Has TiVo_Ted fled the forum?

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    sangs

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    I notice he hasn't been on any boards here since Oct. 16. I've been waiting for him to reply to a message, which he's done rather quickly in the past. Anybody have any insight? He hasn't been sent to Margaret land, has he? Hope not, as his participation here has been quite helpful.
     
  2. Nov 5, 2018 #2 of 146
    ajwees41

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    he's still in the tivo facebook group
     
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    JoeKustra

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    He has no Twitter activity since then.
     
  4. Nov 5, 2018 #4 of 146
    Sparky1234

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    RIP Ted!

    Has he been TiVo'ed?
     
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    stile99

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    Quick, someone press thumbs down, thumbs up, play, play!
     
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    tommiet

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    Went to the dark side...... Dish Network.
     
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    ajwees41

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    maybe long vacation
     
  8. Nov 6, 2018 #8 of 146
    DigitalDawn

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    I sent him a forum PM about 9 days ago but no reply.
     
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    mattyro7878

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    You would think he would tell us of any change to his availability. He was a big help.
     
  10. Nov 6, 2018 #10 of 146
    krkaufman

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    Off giving Hollywood a try as a stunt double for Bradley Whitford.
     
  11. Nov 6, 2018 #11 of 146
    eherberg

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    Perhaps his frustration (as he called out in one post) of anything he posted derailing into hydra-bashing led him to believe there has just got to be better ways to spend those minutes in a day.
     
  12. Nov 6, 2018 #12 of 146
    Mikeguy

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    He's always seemed to me a pretty resilient sort, admirably.
     
  13. Nov 6, 2018 #13 of 146
    PSU_Sudzi

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    He could just be busy and not having the time to look on here. There are so many posts and requests I’d go nuts trying to sort them out.
     
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    dianebrat

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    This has long been SOP here for Tivo employees, they come in and just get constantly harassed about OT topics and stop coming by.
     
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    rjrsouthwest

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    So true and so sad, there are some members that just cannot resist attacking him or bitching about Hydra every time he posts. I cannot figure out why if you do not like Hydra you just do not use it and just shut up, nobody is forced to use it.
     
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  16. Nov 6, 2018 #16 of 146
    JoeKustra

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    We don't need Ted. No offense, I like him. We need a corporate link. Nobody ever had Margret fix their problem. They told Margret and she found the right person to do the job. Right now we have a new Mira release. It would be nice to know why and when the rest of us will receive it. We should accept the lack of technical support from TiVo. But business problems are different. At this time you have part-time chat, Twitter, the phone (shudder), and email. A question was just posted about upcoming hardware. No technical knowledge needed to answer that. Until TiVo becomes plug-and-play (never happen), TCF is the only hope for many people. Rant over. :(
     
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    Mikeguy

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    If I ran TiVo <shudder>, I would have a person assigned to TCF, to publicize, generate goodwill, answer inquiries, funnel issues for handling/follow-up, and gather information to convey within TiVo . If even an intern (and making this a permanent intern function).
     
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    TonyD79

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    I agree but you have to set ground rules. I’ve seen Dish people overrun dbstalk so they have to be helpful but not pushy or salesy. That’s probably why a senior person does it.
     
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    JoeKustra

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    There was what seemed to be a TiVo person who registered as "support" on 10/13. The post was killed before I could reply.
     
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    tenthplanet

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    Ted if you see any of this, just say Hi so we know you're OK.
     

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