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Topic # 26152 13-Sep-2008 19:53
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Ok peeps hands up who has done this as well. Last night i was watching tv and the ads came on and i reach for the remote and hit fast forward and nothing happens i start going F*** F*** bloody new skyhdmi has locked up again only to realise i was watching normal tv and not a recording. Guess this new mysky has grown on me faster that i thought haahahaha




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  Reply # 164272 13-Sep-2008 20:10
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Not me unfortunately, I'm waiting for myTelstraclear to launch, then I may have that problem.

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  Reply # 164273 13-Sep-2008 20:18
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Presso: Ok peeps hands up who has done this as well. Last night i was watching tv and the ads came on and i reach for the remote and hit fast forward and nothing happens i start going F*** F*** bloody new skyhdmi has locked up again only to realise i was watching normal tv and not a recording. Guess this new mysky has grown on me faster that i thought haahahaha


Whats even funnier is when you do it on a normal TV when you are not at home, usually end up changing the volume or channel!

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Reply # 164380 14-Sep-2008 19:05
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I think you have had one too many sherbets my friend.  it's when you try to change the channel with your mobile phone, that's when there is no hope for ya

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  Reply # 164390 14-Sep-2008 20:25
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I have found myself trying to fast forward the radio ads in the car while driving! It is very frustrating to realise you can't timeshift real life!




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  Reply # 164449 15-Sep-2008 10:04
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I've found myself trying to mute or fast forward certain members of my family. Doesn't seem to work on either IR or RF remotes.

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Reply # 164500 15-Sep-2008 13:01
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LOL!

Reminds me of the time, long ago, when I had an ICQ account and dialled my ICQ number instead of my home number... Should've seen my face when I realized it. Tongue out

I've had the girlfriend recently try to pause live-TV, though, and we don't even have an HDD recorder... I was staring at her Laughing while she frantically pressed the pause button on the Harmony remote and wondered why it didn't work.




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  Reply # 164535 15-Sep-2008 14:57
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Talking of Harmony remotes, a couple of days ago I was right clicking to traverse a folder full of images and wondered why I was going backwards! Turned out I had my 885 back to front so right was left!

Illustrates how the Harmont sprays the IR stream around. I knew it would work pointed to the ceiling but not pointing 180 deg away!

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  Reply # 164742 16-Sep-2008 10:31
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Talking of remotes and stupid things people do. I had a customer who wondered why he hadn't recieved any calls on his cell, until he pulled his remote out of his pocket. That made my day.  






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  Reply # 164744 16-Sep-2008 10:34
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rhysb: Talking of remotes and stupid things people do. I had a customer who wondered why he hadn't recieved any calls on his cell, until he pulled his remote out of his pocket. That made my day.  


That's gotta be worth an award or something.

Funny thing is, every time I bring friends over for some BBQ or something, they always joke around with the Harmony pretending to be a phone. I can see where your customer got the notion from...




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  Reply # 164815 16-Sep-2008 14:35
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Frequently find ourselves watching something, then trying to fast forward only to realise its live. so hit pause and go and find something else to do for 10-15 minutes (tidy kitchen/dishes, post on forums, etc), then go back and watch in chasing play mode. You soon learn to series link everything and sit down at about 8:30 to watch 1 hour programes in 42 minutes and go to bed an hour early, thanks MYSKY HDi.

I had a survey company ring the other day with a insurance company related addvertisement survey. I hadn't seen any addvertisements for about a year, so had no idea. Makes the Fairgo add awards into an interesting show when you haven't seen any adds before.

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  Reply # 164891 16-Sep-2008 18:18
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I work with Excel all day at work,  and sometimes if I make a mistake at home – like drop a plate or something -  my first thought is “never mind,  I’ll just hit UNDO”

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  Reply # 165521 18-Sep-2008 23:25
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Yep, I've done all these things  and sometimes I want to fast forward real life too.  Sounds like that movie "Click".

Don't know how I lived without a MySky before.

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