPL the transfer didn't show up (or so I thought).
Come to find out it was transferring the show from the other Tivo instead of the PC. I had three copies of the same show from the other Tivo.
I had to unplug the bedroom Tivo to get the main Tivo to transfer from the PC.


WTF... Missed recording because "account closed"

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:06
So last night I went to go watch The Daily Show and I noticed it was missing. I go over to the the History and it says the show was not recorded because my account was closed and I needed to call TiVo to reactivate. This TiVo has lifetime service and the show immediately after it, The Colbert Report, recorded just fine. Has anyone else ever seen this error? Luckily this show repeats several times, so it was no big deal, but had that been an important network show I'd have been mad.


Comcast Chicago - Tivo starting to cut off early

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:37
The past week every channel has started to cut off the end of shows, about 30 seconds too early. It's not just one channel, it's all. This is Comcast in Chicago. Tivo is set to the correct time - I forced a connection just to make sure, before and after I checked. It matched the time of my iPhone perfectly.

Anyone else noticing this? I can't pad all recordings with an extra minute because some would overlap.


King of the nerds

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:27
Anyone watch? I'm halfway through and might delete the SP. they're trying so hard to hit every geek/nerd stereotype is just ridiculous. It's the nerd version of product placement.

Grey's Anatomy: "The End is the Beginning is the End" (OAD: 1/17/13) SPOILERS!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 21:47
This thread is inspired by tonight's (1/17/13) episode of Grey's Anatomy, so I'm going to pose some questions and I'm not going to conceal them in spoiler tags.


OK, here goes:

Five doctors sue the hospital and win a $75 million settlement. The insurance company finds a loophole and doesn't have to cover the loss. The hospital has to pay but doesn't have the money. So it decides to declare bankruptcy and close its doors.

Is this something that happens in the real world?

Is this something covered by federal law or state law?

Which Chapter covers a nonprofit hospital's bankruptcy?

Where does the winner of the lawsuit stand among the creditors? At the top? At the bottom? Can the bankruptcy court reduce the winning plaintiff's settlement to pennies on the dollar?

"Season Pass and Other Options" GONE?

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:38
For some reason "Season Pass & Other Options" is not listed when I hit record from the channel or channel guide.


Record this episode
Season Pass & other options
Explore this show

Record this episode
Explore this show

Not sure what's going on, any ideas?

Odd HR10-250 Weather Related Reboot

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:13
I have a brand new HR10-250 box and it's snowing pretty bad here and I have had to go out a few times to deice the dish to get service back but my box does a weird thing and not sure I can turn this feature off? (if it is a feature) Once I deice the dish, our service is perfect til the ice builds backup on the dish and we lose signal and I get that but what I don't get is why my box reboots itself when I lose signal. As soon as the signal drops to nothing, box will reboot and I get the message..Welcome Powering Up. I have a brand new HDD in the box and I doubt that's the issue as it only happens when I lose complete signal?

Charter self install cable cards

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:13
I just got off the phone with Charter and they told me that they no longer do professional installation of cable cards, and that I can pick them up at the office when I return their dvr box.

Is there anything I should be aware of regarding steps I need to take regarding installation for my premiere? I'm anticipating the worst in regards to this set up - is it more complicated than popping in the card and running through the on screen setup?

If there is any where online that I can find instructions for dummies, that would probably be the most helpful. I didn't find Charter's website to be particularly useful in this regard.

SyFy's Continuum has Air Date issue

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:08
FYI - The new to SyFy series Continuum shows Original Air Dates of middle of last year (probably when they aired in Canada or where ever the show came from). Thus, a Season Pass set as 'NEW' will not catch the new episodes. Set it as New & Repeats if you want to catch the show....

Justified - "Where's Waldo" - S04E02

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:33
Still no thread? I am so glad to have Raylan back. I watched last week's episode 3 times and am rewatching "Where's Waldo" for the third time. Art's "Marshall stiffy" and Tim's deadpan "That's a nice image." was great. Every scene with Art was worth rewinding. Not sure if we'll see any more of the Truth clan but that was a public service ad on the dangers of inbreeding.

Lots of little threads to unravel. Looks like it could be a fun ride.

Nice recap at http://tvrecaps.ew.com/recap/justifi...n-4-episode-2/ (some minor spoilers.)

'Do No Harm' - First episode available on NBC website

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:57
Just a FYI,

The first episode of the new show 'Do No Harm' is available on the NBC website. The first episode is also available via magical means. It begins airing on Thursday, January 31 10/9c.


Quote: Dr. Jason Cole (Steven Pasquale, "Rescue Me") is a highly respected neurosurgeon who has it all - a lucrative career, confident charm and the gift of compassion. But he also has a deep, dark secret. One morning, after waking up disoriented in a wrecked hotel room amidst near-naked women he's never seen before, he knows one thing: it happened again. Every night at the same hour, something inside Jason changes, leaving him almost unrecognizable - seductive, devious, borderline sociopathic. This new man is his dangerous alternate personality, who goes by the name Ian Price. For years Jason has battled Ian, keeping him in check with a powerful experimental sedative. But now his - their - body has developed a resistance to the serum, setting Ian free once again. And to make matters worse, after being suppressed for so long, Ian is hell-bent on taking revenge on his oppressor. With everyone Jason cares about at risk - patients, friends, coworkers and even the woman he loves - he must stop…

Plex for VM TiVo

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:49
Does anybody know if I can use Plex on my VirginMedia TiVo box?

Currently VM are trickling the apps available to proper TiVo boxes at a painfully slow rate, e.g. still no Android support*, despite it being on TiVo for nearly 2 YEARS now and absolutely no sign of Plex ever being made available...

* only iPhone support, despite Android outnumbering iPhones by more than 3:2 in the UK and the mobile phone branch of Virgin Media not selling iPhones!

Reboot Loop w/2 CableCards, Fine w/1

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:14
I sure hope someone here has an answer or at least some info for me. Last night I unplugged my Series 3 to move it into a different room. After plugging it in, it rebooted all the way to "Almost There, just a few minutes more" and just as it's about to be done...goes to "Welcome Powering up" And it will do this forever. However if I pull out one of the cable cards so there is only one in the bottom (doesn't matter which cablecard is in there), it boots up fine and works fine with one tuner. If I try to insert a second one, I get an immediate reboot and it starts looping again. Frustrating as I'll get out since it seems you're waiting forever for these to boot up. Anyway, just didn't know if someone knew anything about what the culprit could be, or should I just use one cablecard and be done with it? Thanks a ton in advance! :)

Kroll Show (Comedy Central)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:54
Anyone else watch this sketch show starring comedian Nick Kroll, which premiered Wednesday night?

I was laughing out loud all the way through the "Wheels Ontario" segments, to the extent that I had to use the jump-back button a few times so I could hear dialogue I missed. (Although I think I laughed the most at the ultra-Canadian names in the opening credits -- "Mackenzie Ng" was probably the best.)

Fox Soccer to become 2nd FX Channel, FXX

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:37
I'll just quote the important pieces..

Quote: According to several published reports (like this one in Broadcasting & Cable), Fox Networks is on the verge of changing its Fox Soccer channel into an FX spin-off network, tentatively titled FXX, with a focus on both comedy and a slightly younger audience to differentiate itself from FX. Quote: "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" was specifically cited as a series that would relocate to the new channel; its seasons tend to begin in September, which is what B&C said is the target date for launching FXX (or FX2, or whatever it's ultimately called). Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-wat...y6FShKM2Zg1.99