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20:01
Jan 28th 2013


Baron Von Pleb

Sheffield Sex City

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Seriously .. There's a program on BBC2 called Winter illnesses and how to fight them. What the feck!?

What happened to good tv?

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10:31
Jan 29th 2013


Bob Lord of Doom

Fife, Scotland

Ep 44: PSP Go is erm…. go

posts 573

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It's because crap TV is cheep and good TV isn't because it requires writers, actors, etc and not just normal people who will do it for free (or very little money )

 

On the good TV front i am watching a show on channel 5 called person of interest which is made by JJ abrams. It's on Sunday night about 9pm. The idea for the show is that after 9/11 the US wanted to stop terrorist attacks before they happened. So this guy built a machine which scans all communication and CCTV and it finds murderous intent. However it picks up all murderous intent and the US government wasn't interested in everyday crimes. So he created a back door and it give's him the social security number of someone who is going to be killed. I am loving this show it is really clever.

17:10
Jan 29th 2013


Arthur-itis

Ep 71: Hello Computer

posts 173

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You should have switched to the Horror channel around midnight which was screening the classic ' Nude Nuns With Big Guns', perfect background entertainment whilst playing Day Z.laugh

13:06
Jan 30th 2013


Adamski UK

Warwickshire

Community Manager

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Hold on, hold on….now, here's where I am at the moment.

I have a connection speed to the interwebs that peaks around 4MB (if no one else in the village is online).

We don't get cable internets, so I'm stuck with Freeview TV and a BT Vision box.

(I'm thinking of looking at FreeSat in the future).

 

Yes, there is some utter garbage on the telly, but (and I know this is not everyone's cup of tea) there are some amazing 'factual' shows on the BBC. If you havn't seen Africa in HD, then I urge you to go and try it.

 

Its a shame that there is even a market for some of the banal bilge they show on some channels – but to be fair, we don't watch type of show…I've really been enjoying the Ripper Street on BBC…especially in HD….magnificent production values.

 

BBC iPlayer through my new telly is a wonder of science!

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14:19
Jan 30th 2013


Arthur-itis

Ep 71: Hello Computer

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I've had 'Freesat' for 2 years now, but in all honesty, now that 'Freeview' has HD channels I'd choose 'Freeview'. Not just because 'Freeview' has 'Dave', but because you don't need to have a dish installed that costs around £130. The only good thing about Freesat is that 'Sky' uses the same satellite, so if you are leaving 'Sky', it won't need re-aligning, making the switch to Freesat cheaper.

07:54
Jan 31st 2013


DrunkRogue68

Teesside

Ep 47: 2 guys, 1 mic

posts 512

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Been planning on watching Africa sometime soon, I take it you recommend it then?

18:45
Jan 31st 2013


beefkr10z

King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Hold on, hold on….now, here's where I am at the moment.

I have a connection speed to the interwebs that peaks around 4MB (if no one else in the village is online).

We don't get cable internets, so I'm stuck with Freeview TV and a BT Vision box.

(I'm thinking of looking at FreeSat in the future).

 

Yes, there is some utter garbage on the telly, but (and I know this is not everyone's cup of tea) there are some amazing 'factual' shows on the BBC. If you havn't seen Africa in HD, then I urge you to go and try it.

 

Its a shame that there is even a market for some of the banal bilge they show on some channels – but to be fair, we don't watch type of show…I've really been enjoying the Ripper Street on BBC…especially in HD….magnificent production values.

 

BBC iPlayer through my new telly is a wonder of science!

4mb is more than enough to watch Netflix without problems. Six quid a month, and there's ALWAYS something on tv!

23:25
Jan 31st 2013


SirSamuelVimes

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posts 193

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Just gone down the boxset route, with Battlestar Galactica. What a god dam epic show, well worth a watch. cool

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12:54
Feb 6th 2013


MonkeysDad

Ep 50: Fiddy

posts 465

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Streaming is the way to go. It's finally easier the pirating stuff and in better quality.

 

Now that LoveFilm have added a "Watch Later" option to bookmark stuff, I'm up to my neck in (mostly American) shows I've not seen. Also great to binge on 3 episodes at a time.

14:11
Feb 6th 2013


munkimatt

Ep 76: Bleaching Uranus

posts 129

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For any Netflix users I can strongly recommend House Of Cards. American political drama, some dark comedy thrown in and Kevin Spacey is magnificent.

17:17
Feb 6th 2013


GoddTodd

Emeryville, CA USA

Community Manager

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It's funny how these streaming services are acting like a cultural exchange program.

With Netflix and HuluPlus I've been turned onto a bunch of British and Canadian shows like Mongrels, Whites, Misfits, Spy, and Endgame(a fun Canadian show about an agoraphobic chess grandmaster who solves mysteries from inside a luxury hotel).

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17:56
Feb 8th 2013


jamtomorrow

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Ep 87: Heavy Wayne

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For any Netflix users I can strongly recommend House Of Cards. American political drama, some dark comedy thrown in and Kevin Spacey is magnificent.

Is that anything to do with the British "I couldn't possibly comment" political drama of yesteryear?

14:11
Feb 11th 2013


munkimatt

Ep 76: Bleaching Uranus

posts 129

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jamtomorrow said:

For any Netflix users I can strongly recommend House Of Cards. American political drama, some dark comedy thrown in and Kevin Spacey is magnificent.

Is that anything to do with the British "I couldn't possibly comment" political drama of yesteryear?

Yes, it's an adaptation of the BBC version. I've only seen clips of the original so couldn't comment on how similar it is but this version has so many current cultural references I can't see it being *that* close. 



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