The Amazing Race

Discussion in 'Season Pass Alerts' started by worachj, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

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    Maybe, but the competition at the time was ReplayTV, which didn't have a separate charge.

    I personally don't like recurring services (but admittedly have several nowadays, like PS+, Amazon Prime).. Though even though I have lifetime, I semi-seriously wish we could pay get specific bugs fixed.

    I think a per-device fee (or possibly per-household) would be much more palatable if it weren't $15/device or whatever it is now. Especially when there were fewer tuners, some of us had a couple of Tivos at a time. The idea of spending $15/month for each of them (ok, there was a previous multi-system discount but it was still a lot) was a lot. Heck, I even had one Tivo die (OLED S3) around the breakeven point.. I still "gamble" on paying lifetime and having it work out to my benefit.
     
  2. satpro

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    Same issue here on a Roamio in Orlando market, first with The Amazing Race on CBS, now with The Middle and Modern Family on ABC, get it together Tivo.
     
  3. Space

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    Sorry for the late post to this thread, but I just wanted to add my 2 cents.

    I used to visit this forum before they switched to Rovi on my Windows Media Center (WMC) machine. It was primarily for the "Urgent Pad Recording Alerts (EAST)" thread on Sundays for when sports shifted the schedule on Fox or CBS.

    Believe me when I tell you that the rest of the "Season Pass Alerts" forum was a ghost town. Maybe one or two posts a week. Now look at it, it's like the California gold rush and guide errors are golden.

    Even for some time after the switch-over on TiVo (about a year after WMC?) this forum wasn't that busy because almost no one knew it was here (there was little need to know about it). But they soon discovered it, and now posts are growing like a fungus in this corner of the TiVo Community Forum.
     
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  4. headless chicken

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    Thanks for adding your $0.02. I don't know how or why some folks are so eager to defend Rovi when it's crystal clear they have screwed up the guide data which users pay for, be it in the form of a monthly subscription or lifetime service. Tivo is essentially a useless hunk of plastic and metal without proper guide information.
     
  5. Mikeguy

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    Because some of us don't have your seeming experience, at least to your seeming level. It's not about "defending" anyone. My boxes are far from useless hunks, and are quite enjoyable to have and use.
     
  6. chicagobrownblue

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    Now it is Amazing Race 30. My old 1P did not pick it up so I created a new one.
     
  7. sfhub

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    For Amazing Race and Survivor, I always have a Wishlist back up that I have ready to enable when the current season ends.
     
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  8. osu1991

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    I switched to a wishlist after last season and it picked it up for this season
     
  9. DancnDude

    DancnDude Thrice as nice TCF Club

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    Reminder it starts tonight. Make sure your TiVo is set up to catch Amazing Race 30. (What a pain!)
     
  10. Taco Corp

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    Recently noticed that the OnePass for this dropped the "30". It's now just "The Amazing Race". Hoping this change effectively resolves this season-to-season OnePass issue.
     
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  11. NYHeel

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    I missed this and neither my old One Pass for The Amazing Race nor my Amazing Race 29 picked this one up. I did just set up a new One Pass for the current season which was now just generically The Amazing Race. Now to see where I can find the first episode.
     
  12. Mikeguy

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    The Amazing Race Video - You're a Champion, Prove It
     
  13. chicagobrownblue

    chicagobrownblue Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I never deleted my "The Amazing Race" 1P, so it was picked up.
     
  14. mattack

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    Also, note that it's 2 hours next week, so check your To Do list in case you think something higher priority might prevent it from being recorded (and you want to manually intervene).
     
  15. Taco Corp

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    New season (31.. wow) was supposed to begin on May 22nd, but since LeBron's show tanked, they've bumped it up to April 17th (at 8PM CT/9PM ET, following Survivor).

    The guide has picked it up, but of course, it's not being grouped under the old OnePass. I mean, why would a feature called "OnePass" not require a user to set up ten of them to record the same show? That'd be nonsense.
     
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  16. headless chicken

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    Damn Rovi monkeys can't get anything right.
     
  17. Taco Corp

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    Absolute. Monkeys.

    Although these CBS reality shows are really the only ones that I've had this problem with going from season-to-season. I'm going to write a letter to my Congressperson (or probably just complain to TiVo here) and hope that it helps get this sorted once and for all. Maybe if enough people complain (hint hint), they'll take the 30 seconds and the ounce of initiative required, and fix the issue. I doubt it, but let's find out.
     
  18. ThAbtO

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    My "Amazing Race" Wishlist picked it up.
     
  19. Kaphka

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    Somehow, my Amazing Race wishlist is not picking it up. (It's just "Title Keyword: Amazing Race". The new episode is visible in the guide, but the wishlist shows no upcoming episodes.) I'm genuinely impressed that TiVo keeps finding new ways to screw this up.
     
  20. tatergator1

    tatergator1 Well-Known Member

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    I made the mistake of using "Search" to update my Season Pass. The "new" listing for Amazing Race was the ~15th item in the search list for "Amazing Race". It was like the 4th listing for "Amazing Race" without any season number appended to the title, so I went through all 4 before I found the one that actually had an upcoming episode. Should have just hopped forward in the guide several days and picked it out of there.
     

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