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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Newbies - Please read this message about the FAQ before posting*** by Jomtien
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link below contains the answers to most of the common questions asked in these groups. Click on it and read it first and if you can't find an answer in it then please post here and someone will do their best to help you (or heap abuse on you as the case may...
February 26th 05 07:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sky Digital FAQ - updated 31/10/2004 for new "Freesat" FTV cards by Jomtien
Sky Digital FAQ Summary: This article answers questions about the UK digital television satellite system "Sky Digital": the equipment needed for reception, and channels and services carried. This FAQ primarily describes the Sky Digital package as provided to UK residents. Residents of the ROI may...
February 28th 05 06:37 AM
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"A reminder can not be set for this programme" by [email protected]
I was going to programme a reminder for the repeat of the Pope's funeral tomorrow seeing as i'll be at work when its on. However, on BBC1 NE&Cumbria (19:30), it gives the above message when trying to set this. I've never seen this before. I assume its because the start time/end time may change...
April 10th 05 01:05 PM
by Charlie Pearce Go to last post
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"Baise-Moi" on Sky movies by Mark A
Sky snuck this in at half two in the morning the other day. Being as I'd never seen it I slapped it onto the Sky+. What an unbelievably bad film. Bad acting, bad script, bad direction, bad SFX, bad everything, really. The wheeze of putting in some hardcore from time to time, if anything, made it...
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October 17th 04 11:00 AM
by Mark A Go to last post
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"Exciting news from RTÉ Radio" by Mike Terry
New service on Long Wave 252 RTÉ are planning to launch RTÉ Radio 1 services on LW 252. At present test transmissions are being carried out with a planned launch date of 1st Oct. 2003. This channel will carry the same programming as the RTÉ Radio 1 medium wave service. EPG 910 allocated for...
September 2nd 03 07:57 AM
by Mike Terry Go to last post
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"failed" recordings with Sky+ by Malcolm Richardson
Just asked Sky why I've suddenly started experiencing "failed" (reason unknown) recordings. I've missed 2DTV, Dead Ringers and Little Britain so I'm a bit annoyed after telling all my friends & relatives how good Sky+ is. Sky say it is a known fault and their cheif engineering bods are working...
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November 18th 04 09:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"FREE Sky+" letters for Premium Subscribers received by plusworld.co.uk
Sky finally bit the bullet and wrote to all Sky+ subscribers who qualified for the Sky+ FREE Subscription. The letters are starting to arrive in people's letterboxes today. Sky's letter from Customer Marketing Director, Ian Shepherd, heralded the fact that subscribers need do nothing as their...
September 19th 03 02:11 PM
by RCE Defiant Go to last post
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"FREE Sky+" letters for Premium Subscribers received by plusworld.co.uk
Sky finally bit the bullet and wrote to all Sky+ subscribers who qualified for the Sky+ FREE Subscription. The letters are starting to arrive in people's letterboxes today. Sky's letter from Customer Marketing Director, Ian Shepherd, heralded the fact that subscribers need do nothing as their...
September 19th 03 01:42 PM
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"Known" Problems on Playback - SKY+ by Michael Hudson
Anyone have this at the moment ? Sat down last night to view Prime Suspect and it was clicking and screeching. Then the screen was pixalating. After about 15 minutes it started jumping frames (Pausing then continuing after a gap) then overlaying the picture wit hframes from about 1 minute...
November 19th 03 02:46 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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"No Satellite Signal Is Being received" on Channels 1,2,3 only. by Tumbleweed
This is a Sky+. Suddenly happened. Ordinary Sky box connected to same LNB can receive them. Have powered S+ off/on, still the same. Could it be dodgy contacts on the (very new) card (about 2 weeks old?). Was getting this message a few days ago intermittently on all channels but it seemed to just go...
July 24th 03 07:58 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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"no satellite signal" on BBC1,2 and ITV... by Tumbleweed
....but C4 and C5 and upwards are OK (well I havent tried all the channels but it just seems to be those 3. Getting this intermittently off my S1 S+ box, often first thing in the morning Switching it off at the mains and then on again (obviously :-) fixes it. Whats likely to be the source of the...
