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I am unable to watch my anolog channels directly thru my TV because Comcast in Northeast Philly has scrambled them except for local channels. What do I do now???
 

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Get a cable box? See if there's something they can put in the street-side pedestal to unblock the analogs? Switch to satellite? Call Comcast to discuss alternatives?
 

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Yeah. While I'm surprised they've done it, anyone with just a TV and no TiVo would be in the same boat as you.

You'll have to rent a cable box.

I haven't heard of cable companies doing stuff like this in a long time.

In my area, there're NO scrambled standard channels left on analog.
 

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I have a digital cable box from comcast but say I'm taping(Tivo-ing) something from the cable box and want to watch something else on channels 0-99 I can't because most of them are all scrambled.
 

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timstack8969 said:
I am unable to watch my anolog channels directly thru my TV because Comcast in Northeast Philly has scrambled them except for local channels. What do I do now???
Comcast did that to you?

I live in South Jersey, and our analog channels come through just fine.

-Kyle
 

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You have the option of getting a second cable box. You can hide the one tivo is using away someplace out of sight, where it won't pick up any IR signals except those from the IR blasters out of the tivo.
 

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comcast = the devil
cableworks = less powerful and less greedy demon....

id call them and ask a rep about it...that shouldnt happen....you should be able to receieve them fine...check your tv settings, you may need to switch your cable/sat/air setting....
 

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Sounds like you have a trap on the line. If you were paying for expanded they may have had wrong info and trapped you out.

Or, you are actually only paying for basic and they finally audited you when you were getting expanded.
 

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Does anyone else in Northeast Philly have this problem with receiving channels 0-99 directly thru the cable into the TV or is it just me??? Does anyone else in Northeast Philly even have "TIVO"???
 

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Well I called Comcast to complain about this and told me that there are so many people in city of Philadelphia stealing cable they have to do this(Scramble the channels thru the TV) Unbelievable!!!!
 

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Does anyone else in Northeast Philly have this problem with receiving channels 0-99 directly thru the cable into the TV or is it just me??? Does anyone else in Northeast Philly even have "TIVO"???
I live over here in Levittown....and i have Comcast. They havent done it to us.

Must just be you city folk.... ;)
 
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