Stargate Atlantis ep 212 (1/13/06) didn't get set for auto record

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  1. SeanC

    SeanC ECT

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    wow thank god for this thread I was watching SG1 when I noticed the red light was off.
     
  2. pendragn

    pendragn Well-Known Member

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    We barely caught this one. Whew!

    tk
     
  3. Kamakzie

    Kamakzie Are you serious bro?

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    Whew had to catch the 2nd showing, thanks!
     
  4. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

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    Because TiVo considers a show First Run Only if (according to the shows own guide data) it first aired no more than 28 days ago.

    This episode claimed it first aired Nov 28th, 2005*. That is 46 days ago; way over the 28 day limit.


    *And apparently it was. In Canada.
     
  5. tivolovr

    tivolovr Full-time lurker

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    Note that the 1/20 EP is also dated 2005 and not recording as a First Run within a Season Pass.
     
  6. alanjudy

    alanjudy New Member

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    I'm not a regular to this site. Or at least not regular enough :-(

    Next week's episode "Critical Mass" is also screwed up. I've now got a manual recording.

    =Alan
     
  7. nuke

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    Crap. Missed it and the repeats.

    I hate it when Tivo misses stuff. Next week's episode was also not selected for recording.
     
  8. JakFrost

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    Ah darn it! I missed it too and it looks like it won't be airing during the week so I'll have to get it off the net. Bleh! :(

    I just noticed that this week's episode for Stargate Atlantis was missing on my TiVo but Stargate SG-1 and Battlestar Galactia was recorded. Checked the 2006-01-20 listing on SCIFI for the next episode and it wasn't flagged to record in the ToDo list also, set it to record just episode manually.

    I just hope that the Tribune folks will get enough complaints so that they flag the rest of the already aired episodes to First Run. I'd hate to miss another episode if I forget to manually flag it.

    So who do we complain to at Tribune exactly about this?
     
  9. IDSmoker

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    I had the same problem until I read that a "Subscribe to this Forum" option had been added to the "Forum Tools" menu for each section of the forum. While I only use this function for the "Season Pass Alerts" section, it means that I get an email every week showing what threads have been added or updated here. Verrrry useful functionality....
     
  10. tivolovr

    tivolovr Full-time lurker

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    Issue is still unresolved. The 1/27 EP has a 2005 and needed to be manually set to record with a First Run Season Pass.
     
  11. Mike20878

    Mike20878 Jake & Adam's dad

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    Ugh. I submitted a lineup problem with a description of the problem to TiVo. Maybe they can get something done about it.
     
  12. Traal

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    I just received a response back from TiVo to my lineup correction for the 1/27 episode. I can't tell if they intend to fix the problem, or even if they recognize it as such. They suggest recording it manually, or setting your TiVo to record all episodes including duplicates.

    It would appear that my definition of a first run episode (one that hasn't previously aired in my area) is different from TiVo, Inc.'s definition (one that hasn't previously aired in any country). Which opens a gaping loophole that the networks can exploit. Don't like people TiVo'ing new episodes of your show? Air it in Canada first! Then it's technically a rerun.

    Does TiVoPony or any other influential people read these forums anymore? I'm not sure the people who make decisions at TiVo are aware of the situation. Their customer support reps do little more than apologize for the inconvenience (ironically for a product designed for convenience) and claim that it isn't TiVo's problem.
     
  13. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Well, it may be their problem, but it's not their fault. Tribune creates the guide data.
     
  14. Traal

    Traal The Sane

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    Well said.

    I had replied to their message, and their response just arrived:

    :up:
     
  15. Ran94

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    I am getting to the point that I am checking my TO DO LIST on a nightly basis before I turn in.

    I had to do a manual set for tonight's (Jan 20) Atlantis Episode last night.
     
  16. ronsch

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    My FRO SP is now picking up the episode on the 27th.
     
  17. eddyj

    eddyj SeƱor Member TCF Club

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    I missed it! :( I thought it would repeat later in the week, but there seem to be no other re-runs, other than the one the same night. I may have to break down and do the bittorrent thing.
     
  18. pendragn

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    I can hook you up. If you have an SA TiVo I can put an MPG on FTP that should pop right into your TiVo.

    tk
     
  19. Mike20878

    Mike20878 Jake & Adam's dad

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    Ditto for me as well.
     
  20. murgatroyd

    murgatroyd Don't stop believin'

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    I can't visit TCF enough to be sure that my new messages pointers aren't messed up. So I (like others) subscribed to the whole "Season Pass Alerts" forum to make sure I see all the alerts.

    I also recommend checking the To Do List daily (I do it in the morning, before I leave for work, to make sure the things I expect to be recorded are actually on the list, and to take off ARWL hits that I'm not interested in).

    Jan
     

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