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  Reply # 278563 2-Dec-2009 00:36
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Prime should be the next to go HD. Its stupid that Crowd Goes Wild is in SD and then the replay is in HD a few hours later on SS2

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  Reply # 278603 2-Dec-2009 07:46
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arnies: Prime should be the next to go HD. Its stupid that Crowd Goes Wild is in SD and then the replay is in HD a few hours later on SS2


Not really, just record it off SS2 and watch it later.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 278613 2-Dec-2009 08:22
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arnies: Prime should be the next to go HD. Its stupid that Crowd Goes Wild is in SD and then the replay is in HD a few hours later on SS2


Agreed.  The new Doctor Who series and Top Gear are in HD 5.1 in the UK so it would be nice to see them here in HD.   I did see last Sundays Dr Who in HD from a download  plus the 1 hour special that was not shown here which is usual of prime..  Looked great in HD with DD 5.1




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  Reply # 278721 2-Dec-2009 13:20
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clevedon:
arnies: Prime should be the next to go HD. Its stupid that Crowd Goes Wild is in SD and then the replay is in HD a few hours later on SS2


Not really, just record it off SS2 and watch it later.


Whats the point of live tv then?

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  Reply # 278723 2-Dec-2009 13:26
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arnies: Whats the point of live tv then?


There is none, when you have MySky. Unless you want to tell anyone who will listen " I saw it live " Hell, I love my Rugby as much as anyone, but even the home All Blacks games I watch delayed so I can FF all the build up and half time breaks.

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  Reply # 278738 2-Dec-2009 13:53
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I don't know about you but I'd rather watch Crowd goes wild at 7pm rahter than 11.

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  Reply # 278743 2-Dec-2009 14:05
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arnies: I don't know about you but I'd rather watch Crowd goes wild at 7pm rahter than 11.


But I will watch it the next day at 6.00pm in fabulous HD with no ads while recording the TV3 news so I can watch the news later with no ads and while watching that I'm recording .......... Unless it is the September 11th 2001 part two - watching it live has no major importance to us.

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  Reply # 278783 2-Dec-2009 15:44
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From the dross that's been on 3 news lately, you may as well just stick with TCGW.




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  Reply # 278786 2-Dec-2009 15:54
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Dingbatt: From the dross that's been on 3 news lately, you may as well just stick with TCGW.


Your not wrong ( was really just using it as an example of how we watch )Wink Ooooh Dingbatt - the big 600.

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  Reply # 278787 2-Dec-2009 15:56
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Fact: Every channel on Freeview is in widescreen except for Triangle Stratos. Come on Triangle, give us a Widescreen Triangle!!!! (lol)




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  Reply # 278828 2-Dec-2009 18:54
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hmm fashion TV doesn't seem to be in WS :(




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  Reply # 279730 6-Dec-2009 14:38
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The only problem with E! now is all the ads are in 4:3.  Not that I care, but just technically they need to sort that out.

I'd like to see Living Channel in 16:9, MTV, Discovery, History, Documentary...

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  Reply # 279742 6-Dec-2009 16:24
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Discovery is WS isnt it ?




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  Reply # 279748 6-Dec-2009 16:33
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l43a2: Discovery is WS isnt it ?


How could that be possible when transmission parameters havn't changed since 1998. Of course NOT!!




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  Reply # 279766 6-Dec-2009 17:56
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Letter boxed ain't wide screen! Sick of the postage stamp effect from discovery my wide tv.

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