September 11th 03 11:03 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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"PRESS RED" - a way to complain by Dom Robinson
Just started this up as I'm pig-sick of the way broadcasters are treating its viewers. http://dvdfever.co.uk/pressrel/pressred.shtml "The 'press red' DOT that won't go away! Posted: March 21st, 2004. The reason for this page is that there is a new menace amongst your TV viewing.
March 21st 04 09:03 PM
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"PRESS RED" - a way to complain by Dom Robinson
Just started this up as I'm pig-sick of the way broadcasters are treating its viewers. http://dvdfever.co.uk/pressrel/pressred.shtml "The 'press red' DOT that won't go away! Posted: March 21st, 2004. The reason for this page is that there is a new menace amongst your TV viewing.
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April 11th 04 08:00 AM
by Paul Hyett Go to last post
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"The Day after tomorrow": Sky Magazine should apologise over weatherman schadenfreude by Tristn White
Wouldn't you think that after the Michael "The Hurricane" Fish dbcle, that weathermen would learn to keep their traps shut when making sweeping statements? I was looking through my Sky Magazine last night which would have arrived on my doorstep on about 29 December, although was reading it for...
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January 7th 05 02:17 AM
by somnambulist Go to last post
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"There are no message alerts" by Alan Truelove Jr.
The yellow button tells us about new messages from Sky. Why are there never any? For example, the next OS release could be told of via this method.
October 4th 05 10:04 AM
by Carl Go to last post
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"This programme has already started" message by Arfle
When I try to select a Box Office movie, even some hours in advance, I get the "checking purchasing information message" followed by the "This programme has already started Please check listings for next showing" message with a code of "11" on the "FOR YOUR INFORMATION" line
February 15th 04 05:06 PM
by Arfle Go to last post
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"you cannot playback this recording" by AJB
I have Sky+ and it has started to say "you cannot playback this recording" on the occasional recording just recently on have i got news for you and stargate atlantis. When i found this out and reset it to record the repeat of these programs a few days later it also gave the same message even though...
November 28th 04 11:11 AM
by Rob Go to last post
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# Get FREE Sony VAIO, iPod, Xbox, PlayStation, or Cell Phone when you spend $40..!! by Sally
YES! It's true! They're offering you the best (FREE!) deals you'll ever find. They've got FREE Cell Phones, FREE iPods, FREE Gaming Consoles, FREE Sony Vaio and more FREE GIFTS to come soon! All items provided by them are brand new, boxed and with full warranty. No contracts are required and all...
October 6th 04 08:57 AM
by Sally Go to last post
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## Pirate card, any help ?? by Robert K
I know i'm not supposed to do this and i know i will get many reactions as "just pay if you want to watch it !!" but I dont care im not going to pay loads and loads of money every month since i'm living abroad and will only watch every once in a while. so if anyone can help...
September 18th 03 09:59 AM
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## Pirate card, any help ?? by Robert K
I know i'm not supposed to do this and i know i will get many reactions as "just pay if you want to watch it !!" but I dont care im not going to pay loads and loads of money every month since i'm living abroad and will only watch every once in a while. so if anyone can help...
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September 19th 03 10:05 AM
by ph12 Go to last post
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$ky database plan? What's it about? by Simon Gardner
Anyone care to speculate what this means? } Murdoch says: Spend, spend, spend City says: Sell, sell, sell } } Jane Martinson, media business editor } Thursday August 5, 2004 } The Guardian } } snip
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August 13th 04 11:52 PM
by Ian Stirling Go to last post
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$ky don't want my business!!!! by Mickey RE
This is a bit complicated apparently. I have had sky digital since 1999 (which I paid for) and before that Sky Analogue for many years. The contract is in my name. I have seperated from my wife but want to leave the digibox with my wife for the kids sake, but she does not want to take up a...
November 17th 03 01:32 PM
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